'Variety' Praises AVN Awards

HOLLYWOOD - "Could the Oscars learn something from the AVNs?"

That's the question posed by Variety correspondent Dana Harris in a March 20 article about Showtime's broadcast of the AVN Awards.

"When Showtime debuted its broadcast of the 2008 Adult Video News Awards on March 14, the cabler made history with something often pursued but rarely achieved: an awards show that wasn't dull," Harris wrote.

The article goes on to note that the AVN Awards broadcast "captured elements that mainstream award shows would love to embrace but too often don't."

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