Hamilton’s America, the film about the creation of the Broadway musical Hamilton, has been nominated for a television production award by the Producers Guild of America.
The PGA Awards will be given January 28 in Los Angeles. The documentary nominations were announced in November, and the film nominations will be announced January 10. Though a documentary, Hamilton’s America was listed among TV nominees because it aired on PBS.
The film was recognized in the category for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television. Competing against the making-of special is 30 for 30 (season 7) produced by Connor Schell, John Dahl, Libby Geist, Bill Simmons, Erin Leyden, Gentry Kirby, Andrew Billman, Marquis Daisy, Deirdre Fenton; 60 Minutes (Seasons 48, 49) currently being vetted for individual producer eligibility; Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown (Seasons 5-8) produced by Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig; Making a Murderer (Season 1) currently being vetted for individual producer eligibility. Hamilton’s America is also currently under review for individual producer eligibility.
Also of note, National Endowment for the Arts: United States of Arts was nominated for Outstanding Digital Series.