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Tony Hale, Derek Hough Among Stars Honored for Advocacy Ahead of Emmys

The stars were honored for their dedication to charitable work

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    Honorees Tony Hale, left, and Michael Kelly pose at the 2016 Television Industry Advocacy Awards at the Sunset Tower Hotel on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in West Hollywood, Calif.

    Emmy winners Tony Hale, Jill Soloway and Derek Hough have a prestigious addition to their trophy cases. The trio was among Friday's honorees at the second annual Television Advocacy Awards.

    The pre-Emmy ceremony organized by TV Guide, TV Insider and the entertainment industry advocacy group Creative Coalition honors stars for their dedication to charitable work.

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    Hale, who is looking to add a third Emmy statuette Sunday to the pair he's already won as a supporting actor on "Veep," was highlighted for his work with the anti-slavery organization, the International Justice Mission.

    Jill Soloway, the creator of the Emmy-winning series "Transparent," was lauded for her commitment to raising awareness and representation of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community — both in front and behind the camera.

    "Dancing with the Stars" professional Derek Hough, who has won a pair of choreography Emmys for his work on the ABC ballroom competition, was presented with his trophy by a pair of presenters: his recently wed "Dancing with the Stars" colleague Kym Johnson and her husband, "Shark Tank" star Robert Herjavec. 

    Other honorees at Friday's ceremony included Hale's "Veep" co-star Reid Scott, "Getting On" actress Niecy Nash, "Under the Dome" actor Dean Norris, "House of Cards" actor Michael Kelly and celebrity chef Sandra Lee.

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