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NBC drama features executive’s firm

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-year-old TV producer and the production company, Reveille, he is poised to sell for more than $100 million. Since Silverman became co-chairman of NBC Entertainment, in charge of picking the network’s shows, Reveille has become a leading source of programming for NBC. Of the 18 prime-time shows NBC has ordered since Silverman’s arrival, Reveille has an ownership interest in five of them. In addition, NBC confirmed Friday that it had bought eight other scripts and concepts from Silverman’s 5-year-old company. Read the remainder of the story at http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-reveille3dec03,0,3804518.story?coll=la-home-business

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