The 71st Annual Tony Awards are set to take place on June 11, 2017. As is traditional, that is a Sunday evening when Broadway shows are dark. CBS will air the three-hour show live from New York City, with the location yet to be determined. The non-profit American Theater Wing stages these awards in partnership the Broadway League, the trade association for producers.
The Tiffany network has broadcast these top theater honors since 1978. While the ratings are small compared to the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys, the audience is demographically attractive to advertisers. This year’s edition, hosted by CBS late-night talk show host James Corden, contended at the Emmys in Special Class Program, losing to “Grease: Live.”
Eligibility Period: April 29, 2016 to April 27, 2017.
Nominations Announced: May 2, 2017
Nominations Reception: TBA
Final Voting: TBA