February 2, 2011
The Circuit: USC Shoah Foundation Institute, AJC
American Jewish Committee (AJC) honored Marc Graboff, co-chair of NBC Entertainment and NBC Universal Television Studio, with its 28th Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Human Relations Award at a gala dinner on Nov. 30. Bruce Ramer, chair of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and former AJC national president, presented the Corwin award to Graboff. Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC’s “Hardball” and the nationally syndicated “The Chris Matthews Show,” wowed the crowd as guest speaker, while emcee Joel McHale, star of NBC’s “Community” and E!’s “The Soup” kept the audience laughing. Other attendees included Howie Mandel and his wife, television executives Bruce Rosenblum and Peter Roth of Warner Bros., Fox’s Howard Kurtzman, ICM’s Chris Silbermann and Howard Klein of 3 Arts Entertainment, as well as Graboff’s friends and colleagues from NBC Universal, including Jeff Gaspin and Angela Bromstad.