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The Producers Guild of America on Monday revealed the winners in two categories nominated for PGA Awards this year — outstanding children’s program and outstanding sports program — at a nominees celebration in New York.
Sesame Street and What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali were honored for children’s program and sports program, respectively, at the event at Ascent Lounge.
The 49th season of Sesame Street beat out other nominees including Carmen Sandiego (seasons one and two), Green Eggs and Ham (season one), Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (season one) and A Series of Unfortunate Events (season three).
What’s My Name | Muhammad Ali bested fellow sports nominees Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Oakland Raiders (season 14), Lindsey Vonn: The Final Season, Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel (season 25) and SportsCenter With Scott Van Pelt (season five).
Additionally, producer Mari Jo Winkler was presented with the Charles FitzSimons Award for her leadership and ongoing commitment to the guild, including helping to further green initiatives.
The winners of the PGA’s new Innovation Award and outstanding shortform program will be announced at a PGA nominees event on Thursday at the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles.
The winners in the theatrical motion pictures, animated theatrical motion pictures, television series/specials, limited series television and streamed/televised motion pictures categories, meanwhile, will be announced at the 31st annual PGA Awards ceremony at the Hollywood Palladium on Saturday. That ceremony will also see the PGA honoring Ted Sarandos with its Milestone Awards; Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner of Plan B with its David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; Marta Kauffman with its Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television; Octavia Spencer with its Visionary Award; and the 2019 film Bombshell with the Stanley Kramer Award.
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