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Vice-depiction Prism noms announced

Awards fete accurate portrayals of drug, alcohol use

See Nominees List

“City of God,” “Thirteen,” “21 Grams,” “Wonderland” and “Love and Diane” will compete for the Entertainment Industries Council’s top Prism prize for theatrical feature film at the eighth annual Prism Awards on April 29.

The list of 100 nominees for the kudocast, to be held at the Hollywood Palladium, were announced Tuesday. Show will be televised May 16 on the FX Network.

Prisms fete the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction in movies, television, video, music, interactive and comicbook entertainment.

Benicio Del Toro (“21 Grams”), Holly Hunter (“Thirteen”) and Dylan McDermott (“Wonderland”) are among those nominated in the thesp pool.

As for the studio/production shingle count, 20th Century Fox leads the way with 11 nominations. Others nominated include Paramount (nine), Universal (eight), Warner Bros. (six) plus David E. Kelley Prods. and Steven Bochco Prods. (three each).

Nommed for two each are Lions Gate, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, Wolf Films, Greenblatt-Janollari, John Wells Prods., Hallmark Entertainment, LMNO Prods., Acme Prods. and Tannenbaum; Miramax has one nom.

Lifetime led the networks with 11 nominations, followed by ABC (nine); NBC (eight); CBS and E! Entertainment (six each); Discovery (four); HBO, MTV and Showtime (three each); UPN (two); and Fox, MSNBC, AMC and ESPN (one each).

And the nominees are…

THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM
“City of God” (Miramax Films)
“Love and Diane” (Chilmark Productions/Independent Television Service/Women Make Movies)
“Thirteen” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/Working Title Films/Antidote Films/Michael London Productions)
“21 Grams” (Focus Features/That is That/Y Productions/23 Films LLC)
“Wonderland” (Lions Gate Films)

PERFORMANCE IN A THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM
Benicio Del Torro, “21 Grams”
Holly Hunter, “Thirteen”
Dylan McDermott, “Wonderland”
Nikki Reed, “Thirteen”
Evan Rachel Wood, “Thirteen”

FILM FESTIVAL
“Beautiful Kid” (MC Productions/Last Run LLC)
“Happy Hour” (Davis Entertainment Filmworks/O’Hara-Klein)
“Junked” (A.J. Productions/Harley House/Junked LLC/Hollywood Independents)
“Swimming Upstream” (Media Entertainment Inc./Echelon Entertainment)

TELEVISION COMEDY SERIES EPISODE
“Girlfriends,” Blood is Thicker Than Liquor (Paramount Network Television/ Grammet Productions/Happy Camper Productions/UPN)
“Grounded for Life,” Henry’s Been Working for the Drug Squad (Carsey Werner Mandabach/Tujunga Productions/The WB Television Network)
“Half & Half,” The Big Hit It and Quit It Episode (Sister Lee Productions/Eye Productions/ UPN)
“Reba,” Calling the Pot Brock (20th Century Fox Television/Acme Productions/Bee Caves Road Productions/The WB Television Network)
“Run of the House,” Where There’s Smoke (Warner Bros. Television/The Tannenbaum Co./ Two Out Rally Productions/ The WB Television Network.)

PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION COMEDY EPISODE
Ted Danson, “Becker”
Joseph Lawrence, “Run of the House”
Donal Logue, “Grounded for Life”
Reba McIntyre, “Reba”

TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES EPISODE
“Boston Public,” Chapter Sixty-Four (20th Century Fox Television/David E. Kelley Productions/Fox Broadcasting Co.)
“The District,” Acceptable Losses (Universal Television/CBS Productions/Di Novi Pictures/CBS Entertainment)
“Law & Order: SVU,” Choice (Universal Television/Wolf Films/NBC Entertainment)
“NYPD Blue,” I Kid You Not (Steven Bochco Productions/ ABC Entertainment)
“The Practice,” Down the Hatch (20th Century Fox Television/David E. Kelley Productions/ABC Entertainment)

PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES EPISODE
Dennis Franz, “NYPD Blue”
Steve Harris, “The Practice”
Christopher Meloni and Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: SVU”
Craig T. Nelson, “The District”
Lori Petty, “NYPD Blue”

TV DRAMA SERIES MULTI EPISODE STORYLINE
“The Division,” Cradle Will Rock / Radioactive Spiders / Wish You Were Here (Viacom Productions/Lifetime Television)
“Judging Amy,” CSO Hartford / Ex Parte of Five / Into the Fire / Just Say Oops / The Long Goodbye / Looking for Quarters / Marry Marry Quite Contrary (20th Century Fox Television/CBS Productions/Barbara Hall-Joseph Stern Productions/CBS Entertainment)
“Queer as Folk,” Episode #313 / Episode #314 (Tony Jonas Productions/Cowlip Productions/Temple Street Productions/Showtime Networks)
“Six Feet Under,” I’m Sorry, I’m Lost / Twilight (Greenblatt Janollari Studios/Actual Size Inc./HBO Original Programming)
“Third Watch,” Collateral Damage (Warner Bros. Television/John Wells Productions/NBC Entertainment)

