The Creative Coalition and WWE® Shoot PSA
Los Angeles, CA (September 16, 2011): Today, The Creative Coalition and WWE will continue shooting a public service announcement (PSA) campaign in support of their be a STAR (Show Tolerance And Respect) anti-bullying initiative. As part of the PSA campaign, members of the entertainment community will have their portraits taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Brian Smith.
be a STAR was formed by The Creative Coalition and WWE to help ensure a positive and equitable social environment for everyone, regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation, through grassroots efforts beginning with education and awareness.
DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
WHO: Natasha Alam (“True Blood”), Stephen Amell (“Hung”), Mayim Bialik (“The Big Bang Theory”), Jayson Blair (“The Hard Times of RJ Berger”), Phillip Bloch (“Glam God with Vivica A. Fox”), Lauren Bowels (“True Blood”), Amy Brenneman (“Private Practice”), A.J. Buckley (“CSI: NY”), Olivia Crocicchia, (“Rescue Me”), Lynn Curtin (“The Real Housewives of Orange County”), Robert Davi (“Profiler”), Tim Daly (“Private Practice”), Brian Dietzen (“NCIS”), Sarah Drew (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Greg Finley (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”), Frances Fisher (The Lincoln Lawyer), Vienna Girardi (“The Bachelor”), Alison Haislip (“The Voice”), Hill Harper (“CSI:NY”), Samantha Harris (“Entertainment Tonight”), Chelsie Hightower (“Dancing with the Stars”), Cheryl Hines (“Curb Your Enthusiasm”), Ben Hollingsworth (“Suits”), Carrie Ann Inaba (“Dancing with the Stars”), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Micah Jesse (“Entertainment Tonight”), Angus T. Jones (“Two and a Half Men”), Scott Krinsky (“Chuck”), James Kyson-Lee (“Heroes”), Anthony LaPaglia (“Without a Trace”), Melissa Leo (The Fighter), Nigel Lythgoe (“So You Think You Can Dance”), Kimberley Locke (“American Idol”), Joe Mantegna (“Criminal Minds”), Eva Marcille (“The Young and the Restless”), Margo Martindale (“Justified”), Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock”), Elizabeth McGovern (“Downton Abbey”), Christina Milian (American Pie), Beverley Mitchell (“The Secret life of the American Teenager”), Shanna Moakler (Big Momma’s House), Cameron Monghan (Click), Amy Paffrath (“E! News”), Grace Phipps (“The Nine Lives of Chloe King”), Amy Rider (“The Secret Life of the American Teenager”), Charlotte Ross (“Glee”), Richard Schiff (“The West Wing”), Grant Show (“Burn Notice”), Booboo Stewart(The Twilight Saga), KayCee Stroh (High School Musical), Molly Tarlov (“Awkward”), Iqbal Theba (“Glee”), Lea Thompson (“Switched at Birth”), Travis Winfrey (“Single Ladies”), Ariel Winter (“Modern Family”), Constance Zimmer (“Entourage”), and others TBA
WHAT: The Creative Coalition and WWE’s PSA Print Shoot for be a STAR Alliance’s anti-bullying campaign.
WHEN: Friday, September 16
12 pm – 6 pm
WHERE: Kari Feinstein’s 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards Style Lounge
Mondrian Los Angeles
8440 Sunset Boulevard
***ALL PRESS MUST BE CREDENTIALED IN ADVANCE***
About be a STAR:
(www.beastaralliance.org), co-founded by The Creative Coalition and WWE, is an alliance of 42 national organizations, including GLAAD and the National Education Association Health Information Network, led by The Creative Coalition and WWE. be a STAR, was formed to help ensure a positive and equitable social environment for everyone regardless of age, race, religion or sexual orientation through grassroots efforts beginning with education and awareness. be a STAR promotes positive methods of social interaction and encourages people to treat others as equals and with respect because everyone is a star in their own right.
About The Creative Coalition:
The Creative Coalition (www.TheCreativeCoalition.org) is the premiere nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance, primarily public education, the First Amendment, and arts advocacy. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President.
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes
worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo. Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to wwe.com/worldwide.
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