Abrams enters a new frontier
Trek director JJ Abrams (pictured) will be honoured with the 2013 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the Producers Guild of America Awards in Hollywood on January 26. The producer and writer’s CV includes Lost, Alias, Fringe and Person of Interest. ‘‘His talent is astonishing . . . ingenious storytelling, compelling characters and television programming of the highest quality, he truly lives up to this award’s namesake,’’ says awards chair Michael DeLuca. Past recipients include Tom Hanks, Aaron Spelling, and Dick Wolf.