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by Allyson Koerner
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Photo: Environmental Media Association


Documentaries, television shows and movies will be honored once again at the 2011 Environmental Media Association Awards.

Held on Oct. 15 at Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, Calif. the EMA will select winners for their roles in shaping how people think and act about sustainable lifestyles.

This year feature nominees went to ‘Rio,’ ‘The Other Guys’ and ‘Yogi Bear.’ The documentary noms include ‘Carbon Nation’ from Earth School Educational Foundation, ‘African Cats’ from Disneynature, ‘Revenge of the Electric Car’ from WestMidWest Prods. and ‘Saving Pelican 895’ from Vermillion Films for HBO Documentary Films.

“It’s rewarding to see the continued commitment by all our nominees to include environmental messaging in storylines and exciting to see the impact it’s had and continues to have on our culture,” EMA prexy Debbie Levin said.

In the episodic comedy television category the following shows are honored: Fox’s ‘Futurama,’ TV Land’s ‘Hot in Cleveland’ and Showtime’s ‘Nurse Jackie.’ Episodic dramas include ABC’s ‘Body of Proof’ and CBS’ ‘CSI’ and ‘The Good Wife.’

Reality TV was not left out and noms went to HGTV’s ‘HGTV Green Home 2011,’ NBC’s ‘The Biggest Loser’ and HBO’s ‘Real Time With Bill Maher.’ Nominations for children’s TV are Nickelodeon’s ‘Bubble Guppies’ and Disney Channel’s ‘Fish Hooks’ and ‘Zeke and Luther.

Are you excited to see who takes home the awards? Be sure to keep an eye out in October when the awards are handed out.

About Allyson Koerner

Allyson Koerner first found her love of writing while attending Westminster College in Pennsylvania, and that passion evolved while she was earning her Master's in Print & Multimedia Journalism at Boston's Emerson College. She's an experienced writer dabbling in all things vegan, green, entertainment and TV-related. Feel free to keep tabs on her over at Twitter: @AllysonKoerner.

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