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Realscreen Awards reveals nominees for 2020 edition

Drum roll please… The first round of judging is complete, and Realscreen is excited to reveal the nominees for the upcoming 2020 edition of the Realscreen Awards. The awards, which recognize the ...
November 25, 2019

Drum roll please…

The first round of judging is complete, and Realscreen is excited to reveal the nominees for the upcoming 2020 edition of the Realscreen Awards.

The awards, which recognize the best in unscripted and non-fiction programming from around the world, will be presented during a ceremony held at the Sheraton New Orleans on Tuesday, January 28, as part of the 2020 Realscreen Summit.

For more information, visit awards.realscreen.com. Best of luck to the shortlisted nominees!

NOTE: CREDITS SUPPLIED BY ENTRANTS

COMPETITION – GAME OR QUIZ SHOW
LEGO® MASTERS Australia
Production Company: Endemol Shine Australia
Produced for: Nine Network Australia

Celebrity Family Feud
Production Company: Fremantle
Produced for: ABC

Deal or No Deal
Production Company: Truly Original, a subsidiary of Endemol Shine North America
Produced for: CNBC

Hollywood Game Night
Production Company: Universal Television with Hazy Mills and Mission Control Media
Produced for: NBC

COMPETITION – LIFESTYLE COMPETITION
Family Food Fight
Production Company: Yardie Girl Productions, Endemol Shine North America
Produced for: ABC

MasterChef
Production Company: One Potato Two Potato, Endemol Shine North America
Produced for: Fox

MasterChef Junior: Celebrity Family Showdown
Production Company: One Potato Two Potato, Endemol Shine North America
Produced for: Fox

The Final Table
Production Company: theoldschool
Produced for: Netflix

COMPETITION – REALITY COMPETITION
American Ninja Warrior
Production Company: A Smith Productions /Tokyo Broadcasting System
Produced for: NBC

Face Off: The Final Season
Production Company: Mission Control Media
Produced for: Syfy

RuPaul’s Drag Race
Production Company: World of Wonder
Produced for: VH1

Top Chef Canada
Production Company: Insight Productions Ltd.
Produced for: Corus Entertainment Inc.

COMPETITION – TALENT & STUDIO-BASED COMPETITION
All Together Now
Production Company: Remarkable Television
Produced for: BBC

Holey Moley
Production Company: Eureka Productions & Unanimous Media
Produced for: ABC

Songland
Production Company: Live Animals, Universal Television Alternative Studio, Dave Stewart Entertainment, 222 Productions
Produced for: NBC

The Masked Singer
Production Company: Endemol Shine North America
Produced for: Fox

DIGITAL CONTENT – WEB SERIES/PROGRAMS – NON-FICTION
Artist Spotlight Stories
Production Company: YouTube Music
Produced for: YouTube Music

Does it Fart?
Production Company: Yellow Bear Studios Inc.
Produced for: CBC Kids

Inspire the Night
Production Company: Yours Turly
Produced for: Red Bull Media House

The Away Game
Production Company: Artifact Nonfiction (Production), Zulubot (Post Production)
Produced for: Sportsnet

DIGITAL CONTENT – WEB SERIES/PROGRAMS – REALITY & LIFESTYLE
Behind The Drag
Production Company: Malka Media
Produced for: In The Know

Kevin Hart: What The Fit
Production Company: Lionsgate, in assoc. with YouTube Originals
Produced for: YouTube

My Unconventional Life
Production Company: ExitFour
Produced for: In The Know

Will Smith: The Jump
Production Company: Westbrook Studios in assoc. with Fly on the Wall Entertainment
Produced for: YouTube

LIFESTYLE – FOOD PROGRAM
Chef’s Table
Production Company: Supper Club and Boardwalk Pictures
Produced for: Netflix

F*ck That’s Delicious
Production Company: VICE Media
Produced for: Viceland

Salt Fat Acid Heat
Production Company: A Jigsaw Production
Produced for: Netflix

Street Food
Production Company: Boardwalk Pictures
Produced for: Netflix

LIFESTYLE – HOME PROGRAM (DESIGN, RENOVATION, ETC.)
My Lottery Dream Home
Production Company: 7Beyond
Produced for: HGTV

Tidying Up with Marie Kondo
Production Company: The Jackal Group
Produced for: Netflix

Vacation Rental Potential
Production Company: Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
Produced for: A&E

Windy City Rehab
Production Company: Big Table Media
Produced for: HGTV

LIFESTYLE – TRAVEL & EXPLORATION PROGRAM
Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live
Production Company: Discovery Studios & Ping Pong Productions
Produced for: Discovery Channel

Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip
Production Company: Studio Ramsay
Produced for: ITV

Michael Palin in North Korea
Production Company: ITN
Produced for: Channel 5

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
Production Company: Revelations Entertainment
Produced for: National Geographic

NON-FICTION – ARCHIVE-BASED PROGRAM
30 for 30: Qualified
Production Company: Mount Royal Productions
Produced for: ESPN

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
Production Company: A Radical Media Production in association with Third Eye Motion Picture Company
Produced for: Netflix

Inside North Korea’s Dynasty
Production Company: 72 Films
Produced for: National Geographic

Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Production Company: Stephen David Entertainment in association with Appian Way Productions
Produced for: Sundance TV

NON-FICTION – ARTS & CULTURE PROGRAM
7 Days Out
Production Company: Sony Pictures Television and Boardwalk Pictures
Produced for: Netflix

AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror
Production Company: Asylum Entertainment, Marwar Junction Productions and AMC Studios
Produced for: AMC

Struggle: The Life and Lost Art of Szukalski
Production Company: An Appian Way Production
Produced for: Netflix

The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story
Production Company: Pilgrim Media Group
Produced for: YouTube

NON-FICTION – CRIME & INVESTIGATION PROGRAM
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Production Company: Stephen David Entertainment in association with Appian Way Productions
Produced for: Sundance TV

Kids Behind Bars: Life or Parole
Production Company: The Intellectual Property Corporation
Produced for: A&E

Rest In Power: The Trayvon Martin Story
Production Company: The Cinemart
Produced for: Paramount Network

Smiley Face Killers: The Hunt for Justice
Production Company: 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, and Blumhouse Television
Produced for: Oxygen

NON-FICTION – ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL HISTORY PROGRAM
Dogs
Production Company: A Disarming Films Production in association with Zipper Brothers Films
Produced for: Netflix

Dynasties
Production Company: A BBC Studios Natural History Unit production, co-produced with BBC America, Tencent Penguin Pictures, CCTV9 and France Télévisions
Produced for: BBC America

The Lost Tapes
Production Company: 1895 Films
Produced for: Smithsonian

Tigerland
Production Company: RadicalMedia in association with Fictionless and Bloomfish Media
Produced for: Discovery Channel

NON-FICTION – HISTORY & BIOGRAPHICAL PROGRAM
9/11: Escape From The Towers
Production Company: Arrow Media
Produced for: History Channel

Divide & Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes
Production Company: A&E IndieFilms and Impact Partners presentation, A Jigsaw Production In association with Baird Films
Produced for: A&E

The Clinton Affair
Production Company: Jigsaw Productions and Instinct Productions
Produced for: A&E

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead
Production Company: Tremolo Productions
Produced for: Netflix

NON-FICTION – SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Light Falls: Space, Time, and An Obsession of Einstein
Production Company: THIRTEEN Productions LLC and World Science Festival
Produced for: PBS

Savage Builds
Production Company: Whalerock Studios, LLC in association with Savage Industries for Discovery and Science Channel
Produced for: Science Channel

Secrets in the Sky: The Untold Story of Skunk Works
Production Company: First Row Films in association with A+E Originals
Produced for: History

Vitamania
Production Company: Genepool Productions
Produced for: SBS Australia, CuriosityStream.com, ARTE France

NON-FICTION – SOCIAL ISSUES & CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAM
At The Heart of Gold: Inside The USA Gymnastics Scandal
Production Company: Sidewinder Films
Produced for: HBO

Clandestino
Production Company: 93Metros
Produced for: Discovery Channel DMAX

Period. End of Sentence.
Production Company: Presented By The Pad Project in Partnership with Action India, Girls Learn International, The Feminist Majority Foundation, Oakwood School and Sikhya Entertainment
Produced for: Netflix

Surviving R. Kelly
Production Company: Kreativ Inc.
Produced for: Lifetime

NON-FICTION – SPORTS DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM
30 for 30: Qualified
Production Company: Mount Royal Productions
Produced for: ESPN

30 for 30: Seau
Production Company: Highway 33 Media
Produced for: ESPN+

Last Chance U
Production Company: A Netflix production in association with Condé Nast Entertainment, Endgame Entertainment and One Potato Productions
Produced for: Netflix

Warriors of Liberty City
Production Company: Shed Media and SpringHill Entertainment in association with Starz Originals
Produced for: Starz

REALITY: CONSTRUCTED REALITY
Dating Around
Production Company: Eureka Productions
Produced for: Netflix

Ex on the Beach
Production Company: Entertainment One, Purveyors of Pop Productions, Whizz Kid Entertainment
Produced for: MTV

Magic for Humans
Production Company: Abso Lutely Productions
Produced for: Netflix

Mums Make Porn
Production Company: Firecracker Films
Produced for: Channel 4

REALITY – DOCUREALITY
Born This Way
Production Company: Bunim/Murray Productions, a Banijay Group
Produced for: A&E

Jailbirds
Production Company: 44 Blue Productions
Produced for: Netflix

Queer Eye
Production Company: Scout Productions Inc. and ITV Entertainment
Produced for: Netflix

Werq the World
Production Company: World of Wonder Productions
Produced for: WoW Presents Plus

REALITY – DOCUSOAP
I Am Jazz
Production Company: This is Just a Test
Produced for: TLC

Mexican Dynasties
Production Company: Campanario Entertaiment and Shed Media
Produced for: Bravo

Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles
Production Company: World of Wonder Productions
Produced for: Bravo TV

Wahlburgers
Production Company: 44 Blue Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, Closest to the Hole Productions, Leverage Entertainment, Donnie D Productions
Produced for: A+E Networks

(Photo: Realscreen Awards 2019, by Yvette Ponthier)

About The Author
Jillian Morgan is a staff writer at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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