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“Lip Sync Battle,” “The Horn,” “Serena” take Realscreen Awards

Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, CNN’s Parts Unknown and Red Bull TV’s The Horn were among the top winners at the Realscreen Awards this evening (June 7). The ceremony was hosted by Matt Iseman ...
June 7, 2017

Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, CNN’s Parts Unknown and Red Bull TV’s The Horn were among the top winners at the Realscreen Awards this evening (June 7).

The ceremony was hosted by Matt Iseman (pictured), host of American Ninja Warrior and winner of the most recent season of The New Celebrity Apprentice.

Lip Sync Battle picked up three awards, including Best Original Format, Award of Excellence – Competition and Best Talent/Studio-Based Competition.

As previously announced, television trailblazer Mike Darnell was inducted into the Realscreen Awards Hall of Fame.

Longtime friend and fellow unscripted television veteran Mark Itkin presented Darnell with his award. “He loves television, and now more than ever our business needs buyers who genuinely love television,” he said, “Mike, thanks for giving me the honour of inducting you into the Relascreen Hall of Fame. No one deserves it more, congratulations.”

Darnell thanks his wife and staff, as well as his parents for their unrelenting support of his career.

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In addition to winning the Award of Excellence – Lifestyle, Bourdain’s Parts Unknown picked up the award for Best Lifestyle — Food, while Epix’s Serena took home hardware for Best Non-Fiction – Sports Documentaries and Award of Excellence – Non-Fiction.

Red Bull TV’s The Horn walked away with awards for Best Digital and Branded Content – Web Series/Program – Non-Fiction and an Award of Excellence – Digital and Branded Content, while Viceland’s Black Market was awarded Best Reality – Docureality and Award of Excellence – Reality.

For a complete list of winners, please see below: 

COMPETITION – GAME/QUIZ SHOW

Celebrity Family Feud
Network/Platform: ABC
Production Company: FremantleMedia North America
Executive Producer (Production Company): Jennifer Mullin, Gaby Johnston, Steve Harvey

COMPETITION – LIFESTYLE

Project Runway
Network/Platform: Lifetime
Production Company: The Weinstein Company, Bunim-Murray Productions, Full Picture Entertainment and the Heidi Klum Company
Executive Producer (Production Company): Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Jonathan Murray, Sara Rea, Colleen Sands, Heidi Klum, Jane Cha, Desiree Gruber, Patrick Reardon, Barbara Schneeweiss
Executive Producer (Network): Mary Donahue, David Hillman

COMPETITION – REALITY GAME 

The Amazing Race
Network/Platform: CBS
Production Company: WorldRace Productions
Executive Producer (Production Company): Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo

COMPETITION – TALENT/STUDIO BASED

Lip Sync Battle
Network/Platform: Spike
Production Company: Casey Patterson Entertainment, Matador, 8 Million Plus Productions, Sunday Night Productions & Four Eyes Entertainment
Executive Producer (Production Company): Casey Patterson, Jay Peterson, John Krasinski, Stephen Merchant 

DIGITAL AND BRANDED CONTENT – BRAND-FUNDED CONTENT

Going Off the Menu
Network/Platform: Bravotv.com
Production Company: Bravo Digital Media in association with Citizen Pictures

DIGITAL AND BRANDED CONTENT – WEB SERIES/PROGRAMS – NON-FICTION

The Horn
Network/Platform: Red Bull TV
Production Company: Truly Original, Punch Drunk Pictures
Executive Producer (Production Company): Glenda Hersh, Steven Weinstock, Lisa Bloch, Brian Mandle, Charlie Marquardt, Rob Hill
Executive Producer (Network): Josh Cole

DIGITAL AND BRANDED CONTENT – WEB SERIES/PROGRAMS – REALITY & LIFESTYLE

Untucked: RuPaul’s Drag Race
Network/Platform: YouTube
Production Company: World of Wonder
Executive Producer (Production Company): Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, RuPaul Charles, Steven Corfe, Davis Mikaels

LIFESTYLE – FOOD

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
Network/Platform: CNN
Production Company: Zero Point Zero Production
Executive Producer (Production Company): Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig
Executive Producer (Network): Amy Entelis, Lizzie Fox

LIFESTYLE – HEALTH & WELL BEING

SuperSoul Sunday
Network/Platform: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network
Production Company: Harpo Studios
Executive Producer (Network): Jenna Kostelnik-Utley

LIFESTYLE – HOME (DESIGN, RENOVATION, ETC.)

