Norman S. Powell NORMAN S. POWELL

Norman S. Powell was in senior management at CBS Television Network from 1979 to 1992. During that term he served for four years as Senior Vice President of CBS Entertainment Productions, overseeing Development and Production of all In-House series and long form.

After leaving CBS in 1992, Powell has Produced, Executive Produced or Directed ninety hours of TV long form, TV series, and theatrical feature films. This included two Gunsmoke movies of the week (CBS), Blackfox, a six-hour miniseries (CBS), Convict Cowboy, movie of the week (Showtime), The Lazarus Man, TV series (Turner Broadcasting), Orleans, TV series (CBS), The Lot, TV series (AMC), National Desk, documentary series (PBS), the second season of 24, TV series, (Fox), and The Unit pilot (Fox).

Powell has been nominated for an Emmy Award as Producer of Washington: Behind Closed Doors, a twelve-hour mini series (ABC), and nominated for Emmy and Producers Guild Awards for 24. He has also received a People's Choice Award for Rescue 911, series (CBS), a Telly Award as Director/Executive Producer of American Valor, a feature length documentary (PBS), and a Best Documentary Award from the GI Film Festival for Brothers At War, (Feature Film Release and Showtime TV).

Powell and his Brothers At War producing partner, Jake Rademacher, created and co-wrote the Companion Workbooks for the Resiliency Program associated with that documentary film.

Powell is a former Chairman of The Caucus For Producers, Writers & Directors and a recipient of The Distinguished Service Award from that organization.

He is married and the father of three children, has a BA Degree from Cornell University, and is a Commercial Pilot with Instrument and Multi Engine Ratings.


2006 - Present - Partner/Producer, Metanoia Films, LLC

2006 - 2008 Brothers At War Theatrical Feature, Samuel Goldwyn Films, Producer

2005 The Unit, starring Dennis Haysbert, Pilot for Fox Television, Producer

2003-2004 American Valor Feature Documentary, PBS, Executive Producer/ Director

2002-2003 24, starring Keifer Sutherland, Series for Fox Television, Producer

2001-2002 Darkness at High Noon Feature length Documentary, PBS, Executive Producer

1999 The Lot, starring Holland Taylor, Series for AMC, Supervising Producer

1998-2003 National Desk Whidbey Island Films/PBS, 20-hr documentary series, Executive Producer/Partner

1997 Sr. V.P. Production MTM/The Family Channel, supervised production of all series and MOW's

1997 Orleans starring Larry Hagman, Series for Paramount/CBS, Supervising Producer

1995 - 1996 The Lazarus Man starring Robert Urich, 2-hr. Pilot and series, 20 episodes for Castle Rock/Turner TV, Executive Producer, Director

1994-95 Convict Cowboy starring Jon Voight and Marcia Gay Hardin, 2-hr. Cable Movie, MGM/Showtime, Producer

1993-94 Black Fox starring Christopher Reeve, Tony Todd, Part 1 of 6-hr. Trilogy for RHI/CBS, Executive Producer

1993-94 Black Fox: The Price of Peace starring Christopher Reeve and Tony Todd, Part 2 of 6-hr. Trilogy for RHI/CBS, Executive Producer

1993-94 Black Fox: Good Men and Bad starring Christopher Reeve and Tony Todd, Part 3 of 6-hr. Trilogy for RHI/CBS, Executive Producer

1993 Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice starring James Arness and Bruce Boxleitner, CBS 2-hr. MOW, Producer

1992 Gunsmoke: The Long Ride starring James Arness and James Brolin, CBS 2-hr. MOW, Producer

1979-1992 CBS Entertainment Division, Senior Vice President, CBS Entertainment Productions

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