Michael Roberts was named Executive Vice President, Current Programming, The CW, in April 2006. Roberts supervises and provides creative direction for all scripted series on The CW's primetime schedule.
Roberts previously served as Executive Vice President, Current Programming at The WB. He had been overseeing The WB's current programming department since July 2004 when he was named Senior Vice President, Current Programming.
Before joining The WB, Roberts spent his career in the motion picture business, most recently for 10 years at Walt Disney Pictures, rising to Senior Vice President of Production. Roberts began his career at Paramount Pictures as a creative executive and also worked at Weintraub Entertainment Group. He has worked on feature films such as "Top Gun," "Children of a Lesser God," "Beverly Hills Cop II," "Three Men and a Little Lady," "Man of the House," "Simon Birch" and "Mighty Joe Young."