(NEW YORK) — The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ Hall of Fame has announced plans to induct six new members, including CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer, Law & Order creator Dick Wolf and actor/director Ron Howard.
Veteran sports announcer Al Michaels, CBS executive Leslie Moonves and the late Philo T. Farnsworth, the man credited with inventing electronic television, will also be inducted, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
“Each of this year’s Hall of Fame inductees is incredibly deserving of this honor and is truly a legend of our industry,” said TV Academy CEO Bruce Rosenblum. “This will be a spectacular evening, rich with stories and reminiscing.”
The new class of inductees will be honored March 13 at the Beverly Hilton.
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