Cartoon Network Announces Winners of "Hall of Game Awards"
Hosted by Tony Hawk, Hall of Game Awards to Air on the Cartoon Network
Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT)
Cartoon Network handed out the top honors at their first-ever sports awards show, Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards (HallofGame.com). From the red carpet, to the never-before-seen stunts and surprises on stage, Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards show, which will air on February 25th at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT), will feature icons from television, film, music and sports, as kids experience an evening of humor and fun at the most raucous and biggest sports awards show ever presented on television.
And the winner's are...
All-Pro Class Clown
Dwight Howard (NBA)
Alti-Dude (Top alternative sports high flyer.)
Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding)
Best Foes Forever (The award for the best rivals.)
New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox
Dance Machine (The award for the best celebratory dance.)
Terrell Owens (NFL)
Michael Smith and Zenyatta (Horse Racing)
Fanatic Fanstars (The award for the most passionate fan base.)
Green Bay Packers Cheeseheads
Gnarliest Newb (The award for the top rookie.)
Blake Griffin (NBA)
He's Got Game (The award for the best male athlete.)
Drew Brees (NFL)
In It To Win It (The awards for the most focused player who comes to win.)
Carl Edwards (NASCAR)
Most Awesome Mascot(Sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers.)
Milwaukee Bucks' Bango
Most Viral Player (The award for the most awesome amateur sports viral clip.)
Brian Kownacki flips over catcher to score.
My Bad (The award for the best sports blooper.)
Dallas Cowboys � Hot Potato Lateral
She's Got Game (The award for the best female athlete.)
Danica Patrick (IndyCar Series/NASCAR)
Green Bay Packers
Serena and Venus Williams (Tennis)
That's How I Roll (The award for the most stylish athlete.)
Sponsored by Kids Foot Locker
Lebron James (NBA)
We Got Game (The award for the best team)
The Los Angeles Lakers
In a special awards presentation, Venus Williams presented Kobe Bryant with the first ever �King of the Court� award. Bryant also received a special congratulatory video message from Justin Bieber and Jimmy Kimmel. Bryant also joined LA Lakers teammates to accept the �We Got Game� honor, which was presented by George Lopez.
Over 37 million fans voted online at www.HallofGame.com for their favorites in athletes, teams and sporting moments over the last year. Fans have also been able to interact with the awards through the Hall of Game App, which is free to download through the iTunes store, and allows fans to add their face to sports photos, customize pictures with Hall of Game graphics and share them with friends via Facebook and Twitter.
Hosted by skateboarding legend Tony Hawk, and featuring performances by Travie McCoy and Far East Movement, the Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards is a high-energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience that celebrates the viewers favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year. This first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids, is created and produced in association with IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producers, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer serve as executive producers and The Sports Illustrated Group's SI KIDS franchise is the official media partner.
About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.'s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic animated entertainment for kids and families. Nightly from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.
About IMG Media
IMG Media operates from over 30 offices worldwide and distributes content across all forms of media including TV, Audio, Fixed Media, Inflight and Closed Circuit, Broadband and Mobile. IMG Media Production generates 6000 hours of programming, over 200 projects in locations around the world. These include coverage of: New York City Marathon, Masters, PGA Championship, ATP and WTA Tennis, Professional Bull Riding, television and digital production for both Wimbledon and the R and A, Premier League Soccer Productions, Total Rugby for the IRB, Transworld Sport, FIFA Futbol Mondial and FIFA World Cup Preview Series. IMG Media also has produced entertainment specials such as: Super Bowl's Greatest Commercials, World's and Year's Funniest Commercials for TBS, Christmas in Rockefeller Center, and Boston Pops 4th of July Spectacular. IMG Media also maintains the world's largest sports archive with more than 250,000 hours of footage.