CAT DEELEY TO HOST THE CRITICS' CHOICE TELEVISION AWARDS, AIRING LIVE ON A&E, SUNDAY, MAY 31
MAY 13, 2015 (Burbank, CA) - Four-time Emmy nominee and Critics' Choice Television Award winner Cat Deeley will host the live broadcast of the Critics' Choice Television Awards on A&E on Sunday, May 31 (8:00pm ET/5:00pm PT), it was announced today by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA). Deeley, longtime host of So You Think You Can Dance, hosted the first Critics' Choice Television Awards in 2011.
"I am excited to come back and host the show after hosting the inaugural show 5 years ago," says Deeley. "It's been an incredible year in television, and I am thrilled to be a part of celebrating and honoring so many talented performers and shows."
In addition to So You Think You Can Dance, Deeley can be seen as villain Camomile White on Hulu's Deadbeat, currently in its second season. Her other television credits include Disney Channel's Shake it Up, HBO's Life's Too Short, TV Land's The Exes as well as a voice role on The Simpsons.
The Critics' Choice Television Awards will honor programs and performances that aired between June 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015. Submissions are still being accepted for The Most Exciting New Series category, which honors series premiering after May 1, 2015, including any announced summer, fall or winter premieres. The Most Exciting New Series winners will be announced on Tuesday, May 26.
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association (BTJA) is a partner organization to the Broadcast Film Critics Association. BTJA includes TV, radio and internet journalists who cover television on a regular basis. For more information, visit: www.CriticsChoice.com.
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