May 8, 2013 (Los Angeles, CA) - The 15th Annual Young Hollywood Awards celebrating emerging young talent will partner with The CW Network to broadcast this years Red Carpet event on Thursday, August 1 (8-10 PM). The announcement was made today by Jay Penske, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Penske Media Corporation (PMC), owner and Executive Producer of the award show [and Deadline Hollywood], and Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. The 15th Annual Young Hollywood Awards will be held in Los Angeles, and the host and nominees will be unveiled in June.
”I’m so pleased PMC and The CW will partner for our biggest year yet of the Young Hollywood Awards, spotlighting our shows proven evolution in honoring and celebrating the accomplishments of the entertainment industrys rising stars,” said Penske. “The CW is thrilled to be able to join forces with Jay and PMC to broadcast young Hollywoods premier award show as we continue to eventize our summer schedule,” said Pedowitz. “Not only does this allow us to celebrate the years best emerging talent in film, music and television, but it perfectly fits with The CWs brand and further establishes us as the place to find many of today and tomorrows up-and-coming stars.”
Since its inception, this show has served as a launch pad for the future careers of many of todays top actors, directors, and entertainers. The list of previous Young Hollywood Awards recipients and presenters include names such as Scarlett Johansson, Armie Hammer, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Swift, Ryan Gosling, Zac Efron, Justin Bieber, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dakota Fanning, Jessica Alba, Liam Hemsworth, Ashley Greene, Emma Stone, Nick Jonas, Mila Kunis, and Shia LaBeouf, among many others.