Last night in ceremonies held in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton, Days of our Lives, The Fosters, Bridegroom and Behind the Candelabra were among the award recipients at the 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards, with more awards to be handed out in another ceremony in New York City on May 3rd.
The Fosters, featuring former OLTL and Sunset Beach star Sherri Saum, and has B&B’s Joanna Johnson (Karen) as one of the shows EP’s, took home the prize for Outstanding Drama Series for the ABC Family series. On hand to accept the honor were Saum, co-star Terri Polo, and co-creators Peter Paige and Bradley Bredeweg,
Outstanding Documentary was a tie, but one of the winners was the sensational Bridegroom, and on hand were Shane Bitney Crone (who’s story is the centerpiece of the film) and the film’s executive producer, Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. The other documentary winner was Call Me Kuchu.
Days of our Lives had already won the Outstanding Daily Drama category, because there were no other nominees in the category for the depiction of Sonny and Will’s love story. On hand at the event representing DAYS were Guy Wilson (Will) and Kate Mansi (Abigail). Guy was tweeting many pics live from the event.
Freddie Smith (Sonny), who was one half of the honored storyline was not in attendance. Chandler Massey (Ex-Will), who was a major part of the success of the couple of Will and Sonny last year was not present, for those who may have been inquiring.
Behind the Candelabra, the television movie about the life of Liberace starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon took home the award for Outstanding TV Movie or Mini-Series!
And Rita Moreno presented Jennifer Lopez with the Vanguard Award for the work in the fight for equality for the LGBT community, which includes her work as executive producer on ABC Family’s The Fosters.
What do you think of some of the major winners/honorees from last night’s 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards?