‘The Newsroom,’ ‘Parenthood’ among TV Academy Honors recipients

Ray Romano and Lauren Graham in "Parenthood."
(Chris Haston / NBC)

HBO’s “The Newsroom” and NBC’s “Parenthood” are among the productions being honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as programs that have “used the power of television to create social change” and exemplify “television with a conscience.”

The sixth annual Television Academy Honors will be presented May 9 at the Beverly Hills Hotel. The ceremony will be hosted by Dana Delaney (“Body of Proof”).


Other honorees include:

--"Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Smile as Big as the Moon”
--"DL Hughley: The Endangered List”
--"Half The Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide”
--"Hunger Hits Home”
--"Nick News with Linda Ellerbee”
--"One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Loss, Fear & Betrayal”


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