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  CBS Corporation profile and media properties - American media companies at MediaOwners.com
Leslie Moonves is the CEO of CBS Corporation.
CBS Corporation operates the CBS Television Network and a group of about 40 broadcast television stations reaching 15 of the top 20 markets in the United States.
CBS Corporation was formed at the end of 2005, when the old Viacom corporation split into two independent companies: New Viacom and CBS Corporation.
www.mediaowners.com /company/cbscorporation.html   (292 words)

  CBS Corporation - MSN Encarta
CBS became the most popular television network and remained at the top of the ratings through the late 1970s with shows such as M*A*S*H, All in the Family, and The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
CBS first diversified in 1938 with the acquisition of the American Recording Corporation, which later became Columbia Records.
The corporation also admitted that a producer for 60 Minutes II had violated network policy by putting a source for its story in touch with the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate John F. Kerry, who was running against Bush in the 2004 election.
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 CBS-FM.COM - The Greatest Hits of All Time - CopyRight Info
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CBS also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site (including any Bulletin Board) or your downloading of any Materials from the Site.
www.wcbsfm.com /pages/83369.php   (1393 words)

 CBS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CBS is a major radio and television network in the United States.
CBS was one of the three television networks that dominated broadcasting in the United before the rise of cable television.
CBS's dominance was broken in the 1970s by ABC although CBS retook the top ratings from 1979 to 1984 and again during in the early 1990s and 2000s.
www.freeglossary.com /CBS   (1318 words)

 CBS Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) is an American media conglomerate focused on broadcasting, publishing, billboards, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
The CBS Corporation name would be revived for one of the companies, to be headed by longtime television executive (and Viacom co-President) Leslie Moonves, and would include CBS, UPN, Infinity Broadcasting, Viacom Outdoor, Showtime Networks, and Paramount's television studio.
For this reason, the newly rechristened CBS Corporation is actually the same company (Viacom) that was founded in 1986.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CBS_Corporation   (862 words)

 CBS Corporation | The Huffington Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) is an American media conglomerate focused on broadcasting, publishing, billboards, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.
A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 144 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets....
Description About CBS: CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, a $14 billion media content and distribution company, is responsible for growing and distributing the news, sports and entertainment assets of CBS Network on all digital platforms.
www.huffingtonpost.com /news/cbs   (704 words)

CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon is taken hostage by the Iraqis, and he and three CBS News colleagues are held for 40 days before being released.
CBS Corporation unites the successful legacies of two broadcasting leaders, Westinghouse Electric Corporation and CBS, and newer media Infinity Broadcasting, TDI and Gaylord Entertainment.
CBS Corporation is traded under the "CBS" symbol, as the "WX" of the Westinghouse Electric Corporation is retired.
www.cbs.com /specials/cbs_75/timeline/1990.shtml   (1300 words)

 CBS Studios - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
CBS Studios, better known simply as CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) is the television broadcasting network which currently owns the trademarks of Star Trek and all related marks.
CBS was the first outlet to which Roddenberry first offered Star Trek, but CBS declined.
CBS Studios were previously under the ownership by the media conglomerate Viacom until that company split into two separate publicly traded companies: CBS Corporation and a new Viacom.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/CBS_Studios   (154 words)

One of the pioneer radio networks, from its earliest days CBS established a reputation for quality; prior to the fracturing of the market under cable television, CBS's television network was one of three which dominated broadcasting in the United States.
It is sometimes referred to as the Tiffany Network; the nickname is either a reference to the perceived classiness of CBS programming, or an allusion to some of the first demonstrations of color television, held by CBS in a former Tiffany building in New York City, in 1950.
CBS would later revive the format for television in the 1990s to tell the story of asteroids crashing to Earth, but the television format allowed for disclaimers to air at every commercial break, avoiding a replay of what happened in 1938.
www.solarnavigator.net /films_movies_actors/CBS.htm   (3046 words)

