WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Scott Foley, who stars as Jake Ballard on ABC’s hit drama “Scandal,” will emcee the NAB Show Television Luncheon. Sponsored by RBC Capital Markets, the Luncheon will take place Monday, April 13 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino.
The Television Luncheon will include the induction of Shonda Rhimes, creator of the hit series “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal,” to the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Tracee Ellis Ross, who stars on the ABC comedy series “Black-ish,” will receive the 2015 NAB Television Chairman’s Award. Also at the Television Luncheon, NAB will present the Spirit of Broadcasting Award posthumously to radio and television entrepreneur Lowell “Bud" Paxson, for whom actress Sharon Stone and entertainer Wayne Newton will pay tribute during the award presentation.
Scott Foley is an accomplished actor who has brought characters to life on television, in films and on stage. Foley made his feature film debut in Wes Craven’s “Scream 3.” In addition to “Scandal,” Foley’s television credits include roles in the critically acclaimed The WB series “Felicity” as well as “True Blood,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Unit,” “A.U.S.A.,” and “Scrubs.”
Foley wrote, directed and produced the film comedy “Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife,” and starred in Donald Margulies’ “The Country House” at the Geffen Playhouse in 2014.
“Scott Foley brings additional star power to an NAB Show that is already bursting with marquee names and world-class content creators,” said NAB Executive Vice President of Communications Dennis Wharton. “We are delighted to have Mr. Foley serve as host for the Television Luncheon, which is shaping up to be a spectacular event.”
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