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Beau Bridges, Mariel Hemingway and Sinbad will host the CableAce Awards at the Pantages Theatre Jan. 16. Turner Network Television cablecasts live at 6 p.m.

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Members of the National Education Assn. and UCLA Graduate School of Education faculty have drafted standards and guidelines for children’s programming — the product of a two-day seminar hosted by DIC Entertainment.

The code will be made available to producers of children’s programming.

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Whitney Houston will be honored as Entertainer of the Year at the Image Awards, presented by the National Assn. for the Advance of Colored People. Event is skedded Jan. 5 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and will be taped for broadcast at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 22 on NBC. Hall of Fame Awards will go to Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire, the Pointer Sisters and Curtis Mayfield. Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-Maryland), chairman of the congressional Black Caucus, will receive the Chairman’s Award.

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