Clooney, who is directing, starring in and scripting December release “The Monuments Men,” will receive the award at the annual ceremony, taking place at the Beverly Hilton. The ceremony will air Nov. 10 on BBC America as a two-hour special.
Daniel Day-Lewis received the Kubrick honor in 2012, en route to an Oscar for “Lincoln” the following February. Day-Lewis delivered the night’s most memorable moment, accepting his award alongside his own version of Clint Eastwood’s Obama chair.
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Nominations for the TCAs were announced in June. The non-televised ceremony takes place during the summer TCA press tour. Bryan Cranston hosted last year’s event.
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“Frontline” exec producer David Fanning will receive the lifetime achievement award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the 34th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, to be held Oct. 1 at Rose Hall in New York’s Lincoln Center.
Fanning has shepherded “Frontline” since its 1983 premiere. The program has produced more than 530 films.
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Submissions for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have begun being accepted online at sagawards.org/submissions. The submissions deadline is Oct. 24.
Nominations will be announced Dec. 11 for the Jan. 18 ceremony. Rules and regulations for the kudos can be found at www.sagawards.org/rules.