The TV Land Icon Awards in Celebration with Entertainment Weekly has announced two honorees, prolific television creator Norman Lear and pop culture icon John Stamos. Comedian George Lopez will host the evening honoring the very best of TV and entertainment, taping Sunday, April 10th at The Barker Hangar in Los Angeles , and airing Sunday, April 17th at 9pm on TV Land.
Three-time Emmy Award winner Norman Lear will be honored with the Impact Icon Award, which praises individuals that have made a significant impression on American entertainment and culture. He has been in the entertainment business for more than 60 years, creating some of the most memorable television comedy staples including The Jeffersons, One Day at a Time, All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude and Good Times, all of which have endured through generations and remain some of today’s pop cultural favorites. The Impact Icon Award will be presented to Lear by television and film creator Seth MacFarlane.
Also being honored at this year’s ceremony is John Stamos, who will receive the Timeless Icon Award, which is presented to an entertainer whose extraordinary work spans generations. John Stamos is best known for his role as Jesse Katsopolis on the hit sitcom Full House, a role he recently reprised in the highly-anticipated follow up, Fuller House, which debuted in February on Netflix.