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The Snow Must Go On!

December 14, 2008 8:30 PM

In true the-show-must-go-on tradition, NBC Entertainment Co-Chairman Ben Silverman hit the slopes for charity the weekend immediately preceding the network’s wholesale axing of its top creative executives.

Ben Silverman at the Deer Valley Celebrity Skifest

Mr. Silverman—looking startlingly upbeat, considering—posed with slalom ace Steve Mahre, left, and event host Bob Horowitz, president of Juma Entertainment, right, at the 17th annual Deer Valley (Utah) Celebrity Skifest presented by Paul Mitchell. Highlights of the fest, which raised $500,000 via live auction for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance, an organization that fights water pollution, are scheduled to air Sunday on—you guessed it, CBS.

—Tom Gilbert

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"My network is falling down around me and anyone with any sense at all would go home and get to work, but I ski!"

-Ben Silverman

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