Winners Revealed for the 5th Annual NATPE Unscripted Breakthrough Awards

Winners Revealed for the 5th Annual NATPE Unscripted Breakthrough Awards

The winners of the 5th Annual Unscripted Breakthrough Awards were revealed today during the NATPE MIAMI Marketplace and Conference, which continues until January 24th. Hosted by country-music super-star Kellie Pickler and Emmy Award-winning journalist Ben Aaron, the winners were revealed during a special luncheon ceremony at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.

The NATPE Unscripted Breakthrough Awards are designed to honor programs and celebrate people that broke through the clutter in the preceding year, as well as becoming part of the cultural conversation and generally altering the expectations of what constitutes a reality program.

The 2019 awards were given out in the following categories: Innovation, Competition, Documentary, Docusoap, Factual, and Game Shows.

2019 Unscripted Breakthrough Awards Winners:

COMPETITION WINNER: RuPaul's Drag Race (VH1)

Nominees:

American Ninja Warrior

Big Brother

RuPaul's Drag Race

The Voice

World of Dance

DOCUMENTARY WINNER: RBG (CNN)

Nominees:

Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

RBG

The Staircase

Wild Wild Country

DOCUSOAP WINNER: Born This Way (A&E)

Nominees:

Below Deck

Born This Way

Jersey Shore

The Real Housewives Franchise

Vanderpump Rules

FACTUAL WINNER: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Nominees:

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Real Time with Bill Maher

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

GAME SHOWS WINNER: Ellen's Game of Games (NBC)

Nominees:

Beat Shazam

Celebrity Family Feud

Ellen's Game of Games

Hollywood Game Night

Match Game

INNOVATION WINNER: Live PD (A&E)

Nominees:

Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath

Live PD

Nailed It!

Queer Eye

Wild Wild Country

Celebrating 55 years of service to the ever-evolving global television industry, NATPE inspires the growth and success of content development, creation, production, financing and distribution across all platforms through interdependent marketplaces where industry powers gather to offer insight and make deals. NATPE is the largest U.S. based global content association and a leader in developing international markets and conferences for the entire spectrum of the dynamic content business. For more information, please visit www.natpe.com.



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