True Blood Nominated For Producers Guild Award

December 1, 2009 by  

True-Blood-BillOn 30th November, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the nominations for the Television Series and Non-Fiction Television categories for its 21st Annual PGA Awards.

The PGA comprises over 4,000 members and represents, protects and promotes the interest of all its members. They include television producers, film producers and New Media producers in the United States. In 2008, for example, Christian Colson, the producer for Slumdog Millionaire, won a PGA Award for Best Theatrical Picture in the Film category, while Dan Jinks and Bruce Cohen, producers of Milk, won the Stanley Kramer Award.

This year, the PGA has recognized HBO’s hit television series True Blood which has been nominated for the Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award. Other nominees within this category include AMC’s Breaking Bad; Showtime’s Dexter; ABC’s Lost and AMC’s Mad Men.

The other PGA Awards television categories include: Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television, Comedy; Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television, Drama; PGA Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television; and PGA Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment and Competition Television.

The nominees in the other categories include:

Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television – Comedy

NBC’s 30 Rock

Showtime’s Californication

HBO’s Entourage

NBC’s The Office

Showtime’s Weeds

PGA Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television

CBS’s 60 Minutes

Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch

A&E TV’s Intervention

Bravo TV’s Kathy Griffin: My Life on the ‘D’ List

Showtime’s This American Life

PGA Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment and Competition Television

CBS’s The Amazing Race

Fox’s American Idol

Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report

Lifetime’s Project Runway

Bravo TV’s Top Chef

Nominations for PGA Awards in the Theatrical Motion Picture and Longform Television categories will be announced on January 5, 2010 along with individual producers in all categories.

The winners in each category will be announced at the PGA Awards ceremony on Sunday, January 24, 2010 at the Hollywood Palladium. Let’s cross our fingers and hope that this is the beginning of several well-deserved awards for True Blood.

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SOURCE:  Producers Guild of America

(Photo credit: HBO Inc., screencaps courtesy by James)

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  • I love the Program True Blood, but I was so disapointed last Sunday When it ended 10 to 15 mins. early. I look forward to seeing that program all week long. Please don’t shorten it anymore, Pleeeease !!!

  • I was very disappointed that the program was cut by about 10 to 15 Min. last Sunday. I look forward to True Blood every week. I absolutly love that program. Please don’t do that again.