Fans Take Turn in the TCM Spotlight
(Above: Robert Osborne and the Fan Guest Programmers.)
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is celebrating 20 years as the authority on classic film by inviting 20 super fans to help introduce their favorite movies on-air. Leading the pack is Tiffany Vazquez of New York City (right), who was recently chosen as the winner of the TCM Ultimate Fan Contest. Tiffany and 19 other super fans will serve as Fan Guest Programmers during the week of April 7, sharing the spotlight with TCM host Robert Osborne.
Selected as the grand prize winner from among hundreds of contestants who submitted videos of themselves introducing their favorite films, Tiffany receives a trip for two to Hollywood for the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, where she'll help introduce one of the films screening during the star-studded event, which opens April 10.
"The response to the TCM Ultimate Fan Contest demonstrated the enormous passion TCM's fans have for classic movies," said Jeff Gregor, general manager of Turner Classic Movies and chief marketing officer of TCM, TNT and TBS. "That passion, which is also shared by everyone working at TCM, has been the driver of our success for the past 20 years."