The Television Academy announced the recipients of its 12th annual Television Academy Honors, which the organization says represent “some of the most powerful and impactful television of 2018.”
Variety reports that the academy honored seven programs.
“The shows, which are recognized for using the medium ‘to inspire social change,’ include the dramas ‘A Million Little Things’ (ABC) and ‘Pose’ (FX); the children’s show ‘Alexa & Katie’ (Netflix); the documentary specials ‘I Am Evidence’ (HBO) and ‘RBG’ (CNN); and documentary series ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ (Paramount Network) and ‘My Last Days’ (The CW),” Variety reports.
TV Academy Chairman and CEO Frank Scherma is quoted saying: “As the television industry continues its unprecedented growth and global reach, it’s even more apparent that stories told on television are highly impactful and meaningful to their audiences. We are thrilled to be honoring showrunners and producers who are channeling the extraordinary influence of television to advance positive change in our communities.”