Ceremony recognzing positive portrayals of Latinos in the media takes place on Aug. 1
The 2014 Imagen Awards will honor Fred Armisen, “24” executive producer Manny Coto and former MTV personality Daisy Fuentes.
Armisen, of “Saturday Night Live” and “Portlandia” fame, will take home the Norman Lear Writer's Award. Armisen also serves as bandleader for the “Late Night With Seth Meyers” house band, “The 8G Band” and was recently nominated for an Emmy.
Coto, who also wrote and exec produced Showtime's “Dexter,” will receive Imagen's Creative Achievement Award. Fuentes, who hosts Telemundo's “La Voz Kids,” will receive the Imagen Foundation's President's Award.
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The Imagen Foundation's ceremony will take place on Aug. 1 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel's International Ballroom and air as a one hour special on PBS SoCal. The awards telecast will also feature a performance by Ballet Hispanico.
Imagen Awards program was established in 1985 after a suggestion by veteran television producer Lear to encourage and recognize the positive portrayals of Latinos in the media.