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‘Broadcasting & Cable’ Taps 21st Hall of Fame Class

9/12/2011 12:01 AM Eastern

New York Broadcasting & Cable, sister publication to Multichannel News, has announced
the complete class of its 21st Annual B&C Hall of Fame — recognized as the leading
industry event honoring the pioneers, innovators and stars of the electronic arts.

Headlining this year’s honorees are the Emmy-Award winning Fox series American
Idol
; actress/comedian Betty White, who will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award
for her singular 60-year career; and Johnson & Johnson, which will be recognized for
its sponsorship of outstanding television programming. The awards dinner is Wednesday,
Oct. 26, at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria.

Other inductees in the 2011 class include:

• Joe Abruzzese, president, advertising Sales, Discovery Communications;

• Ed Goren, vice chairman, Fox Sports Media Group;

• Ted Harbert, chairman, NBC Broadcasting, NBCUniversal;

• Andrew T. Heller, vice chairman, Turner Broadcasting System;

• Michael LaJoie, executive vice president and chief technology officer, Time Warner Cable;

• John S. Muszynski, chief investment officer, SMG Exchange;

• Tom Rutledge, chief operating officer, Cablevision Systems;

• Nina Tassler, president, CBS Entertainment; and

• K. James Yager, CEO and co-founder, Barrington Broadcasting Group.

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