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Hollywood stars raise over $436,000 for the Television Academy Foundation

The Television Academy Foundation announced today that it has raised more than $436,000 at the 22nd Annual Emmys Golf Classic.

Television stars, sports personalities, entertainment industry executives, Television Academy executives and corporate partners participated in the golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., Monday, October 3.

Proceeds from the event benefit the non-profit organization’s renowned Internship and College Television Awards programs which provide industry access and career development opportunities for college students interested in media careers. .

Cedric the Entertainer (The Neighborhood) and Andia Winslow (A League of Their Own) co-hosted the event which featured TV, movie and sports stars: Jonathan Adams (Last Man Standing), Frank Buckley (KTLA ), Matt Craven (Lou), Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), Derek Fisher (NBA), Jason Her (For All Mankind), Brian Letscher (Scandal), Matt Letscher (The Flash), Willie Gault (NFL), Michael Irby (Mayans MC), Chris O’Dowd (Slumberland), Dr Paul Nassif (Botched), Norm Nixon (NBA), Danielle Nottingham (California Live), Jesse Orosco (MLB), Ron Perlman (The Capture) and Patrick Warburton ( Family Guy). Adam Rodriguez (Ordinary Joe) was the honorary host of the event.

“Our heartfelt thanks to Cedric the Entertainer and Andia Winslow for co-hosting the event and to all of the celebrities and industry executives who participated in the tournament,” said Cris Abrego, President of the Television Academy Foundation. “Our generous sponsors have made this year’s event a huge success. Funds raised will support Foundation programming throughout the year, providing diverse students with nationwide educational events and paid internships. at top Hollywood production companies to help them on their career path.”

The tournament kicked off with mat finishes “on the green”, a putting contest, a full round of golf and an afternoon cocktail reception. The day ended with an auction and awards dinner where honors were presented, including:

● 1st place: CBS with celebrity Cedric the Entertainer.

● 2nd place team: Lionsgate with the famous Dr. Paul Nassif.

● 3rd place team: Deborah Bradley, Mark Kuryak, Jeffrey Springer and Kevin Walsh.