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March 29, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG
The Assn. of Asian-Pacific American Artists handed out its fifth annual Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Monday night, honoring film and television producers, playwrights and a veteran talent agent for working to dispel racial stereotypes. The Jimmie awards, as they are called, are named for the late Academy Award-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe.
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August 28, 2010 | Emily Christianson, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Jimmy Fallon's got a big job ahead hosting the Emmys on Sunday. It's a good thing this isn't the first time he's emceed a kudos-fest. The late night funnyman has a decade-long history with awards shows from co-hosting the 2001 MTV Movie Awards to his hilarious T-Pain-style moment as a presenter at the 2009 Emmys. Now, let's look back at some of the Emmy nominee's funniest award show promos, song parodies and more with the video slideshow below. Clicking the arrow in the lower right corner will open a full-screen version.
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January 25, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Jimmie Winners: Director Akira Kurosawa has won the 1991 Assn. of Asian/Pacific American Artists Lifetime Achievement Award. Kurosawa, whose credits include "Ran" and "Dreams," will receive the honor at the group's annual media awards ceremony on March 18 in Beverly Hills. Other recipients of the Jimmie Awards, named after cinematographer James Wong Howe, include the film "Come See the Paradise" and the TV series "Twin Peaks."
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January 25, 1991 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Jimmie Winners: Director Akira Kurosawa has won the 1991 Assn. of Asian/Pacific American Artists Lifetime Achievement Award. Kurosawa, whose credits include "Ran" and "Dreams," will receive the honor at the group's annual media awards ceremony on March 18 in Beverly Hills. Other recipients of the Jimmie Awards, named after cinematographer James Wong Howe, include the film "Come See the Paradise" and the TV series "Twin Peaks."
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August 28, 2010 | Emily Christianson, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
Jimmy Fallon's got a big job ahead hosting the Emmys on Sunday. It's a good thing this isn't the first time he's emceed a kudos-fest. The late night funnyman has a decade-long history with awards shows from co-hosting the 2001 MTV Movie Awards to his hilarious T-Pain-style moment as a presenter at the 2009 Emmys. Now, let's look back at some of the Emmy nominee's funniest award show promos, song parodies and more with the video slideshow below. Clicking the arrow in the lower right corner will open a full-screen version.
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January 11, 1989 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Winners of the fifth annual Jimmie Awards, bestowed for the realistic portrayal of Asian-Pacific Americans on television, stage and film, were announced Tuesday by the Assn. of Asian/Pacific American Artists. Among recipients: Playwright David Henry Hwang for the Broadway play "M.
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April 8, 1989
In her March 29 article on the Media Awards given by the Assn. of Asian-Pacific Americans Artists ("Jimmie Awards Mark Dispelling of Race Stereotypes"), Claudia Puig mistakenly reported that the Jimmies honor "best" play, "best" TV series, etc. Actually, the awards are more of a symbol of encouragement for progress in the entertainment industry, recognizing the companies, producers and individuals who present honest portrayals of Asian-Pacific Americans and their culture. JACK ONG AAPAA Selection Committee Chairman Santa Monica
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March 15, 1990 | RICK DU BROW
It had to be embarrassing. From 10 to 11 p.m. Monday, KCAL Channel 9's ballyhooed, $30-million news operation and its $1-million anchor, Jerry Dunphy, averaged less than a 1 rating, according to the A.C. Nielsen research firm. To be exact, it scored a 0.6 rating, which means only about 30,000 TV homes in the Greater Los Angeles area watched the final third of KCAL's nightly, three-hour prime-time newscast.
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March 29, 1989 | CLAUDIA PUIG
The Assn. of Asian-Pacific American Artists handed out its fifth annual Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton on Monday night, honoring film and television producers, playwrights and a veteran talent agent for working to dispel racial stereotypes. The Jimmie awards, as they are called, are named for the late Academy Award-winning cinematographer James Wong Howe.
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