Danny Cohen (television executive)

Daniel Nicholas Cohen (born 15 January 1974) is a British television executive who currently serves as President of Access Entertainment which invests in film, television and digital companies and content. He was previously the Director of BBC Television from 2013 to 2015.[2] Before that, he was the Controller of BBC One for three years,[3] the BBC's principal television channel in the United Kingdom[4] and the youngest person to be appointed as controller of the channel. During his time at the BBC, he commissioned programmes such as Poldark, Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, EastEnders and The Graham Norton Show, and led BBC One's coverage of the 2012 London Olympics.

Danny Cohen
Born
Daniel Nicholas Cohen

(1974-01-15) 15 January 1974 (age 48)[1]
Westminster, London, England
NationalityBritish
EducationCity of London School
Alma materLady Margaret Hall, Oxford
EmployerBBC
Known forContribution to comedy and entertainment
TitleController of BBC Three (2007–2010)
Controller of BBC One (2010–2013)
Director of BBC Television (2013–2015)
President of Access Entertainment (2016–present)
Spouse
(m. 2012)

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