The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the winners of Outstanding Sports Program, Outstanding Children’s Program, Outstanding Short Form Program and the PGA Innovation Award at the Guild’s annual East Coast Celebration on March 14, held at the Bryant Park Grill in New York City.
HBO documentary series 100 First Wave won outstanding sports program for his first season. Directed by Chris Smith, the series follows big wave surfer Garrett McNamara on his journey to Portugal with a goal of conquering the titular surfing masterpiece.
The Disney+ Halloween Special Muppet’s haunted house — starring Will Arnett, Darren Criss, Taraji P. Henson, Ed Asner, Danny Trejo, Yvette Nicole Brown and Pat Sajak alongside a furry cast of Muppet players — took home the award for Outstanding Children’s Program.
The fourth season of Apple Music Carpool Karaoke: The Seriesa spin-off of the immensely popular segment of The Late Late Show with James Corden, won Outstanding Short Form Program. Season four featured guests Maya Rudolph, HAIM, Keegan-Michael Key, Rob Gronkowski, siblings Patricia and David Arquette, and entrepreneurs and Shark Tank investors Mark Cuban, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John, and Kevin O’Leary.
The team behind For all mankind: Time Capsule won the PGA Innovation Award, which recognizes outstanding entertainment efforts in VR, AR, experimental and other emerging media. The project, available for free on the Apple App Store, is a narrative experience narrated in augmented reality and will be released ahead of the second season of Apple TV+ For all mankind.
The remaining nominations for motion pictures, motion pictures, television series/specials, limited or anthological television series, and televised or streamed films were announced on January 27th. Winners will be announced at the Producers Guild Awards ceremony on March 19th at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Century City, California.