4 June 2014 3:05 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

HBO chairman and CEO Richard Plepler and journalist Charlie Rose will be honored at the Museum of the Moving Image’s annual black-tie benefit. The June 11 event recognizes top leaders in the media industry.

This year’s dinner co-chairs are Jeffrey Bewkes, chairman and CEO of Time Warner, Inc., and Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. prexy and CEO. Fareed Zakaria will be on hand to present to Plepler and Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell and Yvette Vega will present to Rose. John Oliver will provide entertainment.

Richard Plepler has been a valued member of our Board of Trustees,” said Herbert S. Schlosser, Co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mmi, in a statement. “It is our pleasure to be honoring him for his outstanding leadership of HBO and its extraordinary and innovative programming.”

Charlie Rose is simply one of the best interviewers on television,” he added. “His thoughtful and »


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