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Freeze Frame | Aug. 5, 2019

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NCTC president and CEO Rich Fickle (l.) and ACA Connects president and CEO Matt Polka welcomed their members to Chicago for The Independent Show, held July 28-31.
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Connie Ochs of NCTC sets out some sweet treats for Independent Show attendees.
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Service Electric Cablevision’s (from l.) Robert Wieand, Lindy Wieand, Donald Brandt, Lisa Brandt, Cathy Trently and Timothy Trently arrive at the Sheraton Grand Chicago.
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At the Sunday-night welcome reception (l. to r.): Rian Bester of Insight TV, Wendy Hartman of Adams Cable Service, Mark Romano of Insight TV and Dave Hartman of Adams Cable Service.
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Longtime NCTC executive Frank Hughes received a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Networking Lunch.
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Mark Liljehorn of USA Communications with comedian Louie Anderson at the Entertainment Studios booth.
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(From l.): Mark Kang, INSP; Stewart Myers, NCTC; Ultimate Cowboy Showdown host and country star Trace Adkins; and Dale Ardizzone, INSP, at the network’s show-floor booths.
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(From l.): Former Chicago Blackhawks star and NHL analyst Ed Olzcyk, ACA Connects president and CEO Matt Polka and former Chicago White Sox shortstop and manager Ozzie Guillen at the NBC Sports Chicago booth.
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Tammy Wright of Century Wire Products tries on Shark Week gear at Discovery’s booth.
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HBO’s Laura MacDonald (l.) and Carolyn Githieya get in some networking between sessions.
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Dierdre Connolly (l.), executive producer of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live!, and Andy Cohen, host, at a Paley Center for Media event in New York.
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At Crown Media Family Networks’ annual Summer TCA Tour Celebration (l. to r.): Michelle Vicary, EVP, programming and network publicity, Crown; Kristin Chenoweth, star of Hallmark Channel’s A Christmas Love Story; Bill Abbott, president and CEO, Crown; and Hallmark’s Happy the Dog. 
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At a screening for the finale of Disney Channel’s Andi Mack (from l.): cast members Lauren Tom, Joshua Rush and Lilian Bowden. 
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(From l.): WE tv president Marc Juris and EVP, development and original programming Lauren Gellert, hip hop artist Jermaine Dupri and eOne executive producer Mark Herwick at the Los Angeles premiere of Power, Influence & Hip Hop: The Remarkable Rise of So So Def. 
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Talking 5G at a Paley Media Council event in New York (l. to r.): Maureen Reidy, Paley Center president and CEO; Theodore Rappaport of New York University; Ajit Pai, FCC chairman; and Frank A. Bennack Jr., Paley Center chairman.