Executive with wide experience in the TV and film industries who has held important positions with CBS, NBC and Columbia Pictures and who has run a successful independent TV production company since t...
Promoted to executive vice president, NBC advertising and creative services
Established and ran his own creative TV production and promotion firm, Steve Sohmer Productions, based in Los Angeles
Served as vice president and creative director of the Newspaper Advertising Bureau of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association
Joined NBC as vice president, advertising and creative services
Owned his own media promotion firm for five years
Served as president and chief operating officer of Columbia Pictures
Executive produced and wrote screenplay for miniseries, "Favorite Son", based on his own novel
Named president and CEO, Nelson Television
Executive produced and co-wrote premiere episode of NBC crime drama series, "Mancuso, FBI"
Published his third novel, "Patriots"
Worked as vice president, advertising and promotion, of the CBS Television Network
Executive produced the "43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards" telecast
Executive produced feature film, "Leonard, Part 6"
Executive with wide experience in the TV and film industries who has held important positions with CBS, NBC and Columbia Pictures and who has run a successful independent TV production company since the mid-1980s. Moving into the entertainment industry via executive positions in newspaper publishing and his own media promotion firm, Sohmer supervised NBC's primetime specials, daytime programs, children's programs and "The Tonight Show" from 1982 to 1985. At one point during his tenure, NBC produced 15 of the top 30 primetime specials aired during the regular TV season.
Moving to Columbia, Sohmer oversaw such successful productions as "Stand by Me", "Roxanne" and "Hope and Glory". Since then he has free-lanced, handling adaptations of his own published work as a novelist as well as such specials as "The 43rd Annual Emmy Awards".
met in 1982; married on December 31, 1991 in Sohmer's 17th-century manor house outside of London; had two children born to a surrogate mother; third marriage for both; Born c. 1947; plays Dr Marlena Evans on NBC soap opera "Days of Ours Lives"; filed for