E! prexy gets Prism honor

Cabler a regular among nominees

The Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) will fete E! Networks prexy and CEO Mindy Herman with the Larry Stewart Leadership and Inspiration Award at the eighth annual Prism Awards on April 29. EIC prexy and CEO Brian Dyak made the announcement Wednesday.

The Prism Awards, which recognize accurate media depictions of drug, alcohol and tobacco abuse and addiction, have honored E! Entertainment with more than 25 awards and nods for their “E! True Hollywood Story” skein since 1998.

E!’s noms for this year’s awards include “True Hollywood Stories” episodes on Courtney Love, Lisa Marie Presley and Richard Pryor.

Past recipients of the Larry Stewart Leadership Award include Martin Sheen, Suzanne Somers and talk show host Montel Williams. The kudos will be held at the Hollywood Palladium and will air May 16 on FX.