Joe Mantegna to Host ‘Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors’ Televised Ceremony

Arya Roshanian
Variety

The Hollywood Walk of Fame will host its first-ever televised “Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors” ceremony, airing this Wednesday on The CW.

Hosted by “Criminal Minds” star Joe Mantegna, and his daughter, Gia, the dinner ceremony will be filmed in front of a live audience at the Taglyan Complex in Los Angeles. The event will also include a celebrity tribute to those already on the iconic Walk of Fame in Hollywood.

“After more than five decades, we are thrilled to be the ones to bring the celebrated tradition of the Hollywood Walk of Fame to national television,” said Jim Romanovich, president of Worldwide Media. “As many of Hollywood’s biggest stars who have received their stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame have repeatedly said — this one means the most. That says it all.”

Celebrity presenters at Wednesday’s ceremony will include Chuck Norris, Dean Cain, Deidre Hall, Gabrielle Ruiz, Jeff Dunham, Justin Baldoni, Louis Gossett Jr., Mike Tyson, and Montel Williams. The telecast will also include special performances by The Beach Boys, Daughtry, David Foster, Michael Bolton, BC Jean, Candice Glover and more.

The event is produced by Hollywood Walk of Fame Productions. “The Hollywood Walk of Fame Honors” will air on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 8 p.m. on The CW.

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