Multichannel News
May 12, 2003

Five Cable Shows Get Prism Awards

By Simon Applebaum

Five cable programs were given Prism Awards Friday night in Los Angeles for their accurate depiction of drug, alcohol or tobacco use and its consequences.

Not in the winner's circle: FX, which will present the event on TV for the first time since its launch in 1997.

The honored productions:

Also, theatrical release Skins, funded in part by Starz Encore Group, LLC received the feature-film award.

FX will carry the Prism Awards May 25 at 6 p.m. EST.

The awards are organized and presented by Entertainment Industries Council, INc., in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Institute on Drug Abuse.