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Producers Guild 2016 Nominees for Television by Category, plus Several Honorees Named for 27th #PGAwards Ceremony

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Newly announced 2016 Honoree Shonda Rhimes -(photo from 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards January 24, 2015 Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Producers Guild of America/AP Images)

The Producers Guild is another organization that breaks up it’s nominee announcement with Television nominees coming before the others including film which we’ll post after the January 6th 2016 announcement.

Below are the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards nominees for Television by category. Did they miss any of your favorites?

The 2016 Producers Guild Award ceremony will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles

Honorees

So far, the PGA has named the following honorees Jim Gianopulos, David Heyman, Shonda Rhimes and Industrial Light & Magic…stay tuned to RCR for more info.

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama:

  • Better Call Saul – Producers: Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Melissa Bernstein, Mark Johnson, Stewart A. Lyons, Thomas Schnauz, Gennifer Hutchison, Nina Jack, Diane Mercer, Bob Odenkirk
  • Game of Thrones – Producers: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss, Bernadette Caulfield, Frank Doelger, Carolyn Strauss, Bryan Cogman, Lisa McAtackney, Chris Newman, Greg Spence
  • Homeland – Producers: Alex Gansa, Alexander Cary, Lesli Linka Glatter, Howard Gordon, Chip Johannessen, Meredith Stiehm, Patrick Harbinson, Michael Klick, Claire Danes, Lauren White
  • House of Cards – Producers: Beau Willimon, Dana Brunetti, John David Coles, Josh Donen, David Fincher, Eric Roth, Kevin Spacey, Robert Zotnowski, Karen Moore
  • Mad Men – Producers: Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher, Janet Leahy, Semi Chellas, Erin Levy, Jon Hamm, Blake McCormick, Tom Smuts

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy:

  • Inside Amy Schumer – Producers: This show is in the process of being vetted for producer eligibility and a full list of nominees will be included in our next announcement.
  • Modern Family – Producers: Steven Levitan, Christopher Lloyd, Paul Corrigan, Abraham Higginbotham, Jeff Morton, Jeffrey Richman, Brad Walsh, Danny Zuker, Vali Chandrasekaran, Megan Ganz, Elaine Ko, Kenny Schwartz, Chuck Tatham, Rick Wiener, Chris Smirnoff, Sally Young
  • Silicon Valley – Producers: Mike Judge, Alec Berg, Jim Kleverweis, Clay Tarver, Dan O’Keefe, Michael Rotenberg, Tom Lassally
  • Transparent – Producers: Jill Soloway, Andrea Sperling, Victor Hsu, Nisha Ganatra, Rick Rosenthal, Bridget Bedard
  • Veep – Producers: Armando Iannucci, Chris Addison, Simon Blackwell, Christopher Godsick, Stephanie Laing, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Frank Rich, Tony Roche, Kevin Cecil, Roger Drew, Sean Gray, Ian Martin, Georgia Pritchett, David Quantick, Andy Riley, Will Smith, Bill Hill

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:

  • 30 for 30 – Producers: Connor Schell, John Dahl, Bill Simmons, Erin Leyden, Andrew Billman, Marquis Daisy, Libby Geist
  • Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig
  • The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst –
    Producers: Marc Smerling, Andrew Jarecki, Jason Blum
  • Shark Tank – Producers: Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill, Yun Lingner, Max Swedlow, Jim Roush, Brandon Wallace, Becky Blitz, Laura Roush, Shaun Polakow, Phil Gurin
  • Vice – Producers: BJ Levin, Bill Maher, Eddy Moretti, Shane Smith, Jonah Kaplan, Tim Clancy, Ben Anderson, Shawn Killebrew

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television:

  • The Amazing Race – Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo
  • Dancing with the Stars – Producers: Rob Wade, Ashley Edens-Shaffer, Joe Sungkur
  • Project Runway – Producers: Jonathan Murray, Sara Rea, Desiree Gruber, Jane Cha, Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Teri Weideman
  • Top Chef – Producers: This show is in the process of being vetted for producer eligibility and a full list of nominees will be included in our next announcement.
  • The Voice – Producers: Audrey Morrissey, Mark Burnett, John de Mol, Marc Jansen, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Jim Roush, Kyra Thompson, Mike Yurchuk, Amanda Zucker

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television:

  • The Colbert Report – Producers: Stephen T. Colbert, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart, Meredith Bennett, Barry Julien, Emily Lazar, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Paul Dinello, Matt Lappin
  • Key & Peele – Producers: This show is in the process of being vetted for producer eligibility and a full list of nominees will be included in our next announcement.
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver – Producers: Tim Carvell, John Oliver, Liz Stanton
  • Real Time with Bill Maher – Producers: Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Billy Martin, Dean E. Johnsen, Matt Wood
  • The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – Producers: Lorne Michaels, Jamie Granet Bederman, Katie Hockmeyer, Jim Juvonen, Brian McDonald, Josh Lieb, Gavin Purcell

The following programs were not vetted for producer eligibility this year, but winners of the Award for Outstanding Children’s Program will be announced at the official ceremony on January 23:

The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program:

  • Doc McStuffins
  • The Fairly OddParents
  • Octonauts
  • Sesame Street
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Toy Story That Time Forgot

About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 7,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices.  For more information and the latest updates, please visit Producers Guild of America websites and follow on social media: