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List of Humanitas Prize recipients

The Humanitas Prize is a writing award for American television that was first given in 1976. Nineteen years later, the award began to honor feature films. Here is a list of the winners and nominees. Winners in bold.[1]

Contents

1970sEdit

1976 (1st Humanitas Awards)Edit

Prizes were given out in 1975 on The Today Show.[2]

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

1977 (2nd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

1978 (3rd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Special Award

1979 (4th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

  • Special Olympics (CBS)
  • Breaking Up (ABC)
  • The Other Side of Hell (NBC)

Special Award

1980sEdit

1980 (5th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Special Award

1981 (6th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Special Award

1982 (7th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Special Award

  • NBC Reports ("The Migrants, 1980") (NBC)

1983 (8th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Special Award

  • America Works When America Works (NBC)

1984 (9th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

1985 (10th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

1986 (11th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

1987 (12th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

  • CBS Reports ("The Vanishing Family: Crisis in Black America") (CBS)

1988 (13th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

  • Mainstreet (NBC)

1989 (14th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

  • ABC News Closeup ("They Have Souls Too") (ABC)

1990sEdit

1990 (15th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

  • Destined to Live (NBC)

1991 (16th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Special Award

  • Raising Good Kids in Bad Times ("See Dick and Jane Lie, Cheat and Steal: Teaching Morality to Kids") (NBC)

1992 (17th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Special Awards

  • The Civil War (PBS)
  • Over the Influence: Preventing Our Kids From Using Drugs and Alcohol (SYN)

1993 (18th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

1994 (19th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Special Award

  • Scared Silent: Exposing and Ending Child Abuse (SYN)

1995 (20th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

  • American Heroes and Legends ("Johnny Appleseed") (Showtime)
  • Madeline ("Madeline and the 40 Thieves") (The Family Channel)
  • Madeline ("Madeline and the Missing Clown") (The Family Channel)

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

1996 (21st Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

Special Award

  • What Can We Do About Violence? (PBS)

1997 (22nd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

1998 (23rd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

1999 (24th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

  • Murphy Brown ("Turpis Capillis Annus (Bad Hair Year)") (CBS)
  • Foto-Novelas ("The Fix") (PBS)
  • Frasier ("The Kid") (NBC)

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

2000sEdit

2000 (25th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

  • The Artists' Specials ("Degas and the Dancer") (HBO)
  • City Guys ("Gift of Friendship") (NBC)

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

2001 (26th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2002 (27th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

  • Haven ("Part II") (CBS)
  • Jesus ("Part II") (CBS)
  • Jewel (CBS)

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2003 (28th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

PBS/Cable Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2004 (29th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2005 (30th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

  • Little Bill ("I Can Sign/The Sign for Friend") (Nickelodeon)
  • Arthur ("Big Horns George") (PBS)
  • Little Bill ("A Ramp for Monty") (Nickelodeon)

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2006 (31st Humanitas Awards)Edit

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2007 (32nd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2008 (33rd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2009 (34th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

  • My Friends Tigger & Pooh ("Eeyore's Sad Day") (Disney Channel)
  • Sweet Blackberry Presents ("The Journey of Henry Box Brown") (HBO)
  • ToddWorld ("Come Out Of Your Shell") (TLC)

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2010sEdit

2010 (35th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Live Action Television

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2011 (36th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2012 (37th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2013 (38th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2014 (39th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Live Action Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2015 (40th Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

90 Minute or Longer Network or Syndicated Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2016 (41st Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

  • Arthur ("The Tardy Tumbler") (PBS)

Children's Live Action Television

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2017 (42nd Humanitas Awards)Edit

30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation Television

Children's Live Action

Documentary Award

Feature Film

Sundance Feature Film

2018 (43rd Humanitas Awards)Edit

For the 2018 awards, feature films were separated into three categories.[3][4]


30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

60 Minute Network or Syndicated Television

Children's Animation

Children's Live Action

Documentary Award

Feature Film, Drama

Feature Film, Comedy

Feature Film, Family

Sundance Feature Film

2019 (44th Humanitas Awards)Edit

Nominees were announced on 27 November 2018, and the prizes were awarded in 2019.[6]

30-Minute Comedy

60-Minute Drama

Children's Teleplay

Children's Live Action

Documentary Award

  • Stolen Daughters: Kidnapped by Boko Haram
  • TransMilitary
  • The Fourth Estate, “Part 3: American Carnage”
  • The Price of Free

Feature Film, Drama

Feature Film, Comedy

Feature Film, Family

Independent Feature Film

2020sEdit

2020 (45th Humanitas Awards)Edit

Nominees were announced on 15 November 2019.[7] For the first time, there will be awards for "Limited Series, TV Movie or Special" and "Short Film".

30-Minute Comedy

60-Minute Drama

Children's Teleplay

Limited Series, TV Movie or Special

Documentary

  • Torn Apart: Separated at the Border
  • Ernie & Joe: Crisis Cops
  • Sea of Shadows
  • This Is Football ("Redemption")

Feature Film, Drama

Feature Film, Comedy or Musical

Feature Film, Family

Independent Feature Film

Short Film

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Past Winners". Humanitas.
  2. ^ https://www.tvovermind.com/history-humanitas-prize/
  3. ^ "Humanitas Prize Finalists Announced for 2018". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  4. ^ "44th Annual Humanitas Prize - Winners". Retrieved 24 February 2019.
  5. ^ Pedersen, Erik (17 February 2018). "Humanitas Prize Winners Include 'Mudbound', 'The Post' & 'Lady Bird'". Retrieved 20 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Finalists Announced for 44th Annual HUMANITAS Prize". Humanitas.
  7. ^ Bell, BreAnna; Bell, BreAnna (November 16, 2019). "TV News Roundup: 45th Annual Humanitas Nominees Announced".

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