January 25, 2010 04:27:43 GMT
'30 Rock' has its third year of winning Danny Thomas Producer of the Year in Comedy while 'Mad Men' takes the drama category.
"30 Rock" may have lost the Best TV Comedy title to "Glee" at Screen Actors Guild Awards this weekend, but it manages to take home Producers Guild Awards on Sunday, January 24. The award of Danny Thomas Producer of the Year goes to the comedy's Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey and co., after they beat producers of "Californication", "Entourage", "Weeds" and "The Office".
This is the third year in a row, "30 Rock" claims the title. Like last year, Michaels and Fey share the honor with Marci Klein, David Miner, Robert Carlock, Jeff Richmond, Don Scardino, and Jerry Kupfer.
Also coming up as a consecutive winner is CBS' "60 Minutes" which grabs the Nonfiction Television award for the fourth time. Another repeat is by "The Colbert Report" which wins its third Live Entertainment and Competition Television.
Meanwhile, "Mad Men" is the recipient of Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award for drama series. In winning the prize, the show's Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher, Lisa Albert, and Andre & Maria Jacquemetton had to beat those from "True Blood", "Breaking Bad", "Dexter" and "Lost".
"Grey Gardens" which triumphed at SAGs, Golden Globes and Emmys, is the winner of David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in TV movie.
The PGA also awards Mark Burnett with Norman Lear Achievement in Television Award and "Dollhouse" creator Joss Whedon with the 2010 Vanguard Award. These categories were announced prior to the revelation of other winners.
Winners of 2010 Producers Guild Awards :
Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Comedy:
Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama:
Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television:
Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment and Competition:
"The Colbert Report"
David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television: