Hollywood rewards animal-friendly

2012-03-25 13:19

Los Angeles - Rise of the Planet of the Apes and The Colbert Report are among the winners of the Humane Society of the United States' 26th annual Genesis Awards.

The awards honouring news and entertainment media for raising awareness about animal issues were presented on Saturday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Other winners included TV's Hawaii Five-O, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, 'NBC Nightly News and Today.

Dancing With the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba hosted the ceremony, which is set to air as an hour-long special on Animal Planet May 5.