Actor Scott Foley will preside over the April 13 event at the NAB Show in Las Vegas that will see Shonda Rhimes be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Scott Foley, who stars as Jake Ballard on ABC’s hit drama Scandal, will emcee the NAB Show Television Luncheon on Monday, April 13, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
The Television Luncheon will include the induction of Shonda Rhimes, creator of the hit series Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, to the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
Tracee Ellis Ross, who stars on the ABC comedy series Black-ish, will receive the 2015 NAB Television Chairman’s Award.
Also at the Television Luncheon, NAB will present the Spirit of Broadcasting Award posthumously to radio and television entrepreneur Lowell “Bud” Paxson, for whom actress Sharon Stone and entertainer Wayne Newton will pay tribute during the award presentation.
Foley made his feature film debut in Wes Craven’s Scream 3. In addition to Scandal, Foley’s television credits include roles in the critically acclaimed The WB series Felicity as well as True Blood, Grey’s Anatomy, The Unit, A.U.S.A. and Scrubs.
Foley wrote, directed and produced the film comedy Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife, and starred in Donald Margulies’ The Country House at the Geffen Playhouse in 2014.