Cable Center to Celebrate 2020 Cable Hall of Fame Honorees on April 29, 2021 in New York City

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June 24, 2020
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DENVER — The Cable Center announced that it has rescheduled its 23rd annual Cable Hall of Fame celebration to April 29, 2021 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.

The Cable Hall of Fame event will honor seven leaders who are changing the world of cable media and video entertainment, including: 

  • Bridget Baker, CEO, Baker Media Inc.
  • Jim Blackley, advisor to the CEO, Charter Communications
  • Cathy Hughes, founder and chairwoman, Urban One, and Alfred C. Liggins III, CEO, Urban One; chairman and CEO, TV One
  • Jeff Marcus, Cable Pioneer
  • Dave Watson, president and CEO, Comcast Cable
  • Jeff Zucker, chairman, WarnerMedia News & Sports and President, CNN Worldwide

“We look forward to celebrating our 2020 Cable Hall of Fame class next April,” said Michael Willner, president and CEO of Penthera Partners and chairman of The Cable Center’s Board of Directors. “The health and safety of our Cable Hall of Fame attendees, honorees, and community has always been our highest priority and we look forward to welcoming everyone to the red carpet for the Cable Hall of Fame celebration next spring at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York.”

“The Cable Center has been monitoring the COVID 19 news and guidelines and has made the decision to reschedule our Cable Hall of Fame celebration for next April. We are eager to celebrate our 2020 honorees and gather with the industry on April 29, 2021,” said Jana Henthorn, president and CEO, The Cable Center.

For more information on the celebration and to secure sponsorships, visit, or call 720-502-7513.

About The Cable Center
The Cable Center is an educational nonprofit organization serving the broadband, media, and telecommunications industry. We tell the story of the cable industry, highlighting for the global community the significant contributions made to technology, society, and culture. With our focus on intrapreneurship, we connect people and ideas to advance innovation. Based in Denver, Colorado, The Cable Center is the home of the Cable Hall of Fame, recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry’s progress; and the Barco Library, the world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources. Visit for more information.

About The Cable Hall of Fame Celebration
The industry's best networking event, the Cable Hall of Fame honors those in media who have made a lasting contribution to the advancement of the industry. The official Cable Hall of Fame hashtag is #CableHOF and event Twitter handle is @CableHOF. For more information, visit or call 720-502-7513.