Peter Golden, CSA is Executive Vice President, Talent and Casting, for CBS, overseeing all talent and casting operations for CBS primetime and daytime series, television movies and miniseries, reality series and special programs. Additionally, he oversees the casting of all programs produced by CBS Television Studios.
Since joining the network in January of 1996, Golden has supervised casting of more than 390 pilots and 100 series, including the CSI and NCIS franchises, Criminal Minds, The Good Wife, Elementary, Madam Secretary, Scorpion, Everybody Loves Raymond, The Big Bang Theory, 2 Broke Girls, Mom and CBS’s summer event series Zoo, BrainDead and American Gothic, as well as the reality franchises Survivor, The Amazing Race and Big Brother. Golden has also overseen casting of more than 200 movies and miniseries.
Prior to CBS, he was Vice President, Development for St. Clare Entertainment, Vice President of Talent and Casting for Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Vice President of Casting for Grant Tinker’s GTG Entertainment, Director of Casting at NBC, and Casting Director at Universal Television.
He began his career as a Casting Director at Hughes/Moss Casting in New York, where his projects included Purple Rain, Blood Simple and The Cosby Show, as well as numerous Broadway productions.
A native of Manhattan, Golden is a graduate of Colby College.