Aisha Tyler will emcee the 16th annual SXSW Interactive Awards ceremony presented by Bloomfire on Tuesday, March 12 in the Austin Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Austin Downtown. Winners of this year's Interactive Awards competition will be announced at the ceremony.SXSW Interactive is very excited to announce that the hilarious
Tyler voices the character of sexy super spy Lana Kane on FX’s hit animated series Archer. Debuting in 2010 as the highest-rated new show in FX history, Archer continues to receive widespread and effusive critical praise. The award-winning show launches its fourth season January 17. Tyler is also co-host of CBS’ Emmy-nominated hit show The Talk, the fastest growing show in daytime television; and co-stars with Stuart Townsend in the action adventure TV series, XIII, based on the internationally best-selling graphic novel of the same name. The second season of XIII airs on the REELZ network Spring 2013.
Aisha is also the creator, producer and host of the award-winning podcast Girl on Guy. Chosen as a best new comedy podcast of 2011 by iTunes, Girl on Guy features comedians, actors, athletes, authors, and more in wide-ranging, uncensored and often revelatory conversation about their lives and work. The top-rated podcast, now in its second season, has surpassed 5 million downloads, and was recently nominated for a Stitcher Award. Her second book, Self-Inflicted Wounds, pegged to the wildly popular segment of her podcast of the same name, is due from Harper Collins in July 2013.
The SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony is open to all Interactive, Gold and Platinum registrants. Previous Interactive Awards emcees include Chris Hardwick, Baratunde Thurston, Doug Benson and Eugene Mirman.