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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the honorees for the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors. Celebrating “Television With A Conscience,” this year’s honorees are A Smile as Big as The Moon, D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List, Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide, Hunger Hits Home, The Newsroom, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss & Betrayal and Parenthood. The Awards, honoring television programs that aired January 1 – December 31, 2012, will be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on May 9th and hosted by Emmy® Award-winning actress Dana Delany.
All of this year’s honorees – from different broadcast and cable networks, representing scripted series, television movies, documentaries, comedy specials and news — have used the power of television to create positive social change by focusing attention on women’s oppression around the world, childhood hunger in America, the increasing support for special education, honest, accurate and responsible reporting of news, childhood AIDS, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the inhumane treatment of canines.
The Newsroom (HBO) – From creator Aaron Sorkin, The Newsroom is a behind-the-scenes look at the people who work to make an honest nightly cable-news program. Focusing on a network anchor, his new executive producer, the newsroom staff and their boss, the series tracks their quixotic mission to responsibly gather and report the news with integrity in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles-not to mention their own personal entanglements. (Produced by HBO Entertainment)
Video: A Few Minutes With… “The Newsroom” Creator Aaron Sorkin at PaleyFest
Video: A Few Minutes With… “The Newsroom” Executive Producer Alan Poul at PaleyFest
Video: A Few Minutes With… “The Newsroom” Co-Star Olivia Munn at PaleyFest
Video: A Few Minutes With… “The Newsroom” Co-Star Thomas Sadoski at PaleyFest
I’ve added over 100 photos from last night’s event to the gallery.