Cable dramas lead Producers Guild Awards

CalifornicationThe Showtime cable channel in the US is leading the nominees in the Producers Guild Awards.

It has several nominations lead by True Blood, Californication, Weeds, Dexter, and This American Life.

The Producers Guild of America represents over 4,000 producers. Here are their picks:

Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television – Comedy
NBC’s “30 Rock”
Showtime’s “Californication”
HBO’s “Entourage”
NBC’s “The Office”
Showtime’s “Weeds”

Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television – Drama
AMC’s “Breaking Bad”
Showtime’s “Dexter”
ABC’s “Lost”
AMC’s “Mad Men”
HBO’s “True Blood”

PGA Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television
CBS’s “60 Minutes”
Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch”
A&E TV’s “Intervention”
Bravo TV’s “Kathy Griffin: My Life on the ‘D’ List”
Showtime’s “This American Life”

PGA Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment and Competition Television
CBS’s “The Amazing Race”
Fox’s “American Idol”
Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report”
Lifetime’s “Project Runway”
Bravo TV’s “Top Chef”

Winners will be announced January 24th at the 21st annual PGA Awards.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


  1. It is interesting that the programs receiving recognition are treated so shabbily here – just look at what 10 did to Dexter and now Nurse Jackie, not to mention Neins shafting of Weeds.

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