Hollywood Film Awards To Make TV Debut As CBS Special

November 10, 2014 4:27 PM
Hollywood Film Awards To Make TV Debut As CBS Special
" LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judging by the cluster of Emmys in his office, CBS executive Jack Sussman knows something about making successful television, and he’s betting on a new awards-show broadcast.

The Hollywood Film Awards, which has been held off-camera since 1997, will make its TV debut Friday as a two-hour special on CBS.

But does television really need another Hollywood award show? “I don’t know,” says Sussman, “but it can use a show that has credibility and kicks off the awards season.”

Hollywood’s awards season is almost year-round, but it shifts into high gear in the first months of the new year, when the Golden Globes, Grammys, Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Oscars are traditionally held.

The Hollywood Film Awards recognizes outstanding film work from the full calendar year, even though not all the contenders will have hit theaters before the ceremony at the Hollywood Palladium "

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