"Green Book", starring Mahershala Ali as a concert pianist and Viggo Mortensen as his bodyboard, also won the Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy at the 76th Golden Globe Awards on January 6.
Directed by Peter Farrelly and set in the Deep South in the 1960s, the film follows African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley and Tony Vallelonga, an Italian-American bouncer who served as Shirley's driver and bodyguard, on tour.
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"When you make 'Dumb and Dumber, ' you don't expect to ever get an award, "Farrelly joked as he accepted the award on Saturday".
The Drama of the "Green Book" about the separation of Black and White in America, has won the producers award as the best Film and best chances at an Oscar.
The PGA is a more low-key affair than the Golden Globes, but it is seen as a more accurate bellwether for the Oscars, with their top awards aligning in 20 of its 29 years. "This is like Warren Buffett winning the lottery".
The win might have been lost in a sea of acceptance speeches during "awards season" were it not for the fact that the Producers Guild Awards have an uncanny knack of predicting the best picture victor at each year's Oscars.
In a surprise win on Saturday, Hollywood producers named "Green Book" the best film of 2018, boosting its profile just days before nominations are announced for the annual Academy Awards.
On the TV side, Season 6 of The Americans took home the Norman Felton Award for Episodic Television, Drama, while season two of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel scored the Danny Thomas Award for Episodic Television, Comedy. "Sesame Street" is the victor in the category of children's program. "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story" won the award for limited series and "Fahrenheit 451" won the award for top streamed or televised motion picture. "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" won the award for non-fiction television. The 10th season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" took the award for game and competiton television.