'Glee' and 'Modern Family' Share Top Honor at GLAAD Awards
GLAAD Awards have hailed "Glee" and "Modern Family" at a gala dinner on April 10. Battling it out for the coveted best TV comedy series kudo, the two shows ended up sharing the title. Chris Colfer, who plays gay teen Kurt, and his on-screen father Mike O'Malley represented the Fox musical to accept the prize, while from the ABC dramedy, there were Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays openly gay Mitchell Pritchett, as well as Julie Bowen and Ariel Winter.
At the 22nd annual prize-giving event held in Los Angeles this weekend, "Project Runway" won outstanding reality program. Mondo Guerra, who revealed his HIV-positive status to friends and family on the Lifetime show, accepted the award.
Additionally, MSNBC's "The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell" was deemed outstanding TV journalism segment for its "Fort Worth Speech." In movie, meanwhile, "I Love You Phillip Morris" was named outstanding film - limited release.
Other honorees that night included NBC Entertainment president Robert Greenblatt, who was presented with the Stephen F. Folzak Award, and Kristin Chenoweth, who claimed the Vanguard Award.
The Sunday ceremony was hosted by "Parks and Recreation" actresses Amy Poehler and Rashida Jones. The final installment in GLAAD's 22nd annual awards will be presented on May 14 in San Francisco.
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