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Former NBC Exec Back In Business With Network

nytimes.com | BILL CARTER | Posted 06.04.2011 | Media

As always in the entertainment industry, business is business -- and so, Ben Silverman is back in business with NBC. Elle MacPherson will host "Fashi...

HE'S BACK! Ben Silverman Sells Comedy To NBC

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ben Silverman is back at NBC. The producer and former NBC co-chair has sold a comedy pitch to his former network....

Ben Silverman Leaving NBC To Start Venture With IAC, Jeff Gaspin Taking Over

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Ben Silverman will be leaving his job as co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Movie Studios to head a new venture with Barr...

Ben Silverman Quietly Marks 2nd Anniversary At NBC

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A major milestone was reached this week in television. The event passed quietly without an e-mail pronouncement from NBC Universal, which is really...

Ben Silverman Staying At NBC

Broadcasting & Cable | Ben Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Universal president and CEO Jeff Zucker pulled off a surprising coup this week in keeping Jay Leno at NBC, and now he says he is retaining another...

Five Reasons NBC's Leno Move Is Brilliant

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

Moving Leno to Conan's early lead-in will create a stronger Conan Tonight Show by allowing him the breathing room to adjust to the earlier time slot and build his own audience.

Ben Silverman Contract Renewal Looking Likely Despite NBC Rating Woes

Los Angeles Times | Meg James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If Ben Silverman is getting ready to leave the peacock flock, neither he nor NBC is acting like it. In fact, the signals suggest he's not about to fly...

Ben Silverman's Comments on Margins vs. Ratings Signal the End of Broadcast Television

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

All of the professional explanations for the decline of broadcast television ratings seem to agree that the problem comes from outside forces and an unavoidable changing landscape. I disagree.

NBC's Silverman Sells His Production Company To A Murdoch

Los Angeles Times | Meg James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Entertainment co-Chairman Ben Silverman on Wednesday sold his television production company to London-based Shine Ltd., owned by media baron Ruper...

Ben Silverman Buys Lots Of Shows...From Ben Silverman

Los Angeles Times | Meg James | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC Universal hired Ben Silverman in June to reverse the fading fortunes of its broadcast network. But the biggest winner so far seems to be the 37-ye...

NBC Wunderkind Silverman Lashes Out On "Moron," "D-Girl" Execs At ABC, Fox In New Esquire Article

Esquire | Matthew Belloni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The fire marshal has seen enough. It's only 9:00 P.M., but he's instituted a strict one-in, one-out policy as the annual NBC pre-Emmy party at Spago i...

NBC Wunderkind Silverman Lashes Out On "Moron," "D-Girl" Execs At ABC, Fox

New York Post | Brian Garrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The fire marshal has seen enough. It's only 9:00 P.M., but he's instituted a strict one-in, one-out policy as the annual NBC pre-Emmy party at Spago i...