“Jeopardy!” Host ALEX TREBEK & FLORENCE HENDERSON to Host Daytime Creative Arts Ceremony!

via press release:

Producer/Director Michael Gargiulo

to Receive Creative Arts Lifetime Achievement Award


To be Presented at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles

On Friday, April 24, 2015

Alex Trebek
Alex Trebek

New York, NY – March 26th, 2015 — The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced todaythat “Jeopardy!” game show icon, Alex Trebek and Florence Henderson, stage and television star of “Oklahoma” and “The Brady Bunch,” will host the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards on Friday, April 24, 2015. The reception and presentation will take place at the Universal Hilton in Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, this year’s Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award for Lifetime Achievement will be presented to producer, director, Michael Gargiulo, who in his over 50-year career has had a hand in many television classics such as “Password,” “I’ve Got A Secret,” “The Tell the Truth,” The Thanksgiving Day’s Parade,” the “Tournament of Roses,” plus many variety specials for CBS, including the “New Year’s Eve Celebration” for more than 30 years.”

Florence Henderson
Florence Henderson

“I feel like we have garnered two icons of television royalty in having Alex Trebek and  Florence Henderson as co-hosts for our  grand  celebration  of  the  best  in  the craft of television at this year’s Daytime Creative Arts gala,” said BobMauro, President, NATAS.  “Adding Producer/Director Michael Gargiulo as our lifetime achievement honoree to the evening’s festivities with his over-half a century of Emmy-Award winning work guarantees a terrific evening as we honor the best in daytime television.”

“Michael Gargiulo is a behind the camera pioneer that goes back to his days with television legends Bob Stewart and Mark Goodson,” said David Michaels, Senior Vice President, Daytime.  “From his historic recording of the Nixon Khrushchev “kitchen debate” to the “$10,000 Pyramid,” Michael Gargiulo has produced and directed just about everything in a career that includes game shows, variety specials and news.  We’re delighted to be honoring him with this well-deserved lifetime achievement award.”

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