Cablefax will induct BBC America president/gm Sarah Barnett and Pop president Brad Schwartz into the TV Hall of Fame, which has recognized executives, shows and talent for their contributions to the television industry since 2008. The two will be feted at the Nov 8 Program & Trailer Awards in LA.

Barnett’s riding high giving the critical reception of series “Killing Eve” and a record 10 Emmy nominations for “Planet Earth II.” Schwartz made a name for himself leading the rebrand of TV Guide Network as Pop, home of comedy hit “Schitt’s Creek.”

The evening also will reveal the winners for a host of different programming awards—from Best Mini-Series to Best Social/Viral Mobile/Online & Short Form content. Nat Geo has the most nominations at 21, followed by Netflix (12) and Starz (10). Winners will be revealed at the awards gala.

This marks the second year that the annual awards event has been held in LA. Last year’s gala included Yetide Badaki of Starz ’s “American Gods,” INSP host Jill Wagner and many other actors, hosts, producers and execs.

The annual event also includes the Cablefax Trailer Awards, which recognize the most effective trailers promoting shows and even technology. The big winner in these pre-announced awards is El Rey Network, with its “Lucha Undergroun” taking hope the Top Trailer award. Bravo snagged the most Trailer Awards, with four wins, including Most Viral/Shareable for “Million Dollar Listing New York – Kid Edition.”


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