The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced today that submissions are now being accepted for the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors. Celebrating “Television with a Conscience,” this competition brings recognition to extraordinary television programming that inspires, informs, motivates and even has the power to change lives. The first entry deadline for programming that aired from 1/1/12 – 10/31/12 is December 14, 2012. The second entry deadline for programming that aired from 11/1/12 – 12/31/12 is January 14, 2013. For the portrayal of issues ranging from capital punishment, racism and prescription drug abuse to trafficking, autism, cancer and many others, previous Television Academy Honors recipients include Dr. Oz, Men of a Certain Age, Rescue Me, Five, Friday Night Lights, CSI, Glee, Private Practice, Parenthood, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Big C, Taking Chance, Grandpa, Do You Know Who I Am?, Stand Up To Cancer, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, 30 Days, Whale Wars and more. Entries may be made for fiction/nonfiction series submitted 1) as a whole, 2) for a single episode or 3) for a story arc up to three episodes. Entries also may be made for television movies, miniseries or fiction/nonfiction specials. Honorees for the Sixth Annual Television Academy Honors will be announced on March 11, 2013. For complete details, including entry forms, eligibility information and submission deadlines, please visit the Television Academy Honors industry site at Emmys.tv. In addition, video highlights, photo galleries and other coverage from past Television Academy Honors is available at Emmys.com here.