Hamptons Women Honored at the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards

Mariska Hargitay

Congratulations are in order for some strong Hamptons women!

Along with America Ferrera, Samantha Bee and Savannah Guthrie, Sagaponack’s Drew Barrymore and East Hampton’s Mariska Hargitay will be honored at the 42nd annual Gracie Awards on June 6.

The awards, presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, celebrate high-achieving women across all media platforms. The gala benefits the Foundation’s educational programs and scholarships. It will be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Check out the fill list of 2017 Gracie winners below.


America Ferrera, Superstore
Actress in a Leading Role – Comedy or Musical
Universal Television

Donna Lynne Champlin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Actress in a Supporting Role – Comedy or Musical
CBS Television Studios

Mariska Hargitay, Law & Order: SVU
Actress in a Leading Role – Drama
Wolf Entertainment and Universal Television

Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf
Actress in a Supporting Role – Drama
OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

Riley Keough, The Girlfriend Experience
Actress in a Leading Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series
Starz Entertainment

Olivia Colman, The Night Manager
Actress in a Supporting Role – Made for TV Movie or Limited Series
AMC Networks

Drew Barrymore, Odd Mom Out
Actress in a Featured or Guest Role
Bravo Media

Alia Shawkat, Search Party
Actress in a Breakthrough Role

Call the Midwife
Ensemble Cast
Neal Street Production for BBC and PBS

Hairspray Live!
Musical and Ensemble Cast- Grand Award
Universal Television

Renee Cullen

Lisa Quijano Wolfinger, Mercy Street
Producer – Entertainment
Lone Wolf Media and Scott Free for PBS

Stephanie Busari
Producer – News

Denise Contis, Naked and Afraid XL
Producer – Reality
Discovery Channel

Lori McCreary, The Story of God with Morgan Freeman
Producer – Non-Fiction
National Geographic Channel

Robin Roberts, Game Changers with Robin Roberts
On-Air Talent – News or News Magazine
ABC News and Rock’n Robin Productions

Samantha Bee, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
On-Air Talent – Entertainment or Sports

Nelufar Hedayat
Fusion TV

Isobel Yeung, Afghan Woman’s Rights

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
CBS Television Studios

This Is Us
20th Century Fox Television

This Is Life With Lisa Ling
Non-Fiction or Reality

Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel’le
Made for TV Movie

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life
Limited Series
Dorothy Parker Drank Here Productions with Warner Bros. Television

Black Girls Rock!
Special or Variety
BET Networks

The View
Talk Show – Entertainment
ABC Television Network

Talk Show – News

All The Way Back: The Story of Emily Fogle
Sports Feature
CBS Sports Network

The Powerpuff Girls
Family Series
Cartoon Network

Nick News with Linda Ellerbee
Family Series- Grand Award
Nickelodeon in association with Lucky Duck Productions

He Named Me Malala
National Geographic Channel

The Killing Machine, 60 Minutes
Hard News Feature
CBS News

“Hidden Figures”: Women of NASA
Soft News Feature
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

The Women of Silicon Valley
Interview Series

Brock Turner Case
News Series
CBS News

Outside the Lines: Baylor Rape Crisis
Investigative Feature

Between Breaths: A Story of Anxiety, Addiction, Hope, ABC News 20/20
Interview Feature- Grand Award
ABC News

Chessy Prout, the St. Paul’s Accuser, Savannah Guthrie
Interview Feature


Adell Coleman, SiriusXM Urban View
Producer- National
SiriusXM Radio

Cheree Carter
Host/Personality- National
Cumulus Media

Kelly Ford, Ty, Kelly and Chuck
Co-host- National
Cumulus Media

A Date with the First Lady, Cafe Mocha Radio
Special- National
Miles Ahead Broadcasting

GMA After Hours
Talk Show- National
ABC Radio

Sandyland: On the M Train
Interview Feature- National
SiriusXM Radio

Cheree Carter
Imaging- National
Cumulus Media

McVay Minute and J:30
Public Service Announcement- National
Dawson McAllister Association

Two Little Bombs, Leila Fadel
News Feature- National

Meara Sharma, Kidnapped
Producer- Non-Commercial Syndicated
On the Media, WNYC Studios

Hanna Rosin, Invisibilia
Reporter/Correspondent- Non-Commercial Syndicated
National Public Radio

Stretched: A Working Parents’ Juggling Act, All Things Considered
Public Affairs- Non-Commercial Syndicated
NPR News

Europe Wakes Up To Prospect of Female Terrorists, Eleanor Beardsley
News Feature- Non-Commercial Syndicated
National Public Radio

The Cost Of Crossing, Jasmine Garsd
Investigative Feature- Non-Commercial Syndicated
National Public Radio

Amanda Lindhout – A Gut-Wrenching Call Home, The Current.
Interview Feature- Non-Commercial Syndicated
CBC Radio One

Zika – Mothers in Brazil
Crisis Coverage- Non-Commercial Syndicated
National Public Radio

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