El Señor de los Cielos wins first-ever Emmy® Award

New York – Telemundo’s original production El Señor de los Cielos won the first-ever Emmy® award given in the category of Non-English Language U.S. Primetime Programme at the 42nd edition of the International Emmy® Awards held in New York City.

“We are extremely proud to be recognised by our industry peers for this project which perfectly embodies our super series format,” said Joshua Mintz, Executive Vice President of Scripted Programming & General Manager for Telemundo Studios. “The success of the El Señor de los Cielos has been possible thanks to a great team of professionals at Telemundo Studios and a very powerful cast led by our very own Rafael Amaya.”

Produced by Telemundo Studios and filmed by Argos Television, El Señor de los Cielos is one of the network’s most ambitious productions to date and is already in preproduction for its third season, slated to premiere in 2015.