TV stars honor Bob Barker during Lion Ark Night

Bob Barker, TV icon and animal lover, is receiving a special award.

Lion Ark Night will bestow Bob Barker the 2012 Lord Houghton Award.

Barker will receive the 2012 Lord Houghton Award for Services to Animal Welfare and Jorja Fox (CSI) will receive the ADI Animal Champion Award for her work to protect animals used in entertainment.

Other celebrities attending include Carrie Ann Inaba, Elisabetta Canalis, Mindy Sterling, James Reynolds (Days of Our Lives), Eric Roberts, Dr. Jenn Berman (VH1’s Couples Therapy), Kate Linder (Young and the Restless), Karen Black, Alison Eastwood, Anne-Marie Johnson,  Elizabeth De Razzo (HBO’s Eastbound and Down), Alexandra Paul (Baywatch), Lynne Marie Stewart (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Daphne Wayans (VH1’s Hollywood Exes), Mayte Garcia (VH1’s Hollywood Exes), Jessica Conseco, Corey Feldman and others.

Lion Ark Night will be themed around last year’s huge ADI ‘Operation Lion Ark’ rescue mission of 29 circus lions from Bolivia to the U.S, which is currently being made into a feature length documentary.

The gala evening will preview scenes from Lion Ark, the movie, introduced by ADI founders Jan Creamer and Tim Phillips, who led the dramatic rescue mission in Bolivia.

Tickets are $150 and VIP tickets are $500 (which includes the VIP champagne reception) and are available at

The event will be held in a private home in the Hollywood Hills. Media will be notified of address upon confirmation of coverage.


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