Upfronts 2011: Schmooze

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Upfronts 2011: Schmooze

Philippe Dauman, Viacom president and CEO, singer Bruno Mars and Stephen Friedman, MTV general manager at the 2011 MTV Networks Upfront at Hammerstein Ballroom Feb. 2 in New York City.

Jeff Lucas, head of sales, MTVN Music & Entertainment Group (far right) and Maggie McIntyre, executive director, national media, AT&T (center) pose with the cast of 'Jersey Shore' backstage at the 2011 MTV Networks Upfront at Hammerstein Ballroom Feb. 2 in New York City. (Credit: Evan Agostini/PictureGroup)

Stephen Friedman, MTV general manager, pop singer Justin Bieber and Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music & Logo Group schmooze at the 2011 MTV Networks Upfront at Hammerstein Ballroom Feb. 2 in New York City.

The cast of 'Skins' at the 2011 MTV Networks Upfront at Hammerstein Ballroom Feb. 2 in New York City.

Current TV execs Joel Hyatt, executive vice chairman and co-founder, Al Gore, chairman and co-founder, and CEO Mark Rosenthal pose for a photo at Current TV’s upfront breakfast held Feb. 9 at New York’s Paley Center. Credit: Gabi Porter/Current TV

Garo Sparo, Garo Unleashed; Ben Kaufman, CEO, Quirky; David Nadelberg, host and creator/Shoebox Sessions; Sarah Barnett, GM, Sundance Channel; Lynn Tilton, Diva of Distressed; Joe Zee, All on the Line; Evan Shapiro, President, Sundance Channel and IFC TV; Krissy Lefebvre, Ludo Bites America; Neil Katcher, Executive Producer, Shoebox Sessions; Ludo Lefebvre, Ludo Bites America at the 2011 Sundance Upfront in New York City

'iCarly' star Miranda Cosgrove; Cyma Zarghami, president of Nickelodeon Kids & Family Group; Judy McGrath, chairman & CEO of MTV Networks; singers Jennifer Hudson and Raphael Saadiq; and 'Victorious' star Victoria Justice at the 2011 Nickelodeon Upfront at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center on March 10 in New York City. Credit: Brad Barket/PictureGroup

ABC Family President Michael Riley, 'Melissa & Joey' star Melissa Joan Hart and Laura Nathanson, ABC Family executive vice president of advertising sales, attend the ABC Family upfront party on March 10 at Beauty & Essex in New York City. Credit: ABC Family/Heidi Gutman

ABC Family President Michael Riley is flanked by 'Pretty Little Liars' star Ashley Benson (left) and Raven-Symone, star of upcoming show 'The Great State of Georgia,' at the ABC Family upfront event on March 10 at Beauty & Essex in New York City. Credit: ABC Family/Heidi Gutman.

Gary Marsh, president, entertainment and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide; Radio Disney's Ernie D; Carolina Lightcap, president, Disney Channels Worldwide; Sean Cocchia, SVP and GM, Radio Disney, at the network's Pre-Upfront party at Crimson March 16 in New York (Credit: Disney Channel/Lou Rocco)

IFC and Sundance Channel President Evan Shapiro is flanked by IFC Executive Vice President and GM Jennifer Caserta (left) and host of Onion News Network Brooke Alvarez at the IFC upfront event at the Ace Hotel in New York on March 22. Credit: IFC/Karolina Wotjasik

Lauren Zalaznick, chairman NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media; 'How Do I Look?' star Jeannie Mai; 'Ruby' star Ruby Gettinger; and Style Network President Salaam Coleman Smith at the network’s upfront press breakfast April 13 at the Hudson Hotel in New York. (Credit: Heidi Gutman/The Style Network)

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