Actress/Comedian Melissa Peterman hosts the 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards – Under the Line

Melissa Peterman (Photo by Kate Romero, courtesy of LMGI)

Actress and comedian Melissa Petermancurrently playing Brenda Sparks on #1 SCS the comedy Young Sheldon will host the 9th edition Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Downtown Los Angeles Studios, bringing his humor and talent to the star-studded event. The announcement was made by John RakichPresident of LMGI and Chairman of this year’s LMGI Awards Committee.

Melissa Peterman has performed in over 600 shows on the comedy and improv stage. Best known for her portrayal of Barbra Jean on the television series Rebashe is currently running The hammer for Lifetimeplaying sisters with Reba McEntire. Additionally, she just wrapped filming a four-week preview of a new FOX game show “Person, Place, or Thing” in which she is EXP and host.

Additional TV credits include Bonnie Wheeler’s People Choice Award role free form series, baby daddyas well as the series Working classnext to Ed Asner. She is a frequent guest co-host on Go live and Daily POP. His first television comedy special, Melissa Peterman: Am I the only one?aired on CMT. She recently created, produced and co-starred in Valérie’s hot disha pilot for the Food Network with Valerie Bertinelli and Nicole Sullivan.

Peterman made his film debut in the Oscar-winning Coen Brothers film Fargo. Other film credits include 40 is the new dead, here comes the boomand dirty politics. She toured with Reba McEntire, Kelly Clarkson, George Straitand Lee Ann Womack. A longtime guest of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, Melissa hosted the Sing-A-Long Sound of Music at the Hollywood Bowl since 2004. She also hosts the annual LA Phil’s holiday song at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

The LMGI Awards recognize outstanding and creative visual contributions from film, television and advertising professionals around the world. The exceptional service of the film commissions is also recognized for their “beyond” support during the production process.

For a list of nominees for the 2022 LMGI Awards, visit:

As previously announced, Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorseseconsidered one of the most prominent and influential filmmakers working today, will receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award, given to a filmmaker whose efforts have demonstrated support “beyond” the work of localization professionals.

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