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TIME 100 Gala: Media's Big Night Out (PHOTOS)

Posted: 04/25/2012 1:33 pm Updated: 04/25/2012 1:50 pm

Matt Lauer

It was a night to remember for media figures at the TIME 100 gala on Tuesday.

The party, which was held at the Time Warner Center in New York, celebrated the magazine's annual "100 Most Influential People in the World" list. Matt Lauer, Stephen Colbert, Chelsea Handler, Walter Isaacson, Pete Cashmore and Maryam Durani were among the honorees.

On Tuesday, they partied with the likes of Jeremy Lin, Hillary Clinton and Barbara Walters. Ann Curry, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams, Ann Coulter, Arianna Huffington, Willie Geist, Jane Pauley, Lawrence O’Donnell, and Ayman Mohyeldin were also scheduled to attend.

Below, see the media figures who got down at the TIME 100 gala.

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  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: CEO of Mashable Pete Cashmore and Lisa Bettany attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Time Editor-in-Chief, John Huey attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Time Magazine editors Joe Klein and Rana Foroohar attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME)

  • Arianna Huffington attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Journalist Brian Williams and Louis C.K. attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Journalist Tom Murro attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for TIME)

  • Ann Coulter attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Lisa Bettany and CEO Pete Cashmore attends the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for TIME)

  • Stephen Colbert and his wife Evelyn McGee-Colbert attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: VP Publisher, TIME Kim Kelleher, Brian Williams and Executive Editor Nancy Gibbs attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: (L-R) Howard Chua News Director Time, Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Lili Adams attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 26: TIME vice-president and publisher Kim Kelleher and TIME managing editor Rick Stengel attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for TIME)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel, Sarah Palin and Piper Palin attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: (L-R) Chris Balfe, Glenn Beck, Todd Palin and Mehmet Oz attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: (L-R) Judd Apatow, Kathryn Bigelow, Leslie Mann, guest and Gayle King attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: John Cantarella and Rachael Ray attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Joe Klein, Nancy Gibbs and Bart Gellman attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel and Joe Klein attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Betty White, Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel and Lorne Michaels attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Charlie Rose (R) attends Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: CEO of Time inc Jeff Bewkes speaks onstage at Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Glenn Beck and Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Chris Matthews and Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel attend Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Managing Editor of Time inc. Richard Stengel speaks onstage at Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • NEW YORK - MAY 04: Joe Klein attends Time's 100 most influential people in the world gala at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on May 4, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc)

  • Barbara Walters attends the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Jane Pauley and Garry Trudeau attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Matt Lauer, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Brian Williams and attend the TIME 100 Gala, TIME'S 100 Most Influential People In The World, cocktail party at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for TIME)

  • Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and British designer Georgina Chapman attend the Time 100 Gala celebrating the Time 100 issue of the Most Influential People In The World at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 24, 2012 in New York. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A.CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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