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Jerry Lewis to Receive ATAS Governors Award

Jul 26, 2005  •  Post A Comment

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences’ board of governors has selected Jerry Lewis to receive the Governors Award, the organization announced Tuesday. The comedy legend will receive the award from during the prime-time Emmy broadcast Sept. 18.

The award is given each year to an individual, company or organization for outstanding achievement. Mr. Lewis was selected due to his work as host of the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon.