Director, Current Programs

Director, Current Programs
REF#: 32309
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
CBS Television Studios is one of the industry's leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio's primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER,
and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network's subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.
CBS TV Studios is seeking an experienced Current Programming executive to oversee streaming, premium and cable drama and comedy series. This individual will be a member of a new department, dedicated exclusively to the management of non-network programming as the studio expands its brand. The ideal candidate has experience at a Studio, whether in current or development, and the ability to identify strong material and talent and give creative guidance and feedback to top level writers and directors on outlines, scripts, and cuts.
Key responsibilities will include working with writers in staffing new and returning series, working with writers to develop and execute story and scripts, serving as a primary liaison between the scripted department and all other departments including Casting, Production, Publicity, Research, Business and Legal Affairs.
Candidate must have knowledge of the non-network television landscape and creative process.
Candidate should be self-motivated, collaborative, flexible, passionate and able to work well in a team environment.
Strong interpersonal skills and project management skills are a must.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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