Prism Awards Announced the 2010 Nominees

Prism Awards Announced the 2010 Nominees

'Crazy Heart', 'The Soloist', 'Breaking Bad' and 'Grey's Anatomy' are among the movies and TV shows which are honored for their portrayal of substance use and mental illness.

Entertainment Industries Council, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in liaison with FX Network has announced the movies and TV series which may be honored with Prism Awards this year. In the movie category "Crazy Heart" earns three nods while in the TV category "Breaking Bad" leads also with three.

Prism Awards are given to media that address issues related to drug, alcohol, tobacco use, mental illness, bipolar disorder, depression and suicide. Beside TV shows and movies, Prism also honor music, public service project and comic or graphic novel.

Speaking of the nominees which were announced on Thursday, February 18, John Landgraf, president and GM of FX and chairman of the Prism Awards Honorary Committee said, "This year's nominees are a remarkable mix of popular entertainment that also have a message." In its 14th year, the Prism Awards will announce the recipients on April 22 at a gala held at the Beverly Hills Hotel.


Feature Film - Substance Use

Feature Film - Mental Health Performance in a Feature Film Comedy Series Performance in a Comedy Series Drama Series Episode - Substance Use Drama Series Episode - Mental Health Performance in a Drama Episode Drama Series Multi-Episode Story Line Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Story Line TV Movie or Miniseries
  • "America"
  • "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story"
  • "Grey Gardens"
  • "Natalee Holloway"
  • "Prayers for Bobby"
Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries Daytime Drama Series Talk Show Episode


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