Peter Roth (executive)

Peter Roth is an American television producer, currently serving as the chief executive of Warner Bros. Television.


Roth graduated from Tufts University in 1972 and began his television career in 1976 as manager and later director of children's programs and VP of current programming for ABC. He then worked as president of Stephen J. Cannell Productions for six years, before joining 20th Television in 1992. Between 1996 and 1999, he was president of Fox, and then moved over to Warner Bros. Television, where he has been president ever since.[1]

While at Warner Bros. TV, Mr. Roth has overseen the development and production of such hits as: Two and a Half Men, The Mentalist, ER, The West Wing, Without A Trace and Friends.

He appeared in a short cameo in the Ally McBeal episode, "Silver Bells". It was first broadcast December 15, 1997.[2]


  1. ^ "NATPE Conference: Speaker Bio - Peter Roth, Warner Bros. Television". Retrieved 2008-04-23.
  2. ^ "Ally McBeal:Silver, also listed in the end credits of the show". Retrieved 2008-08-03.
Business positions
Preceded by
John Matoian
President of FOX
Succeeded by
Doug Herzog

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