Title: President & GM, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Years in Cable: 16 in cable, 33 in television
Education: Dual degrees in Communications and History, Boston College; completed graduate coursework at the University of Michigan Business School.
One Word that Best Describes Me: Facilitator
Monihan recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of rebranding and relaunching the Comcast Network with the premiere of “Breakfast on Broad,” Philadelphia’s new morning sports, news, and talk program. The highly interactive show is the first of its kind in Philly and across the NBC Regional Sports Networks. Active in the local community, Monihan won the 2011 Face Off for a Cure MVP from Autism Speaks and the National Hockey League.
The biggest innovation in cable over the last year: Enhanced streaming opportunities
Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Men in Blazers”
What was your first job? Dishwasher at a small restaurant
Favorite charity event you work with: Special Olympics Spring Games
What should cable do to improve its image? Keep focus on improved customer service
Best way to spend a Saturday night: Watching sports
I watch the majority of programming on this device: Any TV nearby
My personal theme song is: Anything by Bruce Springsteen
The technology that will most benefit cable over the next year is: Comcast’s X1 Platform
Favorite vacation spot: Outer Banks
If this election year was a reality TV series, it would be called… Bad Cupcake Wars
What was the last costume that you wore and why? Alien – Halloween of course!