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'American Comedy Awards' to air on NBC in May

'American Comedy Awards' to air on NBC in May

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. television network NBC says it plans to air the "American Comedy Awards" ceremony in May.
2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame honorees announced

HOLLYWOOD, June 22 (UPI) -- Liam Neeson and Katy Perry head the list of Hollywood Walk of Fame star recipients for 2014, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced.
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Pop star Prince to receive Billboard Icon Award

Pop star Prince to receive Billboard Icon Award

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Recording artist Prince is to be honored with the 2013 Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards ceremony in Las Vegas this spring, ABC announced.
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Jimmy Kimmel to host Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel to host Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES, March 26 (UPI) -- Comedian Jimmy Kimmel is to serve as host of the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles this fall, telecast producers said Monday.

Producers guild nominates five for Best Documentary

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America said Friday "Project Nim," "Senna" and "The Union" are among the nominees for its Best Documentary prize.
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Brett Ratner to produce Oscars show

Brett Ratner to produce Oscars show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Brett Ratner and Don Mischer have been hired to produce the 84th Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, it was announced Thursday.
NY choir to sing at Oscars

NY choir to sing at Oscars

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The fifth-grade chorus at New York's Public School 22 has been booked to perform on the 83rd Academy Awards, telecast producers said Friday.
Cohen, Mischer to produce Oscars

Cohen, Mischer to produce Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 22 (UPI) -- Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer have been tapped to produce the 83rd Academy Awards telecast in Los Angeles, it was announced Tuesday.
2010 Emmys show gets producer, air date

2010 Emmys show gets producer, air date

LOS ANGELES, March 16 (UPI) -- Producer/director Don Mischer has been tapped to produce this summer's 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles, NBC announced.

All 28 Emmy Award presentations to be live

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Officials of the Emmy Awards and CBS have reversed field, saying all 28 Emmys would be presented live during the Sept. 20 telecast from Los Angeles.
Beyonce, Bruce set for inauguration gig

Beyonce, Bruce set for inauguration gig

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Beyonce, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Mary J. Blige and Garth Brooks have agreed to perform at a Washington concert celebrating Barack Obama's inauguration.

Mario Lopez will host Miss America Pageant

NASHVILLE, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Actor Mario Lopez, who starred in "Dancing With the Stars," is set to host the 2007 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas.
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Don Mischer (born 1940) is an American television events producer and director.

Mischer has produced television programs since 1976, when he produced a special for Barbra Streisand. Other programs have included Kennedy Center Honors, the Emmy Awards, The Grand Opening of Euro Disney, the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics and the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Summer Olympics, and programs for Bob Hope, Nell Carter, Christopher Reeve, the Pointer Sisters and Mikhail Baryshnikov. He also produced The Wayne Brady Show and the halftime shows for Super Bowl XXVIII, XXXIX, XL and XLI in 1993 and 2005 through 2008. In 2009, he produced We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial, the public concert in Washington, DC held two days prior to the inauguration of Barack Obama as 44th President of the United States.

Mischer has won 13 Emmy Awards as director or producer, dating back to the 1980s and a broadcast of the Kennedy Center Honors.

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