Producers Guild of America Awards 2008

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20th PGA Awards

January 24, 2009

Best Producer - Motion Picture:
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Producer - Animated Feature:

The Producers Guild of America Awards 2008 or 20th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards was held on January 24, 2009 and honored the top producing in films and television for the 2008 calendar year. They are often referred to as the P.G.A. Awards 2009, because they are held in 2009 while they honor the achievements of 2008. Most Academy Award precursors endure this problem with nomenclature, which is why it is more certainly accurate and effective to refer to each particular award ceremony in accordance to its standing with the legacy of the chain of that particular award (in this case, the 20th Annual P.G.A. Awards).

Nominees & Winners[edit]


Theatrical Picture[edit]

Slumdog Millionaire

Documentary Feature[edit]

Man on Wire

Animated Feature[edit]



Comedy Series[edit]

30 Rock

Drama Series[edit]

Mad Men

Non-Fiction Programming[edit]

60 Minutes

Live Entertainment/Competition[edit]

The Colbert Report


John Adams

* won the 2007 award in the same category.

PGA Honorary Awards[edit]

Stanley Kramer Award[edit]

Awarded to the motion picture that best illuminates social issues.

Vanguard Award[edit]

Awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement in new media and technology.

Visionary Award[edit]

Honored to a producer exemplifying unique or uplifting quality.

Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television[edit]
Milestone Award[edit]