Annual Awards Dinner

37TH ANNUAL CAUCUS AWARDS DINNER

Producers Honor, Carolyn Strauss, Game of Thrones, Chernobyl

Writers Honor, Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin, Escape from Dannemora

Directors Honor, Amy York Rubin, Dead to Me

Executive of the Year, Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime

Lifetime Achievement Award, Paul Miller, Executive Producer, Director

Industry Icon Award, Edward James Olmos

Distinguished Service Award, Michael Berk, Executive Producer, Baywatch

Chair’s Award, Dr. Edna Sims, ESP Public Relations

1st Place Gold Circle Award, Aaron Fink, Chapman University, “Rust”

2nd Place Gold Circle Award, Kelly Pike, UCLA, “Undercut”

Television/New Media Award, USC, Gail Katz, Faculty Mentor, Ex. Prod, Name, Name, Name “Side Effects”

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Photo L-R: Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin, Writers Honor; Dr. Edna Sims, Chairs’s Award; James Pickens, Jr., Host; Carolyn Strauss, Producers Award; Edward James Olmos, Industry Icon Award; Michael Berk, Distinguished Service Award; Gary Levine, Executive of the Year.

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn Photography

Caucus 37th Annual Awards Dinner Recipients
Caucus 37th Annual Awards Dinner Recipients

Caucus Foundation, Television/New Media Award, USC, “Side Effects”

Photo L-R: Gail Katz, Name, Name, Name

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn Photography

36th Annual Caucus Awards Dinner Winners
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36TH ANNUAL CAUCUS AWARDS DINNER

Producer of the Year, Eric Overmeyer, Bosch

Writer of the Year, Bruce Miller, The Handmaids Tale

Directors of the Year, David Leveaux & Alex Raudzinski, Jesus Christ Superstar

Executive of the Year, Sandra Stern, President, Lionsgate Television Group

Lifetime Achievement Award, Chas. Floyd Johnson, NCIS, Executive Producer

Entertainers of the Year Award, Joseph “Rev Run” & Justine Simmons,

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Distinguished Service Award, Jake Rademacher, Producer/Actor

Chair’s Award, Penny Rieger, Caucus Foundation Administrator

1st Place Gold Circle Award, John Sayage, Chapman University, “Est es tu Cuba”

2nd Place Gold Circle Award, John Cerrito, UCLA, “The Way You Look Tonight”

Television/Nw Media Award, USC, Gail Katz, Faculty Mentor, Sam Frickleton, Ex. Prod, Madison Stevens, Ex. Prod, Katherine Aquino, Ex. Prod, “Coventry”

Photo L-R: Eric Overmyer; Producer of the Year for Bosch, Bruce Mil-ler; Writer of the Year for The Handmaid’s Tale, and Alex Rudzinski; Director of the Year for Jesus Christ Superstar

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn Photography

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Photo L-R: Jake Rademacher, Director & Producer, award-winning Brothers at War film, Sandra Stern, President, Lionsgate Tel-evision Group, Joseph “Rev Run” of RUN DMC & Justine Simmons, Penny Rieger, Caucus Controller and Foundation Administrator and Chas. Floyd Johnson, Executive Producer, CBS’s NCIS series

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn Photography

Photo L-R: Tanya Hart, John Cerrito, 2nd Place Gold Circle Student Award Winner; UCLA for The Way You Look Tonight, John Sayage, 1st Place Gold Circle Student Award Winner; Chapman University for Esta es tu Cuba and Robert Papazian

Photo Credit: Steve Cohn Photography

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Beverly Hills, CA – The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors’ 36th Annual Caucus Awards Dinner was a fabulous night at The Skirball Cultural Center. The full house of Hollywood’s elite enjoyed an enchanted evening of watching their peers receive honors in the television industry. Co-chairs Robert Papazian and Tanya Hart, along with Executive Producer Chuck Fries, Vice Chairs/Producers Vin Di BonaDennis Doty and Jim Hirsch, and Executive Director Deborah Leoni produced a memorable awards show.

Past Awards Recipients

Over the past 40 years, The Caucus has honored the best Producers, Writers & Directors in the television business

PRODUCERS
Charles Floyd Johnson
Chuck Lorre
David E. Kelley
David Milch
Dean Hargrove
Dick Wolf
Don Bellisario
Gerald Abrams
Gil Cates
Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa
Jerry Bruckheimer
John Wells
Marian Rees
Marta Kauffmann,
Howard J. Morris
Nigel Lythgoe
Noah Hawley
P. Attanasio, Katie Jacobs
Robert & Michelle King
Robert Halmi, Sr.
Steven J. Cannell
Suzanne de Passe

WRITERS
Aaron Sorkin
Allan Burns
Bill Blinn
David Chase
David E. Kelley
Ed Zwick/M. Herskovitz
Fay Kanin
Gary Goldberg
Graham Yost
Greg Berlanti
James Duff
Jenji Kohan
Joel Surnow
John Gay
John McGreevey
Larry Gelbart
Lee Daniels/Danny Strong
Leonard Stern
Lionel Chetwynd
Matt Nix
Robert & Michelle King

DIRECTORS
Alex Grave
Alex Rudzinski
Daniel Petrie, Sr.
David Nutter
Frank Pierson
Gail Mancuso
Gene Reynolds
Gil Cates
Jack Bender
James Burrows
Jay Roach
Jay Sandrich
Joe Sargent
Lesli Linka Glatter
Mark Rydell
Michael Apted
Michael Zinberg
Paris Barclay
Steve Binder
Thomas Carter
Thomas Schlamme