GLADD unveils film, TV noms
Empty"Little Miss Sunshine" will vie with "The Night Listener," "Running With Scissors," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and "V for Vendetta" in the category of outstanding film in wide release at the 18th annual GLAAD Media Awards.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, which recognize mainstream media for fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the gay, lesbian and transgendered community, announced its nominees Sunday in Park City.
For outstanding film in limited release, the nominees are "The History Boys," "Imagine Me & You," "Quinceanera," "Shortbus" and "Summer Storm."
On the TV side, the nominees for outstanding drama series are "Brothers & Sisters," "The L Word," "Hex," "The Sopranos" and "South of Nowhere." The comedy series nominated are "Desperate Housewives," "The Office," "So Notorious" and "Ugly Betty."
In the category of outstanding individual episode, awarded to a series that doesn't have a regular gay category, the nominees are "Blind Date" from "30 Rock," "Forever Blue" from "Cold Case," "Lincoln Lover" from "American Dad!," "Single Stamina" from "How I Met Your Mother" and "Where the Boys Are" from "Grey's Anatomy."
In all, GLADD announced 122 nominees in 26 English-language categories and 61 Spanish-language nominees in 16 additional categories.
The awards will be announced at four separate ceremonies: in New York on March 26, in Los Angeles at the Kodak Theatre on April 14, in San Francisco on April 28 and in Miami on May 10.
Patti LaBelle and designer Tom Ford will be special honorees at the New York ceremonies, Martina Navratilova will be honored at the Los Angeles event and author and TV host Jaime Bayly will be recognized in Miami.
The GLAAD Media Awards will be televised April 21 on the Logo cable channel, which is televising the event for the third consecutive year.