Eye tube unit taps production prophet

Berg will continue to report to Tellem

CBS Paramount Network TV Entertainment Group continues merging units, naming Kevin Berg as exec VP of production.

Berg will oversee production on all of the dramas, comedies, specials, longform projects and reality skeins produced by CBS, UPN and Par.

That includes everything from “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Survivor” to “America’s Next Top Model” and “Half & Half.”

Berg was previously senior VP at CBS Prods., a job he held since March 2001. He’ll continue to report to CBS Paramount Network TV Entertainment Group prexy Nancy Tellem.

“With his background as both a producer and executive, he brings a big picture perspective to the entire production process,” Tellem said. “Whether it involves production logistics, budgets or day-to-day problem-solving, Kevin knows how to get things done.”

Berg first joined CBS Prods. in 1998 as VP. Before that, he was an independent producer for 10 years, working on shows including “In Living Color,” “Tracey Takes On” and “Dharma & Greg.”

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