The Drew Barrymore-John Krasinski feature film Big Miracle, Stephen Colbert’s satirical The Colbert Report, David E. Kelley’s Harry’s Law, Rock Center With Brian Williams, Discovery Channel’s Ivory Wars, and ABC’s Nightline were among winners in news and entertainment categories presented at the Humane Society of the United States’ Genesis Awards Benefit Gala tonight at The Beverly Hilton. Dancing With The Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba hosted the event.
Universal’s Big Miracle is based on Thomas Rose’s book about efforts to save a family of trapped cetaceans, Freeing The Whales. Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report took the Sid Caesar Comedy Award for its biting satire of a Congressman’s defense of dogfighting, and NBC’s Harry’s Law won the Dramatic Series Award for an episode questioning the ethics of keeping primates in captivity.
Best TV Documentary went to Discovery’s Ivory Wars for its examination of the elephant ivory trade, and the best TV Newsmagazine Award was shared by NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams for in-depth reporting on endangered orangutans and rhinos and the issue of chimps in research, and ABC’s … Read More »
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.
BIG MIRACLE Universal Pictures
DARLING COMPANION Kasdan Films / Sony
DELHI SAFARI Fantastic Films International, LLC
TO THE ARCTIC Imax /Warner Bros.
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The Genesis Awards come from the the Humane Society of the United States and honor news and entertainment media for outstanding reporting and creative portrayals of animal protection issues in 19 categories. The ceremony is set for March 24 at the Beverly Hilton and will air in May as a one-hour special on Animal Planet. Here are the nominees unveiled this morning:
DOLPHIN TALE Alcon Entertainment
RIO Twentieth Century Fox/Blue Sky Studios
RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Twentieth Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment
WAR HORSE DreamWorks SKG
BORN TO BE WILD 3D Warner Bros. Pictures, IMAX Corporation
BUCK Sundance Selects, Cedar Creek Productions
ONE LUCKY ELEPHANT Crossover Productions, Sandbar Pictures
SID CAESAR COMEDY AWARD
THE CLEVELAND SHOW Ain’t Nothin’ But Mutton Bustin’ FOX
THE COLBERT REPORT multiple issues Comedy Central
MELISSA & JOEY Toledo’s Next Top Model ABC Family
THE GLADES Swamp Thing A&E
HAWAII FIVE-0 Lapa’au CBS Read More »