Public Media Programs Receive 12 Imagen Award Nominations

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Nominees for the 27th Annual Imagen Awards were announced this week, honoring positive portrayals of Latinos in media. PBS programs and content received a total of four nominations, while four PBS stations also earned nods. In total, public media received a combined 12 nominations. Winners will be presented on Friday, August 10, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom. The Imagen Awards will air Sunday, September 23 on PBS SoCal.

PBS congratulates all of our public media producers on their Imagen nominations!

For the complete list of nominees, please visit www.imagen.org/awards/2012.

Public Media Nominees:
Best National Informational Program FRONTLINE's "Lost in Detention"
Best Variety or Reality Show GREAT PERFORMANCES "Il Postino from LA Opera"
Best Web Series: Comedy NOAH COMPRENDE
Best Web Series: Drama CLARA COMO EL AGUA
Best Local Informational Program VegasPBS for "American Graduate: Teacher Town Hall", KLCS in L.A. for "La Familia Importa", WNET in New York for "Pedro Ruiz: Coming Home."
Best On-Air Advertising PBS SoCal "Community Champion Rueben Martinez."
Best Documentary for Film or Television "Immigrant Nation: The Battle for the Dream" (NETA), "Paraiso For Sale." (NETA), "Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of Justice." (APT)
Best National Informational Program WLIW's "Mexico: The Royal Tour"