GRB's doc series 'Intervention' gets Prism nomination

MUMBAI: GRB Entertainment US has announced that the series Intervention, produced by GRB Entertainment for A&E Network, has been nominated for a Prism Award.

Recipients will be announced at an awards presentation tomorrow 27 April at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The presentation will air at a later date on FX Network.

The awards reflect the entertainment industry's growing commitment to fighting substance abuse and addiction through accurate depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction in film, television, video, music and comic book entertainment.

Intervention is a 12 episode one hour documentary show that tackles the subject of addiction head-on. Each episode profiles addicts who are about to face the toughest choice of their lives: enter treatment immediately or be cut off from society.

The individuals profiled on Intervention are a cross-section of America. They are lawyers, mothers, students, artists and athletes. Some of these addicts once had great wealth, others beauty, talent and big dreams. But all share one thing: an addiction that is destroying their lives and straining their families and friends to the breaking point. Though each intervention is unique, all have one simple goal - get the addict into treatment now.

For comedy series, the nominees are All of Us' episode The Spy Who Smoked Me, Everybody Loves Raymond's episode Pat's Secret, One on One's episode Glug Glug, Reba's episode Where There's Smoke and Saturday Night Live's - Good Morning Meth.

The drama series nominees are House's episode Hunting, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit's episode Blood, The O.C. episode The Dearly Beloved, Strong Medicine episode We Wish You a Merry Cryst Meth and the Without a Trace episode Off the Tracks.

The musical Rent and Walk The Line which deals with the life of country music legend Johnny cash are competing in the movie category. For performance in a film, the nominees are Rosario Dawson for Rent, Anne Hathaway for Havoc, Joaquin Phoenix for Walk the Line, Christina Ricci for Prozac Nation and Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line.

The television movie or miniseries nominees are Ambulance Girl, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorised Story of Mork and Mindy,Lackawanna Blues, Mom at Sixteen and Riding the Bus With My Sister.

These awards are presented by the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services.

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