Julianne Hough and Star of CBS' "Ghosts" Utkarsh Ambudkar To Host "The Tony Awards: Act One"

Emmy Award Winner Julianne Hough and Star of CBS' "Ghosts" Utkarsh Ambudkar Will Host "The Tony Awards: Act One"

Watch the 77th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, June 16, 2024

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June 4, 2024 - Emmy Award winner Julianne Hough and star of CBS' GHOSTS Utkarsh Ambudkar will host THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE, a live pre-show with exclusive content that is available to viewers for free on Pluto TV - the leading free streaming television service - beginning Sunday, June 16 at 6:30-8:00 PM, ET/3:30-5:00 PM, PT. Hough, who starred in the hit Broadway play "POTUS," and Ambudkar, who made his Broadway debut in Lin-Manuel Miranda's improvisational hip-hop show "Freestyle Love Supreme," will kick off Broadway's biggest night with the presentation of the first round of Tony Awards during the exciting pre-show telecast.

Viewers can access THE TONY AWARDS: ACT ONE on their smart TV, streaming device, mobile app or online by going to Pluto TV and clicking on the "ET" channel - free and easy.

Immediately following, THE 77TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, with Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Ariana DeBose, will air live from the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, from 8:00-11:00 PM, LIVE ET/5:00-8:00 PM, LIVE PT on the CBS Television Network, and streaming on Paramount+ in the U.S. (live and on-demand for Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers, or on-demand for Paramount+ Essential subscribers the day after the special airs)*.

The 77th celebration will recognize and honor the incredible artistry of the 2023-2024 season. The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, which honor theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing and have been broadcast on CBS since 1978. They are produced in collaboration with Tony Award Productions and White Cherry Entertainment. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss are showrunners and executive producers for White Cherry Entertainment, and Weiss will serve as director. Jack Sussman is also an executive producer.

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About the Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. At The Broadway League, Kristin Caskey is chair and Jason Laks is interim president. At the American Theatre Wing, Emilio Sosa is chair and Heather A. Hitchens is president and CEO.

*Paramount+ with SHOWTIME subscribers will have access to stream live via the live feed of their local CBS affiliate on the service, as well as on-demand. Paramount+ Essential subscribers will not have the option to stream live, but will have access to on-demand the day after the special airs.

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June 5, 2024 3:00pm ET by CBS  

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