Chuck Lorre will receive the 2014 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television from the Producers Guild of America at the PGA Awards on Jan. 19.
Lear is being honored for his work on such shows as "The Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "Dharma and Greg" - "series have impacted television on a level that we rarely see," said PGA Awards co-chairs Lori McCreary and Michael De Luca in a statement.
Said Lorre: "Norman Lear is a legend in this business and one of comedy's true kings. I have to admit that I've been tongue-tied and starstruck just standing in the same room with him. Needless to say, being associated with his artistry, much less to be honored in his name, is both humbling and inspiring -- and more than a little embarrassing. I'm deeply grateful to the Producers Guild for acknowledging my work in this extraordinary fashion."
Past recipients of the Norman Lear Award include J.J. Abrams, Don Mischer, Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Dick Wolf, Jerry Bruckheimer, John Wells, Lorne Michaels, Bud Yorkin, Carsey-Werner-Mandabach, David L. Wolper, Don Hewitt, Garry K. Marshall, Aaron Spelling, Steven Bochco, David E. Kelley, Mark Burnett and Lear.
Producers Guild To Honor Chuck Lorre with Norman Lear Award
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