College Television Awards
The 41st College Television Awards and College Television Summit will take place in Spring of 2022.
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On Saturday, May 30, 2020 the 40th College Television Awards ceremony was streamed LIVE here on TelevisionAcademy.com, featuring celebrity presenters and live reactions from the winners.
Awards were presented to students remotely by television stars including Tichina Arnold (The Neighborhood), Melissa Barrera (Vida), Gabi Butler (Cheer), Jimmy Fallon (The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Kelly McCreary (Grey's Anatomy), Ryan Michelle Bathé (All Rise; The First Wives Club), Mishel Prada (Vida; Riverdale), Drew and Jonathan Scott (Property Brothers: Forever Home), Yeardley Smith (The Simpsons), and Shoshannah Stern (Grey's Anatomy; This Close). The show was hosted by CBS's The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation and IMDb's On the Scene - Interviews correspondent Albert Lawrence, who is also a Television Academy Foundation alumnus.
About the College Television Awards
The College Television Awards recognize excellence in student production. The first College Television Awards ceremony was held at the Directors Guild on October 25, 1979, where six awards were provided in two categories — the Eric Sevareid Information Program and Rod Serling Entertainment Program. Since then, the program has grown to a nationwide competition that recognizes students working across program genres in multiple categories. Now, the College Television Awards include donor-supported categories such as the Seymour Bricker Humanitarian Award and the Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability Award. These awards continue to spotlight talented storytellers interested in specialized fields in entertainment.
In addition to showcasing student production, the College Television Awards is an entry point for a career in television and media. Past winners have worked as editors, writers, producers and other positions on programs including Ray Donovan, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Mad Men, Parks & Recreation, 60 Minutes, Grey's Anatomy, Empire and many more. There are over 600 College Television Award alumni, all of whom have access to networking opportunities and events.
College Television nominees and winners will become part of the Television Academy Foundation's Alumni family and have the opportunity to participate in year-round networking opportunities and events.