Pop Culture Award Shows
If award shows increase movie ticket sales or TV market share by offering up celebrities, humorous hosts and veteran presenters -- well, hey. That's show biz!
But through all the hoopla, it provides a chance to see favorite stars away from the controlled environment of a stage or film set. With luck, there might be a viral case of the jitters, or an embarrassing pratfall followed by instant social media buzz. And, by the way... "did you see what she was wearing?!"
Now, that's entertainment.
So who will be named the top nominees and ultimate winners at this year's awards shows?
Just up ahead, check out dates, times and TV channels for upcoming annual award shows with information on hosts, performers and presenters, plus related fun facts covering behind-the-scenes stories and top record holders in movies, music, and sports.
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