 PRESS RELEASE CBS and YouTube Strike Strategic Content and Advertising Partnership   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
In addition, CBS is the first TV network to test YouTube's new advanced content identification architecture and reporting system which will allow CBS to protect its intellectual property by identifying and locating copyrighted CBS content on YouTube.
CBS will then have the opportunity to either remove it from the site or, at CBS's sole discretion, allow it to remain.
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A) and (NYSE: CBS) is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=170474   (851 words)

 CBS Corporation Launches CBS Records - Technology - RedOrbit
Offering an alternative approach to introducing music into the marketplace, CBS Records will build a select roster of artists from the limitless ranks of independent musicians who write and perform their own songs with an initial focus on digital distribution of their content.
CBS Records will harness the powerful marketing reach of the Corporation's diverse portfolio of mass media platforms to promote its music and talent directly to millions of consumers.
CBS Records will be launched primarily utilizing the existing infrastructure of CBS Entertainment and CBS Interactive.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/768663/cbs_corporation_launches_cbs_records/index.html?source=r_technology   (1018 words)

 CBS names Snyder COO of online unit - Boston.com
CBS Interactive, which oversees CBS's online strategy across its various divisions and businesses, has named Stephen E. Snyder as chief operating officer.
Before his promotion, he was senior vice president and general manager of CBS Sporstline.com where he raised the number of users and subscription and advertising revenues.
Shares of CBS Corp. rose 21 cents to $31.55 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2007/01/23/cbs_names_snyder_coo_of_online_unit   (149 words)

 Quincy Smith Named President, CBS Interactive - Technology - RedOrbit
From the beginning of its history, CBS has been fueled by entrepreneurs who saw the future in new platforms, and expanded their traditional business models into those new opportunities as they developed.
Smith comes to CBS from Allen & Company, where he was involved with projects including multiple transactions for Google, Advertising.com's sale to AOL, the del.icio.us sale to Yahoo, Neopets' sale to Viacom, Loudeye's sale to Nokia and CNET's acquisition of Webshots, among other transactions.
CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/720399/quincy_smith_named_president_cbs_interactive/index.html?source=r_technology   (794 words)

 CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced their intent to form a new 5th network, The CW, to be launched in the fall of 2006.
In an important strategic move that secures major market distribution for The CW, it was announced that Tribune Broadcasting and the CBS Corporation's UPN affiliates have agreed separately to sign 10-year affiliation agreements with the new network.
The announcement for the new network was made today in New York by Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation and Barry Meyer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
www.cbscorporation.com /news/prdetails.php?id=173   (1029 words)

 CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced today that it will report results for the second quarter of 2007 on Tuesday, July 31, 2007.
For information about Viacom Inc., the public company spun off from CBS Corporation (formerly named Viacom Inc. prior to the spin-off) on December 31, 2005, click here: www.viacom.com.
www.cbscorporation.com   (111 words)

 World Screen - Home
CBS Records first launched in 1938 and over the course of five decades was home to such artists as Aerosmith, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Billy Joel, and Barbra Streisand.
Music from the new CBS Records will be included in prime-time entertainment series on CBS, as well as in shows in other day parts.
"CBS is one of the most powerful entertainment brands in the world, and music represents a natural and complementary extension of our content assets," said Leslie Moonves, the president and CEO of CBS Corporation.
www.worldscreen.com /newscurrent.php?filename=cbs121506.htm   (468 words)

 CBS "Innertube" - Kevin Maney - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CBS has taken a big leap into the broadband pool, launching a channel that offers original programming alongside repeats of shows from the broadcast network.
CBS has to stop waiting for the next big show (in order to copy) and come up with their own original content.
CBS is doing a very creative round up of fun and some unusual programs(like "Carrot Top" at midnight Friday) this was a stand for broadband 4x in the east Coast Region.
blogs.usatoday.com /maney/2006/05/cbs_innertube.html   (1536 words)

