“Entertainment Tonight” is being honored with two awards by The National Association of Television Program Executives.
The NATPE awards come because the show is celebrating its milestone 40th 12 months on the air, because the longest-running leisure information show on tv.
Two of NATPE’s 2021 Iris Awards might be going to “Entertainment Tonight” — the award for excellence in programming, and one other award for profession achievement to longtime host Kevin Frazier.
“Entertainment Tonight” kicked off its 40th anniversary season in September 2020, throughout the pandemic — and the leisure information show has not missed one episode, whereas working remotely throughout COVID-19. To date, “ET” has aired practically 10,300 exhibits, has achieved near 200,000 set visits and roughly 100,000 celeb interviews. The show has received 5 Daytime Emmy Awards, and in January 2020, was awarded with the Guinness World Records title for longest working leisure information TV show of all time.
Frazier, who’s receiving the profession achievement award, is host of “Entertainment Tonight,” the place he has received 4 Emmys. He joined the leisure information show as co-host in 2014, throughout its thirty fourth season, after serving as co-host and managing editor of “ET’s” former sister show, “The Insider,” which he joined in 2011. Prior to “The Insider,” Frazier labored as a correspondent and weekend host of “ET.” He additionally has served as co-host of CBS’ “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade” since 2011, and is the founding father of HipHollywood.com, a web-based website for city leisure information.
NATPE’s different Iris Awards recipients are talkshow host and Grammy-winning musician Kelly Clarkson (award for excellence in efficiency) and Heart Television President Jordan Wertlieb (Lew Klein Award for Leadership). The Iris Awards had been created to acknowledge best-in-class execs, producers, expertise and content material that makes an affect on the broadcasting trade and tradition.
“I’m thrilled to announce that the enduring IRIS Awards are again for the 2nd 12 months throughout NATPE Virtual Miami 2021,” stated JP Bommel, president and CEO of NATPE. “In these extraordinary occasions, this 12 months’s recipients signify the very best in Television domestically, nationally and globally with franchises that increase across the Globe.”
Penn and Teller will host the NATPE digital awards ceremony, which can happen on Jan. 21 at 1 p.m. ET. The convention sometimes takes place every January in Miami, however as a result of COVID-19, is a virtual event this 12 months.