A heartfelt congratulations to all the finalists for this year’s CableFAXIEs Awards! Winners will be revealed at our awards luncheon May 6 at the National Press Club in D.C. For more info: www.cablefaxiesawards.comwww.cablefaxiesawards.com.

Advertising Campaign for a Single Program

* BBC for “America Torchwood – Marketing of a New Series”

* History Channel for “Life After People”

* MK Advertising for “The Tudors” Premiere Campaign

* Turner Broadcasting for “truTV Business to Business” Rebranding Campaign

* USA Network for “The Starter Wife”

Advertising Campaign for a Network

* American Life TV Network for “I’m a Baby of A Baby” Boomer Campaign

* Cablevision S.A.DE.C.V and Pico Adworks for “And With your Dish, Do Whatever You Like”

* International Networks for “On Demand’s Newest Community Filipino”

* MK Advertising for “Showtime 2007 NCTA Campaign”

Annual Report

* Cable Positive for “The Watsons”

* Cox Communications Arizona for “Community Involvement Report”

* Cox New Orleans for “2005-2006 Community Report”

* The Cable Center for “2006 Annual Report”

Corporate Social Responsibility/Green Campaign

* Atlantic Broadband for “Operation Mail Call”

* Cartoon Network for “Rescuing Recess”

* NBC Universal for “Green is Universal”

* The Weather Channel for “Forecast Earth Summit”

Community Relations

* Bright House Networks Indiana for “Operation Bright Eyes”

* Cartoon Network for “Rescuing Recess”

* Comcast for “English On-Demand: A National Literacy Month Celebration”

* Cox for “Volunteer New Orleans”

* ESPN for “Jimmy V Week”

* Gospel Music Channel for “Ambassador Program”

* Mediacom for “Be A Mediacom Pet Champion Adoption Series”

* NBC Universal for “NBC Universal On the Set”

Direct Response Marketing

* Atlantic Broadband for “Advanced Target Marketing”

* Cablevision Systems for “Raggaeton TV and Print Campaign”

* Faith & Values for “Media Light For Your Journey”

* Time Warner Cable for the “Fred Claus Campaign”

* Univision Networks for “Connect with Univision Networks”

Integrated Marketing Campaign

* Big Ten Network and Tom Dick & Harry Advertising for “Big Ten Country Football”

* Cox Communications for “Cox: Better Products. Better Service. Better People”

* DIY Network for “Blog Cabin”

* Imagine Communications for “The Imagine ICE(tm) Video Platform Product Launch”

* Turner Networks Sales for “TNT Saving Grace/Cox Network of the Month”

* Uniworld Group for “Trendsetter”

* Versus and Halley Miranda Group for “Whitetail Promotional Campaign”

* YES Network for “Yankees HD”

Marketing Campaign

* Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia for “Comcast SportsNet 10th Anniversary”

* Comcast/Siegel + Gale for “tru2way Brand Creation and Market Launch”

* DIY Network for “Blog Cabin”

* HSN for the “We’re Going to surprise You Campaign”

* Retirement Living TV for “James Hylton NASCAR Sponsorship”

Marketing of a New Series or Show

* BBC America for “Robin Hood – The Series”

* Lifetime for the “How to Look Good Naked” Marketing Campaign

* NMA Entertainment & Marketing for “Human Weapon”

Marketing of a Continuing Series

* NBC Universal for “CNBC Power Lunch Road Show”

* NMA Entertainment & Marketing for “Modern Marvels Invent Now! Challenge”

* Turner Entertainment Networks for “The Closer” Season 3 Campaign

Marketing of a Special or Documentary/

Documentary Series

* CNN for “Planet in Peril” Affiliate Screenings

* Discovery Communications for “Planet Earth”

* DIY Network for “Celebrity Rides – Burt Builds a Bandit”

* Tennis Channel for “Agassi: Between the Lines”

Media Event

* Bravo Media for “Project Runway Launch Event”

* Cox Communications for “New Orleans Tourism Initiative Media Tour”

* E! Entertainment for “The EMA and E! Golden Green Party”

* ESPN for “2007 Upfront Event”

Media Relations Campaign

* AMC for “Mad Man”

* ESPN for “The Bronx is Burning”

* Hallmark Channel for “The Note”

* Rogers & Cowan for “Launching a New Educational TV Series”

* Showtime Networks for “The Tudors Season 1”

* TNT for “The Closer” PR Campaign

Multicultural Marketing

* Cable Bahamas for “How Fast Do You Like it?”

