Striking Hollywood Writers Vow Not To Picket Tony Awards, Opening Door To Some Kind Of Show

The union last week denied a request by Tony organizers to have a waiver for their June 11 glitzy live telecast. It reiterated that in a statement late Monday, saying the guild “will not negotiate an interim agreement or a waiver for the Tony Awards.” But the guild gave some hope that some sort of Tony show might go on, saying organizers “are altering this year’s show to conform with specific requests from the WGA, and therefore the WGA will not be picketing the show.” What is being altered was not clear, but it may be to allow a non-scripted version of the Tonys to go on.

CBS & Pluto TV Partner For Tony Awards Pre-Show

Tony Awards Ratings Rebounded, But Remained Low

The Tonys drew an audience of 3.9 million viewers on CBS on Sunday, about a million viewers more than last year. It was the second-lowest viewership on record.

Tony Moments: A Night For Broadway To Reclaim Its Groove

The exuberant ceremony Sunday night on CBS was designed to answer that unthinkable possibility with an emphatic “No” — to make clear that whatever the ongoing difficulties, Broadway is back, with verve and creativity, and it’s here to stay. It just needs even more people filling the seats. Above: Michael R. Jackson accepts the award for best book of a musical for A Strange Loop. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Angela Lansbury Will Receive Tony Award For Lifetime Achievement

Tony Awards To Return To Regular Date And Place

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing announced Wednesday that the awards will be handed out June 12 and aired on CBS, but instead of a three-hour presentation, producers are adding an extra hour ahead of the telecast that will stream only on Paramount+. The broadcast will be live across the country, starting at 7 p.m. ET, and the main event will be live at 8.

You Can Watch (Most Of) The 74th Annual Tony Awards Only On Paramount+

Tony Awards Finally Have A Date — Sept. 26

Producers of the telecast announced Wednesday that the Tonys will be held Sept. 26 and will air on CBS as well as Paramount+. As if making up for lost time, the usual three-hour event has added a fourth hour.

Tony Awards Will Go Virtual In Fall

Producers of the Tony Awards said Friday that the 74th annual ceremony to honor the best on Broadway will be presented digitally this year sometime in the fall, with a date and a platform to be announced soon. The event had been scheduled for June 7 at New York’s Radio City Musical Hall with its usual live broadcast on CBS, but the coronavirus shutdown of Broadway as COVID-19 gripped New York City and the world made it impossible to go forward.

With Broadway Dark, Tony Awards Postponed

This year’s Tony Awards will be postponed, the Broadway League announced Wednesday. The ceremony had been scheduled to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 7 on CBS celebrating the best of a Broadway season that has been irreparably disrupted by the shutdown of all New York City theaters due to the coronavirus pandemic.

James Corden To Host 2019 Tony Awards

The Late Late Show host previously emceed Broadway’s biggest night in 2016.

CBS Inks Tony Awards TV Deal Through 2026

Kevin Spacey To Host Tony Awards Show

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Spacey has been picked to host this year’s Tony Awards, putting the award-winning star of “House of Cards” in the unenviable position of steering a telecast surely facing a post-“Hamilton” hangover. The CBS telecast on June 11 will originate from the 6,000-seat Radio City Music Hall, and producers are sure […]

CBS To Air Tony Awards On June 11

The 71st annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live from New York City on Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8-11 p.m., live ET/delayed PT) on CBS. The Tony Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. Next year marks the 71st anniversary of the Tony Awards, which were first held on […]

James Corden to Host Tony Awards On CBS

Tony Awards Gets Date, But Still No Home

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards will be held June 5 next year, but where the ceremony will be held is still up in the air. The 6,000-seat Radio City Music Hall has long been the preferred home for the awards because of its size and proximity to Broadway. But MSG Entertainment said it […]

Tony Awards Set For June 8 On CBS

Tony Awards Viewership Jumps Up To 7.24M

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS’ Tony Awards telecast saw viewership jump to 7.24 million people, the show’s largest audience in four years. According to preliminary Nielsen figures released Monday, Sunday’s show crowning “Kinky Boots” as best musical saw an increase of more than 1.2 million people over last year’s show. Neil Patrick Harris returned to […]

Tonys Booked On CBS Through 2018

The awards show will remain with the network that has broadcast it for the past 35 years.

Neil Patrick Harris To Return As Tony Awards Host

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris will be back for his fourth turn as host of the Tony Awards. The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joint producers of the show that honors the best of Broadway, said Thursday the 67th annual awards will be broadcast live by CBS from Radio City Music […]

Tonys to Air June 9 From Radio City Music Hall

Neil Patrick Harris To Host His 3rd Tony Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Patrick Harris will be back for his third turn hosting the Tony Awards. Producers of the show announced Tuesday that the star of the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother” and a stage veteran would be back at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre for the ceremony honoring Broadway’s best. It will be […]