| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Showtime is developing a one-hour scripted series that takes a peek behind the scenes of a professional basketball team, with NBA coaching great Phil Jackson and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis on board as exec producers. The series...
| 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...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Jay Z, Kanye West, Pearl Jam, Run-D.M.C. and Passion Pit are just a few of the top musicians featured in "Made in America," a doc acquired by Showtime from Imagine Entertainment.
Produced by Imagine's Brian Grazer and Ron Howard along with Jay Z, "Made...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable Inc. and CBS Corp. reached an agreement that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas.
The new distribution deal, which runs...
| 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,...
| 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 16, 2011
Bob Banner, an Emmy Award-winning television producer and director whose credits included "The Garry Moore Show," "Candid Camera" and "Solid Gold" and who gave a career boost to a young Carol Burnett years before becoming executive producer of her popular...