GLAAD awards nominees announced

Glee, Modern Family and Project Runway were among the TV shows recognised in the nominees for the annual GLAAD awards which honour the portrayal of gays and lesbians in the media.

Ricky Martin’s coming-out interview with Oprah is also up for an award as is Greek, The United States of Tara and Nurse Jackie.

Th awards will be handed out during gala dinners in New York on March 16, Los Angeles on April 16 and San Fransisco on May 14.

The complete list of TV nominees are below.

 

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES

Brothers & Sisters (ABC)

Degrassi (TeenNick)

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)

Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)

True Blood (HBO)

 

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES

Glee (Fox)

Greek (ABC Family)

Modern Family (ABC)

Nurse Jackie (Showtime)

United States of Tara (Showtime)

 

OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL EPISODE

(in a series without a regular gay character)

“Escape the Castle,” Bored to Death,  (HBO)

“Innocence,” Law & Order (NBC)

“Klaus & Greta,” 30 Rock (NBC)

“Queen of Mean,” Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)

“Samaritan,” Law & Order: UK (BBC America)

 

OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY

8: The Mormon Proposition (Red Flag Releasing)

Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement (Sundance Channel)

Prodigal Sons (First Run Features)

Sylvester, UnSung (TV One)

Out: The Glenn Burke Story (Comcast SportsNet Bay Area)

 

OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM

The Fabulous Beekman Boys (Planet Green)

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys (Sundance Channel)

Project Runway (Lifetime)

Top Chef: Just Desserts (Bravo)

Transform Me (VH1)

 

OUTSTANDING TALK SHOW EPISODE

“Constance McMillen,” The Ellen DeGeneres Show (syndicated)

“Neil Patrick Harris,” The Talk (CBS)

“Rebuilding Home After Tragedy: The Seth Walsh Story,” The Nate Berkus Show (syndicated)

“Ricky Martin Coming Out as a Gay Man and a New Dad,” The Oprah Winfrey Show (syndicated)

“Transgender Kids: Too Young to Decide?,” The Dr. Oz Show (syndicated)

 

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM – NEWSMAGAZINE

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” The Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)

“Gay Teen Suicides,” Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)

“Katie Miller: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” Outside the Lines (ESPN)

“Olson and Boies on Same-Sex Marriage,” Bill Moyers Journal (PBS)

“Transitions,” Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (HBO)

 

OUTSTANDING TV JOURNALISM SEGMENT

“Don’t Ask…,” CBS Sunday Morning (CBS)

“Fort Worth Speech,” The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC)

“Gay Teens Talk Their Truth,” CNN Newsroom (CNN)

“Images of Protest,” ABC World News with Diane Sawyer (ABC)

“Mom, Dad… I’m Coming Out,” Today (NBC)

 

Source: Canada.com

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