2024 Gracie Awards to honor Carol Burnett with prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

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Legendary entertainer Carol Burnett will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s 49th annual Gracie Awards. The world-renowned comedian is still going strong at 91 years of age, having just won her seventh career Emmy Award for “Carol Burnett: 90 Years Of Laughter + Love.” The event will take place on Tuesday, May 21 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel located in Los Angeles, with the 2024 theme centered upon “Feminine Strength.” Tamera Mowry-Housley will host this year’s gala.

“Saturday Night Live” alum Kristen Wiig will present Burnett, her current “Palm Royale” co-star, with the prestigious honor. Additionally, Rachel Platten will perform during the 2024 Gracie Awards and Raegan Revord (“Young Sheldon”) will serve as the Digital Impact Ambassador for The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF).

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Every year, the Gracie Awards recognize astounding achievements for women in media, entertainment and news across diverse backgrounds and various platforms. The ceremony serves as the largest fundraiser of the AWMF, which advances queens in media through educational programs and scholarships. The organization has created partnerships and joint initiatives with the Emma Bowen Foundation, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), NCTA – The Internet & Television Association and others.

The Gracie Awards are executive produced by Vicangelo Bulluck and the event is sponsored by Hallmark Media, iHeart, Premiere, Katz Media Group, CNN and NCTA: The Internet & Television Association.

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Here is the complete list of presenters for the 2024 Gracie Awards:

Kristen Wiig, Presenter of Lifetime Achievement Award
Amber Chardae Robinson, Palm Royale
Amanda Kloots, The Talk (CBS)
Natalie Morales, The Talk (CBS)
Sheryl Underwood, The Talk (CBS)
Lauren E. Banks, Lawmen: Bass Reeves (P+)
Amy Chozick, The Girls on the Bus (Max)
Christina Elmore, The Girls on the Bus (Max)
Sharon Carpenter, broadcast journalist, TV host and producer
Yvette Nicole Brown, Inside Out 2 (Disney)
Brie Garcia, The Nikki & Brie Show (podcast)
Nikki Garcia, The Nikki & Brie Show (podcast)
Candace Parker, NBA analyst
Mayan Lopez, Lopez v Lopez (NBC)
Allison Holker, So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
Emma Kenney, The Conners (ABC)
Danielle Pinnock, Ghosts (CBS)
Kim Fields, The Upshaws (Netflix)
Crystal Kung Minkoff, TV Personality and entrepreneur
Sutton Stracke, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Bravo)
Betsy Brandt, The Bad Orphan (Lifetime)
Sarah Rafferty, Suits Rewatch Podcast

The in-show honorees include the following female superstars:

Angela Yee, Way Up with Angela Yee
Glennon Doyle & Abby Wambach, We Can Do Hard Things
Ashley Flowers & Brit Prawhat, Crime Junkie
Ellen K, Ellen K Weekend Show
Garcelle Beauvais, Black Girl Missing
Phylicia Rashad, Heaven Down Here
Mariana van Zeller, Trafficked (NatGeo)
Maria Shriver, Conversations Above the Noise
Mary McDonnell, The Fall of the House of Usher
Teresa Hsiao, Awkwafina is Nora from Queens
Angelica Vale, La Vale Show con Angélica Vale)
Salli Richardson-Whitfield, The Gilded Age & Winning Time

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