Universal’s Big Miracle, Sony’s Darling Companion, Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report and FX’s Sons Of Anarchy are among the film and television programs nominated for the 2013 Genesis Awards. The annual honors from the Humane Society of the United States recognize news and entertainment media in 15 categories for helping raise awareness of animal issues and animal protection. This year’s awards gala will be held March 23 at the Beverly Hilton, where the HSUS Wyler Award will go to pop star Ke$ha.

FEATURE FILM

BIG MIRACLE Universal Pictures
DARLING COMPANION Kasdan Films / Sony
DELHI SAFARI Fantastic Films International, LLC
TO THE ARCTIC Imax /Warner Bros.

DRAMATIC SERIES

GREY’S ANATOMY “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” ABC
HARRY’S LAW “Gorilla My Dreams” NBC
SONS OF ANARCHY “J’ai Obtenu Cette” FX

SID CAESAR COMEDY AWARD

THE COLBERT REPORT Representative Steve King on dogfighting Comedy Central
FUTURAMA “31st Century Fox” Comedy Central
THE NEW NORMAL “Pardon Me” NBC

TV DOCUMENTARY

IVORY WARS Discovery Channel
ONE NATION UNDER DOG: Stories of Fear, Loss and Betrayal HBO
STREET DOGS OF SOUTH CENTRAL Animal Planet

REALITY

CAUGHT ON CAMERA “Hoarding” MSNBC
MY CAT FROM HELL Animal Planet
PHILLY UNDERCOVER “The Raid” Nat Geo WILD
WILD JUSTICE Nat Geo Channel

TV NEWSMAGAZINE

20/20 “Deadly Pets” ABC
60 MINUTES “The Race to Save The Tortoise” CBS
INSIDE EDITION “Cockfighting Investigation” Syndicated
NIGHTLINE “The Ugly Truth Behind High Stepping Horses” ABC
ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS “At What Cost?”, “Ken and Rosie, “Last Stand” NBC

NATIONAL NEWS

ABC WORLD NEWS WITH DIANE SAWYER downer cow video
CBS EVENING NEWS WITH SCOTT PELLEY “Ivory Poaching”
NBC NIGHTLY NEWS “Hurricane Sandy: Protecting Our Pets”

MORNING SHOW

CBS THIS MORNING “Shark Tagging”
CNN SATURDAY MORNING “Little Boy Blue”

LOCAL TV NEWS

KDVR-TV DENVER FOX 31 NEWS AT NINE “Saving the Discarded Dogs”
KNBC 4 NEWS “Bunny Trafficking”
WOIO TV 19 ACTION NEWS “Busted in Oklahoma” and “An Exotic Homecoming”

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING

NICK NEWS WITH LINDA ELLERBEE “Animals? Show Me the Money!” Nickelodeon

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL TV

60 MINUTES “Jungle Warfare” Nine Network Australia
CARTE BLANCHE “Damien’s Rhino War,” “Elephant Birth Control,” “Mauritius Cattle Ship” M-Net South Africa
THE HANOI CONNECTION Spiegel TV (Germany)

PRINT

MAGAZINE

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC “Cheetahs on the Edge” by Roff Smith, “Ivory Worship” by Bryan Christy,“Rhino Wars” by Peter Gwin
TIME “Beasts of Burden” by Bryan Walsh

COLUMNIST

THE NEW YORK TIMES Nicholas D. Kristof “Is an Egg for Breakfast Worth This?”
THE CHATTANOOGAN.COM Roy Exum multiple part series on Tennessee Walking Horse soring

NEWSPAPER SERIES

THE SACRAMENTO BEE three-part series on Wildlife Services by Tom Knudson

BRIGITTE BARDOT INTERNATIONAL

SOUTH ASIA MAGAZINE (Pakistan) “Animal Welfare in Islam” by Aiman Reyaz and “Law of the Land” by Anees Jillani with commentary by Syed Rizvi
THE STAR (South Africa) “Silencing the Seals” and “Slaughter on the Sand” by Kristen van Schie