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Archive for May, 2013

Comedy on TV – A Conversation with Lorne Michaels, luncheon recap

1968. Lorne Michaels leaves his native Toronto and moves to Los Angeles to become a writer on ROWAN & MARTIN’S LAUGH-IN. A few years later in 1975 he moves to New York to start a show called NBC’S SATURDAY NIGHT, soon to be known as SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. Now in its 38th season, SNL is […]

New HRTS Academic Member: High Point University

High Point University is an Academic Member of the HRTS, a newer membership category that helps undergraduates connect with the industry in which they hope to work. Charisse McGhee-Lazarou is head of the Media Fellows program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication at High Point and I recently had a chance to interview […]

JHRTS News & Updates: April 2013

The Junior Hollywood Radio and Television Society has been very busy this month! On Wednesday, April 24th, twelve formidable teams gathered at Busby’s East to compete for glory in the Annual JHRTS Trivia Night. Proving their savvy in every round, these aspiring trivia masters faced questions on former child stars, television history, Hollywood geography, podcast […]

Welcome New Members April 2013

We take this opportunity to welcome the following new members to HRTS. Should you have any questions about your benefits as a member, please email us at or call 818-789-1182.

What is the Hollywood Radio & Television Society?

Since 1947 the HRTS has been the entertainment industry's premier information and networking forum. HRTS events are the only place where leading executives from across the industry gather under one roof, multiple times a year to discuss issues relevant to the ongoing success of our business. HRTS Members and our industry partners represent the best and the brightest in town. Is your company ready to join the ranks of HRTS? There are many ways for individuals and companies to get more involved. To find out how, call (818) 789-1182 or email

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