The Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors is celebrating six programs that have used their influence to cause cultural shifts, including Black-ish and Transparent. Black-ish creator Kenya Barris told ET how one of the show's most personal episodes came about.
Star Jeffrey Tambor took home a Golden Globe for his portrayal of a parent in their 70s that comes out to his family as a transgender woman. In addition to Tambor's distinction, the show has also been given the AFI award for TV Program of the Year and the GLAAD Media award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
Other shows being recognized by the Television Academy Honors include E:60 Dream On: Stories of Boston's Strongest, The Normal Heart, Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert and Virunga. Emmy winner Dana Delany will host the event for the seventh consecutive year at the Montage Beverly Hills.