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46th Annual Dinner Gala

By November 3, 2022 November 7th, 2022 Events, Press Release

Media Advisory

Media Contact: Valeria De Luna | | (323) 793-0212

Monday, November 7, 2022 – Hollywood TV Celebrity and Executive Red Carpet 


Primetime Emmy Nominee and comedian Nicole Byer to Host Fundraiser with
Participation from Rufus Wainwright and Ava Maybee 

WHAT: The Friends of the Saban Community Clinic will honor Chairman, Entertainment Content NBCUniversal Television and Streaming, Susan Rovner with the Leadership Award and the doctors and staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center with the Lenny Somberg Award. 

Rovner leads creative strategy for original content across NBC, Bravo, E!, Oxygen, SYFY, Universal Kids, USA Network, and Peacock. 

This year’s fundraiser will feature Primetime Emmy Nominee and comedian Nicole Byer (Grand Crew, Nailed It!) as Master of Ceremonies and musical performances by Rufus Wainwright and Ava Maybee. 

The event has been generously underwritten by NBCUniversal, Cheryl and Haim Saban, and City National Bank. 

WHY: Hosted by the Friends of Saban Community Clinic (SCC), the clinic’s fundraising arm. Proceeds from the annual Dinner Gala benefit the Clinic’s comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health care services. The event will highlight SCC’s new Mobile Clinic, which provides medical and dental services to adults and children in 12 transitional housing units in Central Los Angeles. SCC’s mission is to provide outstanding, compassionate care to anyone who needs it. 

WHO: Celebrities and Prominent Attendees (partial list): Peter Benedek, Founding Partner and Board Member, UTA; Bob Broder, President Chuck Lorre Productions; Sam Fischer, Partner, Ziffren Brittenham, LLP: Pearlena Igbokwe, Chairman, Universal Studio Group; David Nevins, Chief Content Officer of Scripted Originals, Paramount+ and Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks; Chuck Lorre, Director, Writer, Producer; Crystal Minkoff, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills; Rob Minkoff, Filmmaker; Rick Rosen, Partner, WME; Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios; Sandra Stern, President, Lionsgate Television Group; Morgan Wandell, Head of International Content Development, Apple TV+ and Richard Weitz, Co-Chairman, WME. 

WHEN: Monday, November 7, 2022 

Media Check-in: 5:30 p.m. | Red Carpet: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Wilshire Garden
9876 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90210 

About Saban Community Clinic: 

As a Federally Qualified Health Center, Saban Community Clinic supports more than 120,000 visits from low-income and uninsured men, women, and children each year. Our five health centers, located in the Los Angeles and West Hollywood areas, provide affordable access to quality medical, dental and behavioral health services. For more information, visit 

About Friends of the Saban Community Clinic 

The Friends Board was established in 1973 to provide a stable fundraising source for Saban Community Clinic by hosting annual fundraising events to raise money for patient care, critical services and programs. Board members represent the entertainment industry’s top executives and leaders.