George Cheeks is President and CEO, CBS and Chief Content Officer, News and Sports for Paramount+. Cheeks oversees CBS-branded assets within Paramount Global, including the CBS Television Network, which encompasses CBS Entertainment, CBS News and Stations and CBS Sports, as well as CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures—its first-run syndication business. As Chief Content Officer, News and Sports, for Paramount+, he has extended that content from CBS News and CBS Sports to the streaming service. In addition to his CBS and Paramount+ roles, Cheeks leads Paramount’s global free-to-air networks in the United Kingdom, Australia, Chile, and Argentina, and oversees BET and Paramount Television Studios. Prior to joining CBS, Cheeks served more than seven years at NBCUniversal in senior executive positions that spanned creative, business and operational roles including Co-Chairman, NBC Entertainment and head of late-night programming for NBC Entertainment.