Aussie talkshow host to emcee Feb. 24 event
Australian talkshow host Rove McManus has been tapped to host the Publicists Awards Luncheon on Feb. 24 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.McManus recently wrapped the first season of his show “Rove L.A.” out of Los Angeles. The publicists, who are part of the Intl. Cinematograpehrs Guild, have also announced that Julie Andrews will dedicate the 2012 ICG Publicist Directory to veteran Disney publicist Arlene Ludwig. The dedication will commemorate Ludwig’s 50th anniversary with the Walt Disney Co. The new Publicists Directory will be introduced at the event.