| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Time Warner Cable dropped an unspecified number of customers as a direct result of the 32-day blackout of CBS stations in major markets and the loss of Showtime nationwide, but chief operating officer Rob Marcus said the MSO had no choice in the situation...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
It is a truism of the television biz that a single hit show can turn a network around. For Showtime, the dawn of "Dexter" in 2006 didn't so much turn the ship around as it charted a course for the future.
In so doing, the show built a platform that...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Time Warner Cable -- after announcing it was removing local CBS stations in New York, L.A. and Dallas as well as Showtime and three other CBS cablers from lineups nationwide over a breakdown in contract talks -- said it was holding off on going dark on...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:05 PM
CBS Corp. said its fiscal second quarter was the company's biggest quarter ever, with revenue and profit climbing 11%.
For the quarter ended June 30, the New York broadcasting giant earned $472 million, or 76 cents a share, compared to $427 million,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period.
For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Although neither side is taking shots at each other publicly, there is an undercurrent of tension between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. as the two companies attempt to negotiate a new distribution deal.
Time Warner Cable's agreement to carry CBS-owned...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:00 AM
CBS' highly anticipated thriller, "Under the Dome," could help create a new business model for TV shows -- and encourage broadcasters to gamble on risky big-event summer programming.
The 13-episode series, which debuts June 24 on CBS, is based on a...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Showtime has renewed its Emmy-winning drama "Homeland" for a third season in 2013, the network announced Monday.
The espionage thriller, starring Emmy winners Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, drew 5.2 million viewers when factoring in DVR playback for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Premium channel Showtime will keep its pipeline of DreamWorks Studios' films flowing for five more years.
Showtime Networks, a division of CBS Corp., and Walt Disney Studios, which handles theatrical distribution for Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider's...
| Jun 12, 2012
The documentary, God Bless Ozzy Osbourne, will air July 13th on Showtime. The film, co-produced by his son Jack, was released on DVD and Blu-Ray last November. The film recounts the rocker’s troubled youth, as well as his early days with Black...
| Jun 26, 2011
CNN's first sports anchor
Nick Charles, 64, CNN's first sports anchor, died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M., after a two-year struggle with bladder cancer, the cable network announced.
Charles began at Atlanta-based CNN on the...