The "Billy Falls Off the Wagon" episode of CBS Television's daytime drama The Guiding Light received a PRISM Award in the TV Daytime Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline category at the 10th Annual PRISM Awards gala dinner at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 27, 2006.
The PRISM Awards recognize accurate depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction in television, feature film, video, music and comic book entertainment and are presented by the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC), in partnership with the National Institute on Drug Abuse, a component of the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services (NIDA) and the FX Network.
PRISMs were also awarded to Kelly Rowan in The O.C. for Performance in a Drama Episode, Georgia Engel in Everybody Loves Raymond for Performance in a Comedy Series; S. Epatha Merkerson in Lackawanna Blues for Performance in a TV Movie; and Lori Loughlin in Summerland for Performance in a Drama Multi-Episode Storyline.
The episode honored by the PRISM Awards also was partially responsible for Jordan Clarke's (Billy Lewis) win at this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. Clarke earned the Emmy in the Outstanding Supporting Actress field.