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[21 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘A Night at Sardi’s’ Recognizes Bob Iger, Raises Money for the Alzheimer’s Association

An event held in honor of legendary Broadway director and writer Abe Burrows, and honoring Disney President and CEO Bob Iger, has raised more than $1.6 million for the Alzheimer’s Association.
The 19th annual “A Night at Sardi’s,” organized by Laurie Burrows Grad in her father’s memory, seeks to raise funds, but also awareness, of the disease.  This year, Bob Iger received the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award, which is awarded ” to an individual, television series or movie that embodies the spirit of the event and has shown an extraordinary commitment to …

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[31 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
ABC’s ‘Modern Family’ Takes Home One SAG Award

ABC’s hit comedy “Modern Family” took home the Screen Actor’s Guild award Sunday evening for Best Ensemble in a Comedy TV Series.
The win marked an otherwise unremarkable evening for ABC and parent company, Disney.  Disney films were not represented in any of the film categories, but “Modern Family” did garner four nominations.  However, “Modern Family” stars Ty Burrell and Ed O’Neill lost in the Male Actor – Comedy Series category to perennial favorite Alec Baldwin, while Sofia Vergara lost the trophy for Female Actor – Comedy Series to Betty White for …