There’s Something Special on the Telly

Published by PETA.

The prestigious Telly Awards “honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions.” And guess who just won four—yes, count ’em, four—Tellies this year for outstanding public service announcements (PSAs)? You got it: PETA!

Eli Roth’s spot about the link between animal abuse and violence against people took the bronze in the Public Service category.

Both our Thanksgiving PSA, reminding viewers that the holidays can be murder on turkeys and our too-hot-for-TV “Veggie Love” ad took silver awards in the Nonprofit Campaign category.

And my favorite, PETA’s “Stolen for Fashion” ad featuring the voices of Pink and Ricky Gervais, also won Nonprofit Campaign silver:


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Check it out, and then tell us which PETA PSA is your fave.

Written by Paula Moore

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind