GRACIE AWARDS GALA
As of Wednesday, May 12, 2010
WHO: Maria Menounos, Gracie Awards Host (Access Hollywood)
Performances by: Macy Gray and The Stunners
Gracies Lifetime Achievement Award: Cand y Spelling for the Spelling Family
Gracies Tribute Award: Suze Orman
TV&Film: Jane Krakowski (30 Rock), Nicey Nash, Amy Poehler & Rashida Jones (Parks & Rec), Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance), Shenae Grimes, AnnaLynne McCord & Lori Loughlin (90210), Penn Badgley & Kelly Rutherford (Gossip Girl), Melanie Brown (Dance Your Ass Off) Melissa Rivers, Camille Winbush (Secret Life of an American Teenage), Peri Gilpin (Make It or Break It), Laura McKenzie (Laura McKenzie’s Traveler), Obba Babatunde”¦MORE
News: Andrea Mitchell (NBC’s Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent), Nancy Giles (CBS Sunday Morning), Hannah Storm (ESPN Sports Center) Robin Meade (HLN’s Morning Express with Robin Meade), Jessica Yellin (CNN), Phyllis George (Legendary Sportscaster & TV Host), Kerri Kasem (Sixx Sense), Kareen Wynter (CNN)”¦MORE
VIPs. Christina Norman (CEO, Oprah Winfrey Network), Abbe Raven
(Pres/CEO, AETN-A&E TV), Loreen Arbus (Pres. Arbus Foundation), Ted Harbert (Pres/CEO, Comcast Entertainment Group), Dennis Swanson (Pres. Of Station Operations, FOX TV), Joe Klein (Pres, CNN/US), Jim Vella (Pres. Ford Motor Co. Fund), Stephanie Savage (Producer, Gossip Girl), Holly Sorensen (Creator, Make It or Break It), CaryBroussard (Pres, Alliance for Women In Media), Kathy O’Brien (Dove, US Director of Marketing), Sylvia Strobel (Chair, Alliance for Women In Media), Pierre Bouvard (Ex VP,Trustee of the Foundation)”¦MORE
WHAT: The Alliance of Women in Media, formerly known as American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT), will honor the 2010 National Award winners at the 35th Annual Gracie Awards Gala. The Gracie Awards named for radio and television pioneer Gracie Allen, recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women, and about women in all facets of media, including radio, television, cable and new media.
The Gracies are presented by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation which supports educational programs, charitable activities, public service campaigns and scholarships to benefit the public and women in the media. The Gracie Awards, established in 1975, honor programming and individuals of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and digital media, including news, drama, comedy, commercials, public service, documentary and sports.
For more details on the Gracies Gala including tickets information, go to the Gracies website – www.thegracies.org
WHERE: Beverly Hilton Hotel
9876 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
WHEN: Tuesday, May 25, 2010
4:45 PM Press Check-In
5:30 PM Red Carpet Opens
7:00 PM Red Carpet Ends