TV Land Lines Up a Spectacle of Stars for Sixth Annual 'TV Land Awards'
STEVE CARELL, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, MIKE MYERS, THE CAST OF 'ROSEANNE,' ROBIN
WILLIAMS, GARRY MARSHALL, 'THE GOLDEN GIRLS,' DICK VAN DYKE, JONATHAN
WINTERS, PENNY MARSHALL, CINDY WILLIAMS, HENRY WINKLER, KATHY GRIFFIN, JACK
KLUGMAN, KIM ALEXIS, RAINN WILSON, BEVERLY JOHNSON AND MORE TO APPEAR WITH
HOST VANESSA WILLIAMS
LIONEL RICHIE TO PERFORM MEDLEY OF HIS HITS
PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 15 AT 9 P.M. ET/PT
NEW YORK, June 2 -- TV Land has lined up an array of
television, film and musical icons for the sixth annual "TV Land Awards."
The network announced today that Steve Carell, Justin Timberlake, Robin
Williams, Dick Van Dyke, Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Henry Winkler,
Kathy Griffin, Jack Klugman, the cast of "The Office," "She's Got The
Look's" Kim Alexis and Beverly Johnson and more are set to appear, and
musical sensation Lionel Richie will take the stage for a musical
performance. They join previously- announced honorees Mike Myers, Garry
Marshall, the casts of "Roseanne" and "The Golden Girls" and Jonathan
Winters. The show will tape on Sunday, June 8 at The Barker Hangar in Santa
Monica, CA and will premiere on TV Land on Sunday, June 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
M&M'S(R) Brand Chocolate Candies is the presenting sponsor of the annual
celebration that recognizes television, music and motion picture's rich
The "TV Land Awards" is the network's annual salute to the best and
brightest in the world of entertainment. This year, the show will feature
reunions of some of the most memorable casts from TV, showcase an iconic
musical performer and the always-popular television show parody, and for
the first time ever, honor favorites in movies.
Honorees and presenters include:
Justin Timberlake will present The Legacy of Laughter Award to Mike
Myers. This is presented to performers who are funny and then funny and
then funny again. They create timeless comedy by mixing the strange and the
familiar, bringing to life characters, stories and moments that are both
comically absurd and, at some level, completely real.
Penny Marshall, Cindy Williams, Henry Winkler, Jack Klugman and Dick
Van Dyke will present The Legend Award to Garry Marshall. This award is
presented to an entertainer who has stood the test of time and ranks among
the most memorable and celebrated in TV and movie history.
Robin Williams will present The Pioneer Award to Jonathan Winters. This
is given to performers who have distinguished themselves by pushing back
the frontiers of the media and bringing true originality to the world of
The Innovator Award will be presented to the cast of "Roseanne." This
award is presented to a series whose influence is still felt and is evident
in television today; a show that carved out new territory, redefining
elements of the genre and opening new pathways for others to follow.
The Pop Culture Award will be awarded to "The Golden Girls." This award
is presented to a show that has crossed the line from television series to
pop culture phenomenon.
Michael Levitt ("TV Land Awards," "Billboard Music Awards," "Producers
Guild Awards") is executive producer, Emmy Award winning Jeff Margolis is
director ("Academy Awards," "American Music Awards," "Screen Actors Guild
Awards"), Greg Sills serves as supervising producer ("VH1 Rock Honors,"
"The Teen Choice Awards," "Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards") and TV Land's
Sal Maniaci and Larry W. Jones are executive producers.
About TV Land:
TV Land is dedicated to presenting the best in entertainment on all
platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Armed with a slate of
original programming, acquired classic shows, hit movies and full-service
web site, TV Land is now seen in over 90 million U.S. homes.
About MTV Networks
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world's leading creators of programming and content across all media
platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 150 channels worldwide, owns and
operates the following television programming services -- MTV: MUSIC
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audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than
300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless
and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements,
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services can be seen worldwide.