Vanessa Williams to Host Sixth Annual ‘TV Land Awards’

TV Land today announced that Vanessa Williams, multi-talented actress, singer and star of the current comedy hit “Ugly Betty” has been tapped as host of this year’s sixth annual “TV Land Awards.” The network also announced that this year’s show will honor Mike Myers, Garry Marshall, “Roseanne,” “The Golden Girls” and Jonathan Winters among others. 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.

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 iconic casts from TV, showcase rousing musical performances and the always-popular television show parody, and for the first time ever, honor favorites in movies. Additional honorees will be announced shortly.

“We are thrilled to have Vanessa Williams as the host of this year’s ‘TV Land Awards’,” states Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. “Her amazing talent has earned her international recognition and her charm and energy are sure to resonate with TV Land’s audience.”

pictured: Singer, Actress Vanessa Williams attends Lincoln Center’s annual Spring Gala honoring Robert A. Iger at Damrosch Park on April 09, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

SOURCE TV Land