Published on Friday, 05 November 2010 15:38
The 52nd Annual Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards ceremony is taking place this Saturday in Chicago. The nominations for the local television awards were released on September 28th
and tomorrow night, the winners will be revealed.
The black tie optional gala will take place tomorrow at the Park West (322 W. Armitage, Chicago), with food & drinks beginning at 5:30pm and the award presentation kicking off at 7:30pm.
The emcee for the event will be actress/stand-up comic Kim Coles, who lived in Chicago for a while, while co-hosting WMAQ-TV's short-lived "In the Loop with iVillage." Among the many presenters will be WCIU-TV's Jeanne Sparrow & Melissa Forman, WGN-TV/WGN-AM's Tom Skilling, and WFLD-TV's Bob Sirott with his wife and former WFLD-TV news anchor Marianne Murciano.
The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences seeks to recognize, encourage and advance excellence in the Midwestern television industry. With these Emmy Awards, they reward outstanding professional, technical and personal achievement in the art and sciences of television and media. The Chicago/Midwest Chapter covers the television markets of Chicago and the northern half of Illinois, the northern portion of Indiana over to the South Bend-Elkhart market, and the majority of Wisconsin.
A limited number tickets are still available for $145. Tickets are only available by calling the office at 312-369-8600 or emailing
. Tickets will be held at the Park West box office.
For those who cannot make it to the ceremony, but still wish to see it, the entire awards ceremony will stream live on the Internet beginning at 7:30pm at the following four websites: ABC7Chicago.com
, and WGNTV.com