TV Academy Announces Guests for Hall of Fame Cornerstone Award Ceremony

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The Television Academy has announced additional guests for its 70th Anniversary gala, taking place on June 2.

Tim Allen, Carly Chaikin, Ted Danson, Portia Doubleday, Florence Henderson, Derek Hough, Felicity Huffman, Cloris Leachman, Phylicia Rashad, Marion Ross and Suzanne Somers are among the stars confirmed to attend the opening event for the new Saban Media Center at the Academy’s North Hollywood campus.

Previously announced guests include Jon Cryer, Chelsea Handler, Allison Janney, Regina King, Rami Malek, Garry Marshall and Bob Newhart.

The event will also feature a class photo to commemorate the new campus, which will gather television personalities representing many of TV’s memorable moments, renowned television legends responsible for the medium’s most iconic programming and the stars of today’s hottest series for a unique photographic tribute.

The gala will present the Hall of Fame Cornerstone Award to ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC in recognition of the networks’ historic vision, creativity and industry leadership. The prize will be accepted by Ben Sherwood for ABC, Nina Tassler for CBS; Peter Rice for Fox, and Robert Greenblatt for NBC.

The night will also unveil the first look at the new Saban Media Center and its 600-seat Wolf Theatre, featuring the most advanced Dolby sight and sound system of any non-commercial theatre in the U.S.