15th Television Academy Honors
The Television Academy has announced the recipients of its 15th Television Academy Honors, recognizing seven exceptional television programs that are impacting society through thoughtful, powerful, and innovative storytelling.
This year's honorees are:
Black and Missing
It's a Sin
Taste the Nation: Holiday Edition
The Year Earth Changed
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"Now more than ever, television informs and galvanizes audiences around the world. These seven remarkable programs have enlightened viewers and advocated for some of the most significant issues facing our global community," said Television Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma. "We are pleased to honor these extraordinary programs and producers who are committed to influencing social change."
Jill Sanford, Governor for the Children's Programming Peer Group, chaired this year's Television Academy Honors selection committee with Bryan Leder, Governor for the Professional Representatives Peer Group, and Kim Coleman, C.S.A., Governor for the Casting Director Peer Group serving as vice chairs.
"The Academy Honors committee was delighted to receive so many extraordinary submissions for this award, and we were inspired by the groundbreaking production and storytelling from throughout our industry," said Sanford. "We applaud the producers, directors and performers who have used their voices and platforms to elevate these important social issues and initiate change."
The Honors recipients will be honored during a celebration slated this summer.