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‘L Word,’ ‘Will & Grace’ Win GLAAD Media Awards

Apr 10, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Showtime’s Sapphic-themed drama “The L Word” and NBC’s veteran sitcom “Will & Grace” took home GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday as part of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s award ceremony at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre.

“The L Word” won for outstanding drama series, while “Will & Grace” took the award for outstanding comedy. Sundance Channel and Logo’s “TransGeneration” won for outstanding documentary, while CBS’s “Cold Case” and NBC comedy “My Name Is Earl” tied in the outstanding individual episode category.

Actress Charlize Theron received GLAAD’s Vanguard Award, and musician Melissa Etheridge was the recipient of the Stephen F. Kolzak Award.

Logo will televise the awards April 15, with a telecast April 16 on VH1.

On March 27, at a separate GLAAD awards ceremony in New York, here!, Logo and Q Television Network received the Barbara Gittings Award, FX’s “30 Days” won for outstanding reality program, and “The Oprah Winfrey Show” won for outstanding talk show episode. Discovery Times Channel and ESPN’s “SportsCenter” took home TV journalism awards.

Additional awards will be distributed May 25 in Miami and June 10 in San Francisco.