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Great Books Poster

(1993– )

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 1998

Won
Governor's Award

TLC was selected for its ongoing television series, "Great Books", which highlights the relevence ... More

TLC was selected for its ongoing television series, "Great Books", which highlights the relevence of outstanding literature in today's society, and encourages literacy and creative thinking. The series was the idea of John S. Hendricks, founder, chairman and CEO of Discovery Communications, Inc., the parent company of TLC. An advisory panel assembled the The Center for the Book at the Library of Congress assists in selecting titles for the production. The series currently includes 25 titles, each accompanied by teacher's guide book and curriculum kit. TLC's overall mission is to offer people of all ages an enjoyable entertaining way to learn and satisfy their natural curiosity.


Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Main Title Design
Yvonne Gensurowsky (main title designer)
Billy Pittard (main title designer)

ALMA Awards 1998

Nominated
ALMA Award
Outstanding Made-for-Television Documentary
For episode "Cervantes' Don Quixote".

CableACE Awards 1995

Nominated
CableACE
Editing a Documentary Special or Series
Barbara Burst
Ralph E. Quattrucci III
Learning Channel (TLC), The
For episode "Frankenstein: Making of the Monster"
Writing a Documentary Special
Martin Killeen
Jonathan Ward
Learning Channel (TLC), The
For episode "Origin of Species: Beyond Genesis"
Educational or Instructional Special or Series
Tim Cowling (executive producer)
John B. Ford (executive producer)
Nancy LeBrun (series producer)
Anne Hubbell Lustig (associate producer)
Eugenie Vink (producer)
Jonathan Ward (senior producer)
Denise Schrier Cetta (associate producer)
Sharon King (coordinating producer)
Learning Channel (TLC), The
For episode "Alice in Wonderland"

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