The Half The Sky documentary that was show on PBS last year, featuring Meg as one of the co-presenters together with several other actresses, has been chosen as one of the honorees for the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors.
“The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences today announced the honorees for the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors. Celebrating “Television With A Conscience,” this year’s honorees are A Smile as Big as The Moon, D.L. Hughley: The Endangered List, Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide, Hunger Hits Home, The Newsroom, Nick News with Linda Ellerbee, One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss & Betrayal and Parenthood. The Awards, honoring television programs that aired January 1 – December 31, 2012, will be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on May 9th and hosted by Emmy® Award-winning actress Dana Delany.(…)
(…) Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (PBS) – Traveling with intrepid New York Times reporter Nicholas Kristof and A-list celebrity activists (America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde), this two-part documentary introduces women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable, and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation. This inspiring program is based on the book of the same title by Pulitzer Prize winner Kristof and his wife Sheryl WuDunn (…).”