Schmooze Gallery: May 16, 2011


Schmooze Gallery: May 16, 2011

(From left) Abbe Raven, A+E Networks president/CEO; Matt Passmore, star of 'Glades'; and Bob DiBitetto, A&E and BIO president, attend the A+E Networks upfront event on May 4 at the IAC Building in New York. Credit: A+E Networks

'The Talk' star and executive producer Sara Gilbert (right) and fellow star Leah Remini arrive at the GLSEN Honors the Women of The Talk event on May 1 in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Credit: Beck Starr/

(From left) Lauren Zalaznick, chairman, NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media; Susan Lyne, chairman, Gilt Groupe; Aileen Lee, partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers; Esther Dyson, chairman of EDventure; and Lisa Hsia, EVP, Digital Media, Bravo, attend the Women at NBCU's Advisory Board Breakfast on "Digital Eve-olution" on May 3 at the Paley Center for New Media in New York. Credit: Jason DeCrow/NBCUniversal

(From left) Pretty Hurts star Rand Rusher stands with the show’s executive producers Julie Auerbach and Gary Auerbach of Go Go Luckey Entertainment at the premiere party for Pretty Hurts at The Abbey in West Hollywood, Calif. on May 7. Neil Fernandez

(From left) 'Wartorn' executive producers James Gandolfini and Sheila Nevins celebrated their award with John Shaffner, ATAS chairman and CEO, at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 4th Annual Television Academy Honors at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on May 5. Credit: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup

'New York Times' columnist Frank Bruni (left) interviews actress Betty White ('Hot in Cleveland') at the TimesTalks Presents A Conversation with Betty White and Michael Stipe at The Times Center, New York, on May 4, 2011. Credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images/

(From left) Steve Capus, NBC News president, and Jim Bell, 'Today' executive producer, join NBC anchors Meredith Vieira, Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, Natalie Morales and Al Roker at the announcement of Vieira's departure and Curry's promotion on the 'Today' show at 30 Rockefeller in New York on May 9. Credit: Peter Kramer/NBC

(From left) Joan Gillman, president, Time Warner Cable Media Sales; Melissa & Joey star Joey Lawrence; actress Kellie Martin; and Lisa Meier, SVP, TWCMS celebrate the launch of a new cable season at Time Warner Cable Media's 'Summertime is Cable Time' event in Los Angeles. Credit: Edwin Jimenez

(From left) Chris McCumber, co-president, USA Network; Jeff Watchtel, co-president, USA Network; and 'White Collar' stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay arrive at the USA Network upfront event at Lincoln Center in New York on May 2. Credit: Matt Peyton

Phil Griffin (center), MSNBC president, schmoozes with Bristol Palin (left) and Sarah Palin at the White House Correspondents Dinner After Party at the Italian Embassy in Washington, D.C., on April 20. Credit: Gail Burton

(From left) Shirley Powell, WICT board member and EVP of corporate communications at The Weather Channel Companies; Maria Brennan, WICT president and CEO; Michael Powell, NCTA president and CEO; Kathy Payne, WICT chair and VP of content acquisition at Cox Communications; Cindy McConkey, SVP, corporate communications, Scripps Networks; and Lynne Constantini, EVP, affiliate sales and marketing, Scripps Networks, attended the reception welcoming Mr. Powell to his NCTA post on May 4 at the Mandarin Orient Hotel

Big Love star Bill Paxton (left) escorts his father, John Paxton, to the 137th Kentucky Derby May 7 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Credit: Joey Foley/