5:30 PM EDT, May 8, 2013
The CW will broadcast the 15th annual Young Hollywood Awards from Los Angeles in primetime Aug. 1.
Nominees for the kudofest, exec produced by Penske Media Corp., will be revealed in June.
âIâm so pleased PMC and the CW will partner for our biggest year yet of the Young Hollywood Awards, spotlighting our showâs proven evolution in honoring and celebrating the accomplishments of the entertainment industryâs rising stars,â said PMC founder, chairman and CEO Jay Penske. âYHA celebrates emerging young talent, and the CW Network has established the careers of some of the brightest young stars â making this alliance all the more perfect for the significant 15th anniversary of this eminent event.â
Said CW prexy Mark Pedowitz:Â âThe CW is thrilled to be able to join forces with Jay and PMC to broadcast young Hollywoodâs premier award show, as we continue to eventize our summer schedule.Â Not only does this allow us to celebrate the yearâs best emerging talent in film, music and television, but it perfectly fits with the CWâs brand and further establishes us as the place to find many of today and tomorrowâs up-and-coming stars.â
Previous winners and presenters include Scarlett Johansson, Armie Hammer, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Swift, Ryan Gosling, Zac Efron, Justin Bieber, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dakota Fanning, Jessica Alba, Liam Hemsworth, Ashley Greene, Emma Stone, Nick Jonas, Mila Kunis, and Shia LaBeouf.
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