GLAAD announces nominees for 25th Media Awards


The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD has announced the nominees for its 25th Media Awards honoring music, movies, TV and more. The awards are to take place in two separate ceremonies, one in Los Angeles on April 12 and one in New York on May 3. The TV dramas honored for “fair, accurate and inclusive” representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people are:

v “The Fosters”: ABC Family

v “Grey’s Anatomy”: ABC

v “Orphan Black”: BBC America

v “Pretty Little Liars”: ABC Family

v “Shameless”: Showtime

“NFL Honors” (8 p.m., Fox): Alec Baldwin and others present awards to the league’s top players and maybe Baldwin commits a personal foul.

“Saturday Night Live” (11:30 P.M., NBC): Get ready to crack up. Funny lady Melissa McCarthy returns to host “Saturday Night Live” for the third time. The musical guest is Imagine Dragons.

For complete listings, see TV Week magazine, included with today’s paper.

LOCAL TOPICS ON TV

“Community Connection” (Sunday at 6:30 a.m. on 21 WFMJ-TV, and 11 a.m. on WBCB): Youngstown State University professor Victor Wan-Tatah will join host Madonna Chism Pinkard to discuss African-American History Month events, including free lectures, exhibits and art shows.

Next, Marcia Haire-Ellis and Cathlene Harvey will discuss the Centenary United Methodist Church’s new concept of “Center Stage,” an evening of entertainment and spoken word to encourage the gospel and love of music.

Finally, Cheryl Lewis and Frank Rulli of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society will discuss the Cookie Table & Cocktails fundraiser event.

“Increase the Peace” (6:30 p.m. today and 6:30 a.m. Sunday on MyYTV): Host Andrea Mahone will be joined by Emily Smerchansky and Kim Svabik from Habitat for Humanity. The ladies will be sponsoring a Zumba-a-thon to raise money for the 43rd Habitat house being built for a wounded veteran.

“A Conversation with Dee” (8:30 a.m. on WKBN-TV): Host Dee Crawford will be joined by Jere B of SounDoctrine, Derek Emerson of Chick-fil-A in Southern Park Mall and Bill Lawson of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. They will discuss the jazz series that begins this month at the Tyler History Center.

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Super Bingo at church hall

YOUNGSTOWN

St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Center, 1025 N. Belle Vista Ave., will host a Super Bingo Sunday at 2 p.m., to benefit the church.

Donation is $30 and includes dinner. Total payout is $5,000.

For information, call Darlene at 330-881-8134.

Craig Morgan concert tickets

MEADVILLE, PA.

The 40th annual country music show to benefit the Meadville Fraternal Order of Police will feature Craig Morgan with opening act Larry Frick on March 16 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Allegheny College auditorium.

Tickets are $25.

Call 1-814-337-5650.

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