PERFORMANCE IN A TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES MULTI-EPISODE STORYLINE
Peter Krause, “Six Feet Under”
Scott Lowell, “Queer as Folk”
Nancy McKeon, “The Division”
Molly Price, “Third Watch”
Kevin Rahm, “Judging Amy”

TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES
“Acts of Worship” (Manifesto Films/Worship Productions/The Sundance Channel)
“A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster” (Larry Thompson Entertainment/Lifetime Television)
“Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story” (Patriarch Pictures/Barnett Bain Productions/Metafilmics/Lifetime Television)
“Kingpin” (Spelling Television/NBC Studios/Knee Deep Productions/NBC Entertainment)
“On Thin Ice” (Once Upon a Time Films/Hallmark Entertainment/Lifetime Television)

PERFORMANCE IN A TV MOVIE OR MINISERIES
Thora Birch, “Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story”
Jason Gedrick, “A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster”
Diane Keaton, “On Thin Ice”
Sheryl Lee, “Kingpin”
Kelly Lynch, “Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story”

TV TEEN NON-FICTION SERIES EPISODE OR SPECIAL
“MTV News Now,” Jack Osbourne: Back From Rehab (MTV News & Documentaries/MTV Network)
“Reality Matters,” Prescription for Trouble (Connecting With Kids/Discovery Health Channel)
“Reality Matters,” Under The Influence (Connecting With Kids/Discovery Health Channel)
“True Life,” I’m a Binge Drinker (MTV News & Documentaries/MTV Network)

TV NEWS MAGAZINE SERIES SEGMENT
“ESPN Sports Center,” May 11, 2003 (ESPN)
“Final Justice with Erin Brockovich,” Date Rape Drugs (LMNO Productions/Lifetime Television)
“Final Justice with Erin Brockovich,” Undercover Mother (LMNO Productions/Lifetime Television)
“20/20,” The Osbournes (ABC News)
“20/20,” Dangerous Rush (ABC News)

TV BIOGRAPHICAL SERIES EPISODE OR SPECIAL
“CMT Inside Fame,” Johnny Cash (Tangible Vision/Country Music Television)
“The E! True Hollywood Story,” Courtney Love (E! Entertainment Television)
“The E! True Hollywood Story,” Lisa Marie Presley (E! Entertainment Television)
“The E! True Hollywood Story,” Richard Pryor (E! Entertainment Television)
“Revealed With Jules Asner,” Yasmine Bleeth (E! Entertainment Television)

TV TALK SHOW SERIES EPISODE
“Dr. Phil,” Family Matters: An Intervention / Family Matters: An Intervention Parts 1 and 2 (Paramount Domestic Television/Harpo, Inc.)
“The John Walsh Show,” Prescription Addictions (NBC Enterprises)
“The Montel Williams Show,” Children of Meth Moms (Paramount Domestic Television/Letnom Productions)
“The Sharon Osbourne Show,” Episode #1014 (Tribune Entertainment Co./Telepictures Productions)
“The View,” June 5, 2003 (Barwall Productions/ABC Daytime)

TV DOCUMENTARY SERIES EPISODE OR SPECIAL
“America Undercover,” Crank: Made in America (HBO Original Programming/Eames Yates Productions)
“High Price of Fame,” Addicted (E! Entertainment Television)
“Hollywood High,” (Radical Media/AMC)
“Medical Profiles,” Gary Busey (Discovery Health Channel)
“MSNBC Special,” No Place Like Home (MSNBC)

DIRECT-TO-VIDEO PRODUCTION
“Anne B. Real” (Universal Studios Home Entertainment/Reve Entertainment Group/Screen Media Films)
“I Don’t Know Jack” (Next Step Studios/Had to Be Made Films, Inc.)
“Interstate 60” (Universal Studios Home Entertainment/Redeemable Features/Fireworks Pictures/CT Productions/Screen Media Films)

MUSIC RECORDING
Beth Hart, “Monkey Back” (Koch Records)
Billy Currington, “Walk a Little Straighter” (Mercury Records/Universal Music Group)
Jane’s Addiction, “Suffer Some” (Capitol Records/EMI Music Group)
Pink, “Save My Life” (Arista Records/BMG Entertainment)
Tracy Byrd, “Drinkin’ Bone” (RCA Records/BMG Entertainment)

MUSIC VIDEO
Billy Currington, “Walk a Little Straighter” (Mercury Records/Universal Music Group)
Johnny Cash – “Hurt” (Anonymous Content/American/Lost Highway/Universal Music Group)
Metallica – “Frantic” (Elektra Entertainment/Warner Music Group)
SHARE – “When Love Rules the World” (SHARE/V-Tone Music/Compendia Records/Join Together)
Three Days of Grace – “I Hate Everything About You” (Jive Records/BMG Entertainment)

COMMUNITY SERVICE EFFORT
“AnimAction Team Awards” (AnimAction/LAUSD/Toon Disney/Fox Kids Network/Kids WB!/Disney Channel/Cartoon Network)
“Face the Issue” (ijane, inc.)
“Find Your Freedom from Smoking” (Angelsmith, Inc./American Lung Association)
“Kick Ash!” (Envy Records)
“NBC’s The More You Know” (NBC Television Network)

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