LOS ANGELES -- Cicely Tyson, Seth MacFarlane and Walt Disney Co. chief executive Bob Iger will be joining the Television Academy's Hall of Fame.
Geraldine Laybourne, who helped create the Nickelodeon channel and co-founded Oxygen Media, and veteran TV director Jay Sandrich also were announced Tuesday as inductees. Sandrich's credits include "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Golden Girls."
Tyson won three Emmy Awards over her nearly seven-decade acting career, including two trophies for 1974's "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" and one for 1994's "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All."
MacFarlane, a writer, director, producer and performer, is a five-time Emmy winner for his animated series "Family Guy."