The PGA Awards is about to have a good time Mindy Kaling with a prestigious honor. The prolific screenwriter, actress, producer, and author has been named as this 12 months’s recipient of the Guild’s Norman Lear Achievement Award. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed the information.
Given in recognition of a producer or producing workforce for his or her physique of labor on the small display, the award counts Shonda Rhimes (“Gray’s Anatomy,” “Bridgerton”), Marta Kauffman (“Buddies,” “Grace and Frankie”), and Amy Sherman-Palladino (“Gilmore Women,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”) amongst its earlier honorees.
Kaling will obtain the award on the thirty fourth annual PGA Awards, set to happen February 25.
“It’s such an honor to be requested to obtain the Norman Lear Award, a prize named after the prolific and groundbreaking producer I’m so impressed by. To be included on this prestigious group of previous recipients is humbling, and I’m so grateful to the Producers Guild for this recognition,” stated Kaling.
PGA presidents Stephanie Allain and Donald De Line added, “Comedy can break boundaries and push tradition ahead; Mindy Kaling‘s immense contributions to the tv comedy panorama are prime examples of this reality. Kaling is thought for her trailblazing work on ‘The Workplace,’ a extensively liked and infinitely rewatchable up to date traditional, but it surely’s her work producing sequence from numerous feminine views that’s reshaping the business. From ‘The Mindy Mission,’ to ‘By no means Have I Ever,’ to ‘The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women,’ Kaling has confirmed simply how a lot audiences have been craving humorous, relatable tales about characters we’ve not often see as tv protagonists. We’re so joyful to current her with the Norman Lear Award at this 12 months’s PGA Awards ceremony.”
Kaling is a six-time Emmy nominee whose producing credit embrace “The Workplace,” “The Mindy Mission,” “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women,” and “By no means Have I Ever.” She co-created the latter three sequence. She had a supporting position on “The Workplace” and led “The Mindy Mission.” Kaling produced and wrote 2019’s “Late Evening,” a comedy concerning the first feminine TV author employed by a late-night host. She co-starred with Emma Thompson within the movie. She was final seen within the second season of Apple TV+ drama “The Morning Present,” which she has a recurring position in.