Emmy and Tony Award-winner Kristin Chenoweth will host the 2017 Television Critics Association (TCA) Awards, which takes place on Saturday, August 5, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles during the Summer Press Tour.
“Throughout her unprecedented career, Kristin Chenoweth has carved a lasting legacy as an entertainment powerhouse and trailblazer. She is the perfect choice to host this special evening, honoring a season that has truly been a landmark year for women in television,” said TCA President Amber Dowling. “The Television Critics Association is proud to have an actress of her caliber leading the night’s festivities, as we come together to celebrate 33 years of the TCA Awards.”
Chenoweth joins an impressive list of TCA hosts that includes Jaime Camil, James Corden, Terry Crews, Bryan Cranston, Ellen DeGeneres, Conan O’Brien, Drew Carey, Craig Ferguson, Wanda Sykes, the Smothers Brothers, Nick Offerman, Dax Shepard, Key & Peele, and Bob Newhart.
Twelve awards will be presented for programming that has made an impact this past TV season at The TCA Awards.