America's top film moguls have unanimously agreed to honour Tom Hanks and his business partner Gary Goetzman at the Producers Guild Awards in January (11).
The pair will be handed the coveted Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the 22nd annual prizegiving on 22 January.
Hanks and Goetzman are the founders of Playtone Productions - the company behind TV hits Big Love, Band of Brothers and The Pacific.
Past recipients of the Norman Lear prize include Jerry Bruckheimer, Aaron Spelling and David E. Kelley.