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Hollywood Film Awards Set To Make Television Debut On CBS

Get ready to see some of the world’s biggest stars as the glamour and prestige of the Hollywood awards season kicks off on CBS.

Debuting for the first time ever on television, the Hollywood Film Awards will be aired live on CBS Friday, November 14 at 8:00pm ET/delayed PT.

The awards show has spent the last 17 years celebrating excellence in filmmaking, and for the first time ever, everyone at home will be able to witness the prestigious event along with some of CBS’ familiar faces.

To mark the night’s eventful premiere, CBS will expand its primetime Friday night lineup to include a red carpet pre-show starting at 7:30pm (live ET/delayed PT) and a start-studded one-hour-post-show at 10:00pm (live ET/delayed PT) all hosted by “CBS This Morning’s” Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell.

“We’re excited to schedule an expanded Friday night lineup to celebrate the kick-off of the annual awards season with the first live broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards,” Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement.. “For almost two decades, the evening has been limited to industry insiders. Teaming with Dick Clark productions and CBS This Morning, we look forward to giving viewers across the country a front row seat to the entire night, from red carpet arrivals to honorees’ backstage reactions.”

Founded in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu, the Hollywood Film Awards have traditionally been considered the official launch of the Hollywood awards season.

“CBS is the perfect partner to embrace the Hollywood Film Awards’ 17-year legacy of honoring Hollywood cinema luminaries with an unprecedented night at the Network,” de Abreu said in a statement. “With Dick Clark productions, the leader in live television events, we hope to create a night that gives viewers a look into one of the most glamorous events of the year, while honoring our commitment to recognize stellar filmmakersand launch the award season.”

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