Robert Levy has been named director, current comedy programs, at NBC Ent., having spent four years as a writer/producer in the network’s ad-promo department.
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Ben Silverman has joined New World TV as director of development. He held same position at New World prexy Barbara Corday’s Can’t Sing Can’t Dance Prods. He worked in drama development at CBS, where Corday was exec VP of primetime, and at Warner Bros.
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George L. Babick was named senior VP of the cable Television Food Network. He was VP, corp development, Tribune B’casting.