Facetime: Media Personalities Shine at The Matrix Awards

The highlight of this week’s party scene was no doubt the Matrix Awards held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. Media legends and newcomers mingled during the ceremony hosted by Bravo’s Andy Cohen. Elsewhere in media land, SiriusXM hosted a town hall in Los Angeles and the annual Time 100 gala kicked off in New York.

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SiriusXM Town Hall

Actor Wil Wheaton (l.) and TV personality and podcaster Chris Hardwick attend the SiriusXM Town Hall hosted by Hardwick in Los Angeles.

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Tribeca Film Festival

irector Baz Luhrmann (l.) and Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos enjoy a Tribeca Film Festival event in New York.

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Time 100 Gala

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner attends the Time 100 Gala in New York.

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The Matrix Awards

NBCUniversal Cable chairman Bonnie Hammer (l.) and The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group co-president, CCO and Matrix Awards honoree Janice Min onstage during the ceremony, held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.

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The Matrix Awards

A+E Networks president, CEO Nancy Dubuc also was honored at the Matrix Awards.

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The Matrix Awards

Another Matrix Awards winner was Girls creator and star Lena Dunham (r.), shown here with presenter Gloria Steinem, executive producer and host of the new Vice series Woman.

This story first appeared in the May 2, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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