Droll comedian/actor Bob Newhart will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show Television Luncheon on April 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Newhart is being recognized for his contributions to entertainment which span comedy albums, two highly successful television series and several movies and guest appearances. The award will be given to Newhart by NAB President and CEO David K. Rehr.
Past NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame television inductees include Bob Barker, Regis Philbin, The Tonight Show, and Star Trek.
The NAB Show will be April 18 through 23 at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Las Vegas Hilton. Exhibits will begin on April 20. NAB Show information: http://www.nabshow.com/2009/eventInfo/default.asp