November 12, 2008

The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(Sm) Announces the 2008 Family Entertainment Awards on Friday December 12 on The CW

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm) announced today that the 2008 Family Entertainment Awards, formerly known as The Family Television Awards, will air as a one hour special on Friday, December 12 at 9:00 pm ET/PT on The CW. Joining this year as host is Tyler James Williams (Everybody Hates Chris). He will highlight the year's top moments in family friendly entertainment, including television shows, movies, and video games.

The 2008 Family Entertainment Awards honorees have been selected by the Association of National Advertisers, and reflect the mission of the ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm), which is to promote and support the development of high quality content the whole family can enjoy together. The annual awards show honors actors, actresses, producers and content that support the family friendly concept. Dick Clark Productions will produce the show which is presented by the members of the ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm).

The 10th annual edition of the show comes just in time for the holidays when families can come together and watch this unique awards show that recognizes outstanding programming for family viewing.

About The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm)

The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment(sm) is a group of nearly 40 major national advertisers, all members of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), representing approximately 30% of all U.S. television advertising dollars, whose mission is to find, nurture, develop and support family friendly content across multiple distribution platforms.

   For more information visit    About Dick Clark Productions  

Founded in 1957, Dick Clark Productions has grown to become a leading independent producer of a wide range of TV programming for broadcast/cable networks, distributors and advertisers. The Company has produced thousands of shows and specials in all genres and for all day parts, including such perennial hits as "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve," the "American Music Awards," the "Golden Globe Awards," the "Bloopers" specials and series, the "Daytime Emmy Awards," the "Academy of Country Music Awards" and the recent "Disney's American Teacher Awards," among others. The Company also is a leading creator of award-winning communications experiences from live events and meetings to integrated marketing programs for major corporations.

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CONTACT: Mariah O'Hara, [email protected], or Eric Green,[email protected], both of B-W-R Public Relations, +1-310-550-7776, for the2008 Family Entertainment Awards

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