Perry Simon

Executive, Programming associate
Rapidly working his way up through NBC Entertainment's comedy department, Simon broke into the executive ranks during his brief tenure with NBC Productions. The network's program entertainment division, however ... Read more »

Filmography

Producer (4)

Doctor Who in America 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Doctor Who: Rewind 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The 4400 2004 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Executive Producer

Brothers of the Frontier (TV Show)

Executive Producer
Executive (4)

Ed 1996 - 2007, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Development Executive

Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 1996 - 2007, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Production Executive

The Chris Isaak Show 1997 - 2007, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Production Executive

The Last Kingdom 2000 - 2007, 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Network Executive

Biography

Rapidly working his way up through NBC Entertainment's comedy department, Simon broke into the executive ranks during his brief tenure with NBC Productions. The network's program entertainment division, however, beckoned him back, where he headed up comedy and then drama programming before taking charge of all series development and operations in 1988. Two years later Simon added on the responsibility for long-form productions as well. During his years with NBC he has played a role in the creation of such series as "Cheers," "Quantum Leap," "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" and "Law & Order."

Relationships

Susan Simon

Wife

EDUCATION

Graduate School of Business Administration, Harvard University

Cambridge , Massachusetts

Stanford University

Stanford , California
member of Phi Beta Kappa

Milestones

1990

Appointed executive vice president, prime-time programs, in July

1988

Promoted in July to senior vice president, series programs, NBC Entertainment

1986

Named vice president, drama programs, in June

1985

Returned to NBC Entertainment in January; appointed vice president, comedy development

1984

Became vice president, creative affairs, at NBC Productions in August

1982

Named director of comedy development

1981

Promoted to manager, comedy development, in July

1980

Joined NBC Entertainment's comedy department as a programming associate

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