Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins
1993 | Yorkshire Television, Discovery Channel
If ever a topic was ripe for tabloid treatment, this is it. Rather than turn a personal tragedy into just another piece of trash television, Yorkshire Television and The Discovery Channel instead present a sensitive and tender examination of a family dealing with a medical crisis. Producer/director Mark Galloway obviously earned the trust of Katie and Eilish and their parents, Mary and Liam Holten, and that trust is never betrayed. Katie and Eilish’s joy for life and love for parents and family become the central focus of this piece, as Mary and Liam weigh the most difficult decision of their lives. We share their pain and hope for the future of their children. We feel the sadness of losing a child when Katie dies unexpectedly after surgical separation. For providing insightful television without pandering to the sensational, a Peabody to Katie and Eilish: Siamese Twins.
Early Bird Deadline: Dec. 15
Click here to begin an entry. The early submissions deadline is December 15, 2018. The final deadline is January...Full Article »
Support Stories That Matter
We did it! Thanks to our many supporters, we met our goal to raise $50,000 on Peabody Giving Day....Full Article »