Joan Rivers, Julia Roberts Among Nominees for 16th WOMEN'S IMAGE NETWORK Awards

The Hollywood Reporter reports that Joan Rivers is among the nominees of the 16th Annual Women's Image Network Awards (WIN). The late comedian joins SCANDAL executive producer Shonda Rhimes, and actress Julia Roberts on the list of women being recognized for their work in film and television.

The winners will be announced on Sunday, Dec. 14, in Southern California.

The complete list of nominees follows:

Documentary Film

Running From Crazy

Private Violence

E! Entertainment Special: Brooke Burket-Charvet

Beyond Candid with Giulana: Demi Lovato

Comedy Series

Melissa & Joey - "Right Time, Right Place"

New Girl - "All In"

Getting On - "Born On The Fourth Of July"

Modern Family - "Under Pressure"

Actress Comedy Series

Joan Rivers, Fashion Police - "September Issue"

Julie Bowen, Modern Family - "Under Pressure"

Zooey Deschanel, NEW GIRL - "The Last Wedding"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep - "Crate"

Made-for-TV Movie / Mini-Series

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

The Trip to Bountiful

American Horror Story: Coven

Fargo

Actress Made-for-TV Movie / Miniseries

Julia Roberts, The Normal Heart

Whoopi Goldberg, A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Cicely Tyson, The Trip to Bountiful

Michelle Trachtenberg, Killing Kennedy

Emma Roberts, American Horror Story: Coven

Allison Tolman, Fargo

Reality Series

Iyanla: Fix My Life - "Fix My Football Star Life"

Vice - "The Pink Gang Rebellion"

Cold Justice - "Gone"

Welcome To Sweetie Pie's - "Fools RUSH In"

Total Divas - "Wedding Mania"

Actress Reality Series

Heidi Klum, Project Runway

Giuliana Rancic, Giuliana & Bill

Yolanda Foster, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

Chelsea Handler, Chelsea Lately

Drama Series

Scandal - "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner"

Bates Motel - "The Immutable Truth"

Switched At Birth - "Uprising"

The Fosters - "I Do"

Witches Of East End - "Pilot"

Sleepy Hollow - "Pilot"

Actress Drama Series

Diane Kruger, The Bridge - "Pilot"

Lena Headey, Game Of Thrones - "The Lion And The Rose"

Vera Farmiga, BATES MOTEL - "The Immutable Truth"

Kathryn Winnick, VIKINGS - "Unforgiven"

Katey Sagal, SONS OF ANARCHY - "A Mother's Work"

Film Produced by a Woman

Mary Lisio, Teri Weinberg - Killing Kennedy

Barbara Kopple - Running From Crazy

Ann Druyan - Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey

Cynthia Hill - Private Violence

Drama Series Produced by a Woman

Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers Scandal - "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner"

Becky Hartman Edwards, Anne Keeney, Joy Gregory, Switched At Birth - "Uprising"

Susanna Fogel, Joni Lefkowitz, Chasing Life - "Pilot"

Kerry Ehrin, Bates Motel - "The Immutable Truth"

Meredith Stiehm, The Bridge - "Pilot"

Joanna Johnson, Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Christine Sacani, for The Fosters - "I Do"

Comedy Series Produced by a Woman

Paula Hart, Melissa Joan Hart, Jennifer Glickman, Melissa & Joey - "Right Time, Right Place"

Kathryn Takis, Pam Healey, Lisa Shannon, Eric & Jessie: Game On - "Episode 206"

Lisa Bacon, Melissa Rivers, Fashion Police - "September Issue"

Comedy Series Directed by a Woman

Allison Liddi Brown, Scandal - "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner"

Becky Martin, Veep - "Fishing"

Nancy Hower, Quick Draw - "Wedding Bells"

Alisa Statman, Modern Family - "The Wedding Part 2"

Comedy Series Written by a Woman

Lena Dunham, Girls - "Two Plane Rides"

Elaine Ko, Modern Family - "Under Pressure"

Heidi Clements, Baby Daddy - "The Bet"

Jennifer Glickman, Melissa & Joey - "Right Time, Right Place"

Megan Ganz, Modern Family - "The Wedding Part 2"

Liz Meriwether, Kay Cannon, New Girl - "Nerd"

Drama Series Directed by a Woman

Zetna Fuentes, Switched At Birth - "Have You Really the Courage"

Chandra Wilson, Grey's Anatomy - "Do You Know"

Heather Mitchell, Scandal - "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner"

Lesli Linka Glatter, The Newsroom - "Willie Pete"

Drama Series Written by a Woman

Lizzy Weiss, Switched At Birth - "Uprising"

Joanna Johnson, The Fosters - "Vigil"

Nkechi Okoro-Carroll, Bones - "The Ghost in the Killer"

Stacy McKee, Grey's Anatomy - "Do You Know"


About the WIN AWARDS:

WIN works in concert with research, media advocacy and program implementation to promote gender parity. By celebrating dimensional female media images at The WIN Awards, WIN advances its mission to see women attain social and economic equality.

The WIN Awards (the women's image awards) are an international juried awards show that encourages men and women to create dimensional female media images. By drawing attention and viewers to witness important and entertaining media, we encourage people to value, respect and honor women and girls.The WIN Awards

The WIN Awards show is a one of a kind international media event which gathers film and television writers, producers, directors, actors and others. In addition to honoring illustrious individuals whose work promotes gender parity, The WIN Awards also celebrate dozens of nominated films, shows, directors, writers, actors and producers whose work has been submitted to its jury and which has been nominated in 15 categories.

The WIN Awards celebrate both men and women in the media who promote gender parity through both their creativity and leadership. According to WIN founder, actress and producer, Phyllis Stuart, "We produce The WIN Awards so that women and girls will achieve social and economic parity. The media is a most potent tool to advance gender parity. Because if women and girls are portrayed well in the media, girls and women everywhere may one day be well-treated".

While historically The WIN Awards were presented only to invited individuals, in 2002 television broadcasters and film studios began submitting their outstanding work to The WIN Awards be adjudicated on a competitive basis by an illustrious and professional entertainment industry jury. Today, The WIN Awards show has grown into an international juried show with work evaluated based on both artistic excellence and on its ability to forward WIN's mission: "To Foster a World Where Everyone WINs®"

For more information visit: http://www.thewinawards.com/history.html

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos

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