Peter Golden is Executive Vice President, Talent and Casting for CBS, overseeing all talent and casting operations for CBS primetime and daytime series, television movies and mini-series, reality series and special programs. Additionally, he oversees the casting of all programs produced by CBS Television Studios and CBS All Access content.
Since joining the Network in 1996, Golden has supervised the casting of more than 450 pilots and 160 series including Everybody Loves Raymond, How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon, Mom, Life in Pieces, The Good Wife, Madam Secretary, Criminal Minds, Bull, S.W.A.T., Seal Team, the CSI and NCIS franchises, and CBS’s summer event series Salvation, Under The Dome, Zoo and Extant as well as the reality series Survivor, The Amazing Race and Big Brother.
In addition, Golden has overseen casting on more than 200 television movies and mini-series, including multi Emmy Award-nominated Joan of Arc and The Dovekeepers.
Prior to CBS, Golden 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.
Golden 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 in Waterville, Maine.