• Friday, Feb. 26, 2021
Sports, Children’s, Short Form TV Nominees Unveiled For Producers Guild Awards
Athlete and activist Megan Rapinoe in HBO's "Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe," nominated in the Outstanding Sports Program category of the Producers Guild Awards competition.
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The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has unveiled nominations in its television specialty categories for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The PGA Awards virtual awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The winners of the Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories, as well the PGA Innovation Award, will be announced during a new nominees event titled “A Day with the PGA Awards Nominees,” being held virtually on Saturday, March 20. The event will also feature panels with nominated producers and is an expansion of the annual PGA Nominees breakfast, traditionally held the morning of the annual Awards show.  Additional information is forthcoming.

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards nominees in the Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories are listed below in alphabetical order by category. The PGA does not vet the individual producers of Sports, Children’s and Short Form Television Programs. 

The Award for Outstanding Sports Program

  • Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women’s Gymnastics (S1)
  • Hard Knocks: Los Angeles
  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (S26)
  • Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe
  • The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED Featuring President Barack Obama

The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program

  • Animaniacs (S1)
  • Carmen Sandiego (S3)
  • Looney Tunes Cartoons (S1)
  • The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (S7)

The Award for Outstanding Short Form Program

  • Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler (S3)
  • Between The Scenes - The Daily Show (S5)
  • Carpool Karaoke: The Series (S3)
  • Inside Pixar: Inspired (S1)
  • SNL Presents: Stories from the Show (S1)

The remaining nominations for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Limited Series Television and Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures will be announced March 8.  Winners of these categories will be announced at the virtual 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Additional details about this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks. 

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, VP, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Julius Tennon, president and co-founder of Juvee Productions. The 2021 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is executive producer, Carleen Cappelletti is supervising producer, Emily Poenisch is talent executive, and Jim Piccirillo is director. 

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