Senior Vice President, Television Programming at Lionsgate
Lee currently holds the position of Senior Vice President, Television Programming at Lionsgate, which produces ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (Netflix), CASUAL (Hulu), DEAR WHITE PEOPLE (Netflix), STEP UP: HIGH WATER (YouTube Red) and GREENLEAF (OWN), among other scripted and non-scripted series.
Prior to this role, Lee was Vice President, Current Programming at CBS Network and CBS TV Studios where he oversaw CBS series’ MADAM SECRETARY, CRIMINAL MINDS and CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, DOUBT, THE ODD COUPLE and SUPERIOR DONUTS, in addition to CW's JANE THE VIRGIN. Lee began his CBS career as Director, Drama Development at CBS TV Studios, where he developed one-hour broadcast television pilots and new series for CBS and CW networks. Selected credits include ELEMENTARY, EXTANT, UNDER THE DOME, UNFORGETTABLE, A GIFTED MAN and EMILY OWENS, MD.
Lee began his career at FOX Broadcasting Company where he started as an assistant in the Current Programming department, 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 and is an HRTS Mentor. Before coming to Hollywood, Lee was an active member of the theatre community in NYC 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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