The Schmooze - June 18, 2007


The Schmooze - June 18, 2007

From left: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, judge/chef Tom Colicchio, Bravo President Lauren Zalaznick and NYC & Co. CEO George Fertitta celebrated the season-three premiere of Top Chef in New York’s Union Square June 11.

Variety Editor in Chief Peter Bart accepts the Lifetime Achievement Award at the first annual Mirror Awards, presented by The Newhouse School at Syracuse University at the W Hotel in New York June 14.

B&C and Multichannel News handed out the Brand Builder Awards June 11 during Promax/BDA at the Hilton in New York. The recipients: (from left) Starz Marketing VP Joseph Cantwell; TBS/TNT/TCM Senior VP of Brand Development/Digital Molly Battin; Turner Sale

Meet the Press’ Tim Russert (left) and son Luke (right) join Mad Money host Jim Cramer on the set of his CNBC show June 13 before taping a Fathers Day special.

HBO drama The Wire held a benefit for the Ella Thompson Fund at the Warehouse Stage in Columbia, Md., June 9. From left: Cast members Domenick Lombardozzi and John Doman, creator/Executive Producer David Simon and cast member Seth Gilliam sample Baltimore

NAMIC President Kathy Johnson (left), Scripps Executive VP of Human Resources Chris Powell (second from left), and HGTV President judy girard (right) pose with ed begley, jr., star of HGTV series Living With Ed and emcee of the National Trust/HGTV Restore

Lorraine Bracco and James Gandolfini say arrivederci to The Sopranos at the finale viewing party June 10 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla.

NAB President/CEO David K. Rehr (left) and NAB Joint Board Chairman Bruce T. Reese (right) present Sir Elton John the Service to America Leadership Award at the National Building Museum in Washington June 11.