America’s Most Wanted host John Walsh will receive the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Governors Award this year, the TV Academy announced today. The award, which honors an individual, company or organization that has made a substantial impact and demonstrated the extraordinary use of television, will be presented at the Creative Arts Emmys on Sept. 10. Walsh’s America’s Most Wanted has helped catch more than 1,100 fugitives and find more than 50 missing children since its debut in 1988; his son Adam was abducted and found murdered in 1981. In May, Fox said it was canceling the series after 23 seasons and instead run quarterly specials; Walsh was in talks with other News Corp arms to air the show elsewhere.
'America's Most Wanted's John Walsh To Receive Emmy Governors Award
What's Hot on Deadline
'Latin Lover' Gets More Love Thursday Night Than Emma Watson-Tom Hanks Thriller 'The Circle' - Box Office
M Night Shyamalan Unveils 'Glass': 'Unbreakable' & 'Split' Sequel To Star Bruce Willis, Samuel L Jackson, James McAvoy
Bravo Unveils Unscripted Slate With 6 New & 18 Returning Series; More 'Real Housewives' & 'Vanderpump Rules'
Latest TV News
- Fox News Slots ‘The Five’ Replacement At 5 PM
- Nicolle Wallace To Host New 4 PM Weekday Show On MSNBC
- MTV Movie & TV Awards Set To Honor ‘Fast & Furious’ Franchise
- Netflix Commissions Second German Production ‘Dogs Of Berlin’
- ‘The President Show’ Inaugurates New Term On Comedy Central
- James Corden Can’t Escape Kurt Russell In Funny ‘Late Late Show’ Bit