Paley Center Gala Honors Showtime, Reiner

Sep 10, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Showtime Networks and producer-writer-actor Carl Reiner will be honored at the Paley Center for Media’s annual gala. Proceeds from the event, to be held Dec. 11 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, Calif., will benefit the Paley Center’s ongoing efforts to increase the public’s understanding of the media and its growing significance in society.
“Showtime, under the direction of Matthew Blank and Robert Greenblatt, continues to push premium networks in new directions by presenting daring programming and innovative entertainment,” said Pat Mitchell, Paley Center president-CEO, in a statement. “Carl Reiner, known for his creative vision behind as well as in front of the camera, combined with the savvy business acumen of an executive, continues to be one of today’s most respected talents in the industry.”
Past honorees include Alan Alda, Tom Brokaw, Peter Chernin, Dick Ebersol, Mary Tyler Moore and Jerry Seinfeld.

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