NatGeo earns two nods for Sept. 29 kudos

Screen offerings as diverse as “21 Jump Street” and “Handy Manny” have been nominated for kudos at the 22nd annual Environmental Media Awards.

Universal’s “Big Miracle” and “The Lorax” will vie for feature-film honors with Columbia’s “21″ at the event, which will honor projects that convey environmental messages in creative and influential ways Sept. 29 at Warner Bros. Studios.

Chasing Ice” (National Geographic Channel) “Chimpanzee” (Disneynature) and “Last Call at the Oasis” (Participant) were nominated in the documentary category, while “The Penguins of Madagascar” (Nickelodeon) and “The Fresh Beat Band” (Nick Jr.) were tapped along with Disney Channel’s “Handy Manny” in children’s television.

In primetime TV, the nominees were ABC’s “Happy Endings,” HBO’s “Veep” and NBC’s “Whitney” in comedy; NBC’s “Harry’s Law” and TNT’s “Dallas” and “Rizzoli & Isles” in drama. “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO) “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” (Bravo) and “Superfish: Bluefin Tuna” (NatGeo) earned reality TV noms.

Cindy and Alan Horn and Lyn and Norman Lear founded the EMA in 1989.

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