Cast of ‘Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist’ to host 2021 ACE Eddie Awards
Jane Levy, Mary Steenburgen, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell and John Clarence Stewart to perform all hosting duties for the awards ceremony which recognizes outstanding editing in film, television and documentaries
American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced today that the ensemble cast of NBC’s Golden Globe- nominated hit musical comedy Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, including Jane Levy, Mary Steenburgen, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell and John Clarence Stewart, will host the 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards. “We are so excited to have this talented cast bring their originality, triple-threat talent and great vibes as hosts of the Eddies this year,” stated ACE Executive Director Jenni McCormick. “It’s been a tough year and entertainment like ‘Zoey’s’ has helped us all get through it.” Past hosts of the ACE Eddie Awards include Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, D’Arcy Carden, Tichina Arnold, Adam DeVine and Rachel Bloom, among others.
Recognizing outstanding editing in film, television and documentaries, the ACE Eddie Awards will announce winners LIVE during its virtual awards ceremony on April 17 at 11:00am PT / 2:00 p.m. ET / 8:00pm CET. As previously announced, prolific filmmaker Spike Lee will receive the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, recognizing a filmmaker who exemplifies distinguished achievement in the art and business of film and film editors Lynzee Klingman, ACE and Sidney Wolinsky, ACE will receive Career Achievement Awards for their outstanding contributions to film editing.
A full list of nominees for the 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards, originally announced March 11th, is available here. Those interested in purchasing ACE Eddie Awards tickets or sponsorships should contact the ACE office via email: email@example.com.
American Cinema Editors (ACE) is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950. Film editors are voted into membership on the basis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist is produced by Lionsgate and Universal Television (a division of Universal Studio Group) in association with the Tannenbaum Company, Feigco Entertainment, Universal Music Group’s Polygram Entertainment and Zihuatenejo Productions.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist airs Sunday nights on NBC. All episodes are streaming on Peacock. (Photo by: Sergei Bachlakov/NBC)