CBS Sports Net Names Weinberg SVP of Programming

CBS Sports Network has named Dan Weinberg, a former Major League Baseball executive, its senior vice president of programming. He started his new job on Monday, Dec. 5.

In the new position, Weinberg will lead the cable sports channel's programming department while also working closely with CBS Sports, Showtime Sports and He reports to David Berson, executive vice president, CBS Sports, and president of CBS Sports Network.

"Dan brings a wealth of experience with a strong track record as an innovator and deal maker," Berson said in a statement. "I look forward to working closely with him as we continue to grow CBS Sports Network and expand our programming."

Weinberg was most recently vice president of licensing for MLB, where he managed licensing for all hard goods and oversaw corporate partnerships. Prior to that, he was vice president of entertainment at Six Flags and spent 12 years at ESPN, most recently as executive producer, ESPN original entertainment.