The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) has announced the nominees for the 18th Annual PRISM Awards. The PRISM Awards honor TV, movie, music, online, and comic book entertainment that accurately depicts drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction, as well as mental health issues. The Nomination Review Committee of over 80 representatives of both the entertainment industry and health field, selected nominees from nearly 400 productions submitted, according to Brian Dyak, President and CEO of EIC.
Among networks, CBS and Lifetime came out on top with 12 nominations a piece, followed by ABC (10), Showtime (8), TNT (6), NBC (5), TeenNick and MTV (3 each), and Fox, CNN and OWN (2 each). ABC Studios took the number one slot among studios with 12 nominations, followed by CBS Studios/CBS Domestic Television (11), Warner Bros. (8), Sony (7), Weinstein Co. and Universal/NBC Universal Television (6 each), 20th/Fox 21/FTVS (4), Epitome Pictures (3), and Lionsgate and Relativity (2 each).
Winners will be announced during a ceremony on April 22, 2014 at the Skirball Center. For more information on the ceremony and tribute program, please visit our website. The 18th Annual PRISM Showcase is set to be nationally televised in September as part of National Recovery Month through flagship airing partner FX Network, as well as other cable networks, broadcast stations, video on demand, and web streaming.
Drama Series Episode – Mental Health
Blue Bloods – “Front Page News”
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit – “Born
The Mentalist – “Red, White and Blue”
Perception – “Asylum”
Perception – “Wounded”
Performance in a Drama Series Episode
Michael Cudlitz, Southland
John Francis Daley, Bones
Will Estes, Blue Bloods
Tony Goldwyn, Scandal
Eric McCormack, Perception
Unscripted Non-Fiction Program
Boston’s Finest – “Everything is Personal” / “Family Matters” / “Boston’s Finest”
Drugs Inc.: Season 4
Extreme Weight Loss – “Jami”