Facetime: Parties, Premieres and Festivals

Fast Company drew luminaries including Cher for its second annual Innovation Festival in New York, while Hollywood bigwigs like Brian Grazer and Ron Howard celebrated the premiere of National Geographic Channel's new series Mars. Scroll down to check out more highlights from last week's party circuit.


Stand Up for Heroes

(L. to r.) Caroline Hirsch, founder and owner of Carolines on Broadway and the New York Comedy Festival; ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff; and his wife Lee Woodruff attend the 10th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit show at The Theater at Madison Square Garden presented by the Bob Woodruff Foundation and the New York Comedy Festival.


Investigation Discovery’s Inspire a Difference

(L. to r.) Glamour editor in chief Cindi Leive; Investigation Discovery, American Heroes Channel and Destination America group president at Discovery Communications Henry Schleiff; Today co-host Tamron Hall; and Discovery Communications president and CEO David Zaslav attend Investigation Discovery’s Inspire a Difference Gala in New York.


Fast Company Innovation Festival

Fast Company editor, managing director Robert Safian with Cher at The Fast Company Innovation Festival.


National Geographic Channel’s Mars

(L. to r.) National Geographic Channel’s Mars premiered in New York and included Fox Networks Group chairman and CEO Peter Rice, Mars executive producer Brian Grazer, National Geographic Channel CEO Courteney Monroe and Mars executive producer Ron Howard.


New York Television Festival

(L. to r.) Pop original programming evp Justin Rosenblatt, founder and executive director of the New York Television Festival Terence Gray, Nightcap star Ali Wentworth and Pop president Brad Schwartz celebrate the network’s scripted comedy at the New York Television Festival. 

This story first appeared in the November 7, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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