News Nuggets: Sutton Foster, Jesse Tyler Ferguson will announce Tony nominees

Emmy-nominee Jesse Tyler Ferguson and multiple Tony-winner Sutton Foster will announce the Tony nominations on April 30.

Publicist Peggy Siegal gives us a behind-the-scenes look at Oscar weekend. Huffington Post

Sebastian Junger, who directed the Oscar-nominated documentary “Restrepo” with the late Tim Hetherington, directs the tribute film, “Which Way is the Front Line from Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington,” which explores the dangers of battlefield journalism. It premieres on HBO on Thursday, April 18, at 8pm ET/PT.

Anthony Geary, Jane Elliot, and Kin Shriner discuss their years of work on “General Hospital,” and Elliot explains the drama around her 1981 Daytime Emmy win. TV Guide

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WGA report reveals that TV writing staffs are still dominated by white men.

TBS renews “Conan” through November 2015.

Judges announced for this fall’s National Book Awards. Associated Press

Don Payne, Emmy-winning writer and producer of “The Simpsons,” has died of bone cancer at age 48. Los Angeles Times

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