Fri. Jul 10th, 2020
Green Book (Universal)

The 30th Producers Guild of America has chosen Peter Farrelly’s 1960s road comedy Green Book as the best produced film of 2018. Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga share the win, which bolsters the film’s chances at Oscar’s Best Picture as it beat heavy competition from BlacKkKlansman, ROMA and A Star Is Born.

The PGA is comprised of about 8200 members and has aligned with the Best Picture Oscar 20 times in 29 years, including The Shape of Water last year.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse won the Animated Feature prize, adding to its Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice wins last week.

The Mr. Rogers doc Won’t You Be My Neighbor? won Documentary Feature, continuing its streak of wins that includes two dozens critics’ prizes.

Kevin Feige, who is nominated tonight for Black Panther, will also receive the David O. Selznick Award from Iron Man and Avengers star Robert Downey Jr. “I don’t spend a lot of time looking backwards. Making movies is all I ever wanted to do,” said Feige.

Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) will receive the Norman Lear Award for Television. In accepting her award Palladino said, “I hope I took away from Mr. Lear the ability to take care of my group.”

Kenya Barris (black-ish) will receive the Visionary Award from television icon (and PGA award namesake) Norman Lear.

Jane Fonda receives the Stanley Kramer Award. In accepting her award she spoke about women, saying “It’s not that we’re better. It’s just that we don’t have our masculinity to prove.”

Toby Emmerich (IT, Central Intelligence, We’re the Millers) receives the PGA Milestone Award. He thanked presenter Bradley Cooper saying, “I’m so proud of having been your wingman on your maiden voyage.”

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wins the award for Episodic Television: Comedy for the second year in a row, joining Sex and the City, 30 Rock, and Modern Family as the only comedies to win in consecutive years. The Americans won Episodic Television: Drama.

Fahrenheit 451 won the PGA’s inaugural award for Streamed or Televised Motion Picture while The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story continued its awards run. RuPaul’s Drag Race wins the Game & Competition award, breaking the 5-year streak of The Voice. RPDR also won the Emmy for the first time last September, also dethroning the long-standing singing show. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver won Live Entertainment & Talk Television for the fourth year in a row, more than all shows in its category combined.

Here is the full list of nominees with winners bolded.


The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

Black Panther
Producer: Kevin Feige

Producers: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele, Spike Lee

Bohemian Rhapsody
Producer: Graham King

Crazy Rich Asians
Producers: Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson, John Penotti

The Favourite
Producers: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos

Green Book – WINNER
Producers: Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga

A Quiet Place
Producers: Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller

Producers: Gabriela Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón

A Star Is Born
Producers: Bill Gerber, Bradley Cooper, Lynette Howell Taylor

Producers: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Kevin Messick, Adam McKay

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures

The Dawn Wall
Producers: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer, Philipp Manderla

Free Solo
Producers: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes, Shannon Dill

Producers: Christine Beebe, Jonathan Lynch, Brian Morrow

Into the Okavango
Producer: Neil Gelinas

Producers: Betsy West, Julie Cohen

Three Identical Strangers
Producers: Becky Read, Grace Hughes-Hallett

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? – WINNER
Producers: Morgan Neville, Nicholas Ma, Caryn Capotosto

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy

Incredibles 2
Producers: John Walker, Nicole Grindle

Isle of Dogs
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Ralph Breaks the Internet
Producer: Clark Spencer

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – WINNER
Producers: Avi Arad, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, Amy Pascal, Christina Steinberg


The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Drama

The Americans (Season 6) – WINNER
Producers: Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Chris Long, Graham Yost, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stephen Schiff, Mary Rae Thewlis, Tracey Scott Wilson, Peter Ackerman, Joshua Brand

Better Call Saul (Season 4)
Producers: Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Gennifer Hutchison, Nina Jack, Diane Mercer, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Ann Cherkis, Bob Odenkirk, Robin Sweet

The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 2)
Producers: Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Mike Barker, Sheila Hockin, Eric Tuchman, Kira Snyder, Yahlin Chang, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Joseph Boccia, Dorothy Fortenberry, Margaret Atwood, Ron Milbauer

Ozark (Season 2)
Producers: Jason Bateman, Chris Mundy, Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams, David Manson, Alyson Feltes, Ryan Farley, Patrick Markey, Matthew Spiegel, Erin Mitchell

This Is Us (Season 3)
Producers: Dan Fogelman, Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, Charles Gogolak, Jess Rosenthal, Steve Beers, KJ Steinberg, Kevin Falls, Julia Brownell, Vera Herbert, Bekah Brunstetter, Shukree Hassan Tilghman, Cathy Mickel Gibson, Nick Pavonetti

