2019 Honorees

Byron Allen
Founder, Chairman & CEO, Entertainment Studios
Jean Dietze
President, Affiliate Relations,
NBC Broadcasting
Channing Dungey
VP Original Series,
NETFLIX
Michael Fiorile
Chairman
Dispatch Printing Company
Robert Friedman
Chairman's Award
CEO, Bungalow Media + Entertainment
Greg Maffei
President & CEO
Liberty Media Corporation
David Nevins
Chief Creative Officer of CBS Corporation and Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks
Armando Nuñez
President & Chief Executive Officer
CBS Global Distribution Group
Mike O'Neill
President & CEO
BMI
Kelly Ripa
Host and Executive Producer
Live with Kelly and Ryan
Meredith Vieira
Journalist, Producer and Host of 25 Words or Less on FOX Television Stations
Susan Zirinsky
CBS News President and Senior Executive Producer

Show Honoree

Dateline NBC
NBCUniversal

Lifetime Achievement Award

Alan Elkin
CEO
Active International

2019 Event Co-Hosts

Deborah Norville
Anchor
Inside Edition
Chuck Scarborough
News Anchor
NBC 4 New York
Rosanna Scotto
Co-Host
Good Day New York

B&C Hall of Fame

Be part of one of the industry's premier events as we honor the pioneers, innovators, stars and shows who have helped build the industry. The 29th Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame will be celebrated at the Ziegfeld Ballroom on October 29, 2019. Cocktails start at 5:30 PM and a formal dinner is served at 6:30 PM.

More than 800 decision makers in the broadcast, cable TV and other media industries attend each year, and our Class of 2019 will join the list of over 350 members in our Hall of Fame Honor Roll. Past honorees include Larry King, Ted Koppel, Robert Kraft, Brian Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Alex Trebek, Oprah Winfrey and many more. They represent the very best our industry has to offer and we can’t wait to celebrate with our new Class of 2019.

