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Schmooze: June 25, 2018

Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more
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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

NBCUniversal was honored as the 2018 Company of Distinction at the BANFF World Media Festival in Canada (l. to r.): Bob Greenblatt, chairman, NBC Entertainment; Chrissy Metz of NBC’s "This Is Us"; Kristin Chenoweth, host of the festival’s Rockie Awards Gala; Sean Hayes and Eric McCormack of NBC’s "Will and Grace"; and Kevin MacLellan, chairman, global distribution and international, NBCU. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

At the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards (l. to r.): Sandra Dewey, president, Studio T and TBS & TNT business operations; Kevin Reilly, president, TBS and TNT; honoree George Clooney; Sarah Aubrey, EVP, original programming, TNT; and Michael Bloom, SVP, unscripted series and specials, TNT. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

(From l.): Panelists Lawrence O’Donnell of MSNBC’s "The Last Word," Kerry Kennedy and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on the Paley Center for Media Panel "The Unseen Robert F. Kennedy" in New York.   

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

"Law & Order" franchise creator Dick Wolf (l.) and Mariska Hargitay of NBC’s "Law & Order: SVU" at the PaleyLive event “Creating Great Characters: Dick Wolf & Mariska Hargitay” in Beverly Hills, Calif. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

(From l.): Tim Evans, executive producer, Smithsonian Channel; Derek Brown, writer, mixologist and historian; Peter Liebhold, curator, National Museum of American History; and Tom Hayden, president, Smithsonian Channel, at the network’s "Drinks, Crime and Prohibition" event at The Back Room in New York. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

Actresses Artemis Pebdani (l.) and Kaitlin Olson aboard FX’s "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" float at the LA Pride Parade in Hollywood. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

At the Ford’s Theater Annual Gala in Washington, D.C. (l. to r.): Robert Fisher, SVP, federal government relations, Verizon; Charles Segars, CEO, Ovation; and Mitch Rose, SVP, congressional and federal government affairs, Comcast.   

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

On the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus’ “Media MX” panel for Asia Pacific Heritage Month in Washington, D.C. (l. to. r.): Angela Killoren, COO, CJ E&M America; Sanjay Sharma, CEO, AllDef Digital; and Suk Park, co-head of productions & acquisitions, Korean drama TV series, Warner Bros. 

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

Marci Ryvicker, managing director, Wells Fargo Securities, speaks during the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing’s CTAM Think event in Philadelphia.   

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Pics from the Banff World Media Festival, the 46th annual AFI Life Achievement Awards, and more

Yasmeem Hassan (l.), global executive director of Equality Now, and Warren Littlefield, president, Littlefield Co., at the "Hope Lives in Every Name," A Celebration with Equality Now and Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale” event in Los Angeles.