The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation has
announced a lineup celebrity presenters at The 32nd College
Television Awards, which recognizes undergraduate and graduate student work in
video, digital and film production, on April 9.
Those announced include Glee star Darren
Criss, Amber Tamblyn (House), Shenae
Grimes (90210), David Henrie (Wizards of Waverly Place), KaDee
Strickland (Private Practice), Jennifer
Carpenter (Dexter), Simon Helberg (The Big Bang Theory), Aldis Hodge (Leverage),Valerie Cruz (Off the Map and True Blood), Michael Cudlitz (Southland),
Jason Gann (Wilfred), Matt Lauria (Friday Night Lights and The Chicago Code), David Ono of ABC
News, Jason Ritter (The Event and Parenthood) and many others.
Academy Award winner Geena Davis will present the new
Focus on Diversity and Gender Equality in Children's
Media Award, honoring the student who best represented both gender equality and diversity in his or her work. Jane Lynch of Glee fame will present the show's creators the Visionary
Award, which celebrates a program's use of television to affect social change.
Bill Paxton will present another Visionary Award to the Entertainment Industry Foundation.
Spike Jones Jr., founder of SJ2 Entertainment and
Creative Arts Emmys producer, will serve as director and executive producer for
the awards ceremony.