Kevin Berg, Executive Vice President, Production, CBS Network Television Entertainment Group
Responsible for production on CBS properties with the exception of News and Sports. Day parts include Morning, Daytime, Primetime and Late Night.
Has been intimately involved with the launch and continuing success of hit franchises including but not limited to; the CSI Franchise (CSI, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, CSI CYBER), the NCIS Franchise (NCIS, NCIS LA, NCIS New Orleans), Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, Elementary, Extant, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-O, Madam Secretary, Scorpion, The Millers, The Odd Couple, Under the Dome, ZOO, Beauty and the Beast, Reign, The Messengers, America’s Next Top Model, Survivor, Amazing Race, Under Cover Boss, The Talk, Price is Right, Let’s Make a Deal, The Late Show, The Late Late Show among countless others.
Fiscally responsible for all production costs, and schedules. Oversee spending of well in excess of 1.5 billion dollars in production costs per calendar year. Responsible for worldwide production including current productions located in the United States, and Canada, with prior productions in Malta, Israel, South Africa and Jordan.
Intimately involved in the transition from standard definition production/programming to high definition production/programming for both the CBS Network and Studio. Actively participated in the dialogue between programmers and set manufacturers. Awarded the High Definition Visionary Award.
Served four year term on the Board of Directors for the Entertainment Industries Foundation, the lead philanthropic non-profit in the Entertainment Industry. Was on the board that oversaw the growth from an under 10m per year charitable fund to well over 100m per year. Currently serves on the board of the Directors Guild Training Program. Received honorary Doctorate in the Humanities, May 2015.
Prior to joining CBS, Berg spent ten years as an independent producer garnering multiple Emmy Award nominations and Cable ACE Award wins for work on “In Living Color”, “Tracey Takes On”, “The News Hole”, “Dharma and Greg”, “Payne” and countless other Network and non-Network productions.