On February 21, 2011 the Cartoon Network held their first sports award show “Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards,” at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA.
The awards show aired on February 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm on the Cartoon Network.
The event featured red carpet and it was hosted by Tony Hawk (skateboarding legend). Some of the celebrities the attended the red carpet and awards show were Venus Williams, Booboo and Fivel Stewart, Rico Rodriguez, Chewbacca, David Henrie, Nelly, Zachary Gordon, Ali Sepasyar, C.J. Manigo, Jackson Rogow, Andrew WK, PhilliePhanatic, Phoenix Suns Gorilla Go, Milwaukee Bucks Bango, Tennessee Titans T-Rac, Vanessa Williams, Prohgress, J-Spliff, Kev Nishimura and DJ Virman.
First Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Award Winners:
All-Pro Class Clown
Dwight Howard (NBA)
Alti-Dude (Top alternative sports high flyer.)
Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding)
Best Foes Forever (The award for the best rivals.)
New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox
Dance Machine (The award for the best celebratory dance.)
Terrell Owens (NFL)
Michael Smith and Zenyatta (Horse Racing)
Fanatic Fanstars (The award for the most passionate fan base.)
Green Bay Packers Cheeseheads
Gnarliest Newb (The award for the top rookie.)
Blake Griffin (NBA)
He’s Got Game (The award for the best male athlete.)
Drew Brees (NFL)
In It To Win It (The awards for the most focused player who comes to win.)
Carl Edwards (NASCAR)
Most Awesome Mascot(Sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Goldfishcrackers.)
Milwaukee Bucks’ Bango
Most Viral Player (The award for the most awesome amateur sports viral clip.)
Brian Kownacki flips over catcher to score.
My Bad (The award for the best sports blooper.)
Dallas Cowboys – Hot Potato Lateral
She’s Got Game (The award for the best female athlete.)
Danica Patrick (IndyCar Series/NASCAR)
Green Bay Packers
Serena and Venus Williams (Tennis)
That’s How I Roll (The award for the most stylish athlete.)
Sponsored by Kids Foot Locker
Lebron James (NBA)
We Got Game (The award for the best team)
The Los Angeles Lakers
About The Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards:
Is a high-energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience that lets viewers vote and honor their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year. This first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids, is created and produced in association with IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producers, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer serve as executive producers and The Sports Illustrated Group’s SI KIDS franchise is the official media partner.
Sources: Turner.com & slate-pr.com
Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by PAUL GALLEGOS from PrPhotos.com for Diversity News Magazine. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications.
Editor’s Note: Our photographer only received access to cover the red carpet event, so that’s all the we are reporting. Thank You.
On Saturday, January 30, 2010 the Bang. Improv theatre presented “CELEBRITIES TO TELL THE TRUTH.” from 8:00 pm.
The theatre is located at 457 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, CA, 90048, The show topics included Sex, Fantasies, Ghosts and Mothers. These was the last show and their closing night.
Some of the casts members present were David Henrie- Justin Russo of Wizards of Waverly Place, David Deluise- Jerry Russo of Wizards of Waverly Place, Josh Sussman- Jacob Ben Israel of Glee, Michael Hitchcock of Glee, Ezra Weisz- Greetings from Tucson and Justine Bateman – Mallory Keaton, of Family Ties.
About Bang Improv Studio:
The bang Comedy Theater and Improv Studio was founded in 1995 by Peter and Aliza Murrieta as a purveyor of intelligent comedy and a studio dedicated to the ongoing study and performance of improvisation.
For information you can contact http://www.bangstudio.com/