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Norman Lear to be given lifetime award for excellence in comedy at Golden Globes

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Norman Lear to be given lifetime award for excellence in comedy at Golden Globes

Tv pioneer Norman Lear, creator of ground-breaking comedy reveals similar to All within the Household, Maude and One Day at a Time, will obtain a lifetime achievement award at this yr’s Golden Globe ceremony, organizers mentioned on Thursday.

Lear, 98, would be the recipient of the Carol Burnett Award, an accolade established in 2018 by the Hollywood International Press Affiliation, the group that palms out the Golden Globes.

Lear’s method of addressing controversial subjects by means of humour “prompted a cultural shift that allowed cultural and political issues to be reflected in television,” HFPA President Ali Sar mentioned in a press release.

In 2017, Lear returned to TV as a producer on a revival of One Day at a Time  that debuted on the Netflix streaming service.

Lear will settle for the honour throughout the Golden Globes ceremony, which is scheduled to be broadcast stay on February 28, organisers mentioned. – Reuters

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