Recording Academy To Honor Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients At GRAMMY Awards

Bee Gees

SANTA MONICA–The Recording Academy announced its Special Merit Awards recipients this week, and this year’s honorees are: the Bee Gees, Pierre Boulez, Buddy Guy, George Harrison, Flaco Jiménez, Louvin Brothers, and Wayne Shorter as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients; Richard Perry, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, and George Wein as Trustees Award honorees; and Ray Kurzweil […]

Lady Antebellum To Perform Live At People’s Choice Awards

Lady Antebellum

LOS ANGELES–Multi-award winning group Lady Antebellum will perform live at People’s Choice Awards January 7 at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Lady Antebellum is nominated for Favorite Country Group, their 5th People’s Choice Award nomination. People’s Choice the only major awards show where fans determine the nominees and winners across categories of […]

Caucus For Producers, Writers And Directors Announce 2014 Award Winners

Robert and Michelle King

LOS ANGELES–Michelle and Robert King (The Good Wife) were awarded the 2014 Caucus Honors for Producer, and Alex Graves (Game of Thrones) won the Caucus Honors for Director at The Caucus for Producers, Writers and Directors 32nd annual Awards honoring outstanding creative television and new media, held December 11 at the Skirball Cultural Center, announced Norman S. […]

Top Performers Nab GRAMMY Nominations

LOS ANGELES–Nominations for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced by the Recording Academy and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by The Academy’s voting members. This year, Beyoncé, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams top nominations, garnering six each. Iggy Azalea, Beck, Eric Church, […]

Executive Producer Rhimes To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame‏

Shonda Rhimes

WASHINGTON–(Businesswire)– The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced today that Shonda Rhimes, creator and executive producer of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2015 NAB Show Television Luncheon on April 13 in Las Vegas. The hit ABC series “Grey’s Anatomy” chronicles the personal and professional […]

2015 People’s Choice Awards Announce Nominees

Actors Anna Faris and Allison Janney attend the People's Choice Awards 2015 Nominations Press Conference at The Paley Center for Media on November 4 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The People's Choice Awards)

LOS ANGELES—Nominations for the 2015 People’s Choice Awards were announced November 4 at a press conference at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. The awards were announced by: Dave Annable (“Red Band Society”), John Cho (“Selfie”), Katharine McPhee (“Scorpion”), Dylan McDermott (“Stalker”), Cristin Milioti(“A to Z”), Gina Rodriguez (“Jane the Virgin”) and Bellamy Young (“Scandal”). Actors Brad Pitt, Channing Tatum, Hugh Jackman, Mark Wahlberg, and […]

San Diego Broadcasting Icon Larry Himmel Passes Away At 68

Larry Himmel

SAN DIEGO—This city lost a broadcasting icon. Long time journalist Larry Himmel passed away at age 68 from brain cancer. Himmel was a reporter/weatherman for KFMB Channel 8 since 1979. The news station announced his passing on Thursday. According to KFMB, Himmel, a Chicago native, kept his cancer battle private. Despite his illness, Himmel kept […]

8 Documentary Shorts On Oscar’s Shortlist

LOS ANGELES–The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 87th Academy Awards has been narrowed to eight films, of which three to five will earn Oscar nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 58 eligible entries and submitted their ballots […]

Neil Patrick Harris To Host 87th Oscars

Neil Patrick Harris. Photo: Eric Schwabel

LOS ANGELES–Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron said on Wednesday.  This will be Harris’ first time hosting the ceremony. “We are thrilled to have Neil host the Oscars,” said Zadan and Meron. “We have known him his entire adult life, and […]

Nickelodeon Greenlights Third Season Of Family Comedy Instant Mom

Pictured: Stephanie (Tia Mowry-Hardrict), Maggie (Sheryl Lee Ralph), Charlie (Michael Boatman), Gabrielle (Sydney Park), James (Tylen Jacob Williams), Aaron (Damarr Calhoun) in INSTANT MOM on NickMom.

LOS ANGELES–Nickelodeon has ordered a 20-episode third season of its hit family comedy Instant Mom for Nick at Nite and NickMom, said Russell Hicks,  Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production. Beginning Oct. 2, season two of Instant Mom will premiere in its new timeslot on Nick at Nite, Thursdays at 8 p.m. The series […]