Fixer Upper
Network/Platform: HGTV
Production Company: High Noon Productions
Executive Producer (Production Company): Jim Berger, Scott Feeley, Glenna Stacer Sayles, Michael Matsumoto, Robert Zimmerman
Executive Producer (Network): John Feld

NON-FICTION — ARCHIVE-BASED PROGRAMMING

The Eighties
Network/Platform: CNN
Production Company: Playtone, Herzog & Company
Executive Producer (Production Company): Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Mark Herzog
Executive Producer (Network): Amy Entelis, Lizzie Fox

NON-FICTION — ARTS & CULTURE

Noisey
Network/Platform: Viceland
Production Company: VICE Media
Executive Producer (Production Company): Andy Capper, Patrick Moses, Trevor Silmser
Executive Producer (Network): Shane Smith, Eddy Moretti, Spike Jonze

NON-FICTION — CRIME & INVESTIGATION

Interview with a Murderer
Network/Platform: Channel 4
Production Company: ITN Productions, Monster Films
Executive Producer (Production Company): Chris Shaw

NON-FICTION — ENVIRONMENTAL/NATURAL HISTORY

Before the Flood
Network/Platform: National Geographic
Production Company: RatPac Documentary Films, Appian Way, Insurgent Docs & Diamond Docs
Executive Producer (Production Company): Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisher Stevens, Trevor Davidoski, Jennifer Davisson, Brett Ratner, James Packer, Martin Scorsese, Mark Monroe, Adam Bardach, Zara Duffy

NON-FICTION — HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL

Facing
Network/Platform: National Geographic
Production Company: Network Entertainment Inc.
Executive Producer (Production Company): Paul Gertz, Derik Murray
Executive Producer (Network): Mike Miller 

NON-FICTION — SCIENCE & TECHNOLGOY

MARS
Network/Platform: National Geographic
Production Company: Imagine Entertainment, RadicalMedia in association with FremantleMedia Italy
Executive Producer (Production Company): Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Michael Rosenberg, Justin Wilkes, Everardo Gout, Tommy Turtle, Jonathan Silberberg, Lorenzo Mieli, Dave O’Connor, Jon Kamen
Executive Producer (Network): Tim Pastore, Matt Renner, Robert Palumbo

NON-FICTION — SOCIAL ISSUES/CURRENT AFFAIRS

The Ten Commandments: Out of Sight
Network/Platform: RAI 3
Production Company: RAI Radiotelevisione italiana
Executive Producer (Network): Valeria Durante

NON-FICTION — SPORTS DOCUMENTARIES

Serena
Network/Platform: EPIX
Production Company: Film 45
Executive Producer (Production Company): Peter Berg, Brandon Carroll, Matt Goldberg, Ryan White
Executive Producer (Network): Jocelyn Diaz, Ross Bernard, Jill Burkhart

REALITY – CONSTRUCTED REALITY

60 Days In
Network/Platform: A&E
Production Company: Lucky 8 TV
Executive Producer (Production Company): Jeff Grogan, Gregory Henry, Kimberly Woodard
Executive Producer (Network): Brad Holcman, Drew Tappon, Shelly Tatro, Elaine Frontain Bryant

REALITY – DOCUREALITY

Black Market with Michael K. Williams
Network/Platform: Viceland
Production Company: VICE Media
Executive Producer (Production Company): Michael K. Williams, Patrick Moses
Executive Producer (Network): Shane Smith, Eddy Moretti, Spike Jonze

 REALITY – DOCUSOAP

Chrisley Knows Best
Network/Platform: USA Network
Production Company: Maverick TV and All3Media America
Executive Producer (Production Company): Adam Greener, Jim Sayer, Simon Knight, Gregory J. Lipstone, Cat Rodriguez, Todd Chrisley, Katie Sole, Adam Saltzberg

BEST NEW FORMAT

This Time Next Year
Network/Platform: ITV
Production Company: Twofour
Executive Producer (Production Company): Andrew MacKenzie-Betty, Melanie Leach, Cat Lawson
Executive Producer (Network): Amanda Stavri

BEST ORIGINAL FORMAT 

Lip Sync Battle

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – COMPETITION

Lip Sync Battle

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – LIFESTYLE 

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – DIGITAL & BRANDED CONTENT 

The Horn

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – REALITY  

Black Market with Michael K. Williams

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE – NON – FICTION  

Serena

Hall of Fame Inductee – Mike Darnell

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