Vanessa Williams To Host Sixth Annual 'TV Land Awards'


TV Land Thursday announced that Vanessa Williams will host this year’s “TV Land Awards” show scheduled for broadcast on the network Sunday, June 15.

The sixth annual awards show will honor Mike Myers, Garry Marshall, Roseanne, The Golden Girls and Jonathan Winters among others. It will be taped Sunday, June 8 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.

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, according to the network.

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

TV Land’s slate of original programming, acquired classic shows and hit movies are now seen in over 90 million U.S. homes.