 Equity Broadcasting in deal with CBS - Boston.com
Equity Broadcasting Corp., which owns and operates television stations, said Tuesday it reached a multi-year licensing deal to obtain programming from the CBS Television Distribution library for its Retro Television Network.
Under terms of the agreement, CBS Television Distribution will be the primary programming provider for Retro Television for the next five years and will supply a minimum of 55 hours of programming a week for each Retro Television affiliate.
Shares of CBS shed 7 cents to $30.58 in afternoon trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
www.boston.com /ae/tv/articles/2007/03/20/equity_broadcasting_in_deal_with_cbs   (212 words)

 CBS Corporation Company Profile - News, Press Releases, Key Numbers & Summary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CBS Corporation to Report First Quarter 2007 Earnings on Thursday, May 3
CBS Corporation Acquires MaxPreps, the Leading Nationwide High School Sports Network Online; Business To Be Part of CSTV: College Sports Television
CBS Corporation is one of the leading television broadcasting and production companies in the world, operating the #1 TV network in the US, CBS.
www.smartbrief.com /news/NATPE/companyData.jsp?companyId=1174&lmcid=2944561&   (280 words)

 CBS Biography,info
In 2000, CBS's deal with Nelvana ended; the CBS Kids Show block was replaced with another block of programming from a network which, at the time, was in the same family as CBS -- Nick Jr.
In Bermuda, there is a CBS affiliate owned by the state-run Bermuda Broadcasting Company using the callsigns ZBM.
Following the incident CBS apologized to its viewers and denied foreknowledge of the event, which was broadcast live on TV.
www.danceage.com /biography/sdmc_CBS   (3964 words)

 CBS - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
CBS (originally the Columbia Broadcasting System) is one of the traditional "big three" commercial television networks in the United States (along with ABC and NBC).
Since a corporate merger in 2000, it has been part of the media conglomerate Viacom in 2000.
CBS Corporation (once known as the Westinghouse Electric Corporation) is now the Viacom subsidiary that owns CBS Television Networks and the Columbia Broadcasting System, today the name of CBS's radio broadcasting unit.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=CBS   (327 words)

 CBS RADIO - Press Center
CBS Corporation announced today the creation of a new cross-platform unit that bridges its radio, internet, outdoor and television sales operations.
CBS RIOT will combine the assets of CBS Radio’s 147 stations, CBS Interactive’s local websites, CBS Outdoor’s millions of billboards and display faces, and the 39 owned and operated CBS Television Stations to give advertisers unsurpassed reach on a local scale.
Additionally, CBS Radio stations around the country will incorporate the “Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em” interactive element into their programming, with hosts actively encouraging listeners to play the game on CBS SportsLine.com, and regular interviews with winners during morning and evening drive time.
www.cbsradio.com /press_center/releases/pressrelease100423-02-12-2007.html   (640 words)

 the futon critic - the web's best primetime television resource
CBS Corporation is launching a new music label that will draw upon one of the great names in music history CBS Records and the considerable mass media assets across its Company to market and distribute new music, it was announced today by Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation.
CBS is one of the most powerful entertainment brands in the world, and music represents a natural and complementary extension of our content assets, said Moonves.
With CBS Records, we also have the ability to discover and develop new musical talent, deliver their content to the consumer, and provide them exposure on all of our various media platforms, including the biggest stage of all -- network television.
www.thefutoncritic.com /news.aspx?id=20061215cbs01   (1490 words)

 CBS Corporation :: CBS Corporation Launches CBS Records
In unveiling the new entity, CBS also announced plans to make songs, music videos and other music-related content from CBS Records available for purchase and download at the iTunes Store (http://www.itunes.com/).
CBS Paramount's slate of shows includes "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS), "Everybody Hates Chris" (The CW), "Medium" (NBC) and "The 4400" (USA Network), to name just a few.
CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A) is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry.
sev.prnewswire.com /entertainment/20061215/NYF01415122006-1.html   (1020 words)

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