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TV Stars Gather to Celebrate Success Off the Screen Ahead of Emmys

Laverne Cox attended the 2015 Television Industry Advocacy Awards benefitting The Creative Coalition

The Creative Coalition, the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and political advocacy organization of the entertainment industry, and TV Guide are coming together to honor television’s biggest stars including Chrissy Metz, Keegan-Michael Key, and Alyssa Milano for their work off the camera to advocate for positive, social welfare change at the Television Industry Advocacy Awards.



Honoring Television Industry Leaders for Using their Power of Celebrity to Advocate for Positive, Social Welfare Change

Honorees: Chrissy Metz (Actor, “This Is Us”), Keegan-Michael Key (Actor, “Friends from College”), Alyssa Milano (Actor, “Mistresses”), Seth Green (Actor, “Robot Chicken”), Regina King (Actor, “American Crime”), Troian Bellisario (Actor, “Pretty Little Liars”), Finn Wolfhard (Actor, “Stranger Things”), Chloe Bennet (Actor, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), and Robert Herjavec (TV Personality, “Shark Tank”)


Presenters: Milo Ventimiglia (Actor, “This Is Us”), Erika Christensen (Actor, “Ten Days in the Valley “), Clark Gregg (Actor, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”), Ian Harding (Actor, “Pretty Little Liars”), Tim Story (Director, Fantastic Four), Kevin Smith (Producer/Director/Actor, Jay and Silent Bob), Jennifer Salke (President of NBC Entertainment), Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (Public Figure), Sandra Lee (TV Personality, “Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee”)

Host: Cheryl Hines (Actor, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”)

The Television Industry Advocacy Awards is a cocktail party and awards ceremony benefiting The Creative Coalition, hosted by TV Guide Magazine & TV Insider with support from BBVA Compass, honoring television industry leaders for using their power of celebrity to advocate for positive, social welfare change.

Event sponsored by TAO Los Angeles, Ferrari Brut, Vanderpump Rosé, Tito’s & Tsingtao


Saturday, September 16, 2017

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and Entertainment Critic at, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board and tour coordinator of the Television Critics Association’s press tours. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and DAP Health, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been a member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.