The Hollywood Film Awards, the official launch of the awards season™, has recognized excellence in the art of cinema and filmmaking for 17 years, honoring some of the world’s biggest stars. The evening was hosted by Queen Latifah.
The Hollywood Film Awards kicked off at 7:30 PM live ET/delayed PT on CBS with a special half-hour red carpet show featuring fashion and interviews with the stars as they arrived. Following the Hollywood Film Awards broadcast, the festivities continued with a live one-hour show that featured interviews with honorees and looked back at the evening’s highlights. “CBS This Morning’s” Charlie Rose, Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King hosted from the Hollywood Palladium, (10:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT).
The Hollywood Film Awards, founded in 1997 by Carlos de Abreu, who also executive produced, was produced by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, Mark Bracco and R. A. Clark were executive producers along with de Abreu.