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Paterno (TV)

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Original title
Paterno (TV)
Running time
105 min.
United States United States
Debora Cahn, David McKenna, John C. Richards
Evgueni Galperine, Sacha Galperine
Marcell Rév
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Edward R. Pressman Film / Levinson - The Fontana Company. Distributed by Home Box Office (HBO)
Drama | TV Movie. Based On A True Story. Biography. American Football. Sexual Abuse
Synopsis / Plot
The film centers on Joe Paterno, who, after becoming the winningest coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.
2018: Emmy: Nominated for Best TV Movie & Directing
2018: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for TV Movie
2018: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nom. for Best Director (Mini Series/TV Movie)
2018: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nom. for Best Screenplay (Long Form - Original)
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