Adir Miller, creator of 'Ramzor'
Photo: Pini Silok

'Ramzor' nominated for Emmy

Israeli sitcom recently bought by Fox will compete against world's top comedies for International Emmy

Israeli sitcom Ramzor (Traffic Light in Hebrew) has been nominated for an International Emmy Award, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced Monday at a press conference.


The awards ceremony will take place on November 22 in New York. Other nominees in the category of best comedy include three shows originating in Thailand, Mexico, and the UK.


Ramzor was not the first Israeli production to be honored in the competition. An English adaptation of another Israeli show, In Treatment, won an Emmy in the prime time category in both 2008 and 2009.


Adir Miller, the comedian who created the sitcom, was pleased to learn of the nomination.


"There is no greater gift for a creator than that which Ramzor provides," he told Calcalist. "I thank God for giving me this experience."


The show has been an unprecedented hit. Earlier this year its format was sold to Fox, which is currently taping its first season. The English adaptation, called Mixed Signals, is being written by Bob Fischer, writer of Married with Children and the film Wedding Crashers.


Ramzor had been a huge hit in Israel as well. Its second season was among the 10 most watched shows of 2009, with an average of about 23.7% of Israelis tuning in regularly.



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