HBO Leads Producers Guild of America Award Nominations

Jan 3, 2007  •  Post A Comment

With five total nominations, HBO leads all networks with the most 2007 Producers Guild of America Awards nominations following the announcement of additional television PGA contenders Wednesday. Fox and NBC are nipping HBO’s heels with four total nominations of their own.

Prior to the list released on Wednesday, Fox had held the lead with three nominations after last month’s list for the Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award and the Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award were released.

Candidates announced Wednesday for the David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television are PBS/BBC’s “Bleak House,” HBO’s “Elizabeth I” and “Mrs. Harris,” A&E’s “Flight 93” and the Disney Channel’s “High School Musical.”

CBS’s “The Amazing Race 9” and “60 Minutes,” Fox’s “American Idol” and ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” are up for the Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television, with Bravo’s “Project Runway” currently under appeal for eligibility.

For the Producer of the Year Award in Variety Television, Warner Bros. Television’s “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” NBC’s “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “The XX Olympic Games: Opening Ceremony,” CBS’s “The Late Show with David Letterman” and HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” were nominated.

The PGA also announced its list of honorees would include: Jerry Bruckheimer, who will receive the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television, and Ken Ehrlich, this year’s recipient of the Visionary Award.

The 18th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards will be held on Jan. 20 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza hotel in Los Angeles.

(Editor: Grego)