Vice President, Comedy Series Development
Edy Mendoza was promoted to Vice President, Comedy Series Development, CBS Entertainment in May 2006. She reports to Wendi Trilling, Executive Vice President, Comedy, CBS Entertainment.
In her position, Mendoza develops and oversees CBS’s new comedy projects. She has been involved in the development of many of the Network’s hit comedies including TWO AND A HALF MEN, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, THE BIG BANG THEORY, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT and MIKE & MOLLY. This fall, CBS will debut the new comedies 2 BROKE GIRLS and HOW TO BE A GENTLEMAN.
Mendoza joined the CBS comedy development department in September 1996 as an assistant to Trilling. She was named Supervisor, Comedy Development in June 1998, was promoted to Manager, Comedy Development in June 2000 and Director, Comedy Development in September 2001.
As a student at UCLA, Mendoza interned in the CBS Media Relations department from 1994-96 while earning her bachelors degree in communications.
Mendoza serves on the Board of the Imagen Foundation, an organization that encourages the positive portrayal of Hispanics in all forms of the entertainment media.