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November 11, 2019

Over the weekend, the People's Choice Award for Best Reality Series went to Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which topped fellow must-see TV shows like Bachelor in Paradise and Jersey Shore: Family Vacation. But while the whole Kardashian clan took the stage to accept the award, Khloé didn't realize she had also won a separate award for Best Reality Star — because come on, she deserves at least two separate trophies for her work on the 17th season of the reality series.

On Twitter, Khloé apologized to fans for not acknowledging the second award on stage, revealing that she hadn't even realized she won it. Don't worry, Khloé: Most of us didn't know the People's Choice Awards were happening either. Read more at People. Scott Meslow

March 7, 2016

Jimmy Kimmel will take a break from making celebrities read mean tweets to host the 2016 Emmy Awards, Good Morning America announced Monday. The Jimmy Kimmel Live! host also helmed the show in 2012.

ABC will air the 68th annual ceremony Sept. 18, which should give Kimmel time to actually work up some enthusiasm for the role. Julie Kliegman

October 26, 2015

Ricky Gervais will host the 2016 Golden Globes, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Monday.

The British comedian helmed the ceremony from 2010 to 2012. After his 2011 gig, then-HFPA President Phillip Berk said some of his comments had "crossed the line." The next year, Gervais suggested he'd never host the Globes again. But in a 2014 blog post he mentioned reconsidering that stance, and in 2015 he served as a presenter.

HFPA's current president, Lorenzo Soria, spun Gervais' brand of humor in a decidedly more positive light than Berk, praising his "off-the-cuff wit and quirky charm," on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Gervais, who created and starred in the original version of The Office, will take over hosting duties from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler in the Jan. 10 broadcast. Julie Kliegman

May 10, 2011

The Week Opinion Awards are the only awards recognizing and celebrating the nation’s best opinion writing.

The Week Opinion Awards are an expansion of the magazine’s editorial mission: To select and highlight reasoned, lucid, and insightful commentary, and to encourage intelligent dialogue about current events in a nonpartisan atmosphere.

The Week provides its readers with the best current-events commentary from the Left and the Right, from the United States and abroad. As the media landscape becomes increasingly polarized, The Week Opinion Awards encourage excellence among the opinion journalists who are both thoughtful and eloquent.

This year's awards ceremony were held on May 11 at The W Hotel in Washington, D.C. David Gregory, the moderator of Meet the Press, hosted the ceremony. He was joined by two panelists: Austan Goolsbee, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.).

See full coverage of the 2011 Opinion Awards here. The Week Staff

March 15, 2010

The Week Opinion Awards are the only awards to recognize and celebrate the nation's best opinion writing.

Each year, The Week presents awards in three categories: Columnist of the Year, Editorial Cartoonist of the Year, and Blogger of the Year. Senior editors of The Week, along with a select group of journalists and academics evaluate the candidates looking to acknowledge those who most consistently elevated the level of public discourse. The Week's Opinion Awards are presented in partnership with the Aspen Institute. Winners are announced at a high-profile invitation-only event in Washington, D.C.

The Week Opinion Awards is a natural evolution of the magazine's editorial mission: To select and highlight reasoned, lucid, and insightful commentary, as well as to further intelligent dialogue about current events in a non-partisan manner.

This year the Opinion Awards were held on April 20, and included the awards ceremony and a panel discussion titled "Battle for the Soul of a Party," moderated by Sir Harold Evans, Editor-at-Large of The Week.

Watch this year's winners, panelists and attendees stop for interviews on the red carpet:

The Week Staff

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