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Realscreen Awards 2022 nominees unveiled

Drum roll please… The first round of judging is complete, and Realscreen is excited to reveal the nominees for the upcoming 2022 Realscreen Awards. The awards, which recognize the best in unscripted ...
November 23, 2021

Drum roll please…

The first round of judging is complete, and Realscreen is excited to reveal the nominees for the upcoming 2022 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 JW Marriott in Austin, Texas, as part of the 2022 Realscreen Summit.

Netflix totaled the most nominations of all platforms and networks with 23, while HBO/HBO Max has 10.

For more information, visit our website. Best of luck to the shortlisted nominees!

NOTE: CREDITS SUPPLIED BY NOMINEES

COMPETITION — GAME OR QUIZ SHOW

Game of Talents
Production Company: Fremantle
Produced For: Fox

Small Fortune
Production Company: Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group and Youngest Media
Produced For: NBC

The Wall
Production Company: SpringHill Entertainment, Glassman Media and Core Media in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group
Produced For: NBC

Weakest Link
Production Company: BBC Studios in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group
Produced For: NBC

COMPETITION — LIFESTYLE COMPETITION

Full Bloom
Production Company: Eureka Productions
Produced For: HBO Max

Making It
Production Company: Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, in association with Paper Kite Productions and 3 Arts Entertainment
Produced For: NBC

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

Outrageous Pumpkins
Production Company: Turn Card Content
Produced For: Food Network

COMPETITION — REALITY COMPETITION

Alone
Production Company: Leftfield Pictures
Produced For: History

Fast Foodies
Production Company: Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Shed Media
Produced For: truTV

The Challenge: Double Agents
Production Company: Bunim/Murray Productions
Produced For: MTV

The Circle
Production Company: Studio Lambert
Produced For: Netflix

COMPETITION — TALENT & STUDIO-BASED COMPETITION

Blown Away
Production Company: Marblemedia Inc.
Produced For: Netflix

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

The Masked Singer
Production Company: Fox Alternative Entertainment
Produced For: Fox

The Voice
Production Company: MGM Television, Warner Bros. Unscripted Television in association with Warner Horizon, ITV Studios The Voice USA, Inc.
Produced For: NBC

LIFESTYLE — DOCUREALITY-STYLE FOOD PROGRAM

Chef’s Table: BBQ
Production Company: Supper Club and Boardwalk Pictures
Produced For: Netflix

High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America
Production Company: A One Story Up Production; Pilgrim Media Group
Produced For: Netflix

Eater’s Guide to the World
Production Company: Vox Media Studios
Produced For: Hulu

Street Food: Latin America
Production Company: Boardwalk Pictures
Produced For: Netflix

LIFESTYLE — STUDIO-BASED FOOD PROGRAM

Delicious Miss Brown
Production Company: Frank
Produced For: Food Network

Girl Meets Farm
Production Company: Bodega Pictures
Produced For: Food Network

Pati’s Mexican Table
Production Company: Mexican Table, Frank, and WETA, Washington, DC
Produced For: PBS

Selena + Chef
Production Company: The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC)
Produced For: HBO Max

LIFESTYLE — HOME PROGRAM

Farmhouse Fixer
Production Company: High Noon Entertainment
Produced For: HGTV

Get Organized with the Home Edit
Production Company: Hello Sunshine and Critical Content
Produced For: Netflix

No Demo Reno
Production Company: EQ Media Group
Produced For: HGTV

Rock Solid Builds
Production Company: Cineflix Media
Produced For: HGTV Canada

LIFESTYLE — TRAVEL & EXPLORATION PROGRAM

Down to Earth with Zac Efron
Production Company: The Nacelle Company
Produced For: Netflix

Men in Kilts: A Roadtrip with Sam and Graham
Production Company: Sony Pictures Television, Boardwalk Pictures, Great Glen Company
Produced For: Starz

Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
Production Company: RAW, CNN Original Series
Produced For: CNN

Still Standing
Production Company: Frantic Films
Produced For: CBC

NON-FICTION — ARCHIVE-BASED PROGRAM

Cured
Production Company: Story Center Films, LLC and Singer & Deschamps Productions, Inc. in association with ITVS
Produced For: ITVS / PBS

First Ladies
Production Company: October Films
Produced For: CNN

Summer of Soul
Production Company: Searchlight Pictures, Onyx Collective, Vulcan Productions Inc. in association with Concordia Studio, Play/Action Pictures Larry, Billy Productions, Produced by Mass Distraction Media and RadicalMedia
Produced For: Hulu

The Lady and The Dale
Production Company: HBO Documentary Films in association with Duplass Brothers Productions and Cinemation Studios
Produced For: HBO

NON-FICTION — ARTS & CULTURE PROGRAM

Giving Voice
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary / Endgame Entertainment and Pilgrim Media Group Production in association with Endeavor Content, Impact Partners, Get Lifted Film Co and JuVee Productions
Produced For: Netflix

Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary / A Muck Media Production in Association with Key Rat, Inc. & Topic Studios
Produced For: Netflix

Rompan Todo / Break It All
Production Company: Red Creek Productions
Produced For: Netflix

We Are Freestyle Love Supreme
Production Company: Hulu Originals, Endeavor Content, Old 320 Sycamore Pictures, Viajes Miranda, Ars Nova, Jill Fullman Productions, Boardwalk Pictures in association with RadicalMedia
Produced For: Hulu

NON-FICTION — CRIME & INVESTIGATION PROGRAM

American Murder: The Family Next Door
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary
Produced For: Netflix

Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
Production Company: An Imagine Documentaries and RadicalMedia Production in association with Third Eye Motion Picture Company
Produced For: Netflix

Love Fraud
Production Company:Showtime Documentary Films, Loki Films, Topic Studios
Produced For: Showtime

The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary Series / A RadicalMedia Production
Produced For: Netflix

NON-FICTION — ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL HISTORY PROGRAM

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
Production Company: A Silverback Films and WWF Production
Produced For: Netflix

Nature’s Fear Factor
Production Company: A NOVA Production by HHMI Tangled Bank Studios
Produced For: WGBH Boston, PBS

Seaspiracy
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary / A.U.M. Films & Media Disrupt Studios
Produced For: Netflix

Tiny World
Production Company: Plimsoll Productions
Produced For: Apple TV+

NON-FICTION — HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY PROGRAM

Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Production Company: A Cream Production in association with Netflix and Blue Ant Media
Produced For: Netflix

John Lewis: Good Trouble
Production Company: CNN Films, Trilogy Films, AGC Studios, TIME Studios, JustFilms/Ford Foundation
Produced For: CNN

The Titans That Built America
Production Company: Stephen David Entertainment, a Banijay Group Company, Appian Way Productions
Produced For: History

Tina
Production Company: HBO Documentary Films presents a Lightbox Production
Produced For: HBO

NON-FICTION — SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

Built for Mars: The Perseverance Rover
Produced For: National Geographic

Challenger: The Final Flight
Production Company: A Bad Robot and Zipper Bros. Films Production in association with Sutter Road Picture Company
Produced For: Netflix

Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer
Production Company: Nutopia
Produced For: PBS, BBC

The Anti-Vax Conspiracy
Production Company: Caravan Media
Produced For: Channel 4, UK and Arte, France

NON-FICTION — SOCIAL ISSUES & CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAM

Captive
Production Company: Antica Productions
Produced For: TVOntario

Father Soldier Son
Production Company: A Netflix Original Documentary / A New York Times Production
Produced For: Netflix

Generation Hustle
Production Company: HBO Max presents a CNN Original Studios and Jigsaw Production
Produced For: HBO / HBO Max

The Crime of the Century
Production Company: HBO Documentary Films Presents a Jigsaw Production in association with The Washington Post and Storied Media Group
Produced For: HBO

The People vs. The Klan
Production Company: CNN Original Series, Blumhouse Television
Produced For: CNN

Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller
Production Company: Muck Media / National Geographic
Produced For: National Geographic

NON-FICTION — SPORTS DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM

Formula 1: Drive to Survive
Production Company: Box to Box Films
Produced For: Netflix

Mike Tyson: The Knockout
Production Company: ABC News
Produced For: ABC

Tiger
Production Company: HBO Sports and Jigsaw Productions with Our Time Projects
Produced For: HBO

Vice Versa: College $ports, Inc.
Production Company: Pulse Films
Produced For: Vice TV

REALITY — DOCUREALITY

Couples Therapy
Production Company: An Edgeline Films Production
Produced For: Showtime

Expecting Amy
Production Company: HBO Max presents a Genius AF Production
Produced For: HBO Max

Life Below Zero
Production Company: BBC Studios
Produced For: National Geographic

Love on the Spectrum
Production Company: Northern Pictures
Produced For: Netflix

REALITY — DOCUSOAP

Bling Empire
Production Company: Jeff Jenkins Productions, in association with 3BMG
Produced For: Netflix

Deaf U
Production Company: Hot Snake Media
Produced For: Netflix

Family Karma
Production Company: Truly Original
Produced For: Bravo

House of Ho
Production Company: HBO Max in association with Wallin Chambers Entertainment and Lionsgate Television
Produced For: HBO Max

REALITY — STRUCTURED REALITY

Borat’s American Lockdown
Production Company: Four By Two Films, Amazon Studios
Produced For: Amazon Studios

Naked and Afraid
Production Company:Renegade 83, LLC
Produced For: Discovery Channel

Selena + Chef
Production Company: The Intellectual Property Corporation (IPC)
Produced For: HBO Max

Too Hot to Handle
Production Company: Thames and Talkback
Produced For: Netflix

SHORT-FORM CONTENT — LIFESTYLE

BookTube
Production Company: Boardwalk Pictures
Produced For: YouTube Originals

Bravo’s Top Chef Last Chance Kitchen
Production Company: Magical Elves
Produced For: Bravo Digital

Handmade Home Tours
Production Company: Monocular Films
Produced For: HGTV

Home Town: Ben’s Workshop
Production Company: RTR Media Inc.
Produced For: Discovery+

SHORT-FORM CONTENT — NON-FICTION

By Her Rules
Production Company: Vice Media
Produced For: Olympic Channel

Debunking Borat
Production Company: Four By Two Films in association with Story Syndicate and Amazon Studios
Produced For: Amazon Studios

Life By The Horns
Production Company: Rock Paper Scissors Studios LLC
Produced For: Snap Originals, Snap Inc.

The Invisibles
Production Company: Doha Debates
Produced For: Doha Debates

SHORT-FORM CONTENT — REALITY

30 Days with: Ryan Garcia
Production Company: Liquid Light Productions
Produced For: YouTube Originals

Benedict Men
Production Company:Whistle Studios
Produced For: Quibi (now on Roku)

NikkieTutorials: Layers of Me
Production Company: Halal
Produced For: YouTube Originals

The Academy
Production Company: Aurora Media Worldwide
Produced For: Olympic Channel

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