Program

5:30 PM - Networking Cocktail Hour
 
6:30 PM - Dinner & Awards Presentation
 
Attire: Black Tie

Past Honorees

William J. Abbott
Jack Abernethy
Joe Abruzzese
Goodman Ace
David C. Adams
Roger Ailes
Chris Albrecht
Fred Allen
Gracie Allen
Steve Allen
Robert Alter
Christiane Amanpour
Earle C. Anthony
Roone Arledge
Edwin H. Armstrong
Gene Autry
Merlin Aylesworth
Emilio Azcárraga
William Baker
Lucille Ball
Red Barber
Julius Barnathan
David J. Barrett
Peter Barton
Ralph Baruch
Richard Beaven
Kevin Beggs
Linda Bell Blue
Frank A. Bennack, Jr.
Robert M. Bennett
Jack Benny
Candice Bergen
Edgar Bergen
Milton Berle
Ira Bernstein
Gary Bettman
Jeff Bewkes
Carole Black
James Blackburn, Sr.
John Blair
Matthew C. Blank
Martin Block
Michael Bloomberg
Steven Bochco
George Bodenheimer
Steve Bornstein
Sean R.H. Bratches
William J. Bresnan
David Brinkley
Glenn A. Britt
Tom Brokaw
Don Browne
Del Bryant
Dean Burch
Dan Burke
Stephen Burke
Mark Burnett
George Burns
Raymond Burr
Eduardo Caballero
Sid Caesar
Louis G. Caldwell
Ed Carroll
Marcy Carsey
Johnny Carson
Bill Cella
John Chancellor
Peter Chernin
Dick Clark
Imogene Coca
Fred Coe
Betty Cohen
Charlie Collier
Joseph Collins
Italia Commisso Weinand
Rocco Commisso
Cesar Conde
Frank Conrad
William Conrad
Bob Cook
Joan Ganz Cooney
Carole Cooper
Don Cornelius
Howard Cosell
Katie Couric
Walter Cronkite
Bing Crosby
Bill Daniels
Philippe Dauman
Nicholas Davatzes
Brian Deevy
John DeWitt
Barry Diller
Charles Dolan
Phil Donahue
Sam Donaldson
James Dowdle
Hugh Downs
Allen B. DuMont
Peter Dunn
Jimmy Durante
Dick Ebersol
Michael D. Eisner
Patrick Esser
Randy Falco
Jon Feltheimer
John Fetzer
Joseph A. Flaherty
Michael J. Fox
Lee de Forest
Brian France
Arlene Francis
Alan W. Frank
Tom Freston
Harry Friedman
Fred Friendly
Edward O. Fritts
Mike Fries
Michael Fuchs
Monica Gadsby
John Gambling
Don Garber
Chris Geraci
Charles Gibson
Frank Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford
Jackie Gleason
Arthur Godfrey
Gary David Goldberg
Leonard Goldenson
Peter Goldmark
Mark Goodson
Bill Goodwyn
Ralph Guild
Ed Goren
Irwin Gotlieb
Katharine Graham
Kelsey Grammer
Herb A. Granath
Peggy Green
Robert Greenblatt
Merv Griffin
Bonnie Hammer
Ted Harbert
Jack Harris
Mary Hart
Eddy Hartenstein
Paul Harvey
Carl Haverlin
Gabriel Heatter
Andrew T. Heller
John Hendricks
Ragan Henry
Jim Henson
Doug Herzog
Don Hewitt
John M. Higgins
Landel C. Hobbs
Ben Hoberman
C.E. Hooper
Bob Hope
Amos Hostetter
Harold Hough
Stanley E. Hubbard
Ward L. Huey, Jr.
Catherine Hughes
Chet Huntley
Robert Hyland
Robert A. Iger
Don Imus
Hal Jackson
Peter Jennings
Bob Johnson
Johnson & Johnson
Glenn Jones
Raymond E. Joslin
Tom Joyner
H.V. Kaltenborn
Mel Karmazin
Paul Karpowicz
Casey Kasem
Gene Katz
David E. Kelley
Jerald L. Kent
Phil Kent
Rob Kennedy
Gayle King
Larry King
Michael King
Roger King
Robert E. Kintner
Ernie Kovacs
Robert K. Kraft
Mario Kreutzberger
Don Francisco
Charles Kuralt
Michael L. LaJoie
Brian Lamb
John Landgraf
Michael Landon
Lou LaTorre
Matt Lauer
Geraldine Laybourne
Mark Lazarus
Norman Lear
Debra Lee
Jerry Lee
Terry Lee
Richard Leibner
Bill Leonard
Sheldon Leonard
John Kluge
Bill Koenigsberg
Kay Koplovitz
Ted Koppel
Gerald Levin
David Levy
Fulton Lewis, Jr.
Shari Lewis
Alfred C. Liggins III
Peter Liguori
Philip J. Lombardo
Phillips H. Lord
Dave Lougee
Ken Lowe
Susan Lucci
Peter Lund
Frank Magid
Robert Magness
Martin Malarkey
John Malone
Nancy Marchand
Guglielmo Marconi
Mort Marcus
E.G. Marshall
Garry Marshall
Dean Martin
Al Masini
L. Lowry Mays
Deborah McDermott
Don McGannon
Judy McGrath
Dr. Phil McGraw
Judith McHale
Gordon McLendon
Sean McManus
Paul McTear
Greg Meidel
Lorne Michaels
Robert Miron
Pat Mitchell
Courteney Monroe
Mary Tyler Moore
Akio Morita
Bruce Morrow
Steve Mosko
Tom Murphy
Edward R. Murrow
John S. Muszynski
Jon Nesvig
Sheila Nevins
Gary Newman
Agnes Nixon
Deborah Norville
Carroll O’Connor
Charles Osgood
William S. Paley
Chuck Pagano
Harry Pappas
Dick Parsons
Dennis Patrick
Jane Pauley
Lowell Paxson
Mark Pedowitz
Edward Petry
Regis Philbin
Irna Phillips
Robert W. Pittman
Richard L. Plepler
David F. Poltrack
Tony Ponturo
Michael Powell
Frances Preston
Procter & Gamble
William Lowell Putnam
Ward Quaal
James H. Quello
Gilda Radner
Jorge Ramos
Dan Rather
Abbe Raven
Gene Rayburn
Ronald Regan
Sumner Redstone
J. Leonard Reinsch
Kevin Reilly
John Rigas
James O. Robbins
Brian Roberts
Cokie Roberts
Ralph Roberts
Robin Roberts
Dick Robertson
Gene Roddenberry
Johnathan Rodgers
Fred Rogers
Tom Rogers
Rick Rosen
Robert Rosencrans
Bob Ross
Jo Ann Ross
Elton Rule
Tim Russert
Tom Rutledge
Pat Sajak
Richard S. Salant
Lucie Salhany
María Elena Salinas
Senator Gordon H. Smith
Craig Sager
Jack Sander
Joshua Sapan
Cristina Saralegui
David Sarnoff
Diane Sawyer
Rino Scanzoni
Bob Schieffer
Henry S. Schleiff
Herbert S. Schlosser
Allan H. “Bud” Selig
Rod Serling
Eric Sevareid
William Shatner
Bernard Shaw
Judith Sheindlin
Jean Shepherd
Dinah Shore
Neil Smit
Frank Smith
Bill Smullin
Jeff Smulyan
Donna Speciale
Aaron Spelling
Lesley Stahl
Susan Stamberg
Frank Stanton
George Storer
Todd Storz
Howard Stringer
Stuart Sucherman
Ed Sullivan
David Susskind
Jay Sures
Dennis Swanson
Susan Swain
Anne Sweeney
Sol Taishoff
Brandon Tartikoff
Nina Tassler
Nancy Tellem
Danny Thomas
Lowell Thomas
Marlo Thomas
Barry Thurston
Grant Tinker
Alex Trebek
Keith Turner
Ted Turner
Joe Uva
David Verklin
Tony Vinciquerra
Jeff Wachtel
Dana Walden
Mike Wallace
John W. Waller, III
John Walson
Barbara Walters
Vincent T. Wasilewski
Lew Wasserman
Pat Weaver
Robert L. Wehling
Lawrence Welk
Orson Welles
Tom Werner
Tony G. Werner
Jordan WertliebBetty White
Margita White
Paul White
Richard E. Wiley
Michael Willner
Oprah Winfrey
Dick Wolf
David Wolper
Robert C. Wright
Linda Yaccarino
K. James Yager
Ted Yates
Lauren Zalaznick
Cyma Zarghami
Frederic Ziv
Jeff Zucker
 
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