Some of the most talented women in radio and television will gather in Beverly Hills Tuesday night (May 22) for the 37th Annual Gracie Awards. Sally Field, Florence Henderson, Chelsea Handler, and Christina Applegate are just a few of the celebrities to be honored at the event organized by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF).
“The Gracie statues have been engraved, our gowns are selected, and the red carpet is ready to roll out,” AWMF President Erin M. Fuller said in a release. “The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation is thrilled to honor women who create innovative, intelligent, and insightful programming at our signature event.”
Established in 1975, The Gracie Awards honor outstanding programming created by, for, and about women in all forms of electronic media, including radio, television, cable, and web-based content.
Other 2012 Gracie Award winners and acceptors include radio personality Delilah, actress Marlee Matlin, Grey Anatomy’s Loretta Devine, best-selling author and Food Network's Giada de Laurentiis, E! and Style Network’s Giuliana Rancic, CSI’s Elisabeth Shue, Modern Family’s Ariel Winterland, ESPN’s Hannah Storm, and many others.
The Office’s Angela Kinsey will host the star-studded event, while singer-songwriter and The Voice finalist Vicci Martinez will perform. Attendees will also be treated to a performance by Hannah McIalwain, a contestant from season one of The Glee Project on Oxygen.
Stay tuned for interviews and coverage of the 37th Annual Gracie Awards!