* Cox Communications for “Telefonia Digital De Cox – Las Vegas”

* International Networks for “Celebrate Diwali With Bollywood Hits on Demand”

* Turner Networks Sales/The Promotional Edge for “TBS ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ Proud of My Pops Promotions”

* TuTv for “iCuraton Stars Invited in the Battle Against Cancer”

* TV One for “I See Black People”

Press Kit

* AMC for “Mad Man”

* History Channel for “Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed”

* Lifetime for “Nora Roberts Press Kit”

* National Geographic Channel for “Inside the Living Body”

* Outdoor Channel for “Outdoor Channel’s Media Kit”

Programming Stunt

* Discovery Communications for “Shark Week”

* The Style Network for “Raise Your Hand and Make a Difference Initiative”

* TV One for “Roots”

PR Stunt

* A&E Television for “Crisis Angel Mindfreak Cement Block”

* Outdoor Channel for “Dock Dogs Unleashed”

* Oxygen Media for “The Oxygen Fight Girls Upfront Street Event”

Public Affairs Campaign

* Cartoon Network for “Rescuing Recess”

* Cox Communications for “Cox: Better Products. Better Service. Better People”

* History Channel for “Take A Veteran to School Day Campaign”

* Lifetime Networks

* MTV Networks for “Channel the Change: Darfur”

* NBC Universal for “Green is Universal”

Trade Show Marketing and PR

* Blue Highways TV/October Strategies for “Bluehighway TV… more than a road, it’s a state of mind!”

* NBC Universal for “CES Booth”

* The Sportsman Channel for “Deer or No Deer”


* Retirement Living TV for “STDs Do Not Retire & Fact Book”

* Tennis Channel for “Play On Clay”

* TiVo for “My TiVo Gets Me”

* World Wrestling Entertainment for “WWE HD Launch: HD Refrigerator”

Video: use of video or moving image

* Scientific-Atlanta/Cisco for “Consumers do love their DVRs – the video speaks for itself”

* Tennis Channel for “French Open Sizzle”

* World Wrestling Entertainment for “WWE’s ‘Are You WWE’s Biggest Fan?’ Video Contest with Comcast’s Ziddio”

Viral Marketing Campaign

* A&E for “Freakyourmind.com”

* ExpoTV for “ExpoTV/Charter Media Beat the Heat Contest”

* USA Network for “The 4400” Promicin Campaign

* World Wrestling Entertainment for “WWE’s ‘Are You WWE’s Biggest Fan?’ Video Contest with Comcast’s Ziddio”

* World Wrestling Entertainment for “WWE’s Virtual World Promotions with Gaia and Habbo”

Marketer of the Year, VP Level and above

* Barbara Hedges, Charter Communications

* Chris McCumber, USA Network

* Geof Rochester, World Wrestling Entertainment

* Jeff Gregor, Turner Entertainment Networks

* Jenny Storms, Turner Sports

* Linda Schupack, AMC

* Vicki Lins, Comcast Spotlight

PR Executive of the Year, VP Level and above/

Publicist of the Year

* Bill Hofheimer, ESPN

* Ellen Kroner, Rainbow Media

* Jennifer Greene, Turner Entertainment Networks

* Pam Slay, Hallmark Channel

Public Affairs Executive of the Year

* Dr Libby Haight O’Connell, The History Channel

* Richard Ramlall, RCN

The Daily


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