WICT gala to honor McEnroe

Bacall, Reynolds, Leigh to do honors

American Movie Classics president Kate McEnroe will be honored by a group of movie stars including Lauren Bacall, Debbie Reynolds and Janet Leigh at the Women in Cable & Telecommunications Washington, D.C., Benefit Gala on Oct. 17. Shirley Jones, Rita Moreno, Tippi Hedren, Phyllis Diller, Morgan Fairchild and Stephanie Powers will also attend the event.

The gala, with the theme “In the Moonlight,” will be held in cooperation with the WICT Washington/Baltimore chapter on the JW Marriott Hotel.

McEnroe, who is also president of the AMC spinoffs Romance Classics and American Pop, is being honored for her campaign to ensure that the cable industry better serves its female customers. She is also being recognized for her leadership skill at running AMC Networks.

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