The British Academy of Film and Television Arts/Los Angeles will air the 2010 BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards tonight on the TV Guide Network. This is the first time the Britannia Awards show has ever been aired on U.S. television.
Betty White (shown here with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award) will be presented with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy and Jeff Bridges will receive the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film. Also receiving honors, Michael Sheen will get the Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year, and Scott Free Productions will be honored with the Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Filmed Entertainment.
Actor and writer Stephen Fry is the host and presenters include Jane Lynch, Jerry Bruckheimer, Valerie Bertinelli, Wendie Malick, Rosario Dawson, Dakota Fanning, Jane Leeves, Kevin Spacey, Carey Mulligan, Cillian Murphy, and Olivia Wilde.
The show begins at 8pm, with a Red Carpet special at 7:30pm -- all on the TV Guide Network.
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