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  • CBS' third-quarter profit boosted by billboard spinoff

    CBS Corp. didn't need a billboard to tell Wall Street that it was weathering a downturn in the advertising market. The New York broadcasting giant increased third-quarter revenue by 2% to $3.4 billion, which was slightly ahead of analysts' expectations....
  • Nancy Tellem, Jordan Levin Leave Xbox Entertainment Studios Amid Mass Microsoft Layoffs

    Xbox Entertainment Studios is officially no more. The last staffers of the production entity headed by Nancy Tellem were let go Wednesday as part of the broader layoffs of 3,000 people at the software giant. Tellem and her top lieutenant Jordan Levin...
  • With HBO and CBS Cutting the Cord, Which Networks Will Follow Suit?

    With two swift strokes, HBO and CBS have opened new doors to a future where you won't have to pay for a huge bundle of channels to get their TV shows. Now the questions are which networks will follow suit -- and how seriously the movement will threaten...
  • Longevity, Biz Savvy Makes Showtime CEO Matt Blank an Industry Statesman

    Matt Blank will mark his 20th year as CEO of Showtime in February, a rare milestone for any exec in the television biz. That kind of longevity inevitably breeds stature in the industry. To many, Blank is synonymous with the pay cable business, thanks...
  • Leslie Moonves Talks Up Showtime's Growth, Praises Versatile David Nevins

    Showtime has defied cable TV gravity during the past decade by posting double-digital annual growth in earnings and revenue. CBS Corp.'s cluster of Showtime channels are on track to deliver nearly $1 billion in earnings this year. If that weren't...
  • How Showtime President David Nevins Took the Network to New Heights

    "Did you see last night's ratings for 'Ray Donovan?'" It's the morning after the show's second-season finale, and Showtime president David Nevins sounds like a proud father, high-fiving a visitor to his Westwood office and firing off stats: The Liev...
  • CBS launches new digital subscription service

    CBS launches new digital subscription service
    CBS is going a la carte. The network said beginning Thursday, it will offer a new digital subscription video on demand and streaming service for its television network called CBS All Access. For $5.99 per month, the subscription service will allow...
  • CBS to Launch SVOD 'All Access' Service with Current and Classic Programs

    HBO isn't the only big TV outlet taking its TV series straight to the masses. CBS Corp. is launching its own subscription service for on-demand consumption of its flagship network's TV programs, as well as older series to which it owns the rights. "CBS...
  • Discovery's Velocity Thinks Small To Gain Bigger Flow Of Ad Dollars

    Most TV networks salivate over the prospect of snaring an ad deal from Procter & Gamble, Verizon or Apple. And then there's Discovery Communications' Velocity. To be sure, the automobile-focused cable outlet would likely never turn down a chance to run...
  • Two national advertisers moved ads during Ravens game

    Two national advertisers moved ads during Ravens game
    Several days after the video of former Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee became public, a few NFL sponsors balked at having their ads aired as planned during the Ravens' nationally televised Thursday night game against the...
  • Do TV And Advertising Still Belong Together?

    TV and advertising used to go together, to quote some famous commercial slogans, like baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet. Or like food, folks and fun. Now, a new thought is rising that the two sides fit together less snugly. Cable ratings this...