About the Special

THE 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®” TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM NEW YORK CITY ON CBS, SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 2017

The 2017 Tony Award Nominations Will Be Announced on Tuesday, May 2

THE 71st ANNUAL TONY AWARDS will be broadcast live from New York City Sunday, June 11, 2017 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. The TONY Awards, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been broadcast on CBS since 1978.

Next year marks the 71st anniversary of the TONY Awards, which were first held on April 6, 1947, at the Waldorf Astoria’s Grand Ballroom. The ceremony is presented by Tony Award Productions, which is a joint venture of the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, which founded the Tonys.

The nominations for the 2017 TONY Awards will be announced on Tuesday, May 2.

RATING: To Be Announced

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CBS Press Contacts for the TONY Awards:

Kate Fisher             212-975-3818                  khfisher@cbs.com

Noelle Llewellyn      212-975-4574                  noelle.llewellyn@cbs.com

Photo Contact:

Kathleen Holloway      212-975-8533                  kholloway@cbs.com

Slate PR for the TONY Awards:

Shawn Purdy               212-235-6813              shawn@slate-pr.com

Press:

Kate Fisher
212-975-3818
khfisher@cbs.com

Noelle Llewellyn
212-975-4574
noelle.llewellyn@cbs.com

 

Photo:

Kathleen Holloway
212-975-8533
kholloway@cbs.com