Deadline’s PGA Awards Live BlogDeadline — Geoff Boucher and Matt Grobar
The Producers Guild’s 31st annual PGA Awards on Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium was the firsts of the major guild gauntlets of the movie-awards season that includes Sunday night’s SAG Awards, followed by the DGAs and WGAs.
The PGA named 1917 the winner of its marquee Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, topping the list in a category in which all 10 films nominated this year include all nine Oscar Best Picture nominees.
The night also included four wins for HBO programs (Succession, Chernobyl, Leaving Neverland and Last Week Tonight) and speeches from honorees including Netflix’s Ted Sarandos (Milestone Award); Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner of Plan B (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures); Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television); Oscar winner Octavia Spencer (Visionary Award); and Lionsgate’s awards-season pic Bombshell (The Stanley Kramer Award).
Here’s how it went down: