News and entertainment media were honored for their reporting and portrayals of animal protection issues at the The Humane Society of the United States' 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards, Saturday.
Comedy Central's The Colbert Report won the Sid Caesar Comedy Award for satirizing bullfighters.
How To Train Your Dragon received Outstanding Feature Film for its inspiring message about tolerance and respect for all living creatures.
HBO's True Blood picked up Outstanding Dramatic Series for a unique storyline about a shape-shifter abused through dogfighting.
The Oprah Winfrey Show took the Outstanding Talk Show award for two animal-themed shows spotlighting Japan's dolphin slaughter, elephant poaching for ivory, and pet overpopulation.
And the honors for Outstanding Feature Documentary went to The Elephant in the Living Room for its fascinating and disturbing look at exotic pet ownership.
Sex and the City's Kristin Davis won the Wyler Award, (one of the evening's most prestigious awards) in recognition of the media attention she has brought to the plight of orphaned African elephants impacted by the increase in elephant poaching for their ivory tusks.
Celebrity presenters and attendees at The 25th Anniversary Genesis Awards included Kristin Davis, Betty White, Leona Lewis, Emily Deschanel, Olivia Munn, and Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez.
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