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Awards Luncheon: Thursday, FEB. 6
ThreeSixty NYC


The Cynopsis Best Of The Best Awards salute excellence in national TV programming, from writing and directing to casting and hosting. In addition, we recognize outstanding achievement across teams, platforms, and overall merit in social good initiatives and kids programming.


Guest Presenters

  • David Osmond

    Actor and Musician, Host of Wonderama
  • Angela Robinson

    Actress and the star of OWN’s “The Haves And The Have Nots
  • Matt Fraser and Alexa Papigiotis

  • Megan Stalter

    Comedian, National Lampoon Radio Hour: The Podcast
  • Cody Harris & Booger Brown

    Cowboys and stars of INSP’s original series: The Cowboy Way



Best Adventure Reality Series

  • Crikey! It's the IrwinsAnimal Planet
  • Ocean Treks with Jeff CorwinLitton Entertainment
  • Rock the ParkLitton Entertainment & Tremendous! Entertainment
  • The Great Food Truck RaceFood Network
  • Turquoise FeverINSP

Best App for Kids

  • Kiri and Lou: Hide and SeekStretchy Ltd and Yowza Animation Corp
  • PinnaPinna, LLC

Best Chef-Based Food Reality Series

  • 30 Minute MealsFood Network
  • Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a ProFood Network
  • Giada's Holiday HandbookFood Network
  • Girl Meets FarmFood Network
  • Martha BakesPBS
  • Trisha's Southern KitchenFood Network
  • Valerie's Home CookingFood Network

Best Competition-based Reality Series

  • American Ninja Warrior JuniorUniversal Kids
  • Beat Bobby FlayFood Network
  • Buddy Vs. DuffFood Network
  • Guy's Grocery GamesFood Network
  • La VozNBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
  • Supermarket StakeoutFood Network

Best Documentary Series

  • Blue World- Kids CentralCondista
  • Dangerous Waters- Kids CentralCondista
  • Going From BrokeChicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
  • RuPaul's Drag Race's Portrait of a Queen Season 2VH1
  • SerengetiDiscovery Channel

Best Documentary Special

  • Althea & ArthurCBS Sports Network
  • Apollo: Missions to the Moon1895 Films
  • Dirty John, The Dirty TruthOxygen
  • On Va Continuer! The Lost Bayou Ramblers RockumentaryTV5MONDE USA
  • The Roar of '84Fox Sports Detroit / FS1

Best Family-focused Reality Series

  • A New LeafLitton Entertainment
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul's Being DadChicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment
  • Hearts of HeroesLitton Entertainment
  • Kids Baking ChampionshipFood Network

Best Holiday/Stunt Programming

  • Halloween WarsFood Network
  • Holiday Baking ChampionshipFood Network
  • Jersey Shore's The Night Before JerzdayMTV
  • LGBTQ State of the Union with Billy PorterLogo
  • Ultimate Thanksgiving ChallengeFood Network

Best Online Interactive Game for Kids

  • Cyberchase: Railway HeroThirteen/WNET
  • PinnaPinna, LLC
  • Tag With RyanPocket.watch

Best Preschool Series

  • Cool SchoolDriver Studios
  • Dragon- Kids CentralCondista
  • Ryan's Mystery PlaydatePocket.watch
  • Yoyo- Kids CentralCondista

Best Public Service Announcement

  • AMC Networks Black History Month PSA CampaignAMC Networks
  • Don't Retire, KidESPN
  • Save Our MomsMTV

Best Series for Kids 5-11

  • Flicks + SticksDriver Studios
  • WonderamaWonderama Entertainment Holdings
  • Mind Blowing Breakthroughs- Kids CentralCondista
  • Pincode- Kids CentralCondista
  • The Wild Adventures Of Blinky Bill- Kids CentralCondista

Best Short form Content

  • Chase Wiley Feels The PressureWonderama
  • HobbyKids AdventuresPocket.watch
  • How The Rock got a word into the dictionaryWWE
  • Patricio Manuel: A Fighter's ChanceCBS Sports Network
  • Weathering Memories: D-Day Veterans Relive Weather History and the WarAccuWeather Network
  • Your Childhood in 276 SecondsNickelodeon

Best Tween Series

  • Did I Mention Invention?Litton Entertainment
  • WonderamaWonderama Entertainment Holdings
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • The Dark Crystal: Age of ResistanceThe Jim Henson Company
  • The Henry Ford's Innovation NationLitton Entertainment

Best Food Reality Series

  • Carnival EatsCooking Channel
  • MasterChef Latino Season 2NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises
  • Nailed ItNetflix
  • The Best Thing I Ever AteCooking Channel
  • Top ChefBravo

Best Lifestyle Reality Series

  • Brunch with Tiffany Season 2VH1
  • MTV No Filter: Tana Turns 21MTV
  • Twin My Heart with The Merrell TwinsAwesomeness
  • Vacation Rental PotentialChicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment

