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NBC U TV prexy Zucker to be feted

Darrell Hammond has been tapped host of the first annual Roast of the Hollywood Radio & Television Society, scheduled for June 9. Jeff Zucker, NBC Universal Television Group President, will be the guest of honor.

Zucker was upped to President of NBC Entertainment, News and Cable Group in December 2003. His duties include overseeing NBC Entertainment, primetime programming for the Bravo arts and entertainment cable channel, and the Spanish language channel Telemundo. Previously, Zucker served as President of NBC entertainment, and in May 2002 he also was made executor of both NBC studios and NBC enterprises.

All proceeds from the evening will support the HRTS Mentoring and Scholarship Activities.

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