The Cable Center said Carla Hall, co-host of syndicated lifestyle series The Chew, will emcee the 21st annual Cable Hall of Fame ceremony on Wednesday, April 4, at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City.
In addition to The Chew, where she is seated alongside restaurateur and Iron Chef America star Michael Symon, and entertaining expert Clinton Kelly, Hall is best known as a competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef and Top Chef: All Stars, where she won over audiences with her fun catch phrase, “Hootie Hoo!” and her philosophy to always cook with love. Hall’s approach to cooking blends her classic French training and Southern upbringing for a twist on traditional favorites.
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“We love watching Carla on The Chew and are absolutely thrilled to welcome her as our master of ceremonies for the Cable Hall of Fame celebration,” Jana L. Henthorn, CEO of The Cable Center, said in a release. “From our six incredible honorees to our thoughtfully curated ‘cable-to-table’ event menu, this really is the industry event you don’t want to miss. We can’t wait to welcome our industry friends and associates to the red carpet in NYC!”
The Cable Hall of Fame celebration will begin with a cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the induction ceremony honoring: Breaking Bad, Vince Gilligan, creator, AMC; Nomi Bergman, president, Advance/Newhouse; John Bickham, president and COO, Charter Communications; Balan Nair, president and CEO, Liberty Latin America; Richard Plepler, chairman and CEO, HBO; and Neil Smit, vice chairman, Comcast Corp. The event program will also include the presentation of the Bresnan Ethics in Business Award to June Travis. A festive after-party concludes the evening’s activities.
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