The Britannia Awards on TVGN

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The Britannia Awards on TVGN

VIDEO: Jeff Bridges Still Gets Nervous About Acting

Jeff Bridges, the reigning best-actor Oscar winner and now the recipient of the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for excellence in film, says he still gets nervous about his acting.

"That was something I learned kind of early after working with some of the old guys, that they get nervous too," he tells TV Guide Network. "I think it's because...  Read Full Article

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The Britannia Awards on TVGN

VIDEO: Jeff Bridges Still Gets Nervous About Acting

Jeff Bridges, the reigning best-actor Oscar winner and now the recipient of the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for excellence in film, says he still gets nervous about his acting.

"That was something I learned kind of early after working with some of the old guys, that they get nervous too," he tells TV Guide Network. "I think it's because... read more

VIDEO: Michael Sheen Gets Brownie Points at Home for His Twilight Role

Michael Sheen may be receiving a prestigious Britannia Award for British Artist of the Year, but he says at home he gets Brownie points for being in the Twilight films.

"With films like Alice in Wonderland and the Twilight films [my daughter] feels like my entire career is just about keeping her happy," he tells TV Guide Network.

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VIDEO: Olivia Wilde Talks Jeff Bridges and Returning to House

Actress Olivia Wilde says that Jeff Bridges is an example of how to do in right in Hollywood.

"Jeff just knows how to have fun. He brings a levity to [acting], a joy to it. That's rare, believe it or not," Wilde told TV Guide Network at the 2010 Britannia Awards.

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Nigel Lythgoe: Betty White Got Cheeky with Me at the Britannia Awards

For the first time ever, the Britannia Awards will be broadcast in the United States, on TV Guide Network, and BAFTA Los Angeles Chairman Nigel Lythgoe says viewers are in for a night of off-the-cuff comedy.

Hosted by British comedian Stephen Fry, the ceremony honors those who have made an outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry in the U.S. and Great Britain. Because the honorees already know they're getting an award, the atmosphere is much more relaxed, Lythgoe says.

The So You Think You Can Dance and American Idol executive producer says it's so comfortable, Betty White even made a pass at him at this year's event. 

TVGuide.com: This is the first time the Britannia Awards have aired in the United States. As chairman, are you proud to be able to share this with America?
Nigel Lythgoe:
Absolutely. It's been wonderful for a couple of years and very frustrating that it hasn't been on in America. Last year, Ben Stiller's speech was one of the funniest things I've ever seen. The rest of the world got to see it and we didn't here in America. It seemed crazy, so I'm delighted that... read more

Jane Lynch, Kevin Spacey Among Presenters at Britannia Awards

Jane Lynch, Kevin Spacey and Dakota Fanning are among the presenters for the 19th annual Britannia Awards.

The ceremony, which is given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles, honors those who have made an outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry in the U.S. and Great Britain. The honorees include...

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Premise: Annual gala in Los Angeles celebrating the achievements of British and American stars. The 2010 honorees include Betty White; Jeff Bridges; Christopher Nolan; Tony and Ridley Scott; and Michael Sheen.

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