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Tracee Ellis Ross to Receive 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Chairman’s Award; Shonda Rhimes to be Inducted into Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Tracee Ellis Ross to Receive 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Chairman's Award; Shonda Rhimes to be Inducted into Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Tracee Ellis Ross, who stars on the new ABC comedy series “Black-ish,” will receive the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Television Chairman’s Award during the NAB Show Television Luncheon. 

“Tracee Ellis Ross is a gifted talent who brings wit and style to the roles that she plays, most recently on ABC’s breakout hit comedy ‘Black-ish’,” said Marcellus Alexander, NAB Executive Vice President of Television. “We are thrilled to honor her as this year’s Chairman’s Award recipient.”

Established to recognize individuals for significant achievement in one or more specific art disciplines in television, the Television Chairman’s Award first debuted in 2009 with four-time Emmy and two-time Golden Globe-winning actor Kelsey Grammar as the recipient. The last recipient was Jim Parsons, Emmy nominee and star of the critically acclaimed CBS comedy series “The Big Bang Theory” in 2010.

The Luncheon will also include the previously-announced induction of Shonda Rhimes, to the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Held April 11-16, 2015 in Las Vegas, and sponsored by RBC Capital Markets, the Luncheon will be held Monday, April 13 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino. 

For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.

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