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Cable Veteran Dale Hopkins Tapped to Head In Demand

30 Aug, 2017 By: Stephanie Prange

Dale Hopkins

Cable industry veteran Dale Hopkins has been named president and CEO of In Demand, an entertainment service provider for PPV and VOD platforms, according to a press release from the company.

Hopkins joins In Demand from GSN (Game Show Network, owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and AT&T Entertainment Group), where she held multiple roles during her more than eight-year tenure, including EVP of distribution and CMO. Earlier, she was Interim CEO at CGS (Championship Gaming Series), an international eSports league. Before that, she spent eight years at Comcast-owned G4 Media, holding several positions, culminating in COO. Previously, she was president and co-founder of the online gaming company iWin.com. Earlier, as CMO and part of the launch team for E! Networks, she became co-founder of E! Online and was part of the launch team of The Style Network. Early in her career she was VP of sales and part of the initial launch team at CNBC, and held several ad sales roles at CBS Corp.

She will be inducted into the 2017 class of Cable TV Pioneers in October. Past accolades include inclusion in Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women in Cable and the Cablefax 100, the Brand Builder Award from Promax and MI6, and CTAM Mark Awards, among others.

She is currently on the board of advisors of HAVOC TV and several other entertainment and tech companies. Previous board appointments include PromaxBDA, G4TechTV Canada, E! Online, Waldorf School of Santa Monica and the Los Angeles Advertising Club.

“In Dale, In Demand is gaining a multi-faceted leader, someone with superb business acumen who has successfully delivered value and growth throughout her career,” said board chairman Tom Montemagno. “She has a deep well of knowledge from across several business sectors, and is well known and respected within the media industry.”

Hopkins will relocate to the New York City headquarters from Los Angeles.

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