BALTIMORE, March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RLTV, the only cable network that provides consumers with information and entertainment to help Redefine Life after 50, announced today that Florence Henderson, TV icon and co-host of RLTV's Good Food, Good Deeds, has been named one of television's top female hosts by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation. Henderson will be presented with the national award for Outstanding Host in the Entertainment/Information category at the 37th Annual Gracie Awards® Gala in May.
Henderson won the award for her work as co-host of Good Food, Good Deeds; her co-host is acclaimed nutritionist Joy Bauer. The ground-breaking half-hour series, developed by RLTV and the Meals on Wheels Association of America, follows celebrity guests as they prepare hundreds of meals and juggle the challenging logistics of delivering them to seniors in major cities around the country. Henderson and Bauer close the program each week with a cooking segment that showcases how baby boomers can prepare tasty food without sacrificing their health.
"We are thrilled that Florence is being recognized for her extraordinary work on Good Food, Good Deeds," said Elliot Jacobson, SVP Programming for RLTV. "Her exuberant and engaging personality inspires viewers to learn more about combating senior hunger in this country and the importance of eating right after 50."
Established in 1975, the Gracie Awards® honor programming and women of the highest caliber in all facets of radio, television, cable and web-based media, including news, drama, comedy, public service, documentary and sports. The Gracie Awards® Gala will take place on May 22, 2012 at the historic Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
RLTV is the only television network dedicated to celebrating the lifestyle, interests and influence of boomers and seniors. Its Emmy Award-winning, informative and entertaining programming focuses on everything from financial planning and second careers to travel and entertainment; from health and wellness to volunteerism and community-building. RLTV has an all-star lineup of celebrity hosts including Florence Henderson, Joan Lunden, Jean Chatzky and Sam Donaldson. RLTV is about redefining life. For more information on RLTV, go to www.rl.tv.