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Sid Cohen

  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York
  • Birthday: June 23
Date of passing: 
May 29, 2018

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Sid Cohen was an American television executive.

From 1991 to 1999, Cohen served as president of MGM domestic television distribution, overseeing marketing and distribution of MGM and United Artists product in the United States and Canada to all broadcast television markets, basic cable networks, features to network television, as well as pay television in Canada.

Sid Cohen was an American television executive.

From 1991 to 1999, Cohen served as president of MGM domestic television distribution, overseeing marketing and distribution of MGM and United Artists product in the United States and Canada to all broadcast television markets, basic cable networks, features to network television, as well as pay television in Canada.

Before moving to MGM, Cohen worked in distribution as the president of domestic television distribution at King World Productions, where he managed sales and marketing campaigns for Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. He also ran syndication campaigns for shows like Cheers, Taxi, and Entertainment Tonight while working at Paramount.

Cohen died May 29, 2018, in Marina del Rey, California. He was 84.

 

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