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Tune In Tomorrow, November 14, 2023, to the Audio Description Awards Gala

The 2023 ACB (American Council of the Blind) Audio Description Awards Gala will air on multiple media platforms tomorrow, November 14, 2023 at 7:30 pm ET. This Gala debuted in 2021 to “recognize outstanding achievement in audio description in entertainment and educational media.” Tomorrow’s program features celebrity guests, audio description, and simultaneous Spanish translation. Hosts Marilee Talkington and Conchita Hernandez Legorreta will welcome guests from the arts, entertainment, and sports to applaud accessible films, series, books, and video games. Awards will be presented in such categories as Innovation, Popular Entertainment, Lifetime Achievement, Spanish Media, and International. Among the special guests are Shawn Levy, director of the series All the Light We Cannot See; Barbara Hinske, author of the Guiding Emily books; Maria Runyan, Olympian and Paralympian in track and field; Precious Perez, pop, R&B, and Latin singer/songwriter; and Lavender Darcangelo, singer, activist, and contestant on America’s Got Talent, to name a few. The Awards Gala will be available on ACB Media 1; ACB’s YouTube channel; ACB Community watch party on Zoom and Clubhouse,, and Peacock, courtesy of NBCUniversal (subscription required). For additional details, read the webpage announcing: The American Council of the Blind’s 2023 Audio Description Awards Gala To Be Broadcast on November 14.