Star-studded 16th Annual PRISM Awards to be held Thursday, April 19, 2012

A special tribute to our nation's military is also planned for this special night of honors at the Beverly Hills Hotel

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(PRWEB) April 17, 2012

What:
The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc., in collaboration with FX Network, News Corporation, and others, presents the 16th Annual PRISM Awards, a gala awards show recognizing the accurate depiction of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use and addiction, as well as mental health issues in film, television, interactive, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment. Also included will be a special tribute to our returning veterans.

Who:
Those in attendance will include: William H. Macy, Shameless; Craig T. Nelson, Parenthood; Stana Katic, Castle; Jon Huertas, Castle; Caterina Scorsone, Private Practice; KaDee Strickland, Private Practice; Matthew Ashford, Days of Our Lives; Nadia Bjorlin, Days of Our Lives; Dee Wallace, The Story of Bonnie and Clyde; Sam Jaeger, Parenthood; Mark Valley, Harry’s Law; Sharon Lawrence, Drop Dead Diva; Christopher McDonald, Harry’s Law; Kevin Sorbo, Soul Surfer; Carly Steel, TV Guide Network; Tim Kang, The Mentalist; Kate Linder, The Young and the Restless; Leigh Ann Tuohy, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition; Mike Catherwood, Loveline; Aimee Garcia, County; Seamus Dever, Castle; Mackenzie Phillips, Hercules Saves Christmas; Mariette Hartley, Law & Order: SVU; Hector Elizondo, Last Man Standing; Emily Osment, Cyberbully; Michael Cudlitz, Southland; Mark Valley, Harry’s Law; Tony Denison, The Closer; Noah Munck, iCarly; Joshua Malina, Scandal; Peter Krause, Parenthood; Jennifer Morrison, Bringing Ashley Home; Wayne Knight, Frank Stallone, Elliott Gould…and more! Also, Brian Dyak, President & CEO of the Entertainment Industries Council, R. Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy and Rick Stephens, Senior Vice President, Human Resources & Administration, The Boeing Company will also participate

When:     
Thursday, April 19, 2012                                            
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm PT.

Where:     
Beverly Hills Hotel, Crystal Ballroom
9641 W. Sunset Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 USA

Background: The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. presents the 16th Annual PRISM Awards to honor productions and performances that are not only delightfully entertaining, but also realistically show substance use and addiction, as well as mental health issues. The ceremony will be crafted into the nationally-televised PRISM Awards Showcase to be aired by our flagship partner FX and other networks.

For more information contact:
Skylar Zwick
Entertainment Industries Council, Inc.            
703-481-1414
szwick(at)eiconline(dot)org


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