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Greg Berlanti & Ava DuVernay Are the Patron of the Artists Award Recipients This Year!

Greg Berlanti and Ava DuVernay were recipients of the top honor of the night at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s 2019 Patron of the Artists Awards on Thursday (November 7) at the Wallis Annenberg Center of the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, Calif.

They were both presented with the Patron of the Artists Award.

Greg, who is a television producer, showrunner, and director, received his award from legendary producer and writer Norman Lear.

Ava, who is an award-winning writer and director, received her award from actor David Oyelowo, who starred in her movie Selma.

Hank Azaria opened the event with a speech and there were musical performances from Harriet‘s Cynthia Erivo, This Is UsChrissy Metz, former The Voice contestant Wé McDonald, and Grmamy winner Patti Austin.

Chrissy, who stars in the movie Breakthrough, performed a song written for the film by Diane Warren, who joined her at the event.

FYI: Ava is wearing a Greta Constantine gown.

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ABC to Produce Holiday Edition of 'Live in Front of a Studio Audience' Special!

ABC’s Emmy-winning special Live in Front of a Studio Audience is returning for a special holiday edition next month with an all-star cast recreating episodes of All in the Family and Good Times.

Norman Lear, Jimmy Kimmel, Will Ferrell, Justin Theroux, and Brent Miller are returning as executive producers on the project and Kerry Washington has joined the producing team as well. She appeared in The Jeffersons portion of the original special in the spring.

Woody Harrelson and Marisa Tomei starred as Archie and Edith Bunker in the original special, but ABC has not yet announced if they will be returning.

“Being a part of Norman Lear’s world was a career highlight; and working with great actors on these great shows was so much fun, we couldn’t resist tackling a holiday episode of All in the Family and one of my favorites, Good Times,” Jimmy said in a statement.

Norman added, “I don’t know which is greater – bringing back Good Times or co-hosting with Jimmy Kimmel?”

The Live in Front of a Studio Audience special will air on Wednesday, December 18 on ABC.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge & Jordan Peele Get Honored at BAFTA Britannia Awards

Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Jordan Peele received major honors at the BAFTA Britannia Awards!

The duo stepped out at the award ceremony on Friday night (October 25) at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

During the ceremony, Donald Glover presented Phoebe with Artist of the Year while Jordan was given the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing by Lupita Nyong’o.

Other honorees included Norman Lear, presented with the Excellence in Television award by Kerry Washington, and Jackie Chan, who was given the award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment.

Additional attendees included Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, and Jordan‘s wife Chelsea Peretti.

FYI: Lupita is wearing an Alexandre Vauthier bodysuit and skirt and Chopard jewelry. Jordan is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna XXX. Donald is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

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Jimmy Kimmel's Emmys Consideration Event Featured Synchronized Swimming & More!

Jimmy Kimmel hits the red carpet while attending An Evening with Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday (August 8) at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood.

The evening was held to celebrate all of the Emmy nominations for Jimmy‘s projects this year and hopefully get some more votes!

Jimmy held a panel to chat about his talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live and the special he produced with the legendary Norman Lear, Live in Front of a Studio Audience.

Also in attendance at the event were Live in Front of a Studio Audience‘s producer Norman, director James Burrows, and stars Anthony Anderson and Marla Gibbs.

During the event, a group of synchronized dancers gave a performance in the pool!

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ABC's 'The Jeffersons' Cast for 2019 Live Special Revealed!

The Jeffersons is coming back to television for a one-night only special on ABC and some of today’s hottest stars will be taking over the iconic roles.

Jamie Foxx is leading the cast as George Jefferson and some of the other stars you can expect to see include Kerry Washington and Will Ferrell.

ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience special is bringing back legendary producer Norman Lear‘s All in the Family as well. Make sure to check out that cast as well!

The historic event, co-hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will take viewers down memory lane, recreating an original episode from each of Lear‘s shows All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

Make sure to tune in tonight (May 22) at 8/7c on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to see who is part of the cast…

ABC's 'All in the Family' Cast for 2019 Live Special Revealed!

ABC has put together a star-studded cast to recreate the beloved series All in the Family for the new Live in Front of a Studio Audience special.

Jimmy Kimmel and television icon Norman Lear are hosting the event, which will be directed by 10-time Emmy winner James Burrows.

The historic event will take viewers down memory lane, recreating an original episode from each of Lear‘s shows All in the Family and The Jeffersons.

Make sure to tune in tonight (May 22) at 8/7c on ABC.

Click through the slideshow to see who is part of the cast…