UC Berkeley tops ATAS' college TV awards

Mar 26, 2009

UC Berkeley tops ATAS' college TV awards
Tom Bergeron hosts ceremony Saturday night

By Nellie Andreeva

March 22, 2009, 01:00 AM ET

UC Berkeley led the field of winners at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation's 30th College Television Awards with four. Also nabbing multiple wins at the event Saturday night were UCLA (three) and Brigham Young University, Northwestern University and AFI (two each) The ceremony, hosted by "Dancing With the Stars" host Tom Bergeron, was held at the Culver Studios.

Presenters included Masi Oka ("Heroes"), Carlos Bernard ("24"), Chris O'Donnell ("Grey's Anatomy"), Christine Devine (Fox 11 News), Amber Stevens ("Greek"), Timothy Omundson ("Psych"), Shailene Woodley ("Secret Life of an American Teenager"), Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory"), Ricardo Chavira ("Desperate Housewives"), Jordana Spiro ("My Boys") and Navi Rawat ("Numbers"). AFI's Ugandan war drama "Acholiland" received the prestigious $4,000 Bricker Humanitarian Award, with its director, Dean Israelite, also winning
 the $1,000 Directing Award.

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