Sidney M. Cohen


Producer, Director, TV program creator and developer, Sidney M. Cohen's career has spanned over 4 decades and he has directed over 10,000 TV programs in studios and locations around the world.

He specializes in big multi-camera productions covering game shows, news and live events including magazine and cooking formats. He also directs location lifestyle programming.

Sidney M. Cohen has created and developed numerous memorable series including "Thrill of a Lifetime" (with Willie Stein) and game show "The Mad Dash" which has been produced in a number of countries. Cohen also hosted his travel series "Porthole TV" highlighting luxury cruise ships. Recent game shows include "Reach for the Top" "Who'd you Rather" and "Inside the Box". His most recent food series is "Cooking with the Wolfman". He's just completed 3 seasons of "Accessibility in Action" for AMI-TV and directs episodes of "The Agenda with Steve Paikin" for TVO.

Actor ( 3 credits )

Who'd You Rather? (2010)  Announcer (unknown episodes)
Kenny vs. Spenny (2002)  Himself (1 episode, 2005)
Porthole TV (2000)  Host

Producer ( 9 credits )

Accessibility in Action (2011) producer (3 episodes, 2011)
Cooking with the Wolfman (2011) associate producer
Who'd You Rather? (2010) producer (unknown episodes)
Reach for the Top (2001) senior producer / supervising producer (4 episodes, 20
Porthole TV (2000) co-executive producer
TimeChase (1997) co-executive producer
The Mad Dash (1979) producer
Canada A.M. (1972) executive producer (unknown episodes)
Strategy (1969) associate producer (1969) / producer

Writer ( 4 credits )

Accessibility in Action (2011) (3 episodes, 2011)
Test Pattern (1989) (creator)
Thrill of a Lifetime (1981) (creator) (unknown episodes)
The Mad Dash (1979) (creator)

Director ( 11 credits )

Cooking with the Wolfman (2011)
Who'd You Rather? (2010) (unknown episodes)
Inside the Box (2006) (2006-2007)
Reach for the Top (2001) (3 episodes, 2002-2004)
Porthole TV (2000)
TimeChase (1997)
Test Pattern (1989)
Midday (1985) (unknown episodes)
Thrill of a Lifetime (1981)
The Mad Dash (1979)
Canada A.M. (1972) (unknown episodes)