The Third Television Academy Honors
May 5, 2010
Beverly Hills Hotel
Beverly Hills, California
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This star-studded evening will recognize and pay tribute to the honored programs which were telecast in 2009 on ABC, CBS, Current TV, Discovery Health, FOX, HBO, and National Geographic and exemplify “Television with a Conscience.” Phil Gurin (The Singing Bee, Miss Universe Pageant) will produce the ceremony for the third consecutive year.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences established the Television Academy Honors in 2008 to recognize “Television with a Conscience” — achievements in programming that present issues of concern to our society in a compelling, emotional and insightful way.
Recipients of the third annual Television Academy Honors are:
• CSI, “Coup De Grace” (Produced by CBS Productions in association with Jerry Bruckheimer Television)
• Glee, “Wheels” (Produced by Ryan Murphy Productions in association with 20th Century Fox Television)
• Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am? With Maria Shriver (Produced by HBO Documentary Films)
• Explorer: “Inside Death Row” (Produced by Mannucci Inc. in association with National Geographic Channel)
• Private Practice, “Nothing To Fear” (Produced by ABC Studios)
• Taking Chance (Produced by the Motion Picture Corporation of America and Civil Dawn Pictures in association with HBO Films)
• Unlocking Autism (Produced for Discovery Health by Figure 8 Films)
• Vanguard: “The OxyContin Express” (Produced by Current TV)
Full details about these distinguished productions are available here.
Cynopsis Media is the Official Media Sponsor of the 2010 Television Academy Honors.