Best Nature-Focused Preschool Series

  • Dinosaur TrainThe Jim Henson Company in association with Sparky Animation
  • Kiri and LouStretchy Ltd and Yowza Animation Corp
  • Maya The Bee- Kids CentralCondista
  • Norman PicklestripesUniversal Kids
  • 40 Days: Canelo Vs. JacobsSJR
  • My Son/Daughter is a WWE SuperstarWWE
  • WWE ChronicleWWE


Best Ad-Supported Cable Network

  • AccuWeather NetworkAccuWeather Network
  • Cooking ChannelDiscovery, Inc.
  • Food NetworkDiscovery, Inc.
  • Ingles para Todos- CondistaCONDISTA
  • Kids CentralCondista

Best Social Good Partnership

  • 5BRogers & Cowan
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • The Caring TreeGlass Entertainment Group/Upworthy

Best TV/Video Host

  • Alex GuarnaschelliSupermarket Stakeout/Food Network
  • Alton BrownGood Eats/Food Network
  • Bobby FlayBeat Bobby Flay/Food Network
  • Hosts of Ovation's Inside the Actors StudioOvation TV
  • Hunter MarchSugar Rush
  • Ted AllenChopped/Food Network

Best Philanthropic Campaign

  • Beat Cancer Like a BossAmerican Cancer Society
  • Desocupar los Albergues / Clear the Shelters 2019WSCV Telemundo 51
  • EarthRogers and Cowan

Marketing Campaigns

Best Awareness Campaign: Children-Focused

  • Axe Men #AXEpressyourself CampaignMindshare, Content+
  • Mission UnstoppableLitton Entertainment
  • Shred Hate, Choose KindnessESPN, X Games and Major League Baseball
  • SpongeBob Birthday CampaignNickelodeon

Best Branded Campaign for Digital, Broadcast or Cable TV

  • "Hit Your Targets" with a4 Mediaa4Media
  • Hallmark Channel Countdown to ChristmasCrown Media Family Networks
  • J.P. Morgan Asset ManagementNBCUniversal
  • Sun Puffs & TODAY: Reaching the Label BreakerNBCUniversal
  • The Art of CleanGlass Entertainment Group/Upworthy
  • Tubi Out-of-Home Brand CampaignTubi
  • Viacom Velocity x Toyota Corolla: 2019 MTV VMAsViacom Velocity

Best Branded Integration for Digital, Broadcast, or Cable TV

  • 20th Century Fox Alita: Battle Angel & SYFYNBCUniversal
  • The Universal ChallengeViacom Velocity
  • Discovery, Inc. x Target What We're Loving CampaignDiscovery, Inc.
  • Toyota & SYFY: Deadly ClassNBCUniversal
  • Viacom Velocity x Toyota Corolla: 2019 MTV VMAsViacom Velocity

Best Diversity Awareness Campaign

  • AMC Networks Black History Month PSA CampaignAMC Networks
  • Project #ShowUsPublicis Sapient
  • Rising, a Love Has No Labels (LHNL) campaign from The Ad Council, in Partnership with XandrXandr
  • RuPaul's #DragRacePrideVH1
  • Women in HistorySmithsonian Channel
  • Women Worth WatchingUnited States Tennis Association
  • WWE Superstars stand for Pride MonthWWE

Best Marketing Campaign for a TV Series, Special or Movie

  • All That LaunchNickelodeon
  • Friends 25th Anniversary CampaignWarner Bros. Television
  • Henry Danger: The Musical LaunchNickelodeon
  • Top Gear: The Ultimate CollectionMotorTrend/Discovery

Best Multiplatform Branded Campaign

  • Citi & TODAY: Celebrating Female TrailblazersNBCUniversal
  • JoJo Siwa on Amazon Prime DayViacom
  • Mavericks with Ari MelberNBCUniversal
  • Mtn Dew Do Your Other ThingViacom Velocity
  • New York InterconnectNew York Interconnect

Best Social Good Awareness Campaign

  • 5BRogers & Cowan
  • Emilia Clarke x Omaze for SameYouOmaze
  • Feel More Like YouGlass Entertainment Group/Upworthy
  • Helping Hands for Homeless VetsWonderama Entertainment Holdings
  • Targeting Unintentional Gun Violence in the Home – An AdCouncil Safety Campaign in Partnership with XandrXandr
  • The Lion King Protect the Pride CampaignThe Walt Disney Company
  • Women Worth WatchingUnited States Tennis Association

Best Social Media Campaign

  • Countdown to Christmas 2018Crown Media
  • Farewell Jersey CampaignbeIN SPORTS
  • M&M's HazelnutNBCUniversal
  • MTV's The Hills: New BeginningsMTV
  • SpongeBob 20th CampaignNickelodeon

Best Use of Video/Social Promotion

  • Degree Bench MovesMindshare
  • JoJo Siwa on Amazon Prime DayViacom
  • Upfronts 2018Crown Media
  • Women in HistorySmithsonian Channel

Spotlight Awards


Registration Deadline
January 16, 2020

Price Before Jan 16:

  • Single Admission: $499/seat
  • Table of 10: $4,599/table
Late Deadline
January 23, 2020

Price After Jan 16:

  • Single Admission: $599/seat
  • Table of 10: $5,599/table

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