Beverly Hills: Many of Hollywood's elite were in attendance on Saturday evening at the 26th annual Genesis Awards which honors news and entertainment media for raising public awareness of animal issues. Dancing with the Stars judge, Carrie Ann Inaba stole the show as host alongside adorable Jack Russell Terrier, Uggie from The Artist. Some of the nights winners included: Rise of the Planet Apes in the Feature Film category, the Morgan Freeman narrated Born To Be Wild 3D for Feature Documentary, NBC's Today for Morning News Show, 20/20 for TV Newsmagazine, and the Sid Caesar Comedy Award went to Comedy Central's The Colbert Report, to name a few. The gala which took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills will be featured as a one hour special on Animal Planet on May 5th.
Dancing with the Stars judge and 2012 host of The Genesis Awards, Carrie Ann Inaba with Uggie of The Artist on the red carpet at the 26th Annual Genesis Awards. Photographer: Tim Long. Image courtesy of Long Photography.
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