London (ANI): Simon Cowell is set to receive an International Emmy
award for his contribution to television work. The organisers in
the US said that the creator of 'The X Factor' had redefined
television viewing. Organisers said, Cowell had "reshaped 21st
century television and music around the world."
Meanwhile, Cowell said he was "delighted" to be honored for his
efforts. "I've been very lucky to make the shows I love," the BBC
News quoted him as saying. International Academy president Bruce
Paisner said: "Simon Cowell is an entrepreneur and performer in
"He has built an international empire, and in so doing has
changed the face of television around the world." Cowell will
collect his Founders award in New York on 22 November.