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Comedy

Atlanta (Season 2)
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Barry (Season 1)
Producers: Alec Berg, Bill Hader, Aida Rodgers, Emily Heller, Liz Sarnoff

GLOW (Season 2)
Producers: Jenji Kohan, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Tara Herrmann, Mark A. Burley, Nick Jones, Kim Rosenstock, Sascha Rothchild, Leanne Moore

The Good Place (Season 3)
Producers: Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett, Drew Goddard, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan, Joe Mande, Megan Amram, David Hyman, Jen Statsky

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Season 2) – WINNER
Producers: Amy Sherman‐Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Dhana Rivera Gilbert, Sheila Lawrence

The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television

The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story (Season 2) – WINNER
Producers: Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Tom Rob Smith, Daniel Minahan, Brad Falchuk, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Chip Vucelich, Maggie Cohn, Eric Kovtun, Lou Eyrich, Eryn Krueger Mekash

Escape at Dannemora
Producers: Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, Michael De Luca, Bryan Zuriff, Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin, Bill Carraro, Adam Brightman, Lisa M. Rowe

Producers: Patrick Somerville, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Michael Sugar, Doug Wald, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone, Pal Kristiansen, Anne Kolbjørnsen, Espen Huseby, Carol Cuddy, Mauricio Katz, Caroline Williams, Ashley Zalta, Jessica Levin, Jon Mallard

The Romanoffs
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Sharp Objects
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Streamed or Televised Motion Pictures

Fahrenheit 451 – WINNER
Producers: Sarah Green, Ramin Bahrani, Michael B. Jordan, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, David Coatsworth

King Lear
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

My Dinner with Hervé
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Producers: Barry Levinson, Jason Sosnoff, Tom Fontana, Edward R. Pressman, Rick Nicita, Lindsay Sloane, Amy Herman

Sense8: Together Until the End
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television

30 for 30 (Season 9)
Producers: Connor Schell, John Dahl, Libby Geist, Erin Leyden, Adam Neuhaus, Jenna Anthony, Gentry Kirby, Marquis Daisy, Deirdre Fenton

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (Season 11, Season 12) – WINNER
Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (Season 3)
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Queer Eye (Season 1, Season 2)
Producers: David Collins, Michael Williams, Rob Eric, Jennifer Lane, Jordana Hochman, Mark Bracero, Rachelle Mendez

Wild Wild Country (Season 1)
Producers: Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Josh Braun, Dan Braun, Juliana Lembi

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Season 24)
Producers: Trevor Noah, Steve Bodow, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz, Justin Melkmann, David Kibuuka, Zhubin Parang, Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pamela DePace, Ramin Hedayati, Elise Terrell, Dave Blog, Adam Chodikoff, Jimmy Donn, Jeff Gussow, Kira Klang Hopf, Allison MacDonald, Ryan Middleton

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Season 5)
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Season 4)
Producers: Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart, Barry Julien, Denise Rehrig, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Paul Dinello, Matt Lappin, Opus Moreschi, Emily Gertler, Aaron Cohen, Michael Brumm, Paige Kendig, Jake Plunkett

Real Time with Bill Maher (Season 16)
Producers: Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Billy Martin, Dean E. Johnsen, Chris Kelly, Matt Wood

Saturday Night Live (Season 44)

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television

The Amazing Race (Season 30)
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo

America’s Got Talent (Season 13)
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 10) – WINNER
Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

Top Chef (Season 15)
Producers: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Casey Kriley, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Doneen Arquines, Tara Siener, Justin Rae Barnes, Blake Davis, Wade Sheeler, Brian Fowler, Elida Carbajal Araiza, Zoe Jackson, Patrick Schmedeman, Diana Schmedeman

The Voice (Season 14, Season 15)
Producers: John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Teddy Valenti, Carson Daly

The PGA does not vet the individual producers of short-form programs, sports programs, or children’s programs.

The Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program

Biography: History, Herstory (Season 1)
Carpool Karaoke: The Series (Season 2)
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Season 5) – WINNER
Her America: 50 Women, 50 States (Season 1)
Kevin Hart: What The Fit (Season 1)

The Award for Outstanding Sports Program

Being Serena (Season 1) – WINNER
E:60 (2018)
Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cleveland Browns (Season 13)
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (Season 24)
SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt (Season 4)

The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program

Fuller House (Season 4)
PJ Masks (Season 2)
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Season 2)
Sesame Street (Season 48) – WINNER
Teen Titans Go! (Season 4)

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