CBS picks program VP

Adams has Eye for developing skeins

CBS has tapped Stacey Adams as VP of current programming.

Adams comes to CBS from Eye sister studio CBS Paramount Network Television, where she was executive director of drama development. She’d been at the studio since 2003, helping develop skeins such as “Criminal Minds,” “Medium,” “Numbers” and “Jericho.”

In her new gig at the Eye, Adams — who reports to CBS current programming topper David Brownfield — will oversee the net’s day-to-day creative involvement in “CSI,” “CSI: Miami,” “The Class” and “3 LBS.” She helped develop the latter skein during her tenure at CBS Par.

Adams began her career in legit theater, working as a producer.

She then spent six years developing features and TV programming as head of development for Ken Olin Prods. From 2001-2003, she worked at Vertikal Entertainment, where she was VP of series development.

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