CBS will telecast the three-hour evening live beginning at 8 PM ET. The Tony Awards are presented by the League of American Theatres and Producers and the American Theatre Wing. CBS has broadcast the annual event since 1978.
Broadway shows must open on or before May 7, 2008, to be eligible for nomination for this year's awards.
For more information visit www.TonyAwards.com.
At the League, Gerald Schoenfeld is chairman and Charlotte St. Martin is executive director. At the Wing, Sondra Gilman is chairman, Doug Leeds is president and Howard Sherman is executive director.
For Tony Award Productions, Elizabeth I. McCann is managing producer and Joey Parnes is coordinating producer.
Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss/White Cherry Entertainment are executive producers of the 2008 Tony Awards. Weiss will also serve as director of the 2008 Tony Awards.