Post Tagged with: "CBS"

Here’s how Sling TV, sports streaming, and standalone services will impact pay-TV
/ March 27, 2015 10:59 am
Here’s how Sling TV, sports streaming, and standalone services will impact pay-TV

VentureBeat reports "We’re just a few months into 2015, but it already seems that this is the Year of the Streaming Service. You’ve undoubtedly heard the news: HBO Now is arriving soon; NBCU has plans to launch a comedy-focused subscription video service; Sling TV is adding AMC and IFC to its channel lineup; CBS All Access is live, and Showtime’s standalone service could arrive in 2015." . Read More

March Madness and the Limits of New TV Channel Packages
/ March 23, 2015 11:42 am
March Madness and the Limits of New TV Channel Packages

Variety reports "There’s a set of rituals that accompanies my preparations to watch March Madness on TV each year: tuning in CBS’ “Selection Show,” filling in my brackets to predict who will win, and looking up my cable operator’s channel listings to figure out where on earth TruTV is on the dial.". Read More

CBS Gets Into the Big Data Game
/ March 18, 2015 11:04 am
CBS Gets Into the Big Data Game

AdWeek reports "CBS may have launched a new streaming service (and announced a new one for daughter network Showtime on the heels of the Apple press conference where HBO Now was unveiled), but traditional TV is where it's at, as far as the television company is concerned.". Read More

CBS Jumps Into Data With New Ad Product
/ March 17, 2015 1:39 pm
CBS Jumps Into Data With New Ad Product

Broadcasting & Cable reports "CBS is throwing its hat into the big data TV advertising ring. The network on Tuesday introduced its Campaign Performance Audit, an approach that uses performance-based metrics to help advertisers maximize their television spending and improve return on investment.". Read More

Les Moonves: Showtime Will Soon Launch A Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Service
/ March 11, 2015 2:03 pm
Les Moonves: Showtime Will Soon Launch A Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Service

Deadline reports "'The days of the 500 channel universe are over,' as programmers begin to offer their products directly to consumers outside of the traditional pay-TV bundle, CBS chief Les Moonves told investors this morning at Deutsche Bank Securities 2015 Media, Internet & Telecom Conference.". Read More

CBS Sells ‘CSI’ SVOD Rights
/ February 13, 2015 12:30 pm
CBS Sells ‘CSI’ SVOD Rights

Broadcasting & Cable reports "CBS said it sold the steaming rights to its long-running CSI series to a streaming video distributor." . Read More

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

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