LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors," a first-ever televised event, will air on The CW Network on November 23 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT). The special dinner ceremony, filmed in front a live audience, will be a celebrity tribute, with presentations honoring the legendary legacy of the iconic stars who are on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. The event will also celebrate the Hollywood Historic Trust and its efforts to promote and protect the Walk of Fame.
Produced by Hollywood Walk of Fame Productions and filmed at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles, California, the special will be hosted by "Criminal Minds" star Joe Mantegna, and his daughter, Gia Mantegna. Celebrity presenters will include: Chuck Norris, Dean Cain, Deidre Hall, Gabrielle Ruiz, Jeff Dunham, Justin Baldoni, Louis Gossett Jr., Mike Tyson and Montel Williams; with special guest musical and magic performances by The Beach Boys, Daughtry, David Foster, Michael Bolton, BC Jean, Candice Glover, Pia Toscano and Penn & Teller.
Says Jim Romanovich, President, Worldwide Media, "After more than five decades, we are thrilled to be the ones to bring the celebrated tradition of the Hollywood Walk of Fame to national television. As many of Hollywood's biggest stars who have received their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame have repeatedly said -- this one means the most. That says it all."
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is one of the top visitor attractions in the world. With approximately 24 induction ceremonies annually, it comprises more than 2,500 stars embedded into the legendary sidewalks of Hollywood Boulevard, and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California. Honoring actors, directors, producers, musicians and musical and theatrical groups, in addition to fictional characters, The Hollywood Walk of Fame, administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and maintained by the Hollywood Historic Trust, garners millions of visitors a year to its historic site.
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The CW Network
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