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Hello TV Nailers!

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and that means another year is coming to an end

That means it is time now vote for the best show host nails in the first ever TV Nail Files FAHEY Awards!๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿป๐Ÿ†

The FAHEY Awards

Through January 7th, I will post a different list of hashtags for you to choose on my social media pages (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter). Vote for whichever host you think has the best nails with the appropriate hashtag that is listed. The host with the most hashtags will receive the coveted FAHEY award (named after the late Bill Fahey, a longtime host on Home Shopping Club and CVN/ValueVision/ShopNBC). The first five categories are channel-specific; those winners will be automatically nominated for the grand prize: the KUNKLE Award for Best Nails of 2018! The sixth category will determine the award for Best New Nails, for new hosts.

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The FAHEY Award is named for Bill Fahey, a longtime host on Home Shopping Club and CVN/VV/ShopNBC (now Evine). Fahey died unexpectedly in April 2010. / Courtesy: Evine

The JACQUE Award

In January, voting gives way to two more named awards. First there’s the JACQUE Award, given to the host with the prettiest toenails. This is named after longtime host QVC Jacque Gonzales๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿป, whose feet I thought were the most prettiest out of all the hosts at the time.

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Since three of the channels (QVC, HSN, Evine) show a more variety of products, including fashion, than the other two channels featured (JTV and, for the most part, Shop LC), this category will be limited to the former three, as far as this year is concerned. (Sorry, Nikki & Misty!๐Ÿ‘ ) I am, however, leaving open the possibility of expanding the category for next year. Touch base with me on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook about whether you feel whether you want me to expand it or not.


The KUNKLE Award

And there’s the KUNKLE Award for Best Nails of 2018! As mentioned, the winners of their respective channel-specific FAHEY categories will automatically move on the major prize of the event.

This prize is named in honor of the late Connie Kunkle๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ, another host at ShopNBC/Evine from 2004 to 2016. In 2015, Connie was sadly diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, forcing her to retire as a host; she died peacefully on Wednesday December 15, 2016. TV Nail Files, which I started on Facebook in four months later, would’ve probably featured her, had it not been for her illness. Therefore, I am thrilled to name this special award in Connie’s honor. Voting for the KUNKLE will begin at 12:01am Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Saturday, January 26, and running for two weeks until 11:59pm EST on Friday February 8.

Remembering Connie Kunkle, and her nails:

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Voting Schedule

A new post will be uploaded Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, no earlier than 12 midnight Eastern, late Friday night/early Saturday morning. The voting schedule is as follows:

  1. December 8-January 7: The FAHEY Awards for individual channels (QVC, HSN, Evine, JTV, Shop LC); plus award for Best New Nails
  2. January 11-February 8: The JACQUE Award for Best Cool Lookin’ Toenails of 2018; The KUNKLE Award for Best Nails of 2018!

The last vote for each round will be timestamped no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on their respective deadline dates. Any comments timestamped beyond that point will be unaccounted in the final votes, and the posts will not stay up any more than 2 days, following the conclusion of each round.

I will provide more information regarding the awards in coming posts, throughout the event.

Good luck, and may the best nails win!