Jerusalem -- The Israeli sitcom "Traffic Light" won the international Emmy Award for best comedy at a ceremony Monday night in New York.
The show was chosen out of 39 nominees in more than 10 categories presented by the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Haaretz said.
Adir Miller, actor and creator of the show, and producer Elad Kuperman were present at the ceremony, Ynetnews.com said.
Miller later told the Web site he was trembling when he went up on stage to receive the award.
Filming the U.S. version of the sitcom started this month, the show's writer, Ran Sarig, told Haaretz.