JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, SANDRA BULLOCK, MILLA JOVOVICH, PARIS HILTON, PADMA LAKSHMI, ANA ORTIZ, KENNETH COLE, KENDRA WILKINSON, LANCE BASS, NIECY NASH, LISA LAMPANELLI, RACHEL DRATCH AND TODD ENGLISH SET TO APPEAR ON BRAVO'S SECOND ANNUAL "THE A-LIST AWARDS" WED., APRIL 15 AT 10 PM ET/PT
Revlon And Bertolli Frozen Meals Are Presenting Sponsors, Hoover� Is Exclusive Red Carpet Pre-Show Sponsor
New York - April 1, 2009 - Justin Timberlake, Sandra Bullock, Paris Hilton, Padma Lakshmi, Ana Ortiz, Kenneth Cole, Kendra Wilkinson, Lance Bass, Niecy Nash, Lisa Lampanelli, Rachel Dratch, Maria Bamford, Jenni Pulos and Todd English are set to appear on Bravo's second annual "The A-List Awards" hosted by Emmy Award winner Kathy Griffin. The awards will air on Wednesday, April 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with a special red carpet pre-show hosted by Tim Gunn and Bravo programming exec Andy Cohen airing at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The second annual "A-List Awards," celebrate the best in food, fashion, beauty, design and pop culture and honor those who have made an unforgettable mark in the arts and showcase some of the leading creative minds in today's society.
Revlon and Bertolli Frozen Meals are presenting sponsors of the awards special with on-air packages driving fans online to vote for the winner in each category as well as the A-List sweepstakes, which gives one lucky winner a trip to the taping of "The A-List Awards." Hoover� is the exclusive sponsor of the red carpet pre-show as well as the A-List microsite on www.BravoTV.com.
Previously announced appearances include Gwen Stefani, Neil Patrick Harris, Jenny McCarthy, Emily Procter, Chelsea Handler, Tori Spelling, Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, Kelly Rowland, Laurel Holloman, Tyson Beckford, Kate Flannery, Bruce Vilanch, Fred Willard, Jose Andres and Cat Cora, and a special musical performance by Rafael Saadiq.
AmfAR Chairman Kenneth Cole along with actress Milla Jovovich will present a tribute to Natasha Richardson. As previously announced, "The A-List Awards" will team up with amfAR, the organization dedicated to ending the global AIDS epidemic through innovative research, to pay tribute to Richardson who was a passionate spokesperson for the cause. Richardson most recently captured Bravo fans' attention when she appeared on "Top Chef" to promote amfAR, a personal commitment since her father's death of AIDS-related causes. amfAR along with Richardson's family created a special fund for those who wish to donate in her honor - all donations can be made at www.amfAR.org.
"The A-List Awards" is produced by Michael Levitt Productions for Bravo. Veteran television producer Michael Levitt serves as the show's executive producer.
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