August 23, 2006

TV biz to pay tribute to Spelling during Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - The television industry
will pay tribute to the late producer Aaron Spelling on Sunday
during the 58th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Academy of
Television Arts & Sciences officials said Wednesday.

Joan Collins, Heather Locklear and Stephen Collins are
among the stars of Spelling-produced shows who will take part
in the tribute segment to the producer, who died in June at age

Spelling's long list of TV hits ranged from ABC's "The Mod
Squad" and "The Rookies" to WB Network's "7th Heaven" and
"Charmed." NBC will broadcast the Emmys live at 8 p.m. EST for
East Coast viewers.

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter