Our Website Uses Cookies 


We and the third parties that provide content, functionality, or business services on our website may use cookies to collect information about your browsing activities in order to provide you with more relevant content and promotional materials, on and off the website, and help us understand your interests and improve the website.


For more information, please contact us or consult our Privacy Notice.

Your binder contains too many pages, the maximum is 40.

We are unable to add this page to your binder, please try again later.

This page has been added to your binder.

Covington Advises Award-Winning Producer on Creation of Media Company

April 8, 2016

NEW YORK — Covington advised Emmy and Golden Globe-winning producer Ben Silverman on the creation of Propagate Content, a media production and distribution company. A+E has agreed to fund the company with $30 million in equity and has committed to buy $15 million in scripted or unscripted projects in a five-year deal.

Propagate has already signed Will.i.am and Apple to produce an unscripted series that will follow the personalities behind the development of Apple Store apps.

Silverman previously served as co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios and founded media companies Revelle and Electus. He also produced award winning shows, including “The Office,” “The Biggest Loser,” “Ugly Betty,” and “The Tudors.”

The Covington corporate team included partner Scott Smith and associates Megan Woodford and Norman Greenberg. Advice was also provided by of counsel Carolyn Taylor, associate Jenna Wallace (executive compensation), and partner Rob Heller (tax).

 

Share this article: