Ninth Annual Sentinel for Health Awards (2008)

The AMC drama Breaking Bad received first place in the primetime drama category of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center’s Sentinel for Health Awards for a storyline about the emotional and financial hardships a man endures while battling terminal lung cancer. The ABC drama Private Practice took first place for a primetime minor storyline on teen sex and sexually transmitted diseases, and ABC’s Desperate Housewives took first place in primetime comedy for a storyline about cancer. Telemundo took home its third Sentinel Award, in the Spanish-language telenovela category, for a construction safety storyline in Pecados Ajenos.

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