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Horton inks WB TV deal & gets ‘Strip’

Producer inks 2-year deal, to o'see Silver skein

Veteran producer Ken Horton has inked a two-year, overall development deal with Warner Bros. TV that also calls for him to serve as co-exec producer on “The Strip,” Joel Silver’s new action-drama skein for UPN.

Set in Las Vegas, “The Strip” revolves around the adventures of a casino magnate who hires two private security guards to give an extra measure of protection to the high-rollers in his hotel.

Horton is returning to the Warner Bros. lot after spending most of the past decade with Fox, most recently as co-exec producer of the Chris Carter drama “Millennium.” Horton was a consulting producer on “The X-Files,” and he served as prexy of Carter’s Ten Thirteen Prods. from 1996 until earlier this year.

In the 1980s, Horton was a programming exec for Lorimar TV (which was acquired by Warner Bros.) and a producer on its primetime hit “Dallas.” He joined 20th Century Fox TV in 1991 as senior veep of current programming. Earlier in his career, Horton worked for NBC as a programming and promotion exec.

Horton is repped by ICM’s Paul Haas and attorney Tom Hoberman.

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