Editor’s Note: We’ll be featuring profiles of executives honored in our 2012 CableFAX 100 issue. We asked each of them to answer a few lighthearted questions and we’ve shared their responses below. Here is what Tennis Channel’s Ken Solomon shared with us. Read the CableFAX 100 issue in its entirety here.
Chairman/CEO, Tennis Channel
Chairman, Ovation TV
Early bird or night owl? Yes (and yes). Life is too exciting to sleep a whole lot.
The song I sing most often in the shower is… “I won’t back down” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
My favorite restaurant: 21 Club in New York City
My trick for keeping my email inbox from filling up? Tequila, fewer CCs, fewer letters and faster fingers.
The one thing I tell my kids about success in life: Define success for yourself, on your own terms, then relentlessly chase and work for it with passion and conviction.
Bands I would actually go see live: Newest entry: Die Antwoord (from South Africa – insane and brilliant).
My guilty television pleasure is… ”Shameless,” “Breaking Bad,” “Louie (CK)” and “Big Bang Theory”
If I invented my own app it would… Get another four years for President Obama or another day added to the week to be used just for thinking.
My favorite vacation spot: Savannah, Georgia. Beautiful, creative, haunted and perfect beaches.