Los Angeles, CA (August 10, 2017) – The Creative Coalition and TV Guide Magazine announce this year’s Television Industry Advocacy Award Honorees, which include Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us”), Keegan-Michael Key (“Friends from College”), Alyssa Milano (“Mistresses”), Seth Green (“Family Guy”), Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things”), Chloe Bennet (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), and others TBA.  For ticket and sponsorship information CLICK HERE.

The Television Industry Advocacy Awards benefiting The Creative Coalition hosted by TV Guide Magazine and TV Insider salute television industry leaders who use the power of their celebrity to advocate for positive, social welfare change. Honorees and their selected philanthropies will be featured in a special upcoming section of TV Guide Magazine and its companion site, TVInsider.com.

CEO of The Creative Coalition, Robin Bronk, said, “Doing well by doing good is what sets this honor apart from other awards. The Creative Coalition is proud to partner with TV Guide to bring attention to the most significant change-makers in the television industry who use their unique and far-reaching platforms to inspire positive change in a world that’s become quite turbulent. We’re honored to spotlight those influencers in our industry who walk the walk of selflessness in serving the common good.”

TV Guide Magazine is pleased to partner with The Creative Coalition to host The Television Industry Advocacy Awards. We are honored to pay tribute to talented television leaders who are paying it forward. Television is one of the greatest influencers of our time, and we salute those who use this great power to serve a higher standard,” said TV Guide Magazine President Paul Turcotte.

BBVA Compass, one of the top 25 banks in the U.S., will serve as the title supporter of the event as part of its own commitment to creating opportunities and building #BrightFutures in which everyone has the chance to fulfill their dreams and stay in control of their financial lives. “BBVA Compass is proud to support The Television Industry Advocacy Awards because it honors people who give back, aligning with the bank’s morals and values of banking it forward,” said BBVA Compass Chief Marketing Officer Jennifer Dominiquini. “Our mission is to create opportunities for a bright future for everyone, and these honorees strive to do the same all while remembering their roots.”

Honorees include Chrissy Metz (“This Is Us”) for her work with Operation Smile, Keegan-Michael Key (“Friends from College”) for his support of the arts through the Detroit Creativity Project, Alyssa Milano (“Mistresses”) for her humanitarian efforts as an Ambassador for UNICEF, Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things”) for his work with Sweet Relief, Chloe Bennet (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) for her efforts on behalf of Community Empowerment, and Seth Green (“Family Guy”). Additional recipients TBA.
Television Industry Advocacy Awards benefiting The Creative Coalition hosted by TV Guide Magazine & TV Insider with support from BBVA Compass.
6421 Selma Avenue (at Wilcox)
Hollywood, CA
Saturday, September 16, 2017
1:15 PM – Press call
1:45 PM – Red Carpet/Arrivals
2:00 PM – Reception begins
3:00 PM – Award Ceremony begins
4:00 PM – Event concludes