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- Eric Kim
Executive Vice President, Current Programs, CBS Entertainment and CBS Studios
Eric Kim serves as the executive vice president of current programs. In his new role, Mr. Kim oversees current primetime and daytime programming on the CBS Television Network and for CBS Studios.
Mr. Kim started at CBS in 2011. Over the last 11 years, he has overseen all phases of production on both comedy and drama series such as BLUE BLOODS, FBI: MOST WANTED, FBI: INTERNATIONAL, CSI and many more. Prior to joining the Network, he worked in live action series for Nickelodeon and Teen Nick from 2009-2011. He was also vice president of current programming at the CW from 2006-2009, and was part of the creative team that launched the new network when The WB and UPN networks merged. Mr. Kim was also an executive at UPN from 2004-2006.
Mr. Kim got his start in the entertainment industry working for director Jonathan Demme on the Academy Award-winning film “Philadelphia” – upon its completion, he followed Demme to his production company in New York.
Mr. Kim graduated from The University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. He currently sits on the board of Colour Entertainment, a non-profit organization of diverse executives in the media landscape. He also serves as a board member of non-profit Korean American Leaders in Hollywood (KALH). Formerly, he was a board member of the Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE).