Lifetime‘s Andrea Wong and News Corp‘s Peter Chernin will be recognized by the Media Institute at its Friends & Benefactors Awards Banquet next Tues in DC. Wong will receive the American Horizon Award, while Chernin will receive the Freedom of Speech Award. The event takes place during Natl Freedom of Speech Week. — CTAM will bestow its Rainmaker Awards on TWC‘s Bob Benya, Comcast‘s Caroline Brown, HSN‘s Sean Bunner, TWC‘s Kurt Fennell, Rentrak‘s Carol Hinnant, TWC’s Scott McKeen and Bright House‘s Jennifer Mooney. TAMI Awards are going to truTV‘s Linda Finney, Comcast’s Paul Hockenbury, Scripps’ Doug Hurst, NBCU‘s Heather McCallion and Cox‘s Reece Ritter. The awards will be presented at Summit in Boston, Nov 11. By the way, Fri is the cutoff for reserving your Summit hotel at a discounted rate.