News Nuggets: Bill Clinton, ‘American Horror Story’ among GLAAD winners

Bill Clinton, “The New Normal,” “American Horror Story: Asylum,” and “Days of Our Lives” among honorees at last night’s GLAAD Awards presented in Los Angeles. Additional awards will be handed out in San Francisco on May 11. Associated Press

Pippin” leads the Outer Critics Circle nominations with 11 bids, followed by “Kinky Boots” with nine. “Chaplin” and “Cinderella” picked up eight apiece.

Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President of Programming for Lifetime, releases a statement about the TV Academy’s decision not to consolidate lead and supporting categories for movies and miniseries: “We are delighted and thankful the Academy has reversed its decision to merge the movie and miniseries performer categories. Clearly, it saw that, as we’ve always believed, the longform genre is as vibrant and powerful as ever. Now the many actresses and actors featured in last year’s movies and miniseries once again have the much deserved opportunity to have their work celebrated by their peers.”

14th Annual Latin Grammys set for Thursday, November 21, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The ceremony will broadcast live on Univision from 8-11pm Eastern Time. Nominees will be announced on Wednesday, September 25.

Barbra Streisand honored tonight at the 40th annual Chaplin Awards gala at Lincoln Center in New York. Performers will include Tony Bennett, Wynton Marsalis and Liza Minnelli. Playbill

Deadline confirms that Seth MacFarlane has been asked to return as Oscar host in 2014, but whether he’ll accept the return engagement remains to be seen.

Erstwhile “Doctor Who” star Arthur Darvill takes over the lead role in “Once” on Broadway. Joanna Christie will play “Girl” in the Tony-winning musical. Broadway World

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