Producers Guild of America Awards 2008

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20th Annual Producers Guild Awards
DateJanuary 24, 2009 (2009-01-24)
LocationHollywood Palladium, Hollywood, California
CountryUnited States
Presented byProducers Guild of America
Best Producer(s) Motion Picture:Slumdog MillionaireChristian Colson
Best Producer(s) Animated Feature:WALL-EJim Morris
Best Producer(s) Documentary Motion Picture:Man on WireSimon Chinn

The 20th Producers Guild of America Awards were held at Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California on January 24, 2009, honoring the best film and television producers of 2008.[1][2] The nominations were announced on December 10, 2008 and January 5, 2009.[3][4]

Winners and nominees[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.

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.

David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures[edit]

Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television[edit]

Milestone Award[edit]


  1. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (24 January 2009). "'Slumdog' is top dog at PGAs". Variety. Archived from the original on 22 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  2. ^ "2009 PGA Award Winners - Producers Guild of America". Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (10 December 2008). "PGA announces TV nominees". Variety. Archived from the original on 22 September 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (5 January 2009). "PGA unveils film nominations". Variety. Archived from the original on 30 August 2017. Retrieved 21 September 2017.