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December 12, 2018

Honors Call for Entries

Online Entry Site Now Open for Honors Recognition of Television Programs that Power Social Change

The Television Academy announced today that entries are now being accepted for the 12th Television Academy Honors, which celebrates programming that enlightens, educates and motivates audiences across the globe.

Click here for Entry Instructions and to Submit for Consideration.

The deadline for submission is Feb. 7, 2019. Applicants can visit the Television Academy’s website at to submit entries. Honorees will be announced the week of April 8, 2019.

Created to acknowledge and reward "Television with a Conscience," the Honors award recognizes programming that explores issues of concern to our society in a compelling, emotional and insightful way, powering social change.

Entries may be made for fiction or nonfiction series that aired from Jan. 1, 2018, through Dec. 31, 2018, and can be submitted:

  • As a whole
  • For a single episode
  • For a story arc up to three episodes

Television movies, limited series or fiction/nonfiction specials and short-form programming may also be submitted.

The 2018 honorees were selected from a record number of submissions and represent some of the most meaningful and relevant series, programs and documentaries of the previous year, including: Andi Mack (Disney Channel), Daughters of Destiny (Netflix), Forbidden: Undocumented & Queer in Rural America (Logo), Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS), LA 92 (National Geographic), One Day at a Time (Netflix), and 13 Reasons Why (Netflix).

About the Television Academy
The Television Academy seeks to expand the horizons of television excellence. Through the programs, publications and events of the Academy and its Foundation, it strives to empower storytellers who shape the evolving television space. And it celebrates those who have excelled by recognizing their achievements through accolades and awards, including television's most coveted prize the Primetime Emmy® Award. For more information, please visit


Stephanie Goodell
breakwhitelight (for the Television Academy)

For the complete press release, click here.

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