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Mayim Bialik to host 'Candid Camera' revival

Mayim Bialik to host 'Candid Camera' revival

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --"Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik will co-host a revival of "Candid Camera" on TV Land with Peter Funt, son of series creator and original host Allen Funt.
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Bear Grylls to star in NBC reality show

Bear Grylls to star in NBC reality show

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- NBC said Monday it has ordered an extreme-adventure reality-competition series starring British TV personality and author Bear Grylls.
Starz to air 'Marco Polo' series

Starz to air 'Marco Polo' series

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network Starz said Friday it plans to air a new drama series about the adventures of 13th century explorer Marco Polo.
Buble to star in NBC holiday special

Buble to star in NBC holiday special

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Buble is to headline his first network television variety special in December, NBC said.
VH1 to air 'Mob Wives' reality show

VH1 to air 'Mob Wives' reality show

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- VH1 has picked up the U.S. reality series "Mob Wives," The Weinstein Co. and Ben Silverman's multimedia studio, Electus, said Thursday.

NBC's Silverman to head up new company

NEW YORK, July 27 (UPI) -- IAC and U.S. media entrepreneur Ben Silverman announced Monday they are forming a new multimedia company.
'Apprentice' to return in 2010

'Apprentice' to return in 2010

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 29 (UPI) -- NBC said Wednesday it has renewed Donald Trump's U.S. business-themed reality show "The Celebrity Apprentice" for another season in spring 2010.
'Friday Night Lights' renewed

'Friday Night Lights' renewed

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. football drama "Friday Night Lights" has been renewed through its fifth season in 2011, NBC Universal and Directv said Tuesday.
Nick Cannon tapped to be 'Talent' host

Nick Cannon tapped to be 'Talent' host

UNIVERSAL CITY , Calif., Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Actor, producer and comedian Nick Cannon has signed on to be the new host of "America's Got Talent," NBC said.
Leno taking trademark segments to new show

Leno taking trademark segments to new show

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Jay Leno will take several of his signature "Tonight Show" features, like "Headlines" and "Jaywalking," to his new primetime chat show, NBC said.
Hilary Duff signs deal with NBC

Hilary Duff signs deal with NBC

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- NBC said Friday it has signed U.S. actress and singer Hilary Duff to a one-year, exclusive talent and development deal to star in her own television series.
Universal, J. Lo sign TV deal

Universal, J. Lo sign TV deal

UNIVERSAL CITY , Calif., Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Universal Media Studios says it has signed Jennifer Lopez and her Nuyorican Productions to a two-year exclusive first-look television development deal.
NBC orders full season of 'Knight Rider'

NBC orders full season of 'Knight Rider'

BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- NBC announced Tuesday it will pick up nine additional episodes of its freshman drama series "Knight Rider" to complete a full-season order for 2008-09.
Poehler teams up with 'Office' guys

Poehler teams up with 'Office' guys

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., July 21 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Amy Poehler is set to star in a new comedy series from Greg Daniels and Mike Schur, the executive producers of "The Office," NBC said.
Slater, GM cars to star in NBC drama

Slater, GM cars to star in NBC drama

BURBANK, Calif., May 12 (UPI) -- NBC and GM say a new U.S. TV drama starring Christian Slater will prominently feature two GM vehicles as part of a cross-platform marketing partnership.
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Wiki

Benjamin Noah Silverman (born August 15, 1970, Pittsfield, Massachusetts) is the co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios.

Raised in Manhattan, Silverman is a 1992 magna cum laude graduate of Tufts University, where he majored in history. His mother, Mary Silverman, was a programming executive whose career included stints at the Disney Channel, BBC, USA Network, Lifetime Television, and Court TV. His father Stanley Silverman is an award-winning music composer/arranger.

Formerly, Silverman was in charge of the international packaging division at the William Morris Agency, where he was the company's youngest division head. Prior to joining William Morris, he was a development executive at New World/Marvel Entertainment and an assistant at CBS, and Warner Bros.

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