NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The One Club today announced that actor Alec Baldwin will host the 41st Annual One Show Awards, the most prestigious international awards show honoring the best in advertising, interactive, branded entertainment and design.
"A gifted actor and a New Yorker through and through, Alec Baldwin is the perfect choice to host The One Show, a New York institution," said Mary Warlick, CEO of The One Club, the nonprofit organization that produces The One Show Awards and Creative Week. "We want to make a big statement for this year's new format, and Mr. Baldwin does just that."
Alec Baldwin has appeared in over forty films, including Beetle Juice, The Hunt for Red October, The Cooler, for which he received an Oscar nomination, and The Departed, among many others. On television, Baldwin earned many awards, including two Emmys as Best Actor in a Comedy Series, for his portrayal of Jack Donaghy on NBC's critically acclaimed 30 Rock. He is also a dedicated supporter of numerous causes related to the arts.
"Alec Baldwin has done tremendous work on the big and small screens," added Kevin Swanepoel, President of The One Club. "In recent years, he has showcased his talent in Pencil-winning commercials, including some sidesplitting spots for New Era Major League Baseball – a great reflection of The One Show and our industry."
The One Show will take place at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on May 9th, capping off a weeklong festival of events and exhibitions at Creative Week.
About The One Club
The One Club, producer of the prestigious One Show and Creative Week, is the world's foremost non-profit organization recognizing creative excellence in advertising and design. The One Show honors the best work across all disciplines, including Advertising, Interactive, Design and Branded Entertainment. Creative Week takes place in New York City every May and is the preeminent festival celebrating the intersection of advertising and the arts.
SOURCE The One Club