Patricia Heaton To Host Gracie Awards Gala
April 28, 2011 at 4:54 AM (PT)
The ALLIANCE FOR WOMEN IN MEDIA has named EMMY AWARD-winning actress PATRICIA HEATON as the Host of the 36th ANNUAL GRACIE AWARDS GALA on MAY 24th at the BEVERLY HILTON HOTEL. THE GRACIE AWARDS (also known as "THE GRACIES") recognize exemplary programming created for women, by women, and about women in all facets of media, including radio, television, cable and new media.
"We are thrilled that PATRICIA HEATON will be hosting the 36th ANNUAL GRACIES," said AWM Chair VALERIE K. BLACKBURN. "PATRICIA is a talented, intelligent, and very entertaining woman. She has had great success in television, film and theatre, including her roles in Everybody Loves Raymond and now on The Middle. As host, she will set the perfect tone for the GRACIE AWARDS GALA."