Prism Award nominations unveiled

'Rachel Getting Married,' 'Stop-Loss' among films mentioned

Sony Pictures Classics' relationships drama "Rachel Getting Married" and Paramount's military drama "Stop-Loss" were among films attracting nominations Wednesday from the Prism Awards, which honor noteworthy depictions of substance abuse and mental health issues.

"Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Office," "Mad Men" and "Law & Order: SVU" were among TV series nominated.

Winners will be announced April 23 at a ceremony set for the Beverly Hills Hotel. The nonprofit Entertainment Industries Council produces the Prism Awards.

"All one has to do is watch the evening news to see how tough times are affecting the American psyche," EIC chief Brian Dyak said. "Increased risk of substance abuse and mental health concerns is a reality, which dictates that we as an industry must rise to the call to be an industry of character and respect for our viewers."

ABC earned 11 nominations to top companies attracting nominations in an array of TV categories.

A list of nominees follows:

Feature film
"Rachel Getting Married"
"The Wrestler"
"Finding Amanda"

Feature performance
Matthew Broderick, "Finding Amanda"
Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married"
Ryan Phillippe, "Stop-Loss"
Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler"
Brittany Snow, "Finding Amanda"

Comedy series episode
"Desperate Housewives"
"The Simpsons"
"King of the Hill"
"American Dad"

Drama series episode
"Boston Legal"
"The Cleaner"
"Gossip Girl"
"Mad Men"
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