Post Tagged with: "CBS"

What Happens To Sumner Redstone’s Empire When He Goes – The Answer
/ February 3, 2015 12:06 pm
What Happens To Sumner Redstone’s Empire When He Goes – The Answer

Deadline reports "This is possibly the most often discussed, and misunderstood, topic among money types from Wall Street to Hollywood. For good reason. Through his 80% ownership interest in theater chain National Amusements, and the magic of super voting shares, Sumner Redstone controls close to 80% of the votes at Viacom and CBS – companies in every dealmaker’s sights." . Read More

CBS Chief Leslie Moonves: ‘I Don’t Care How You Watch Our Shows’
/ January 8, 2015 8:32 am
CBS Chief Leslie Moonves: ‘I Don’t Care How You Watch Our Shows’

Variety reports "CBS chief Leslie Moonves defended his company’s plan to launch over-the-top service CBS All Access, saying the move is meant to make the network’s show available to as many viewers as possible.". Read More

Primetime Ratings: Holiday Specials Lead the Way for CBS
/ December 10, 2014 12:20 pm
Primetime Ratings: Holiday Specials Lead the Way for CBS

Broadcasting & Cable reports "CBS’ annual airing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer drew a 2.8 rating, topping NBC’s The Voice in the demo (though Voice had more total viewers) at 8 p.m. Following an NCIS repeat, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show posted a 3.3 rating, down 3% from last year.". Read More

Broadcasters Shouldn’t Fear Netflix, Even As It Takes Viewers, Research Guru Says
/ December 8, 2014 8:54 am
Broadcasters Shouldn’t Fear Netflix, Even As It Takes Viewers, Research Guru Says

Deadline reports "Yes, Netflix is winning over a lot of television viewers — and digital media are taking dollars from broadcast and cable networks. But not to worry, CBS Chief Research Officer David Poltrack told the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference today in his annual business forecast." . Read More

CBS Makes Pitch To Keep TV Advertising Dollars From Moving To Digital
/ December 8, 2014 8:54 am
CBS Makes Pitch To Keep TV Advertising Dollars From Moving To Digital

Variety reports "Approximately 1 million people watch each episode of “The Big Bang Theory” each week without tuning in to CBS Thursdays at 8 p.m., estimated CBS’ top research executive, offering ample digital reach for advertisers who may be contemplating other methods of talking to consumers who are consuming their favorite programs with all kinds of new technology.". Read More

CBS, Dish Agree to Extension
/ November 21, 2014 11:45 am
CBS, Dish Agree to Extension

Broadcasting & Cable reports “In what seems to be a sign that the two parties are getting closer to reaching an agreement, CBS has agreed to a short term extension of its current carriage agreement with Dish Network as it continues to try to hammer out a deal.” . Read More

Bloomberg Explains its Strategy for Success in Online TV
/ November 10, 2014 12:03 pm
Bloomberg Explains its Strategy for Success in Online TV

VentureBeat reports “Long before Fox, CBS, or HBO debuted options for on-demand streaming video, business news-oriented cable channel Bloomberg was already available online and on many connected devices.” . Read More

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