Sunday, January 20, 2008

Ben Silverman to sell Reveille

You know that logo with the guy playing the trumpet at the end of the Office episodes? That's the title card for Reveille production company. Ben Silverman owned the company and now that he's on board at NBC has decided to sell it.

"NBC Entertainment co-Chairman Ben Silverman has agreed to sell his production company, which makes "The Office" and "Ugly Betty," to a London-based firm owned by Elisabeth Murdoch for at least $125 million, people familiar with the situation said Friday.

Silverman put the company, Reveille, up for sale last year to deflect criticism that his dual role as a supplier and buyer of programming was a potential conflict of interest."

Read the rest HERE.

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