Sit down to lunch with The CW's Executive Vice President of Current Programming, Michael S. Roberts AB '80. Having over 30 years of experience on the creative side of both television and film, he has a wealth of information to your most pressing questions about the industry and the way things work. Come share a meal and learn.
Attendees will cover their own food & drink at lunch
The Harvardwood Salon Series gives attendees the unique opportunity to engage in in-depth discussion with the featured guest in an intimate setting. Salons are only open to Harvardwood Members & Friends. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to find out how you may attend.
Michael S. Roberts AB '80
Executive Vice President, Current Programming, The CW
Michael Roberts was named Executive Vice President, Current Programming, The CW, in 2006. Roberts provides creative direction and oversees staffing for all scripted series on The CW's primetime schedule.
Roberts joined The CW from The WB, where he had served as Executive Vice President, Current Programming since 2004. He joined The WB in 2001 as Senior Vice President, Current Programming.
During his 17 years at The CW and The WB, Roberts has worked on series such as Riverdale, Black Lightning, Supernatural, Flash, Jane The Virgin, Arrow, The Vampire Diaries, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Supergirl, Gilmore Girls, and Smallville.
Before joining The WB, Roberts spent 15 years as an executive in motion pictures, most recently at Walt Disney Pictures, rising to Senior Vice President of Production. Roberts began his career at Paramount Pictures as a Creative Executive. Roberts has worked on movies such as Top Gun, Beverly Hill Cop II, and Three Men and a Little Lady.
Roberts has a BA from Harvard College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
If you're interested in attending this Harvardwood Salon, please read the information below carefully and follow the steps.
1) You must be a dues-current Harvardwood Member or Friend. Not a member?
2) Complete this brief interest form so we can learn more about you and your interest in attending this event. Please log in to access the form. The deadline for the interest form is April 6, 2018.
3) You will be contacted by the Directors of Harvardwood Salons. If it is possible for you to attend, the Directors will send you the link to RSVP. If not, you will be placed on a waitlist. Capacity is extremely limited, and priority for future Salon registrations will be given to people who have previously been waitlisted in order to ensure equitable distribution among the membership.
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