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NBC gives LaBella VP stripes

Exec will be in charge of talent for reality series

NBC has tabbed Chuck LaBella as its new VP off talent development for alternative programming.

NBC has high hopes for the second season of “The Voice,” which is set to debut Feb. 5 after the Super Bowl.

Working with reality topper Paul Teledgy, LaBella will be responsible for mining talent and wrangling celebrities on such skeins as “The Voice” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.”

Outside of his Peacock-related work, his previous credits include “Top Gear USA” on History and former ABC series “Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher.”

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