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The Annual Awards Show Honors Outstanding Achievements in Character Acting

NEW YORK, October 9, 2018 As Executive Producer of The Carney Awards, Elvis Duran invites all radio industry friends to attend the star-studded event that honors exemplary character actors on Oct. 28 at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, Calif.  This year’s class of honorees include favorites of stage and screen Joe Morton, Jessica Walter, Joe Pantoliano, M. Emmet Walsh, James Cromwell and Bruce Greenwood. Comedian Patton Oswalt will host the evening’s program.  Red carpet begins at 3 p.m., and the televised show begins promptly at 5 p.m. with a cocktail reception following.  Tickets are complimentary to radio industry members.  Pleas RSVP to [email protected] or [email protected].  

Duran comments, “Art Carney is the gold standard. We’re so humbled to honor these actors in his name, forever enshrining them in a character actor ‘hall of fame.’ This is the only production in all of Hollywood to do so. These amazing men and women deserve to be recognized.”

Now in its fourth year, The Carney Awards, named for the late, great Oscar and six-time Emmy Award-winning actor Art Carney, honor Hollywood’s leading character actors for their outstanding achievements.  

The Carney Awards were created by Elvis Duran Group CEO David Katz, his brother Jim Katz, an Emmy Award winning producer, and Brian Carney, actor/voice-over artist and Art’s son. The Carney Awards is a joint production between The Elvis Duran Group and Radcliffe Road Pictures. National radio personality Elvis Duran, the Katz brothers and Carney are executive producers.

Past honorees include William H. Macy, Wendie Malick, William Fichtner, Richard Kind, Xander Berkeley, Gary Cole, Stephen Tobolowsky, Dan Hedaya, Conchata Ferrell, Steve Buscemi, Bob Balaban, Michael Ealy, Bruce McGill, David Paymer, CCH Pounder and Jonathan Banks.

For more information, visit www.thecarneyawards.com or follow @CarneyAwards on Twitter.  

About The Elvis Duran Group

The Elvis Duran Group is an entertainment company focused on creating content for numerous platforms including radio, television, theater, film, live events and digital. Based in New York City, Katz and top-rated national radio personality Elvis Duran launched the privately held company in 2007. Duran hosts Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, the most listened to Top 40 morning show in the U.S.

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