Noriko Gee was promoted to Senior Vice President, Programming Planning & Scheduling in August 2012. She reports to Kelly Kahl, Senior Executive Vice President, CBS Primetime. In her position, Noriko is responsible for scheduling all CBS primetime series, specials and movies. She will also continue to contribute to the planning of the CW's schedule.
Noriko had been Vice President, Program Planning & Scheduling since April 2012, playing a role in the Network's successful scheduling moves of THE BIG BANG THEORY to Thursday a 8:00 PM and CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION to Wednesday at 10:00 PM. Previously, she served as a Director in the department since May 2007.
Noriko began her career as an intern in the CBS research department in 2001 and, in 2002, was named a research analyst. She moved into the Scheduling department in 2003 as a coordinator, working with the department to schedule series, movies, and specials for CBS and UPN. She was promoted to Manager in February 2006.
A graduate of USC, Noriko got a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Languages and Cultures and also an M.A. in Communication Management from USC's Annenberg School of Communication.