NBC’s Ben Silverman awarded Honorary Rose


MUMBAI: At the Rose d’Or Festival that will take place on the shores of Lake Lucerne, Switzerland From 2-6 May, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios co-chairman Ben Silverman will receive this year’s Honorary Rose.


The Honorary Rose, which is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact on the television industry, will be presented to Silverman during the gala dinner and award ceremony on the evening of 6 May. Past Honorary Rose recipients included Benny Hill, Quincy Jones, Monty Python, John de Mol, Herb Granath, Ricky Gervais, and most recently Ben Elton in 2007.


“I would like to congratulate Ben Silverman on being awarded the prestigious Honorary Rose. The winner of this award is carefully considered by the Rose d’Or organization and presented to someone who is renowned in the industry for their contribution to television,” commented festival director Urban Frye. “We look forward to welcoming Ben to the shores of Lake Lucerne in May.”