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Peter Ligouri (TRIBUNE MEDIA)
No stranger to the media biz, Ligouri not only spun
off Tribune's publishing division and acquired several
companies to create Tribune Media, but he has managed
to leverage 42 local broadcast stations, cable net WGN
America and music metadata company Gracenote into a
powerful combo. We can't wait to see what's next.
Greg Maffei (LIBERTY MEDIA)
John Malone gets plenty of credit for whipping Discovery
Communications into shape and smart dealmaking around
Sirius XM, but Maffei is often the man behind the curtain.
And his skills and negotiating prowess are second to none.
John Malone (LIBERTY MEDIA)
Did we say Greg Maffei deserved a lot of credit? Sure,
but let's not forget that Papa Bear Malone continues to
pull all the strings at Liberty and without much appetite
for the limelight. But he doesn't need it. He's Doctor
John. And he's a legend.
Lowell McAdam (VERIZON)
It's not easy to get a vestige of Ma Bell to transform
itself into a major cable competitor, but McAdam did
just that with the FiOS brand. The skepticism has dissipated.
And FiOS is still stealing cable subs. You can
thank McAdam for that.
Les Moonves (SHOWTIME/CBS SPORTS)
People think of Moonves as a broadcast guy, but this eversavvy
exec does take a break from retransmission consent
fights every now and then to check in on CBS Corp.'s
cable holdings, which by the way are doing better than
ever. Perhaps Moonves isn't as uncable as people think.
Rupert Murdoch (News Corp/21st
Century Fox)
What can we say about Murdoch that hasn't already been
said? He's an icon. A legend. A risk-taker who continues to
run one of the most valuable media brands on the planet.
And icing on the cable cake is Fox News' continued, unending,
seemingly unstoppable dominance in cable news.
Peter Rice (21ST CENTURY FOX)
Rice continues to run Fox Networks Group with a combination
of passion, creativity and technocratic precision.
The company's cable assets, including the juggernaut
FX brand as well as a fast expanding portfolio of sports
assets, are among the best performing in the industry.
Brian Roberts (COMCAST)
Yes, we drafted Roberts to the land of mere mortals within
the main Cablefax 100 list last year to recognize his active
role shepherding the proposed Time Warner Cable acquisition.
With that deal up in the air at presstime, Roberts rises
again to Above It All status where he'll remain regardless
of the outcome. He remains the Grandmaster of Cable.
And his love of innovation inspires the entire industry.
Randall Stephenson (AT&T)
U-Verse continues to operate as a strong cable competitor
in areas where it has launched. And the truth is that
the service receives high marks from both customers
and Wall Street as an important part of AT&T's portfolio.
Stephenson has guided U-verse to greatness, and he
deserves a big hat tip as a worthy adversary.
Michael White (DIRECTV)
Whether it's DirecTV's smart refusal to give up NFL
Sunday Ticket, its continued determination to put out
original content via its Audience Network or just the
competitive fire under this company's belly, White deserves
his place as one of the best CEOs in the media
business. And DirecTV isn't going anywhere.
Oprah Winfrey (OWN)
Winfrey's a force of nature, with vast influence over
millions. But her fortitude, class and never-ending curiosity
about the world has also served her (and others)
well. Combine those traits with a killer business instinct
that has transformed OWN into a culturally relevant and
ever-improving cable network-and we're sold.
Scripps Networks Interactive
salutes the
CABLEFAX 100
HONOREES
including our own:
HENRY AHN
KATHLEEN FINCH
STEVE GIGLIOTTI
KAREN GRINTHAL
BURTON JABLIN
BROOKE JOHNSON
KEN LOWE
GREG REGIS
JON STEINLAUF
DONNA STEPHENS
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