Post Tagged with: "CBS"

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

CBS, Discovery to Join Sony’s OTT Mix
/ November 6, 2014 1:07 pm
CBS, Discovery to Join Sony’s OTT Mix

Multichannel News reports “Sony confirmed that it has inked distribution deals with CBS and Discovery Communications for its coming over-the-top pay-tv service, expanding on a video programming group that already includes a deal with Viacom covering “at least” 22 channels and on-demand rights.”. Read More

CBS Sues ‘Fashion Rocks’ Producers for Millions
/ November 6, 2014 1:07 pm
CBS Sues ‘Fashion Rocks’ Producers for Millions

Deadline.com reports “It may have been a good-looking show, but Fashion Rocks was neither highly rated nor well-paying for CBS.” . Read More

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