Feb 16, 2004  •  Post A Comment

Real life husband and wife Bradley Whitford (“The West Wing”) and Jane Kaczmarek (“Malcolm in the Middle”) will be masters of ceremonies for the 56th Annual Writers Guild of America Awards on Saturday. The awards are being held for the first time at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. At the WGA East dinner the same night at The Pierre Hotel in New York, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., will receive the Evelyn F. Burkey Award, given to a person whose contributions have brought honor and dignity to writers.
SAG’s Best
Karl Malden will receive the Screen Actors Guild’s Life Achievement Award for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment from Michael Douglas during the acting guild’s 10th Annual Awards, set for 8 p.m. Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. The award is presented to an actor who fosters the highest ideals of the profession. Mr. Malden and Mr. Douglas starred together in the ABC show “The Streets of San Francisco” from 1972 to 1976. For those who don’t have a seat, TNT will televise the show.
Good To Be King
The CBS comedy “The King of Queens” will be the subject of a “Behind The Scenes” panel discussion Tuesday at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in North Hollywood, Calif. Among those expected to participate are cast members Kevin James, Leah Remini and Jerry Stiller, as well as production execs Michael Weithorn, Rob Schiller and Annette Davis. It will be moderated by Bob Goen of “Entertainment Tonight.”