Vice President, Current Programming at CBS Network and CBS TV Studios
Lee holds the position of Vice President, Current Programming at CBS Network and CBS TV Studios where he oversees CBS series’ MADAM SECRETARY, CRIMINAL MINDS and CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS in addition to CW's JANE THE VIRGIN.
Lee also oversees the upcoming Syfy series INCORPORATED, CBS' DOUBT, and helped launch the first season of THE ODD COUPLE (starring Matthew Perry), now entering its third season on CBS.
Prior to moving to the network, Lee held the position of Director, Drama Development at CBS TV Studios where he developed one-hour broadcast television pilots and new series, with an emphasis on CBS and CW networks. Lee’s recent work includes EXTANT (CBS), starring Halle Berry and produced by Stephen Spielberg, and the returning hit, ELEMENTARY (CBS). Other credits in this position included UNDER THE DOME (CBS), EMILY OWENS, MD (CW), UNFORGETTABLE (CBS) and A GIFTED MAN (CBS).
Prior to joining the CBS family, Lee spent five years at FOX Broadcasting Company where he started as an assistant in the Current Programming department. Lee was promoted to Coordinator, Drama Development & Current Programming and later to Manager, Drama Development. During his time at FOX, Lee worked on shows including GLEE, FRINGE, DOLLHOUSE, HUMAN TARGET, LIE TO ME, HOUSE, PRISON BREAK, 24, BONES, FAMILY GUY and THE SIMPSONS among others. Lee’s first job in Hollywood was as an intern/assistant at talent agency, ICM.
In addition to Carnegie Mellon, Lee also teaches a Television Development course as part of UCLA's Writer's Program. Before coming to Hollywood, Lee lived and worked in NYC and was an active member of the theatre community as both actor and director. During that time, he held a variety of jobs before finding his way to Carnegie Mellon University’s MEIM program. Lee earned his undergraduate degree in Theatre Arts from University of Pittsburgh.
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