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  • Strong premiere week for CBS, NBC, ABC Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 4:17 PM ET

    CBS, NBC and ABC all had more viewers last week than during the first week of the 2013. That's according to the Nielsen Company's measurement of people who watched the network's programs live or before midnight on the same evening. Three of them are on CBS and two on ABC. CBS' "NCIS" spinoff based in New Orleans led the way.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest volume decreases Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. CBS Corp. A: Approximately 700 shares changed hands, a 90.3 decrease from its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 03 or. 2 percent to $15.01.

  • Nathan Lane picture book out next fall Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Nathan Lane's first book is no shaggy dog story. Simon& Schuster Books for Young Readers announced Monday that the Broadway actor known for his starring role in "The Producers" has a deal for a picture book, "Naughty Mabel." Scheduled for next fall, the book was co-written by Lane and his partner, Devlin Elliott, and will be illustrated by Dan Krall.

  • Washington's 'The Equalizer' debuts with $35M Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Flexing his star power, Denzel Washington led the thriller "The Equalizer" to a $35 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday. "He's the very model of box-office consistency," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak.

  • TV Guide Network renaming itself POP Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The TV Guide Network is rebranding itself as POP, promising to make itself a destination for hard-core pop culture fans. The network, owned by the CBS Corp. and Lionsgate, is currently in 80 million homes. Currently, the network shows reruns of many CBS and CW shows, and offers behind-the-scenes access to the cast of CBS' "Big Brother."

  • CBS CEO Moonves aims to cut radio holdings in next year Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 5:40 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept 17- CBS Corp, which owns 126 radio stations in the United States, will seek to decrease that number to somewhere in the "high 80 s, low 80 s," Chief Executive Les Moonves said on Wednesday. Moonves hopes for the decrease to happen "over the next year or so," he said at a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference.

  • CBS introduces new ratings to supplement Nielsen Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    Sept 17- Media company CBS Corp said it will add new rating projections to its daily same-day ratings to better reflect how viewers watch its shows and how it gets paid for programming. CBS will release daily "Live+ 7- Day projections" that will include percentage increases over each program's live plus same-day averages.

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON, Sept 14- Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON, Sept 14- Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- Verizon Communications Inc plans to launch an Internet-based television service in the first half of next year, its chief executive said on Thursday, in a move intended to shake up traditional cable and satellite TV services. In January, Verizon bought an Intel Corp venture to create a web-based TV service.

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 10- Time Warner Inc and CBS Corp signaled on Wednesday that they were increasingly open to one day making HBO and Showtime available directly to consumers over the Internet without a subscription to a cable television service.

  • Les Moonves: Ratings not counted properly     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 3:15 PM ET

    CNBC's David Faber, and Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp. president & CEO, discuss if the networks ratings decline is a trend or if they are not being measured correctly.

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept 8- Governor Chris Christie pushed past a sea of angry protesters on Monday to meet with business leaders and politicians on ways to save troubled Atlantic City, which has lost a quarter of its 12 casinos already this year.

  • Clooney to direct film on phone-hacking scandal Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 6:12 PM ET
    George Clooney attends the British premiere of the film "The Monuments Men" in London.

    Sony Pictures Entertainment said it will make a movie directed by George Clooney on News Corp's phone-hacking scandal. The New York Times reports.

  • Putting a price tag on fantasy football Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:50 PM ET

    "Eighty percent of fantasy players tell us they expect to be playing in a decade, and half say they will play until they die," said an expert.

  • "Breaking Bad," AMC's unlikely tale of a teacher-turned-drug kingpin Walter White, won the night's biggest honor, the Emmy for best drama series, for the second year in a row while lead Bryan Cranston took best drama actor for the fourth time in that role.

  • "Breaking Bad" held off upstart "True Detective," Netflix's online political thriller " House of Cards," HBO medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones," PBS British period series "Downton Abbey" and AMC ad world portrait "Mad Men.

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- " Fargo," the TV re-imagining of the Coen brothers' cult film, won best miniseries at the Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, while HBO's "The Normal Heart" earned best TV movie honors for its depiction of the early fight against AIDS. "Parsons won his fourth lead acting Emmy for playing the pedantic nerd Sheldon in CBS comedy" The Big Bang Theory.

  • In a year in which newcomers and cable and streaming company Netflix Inc have dominated the conversation about television's top honors, the big broadcast networks fared well in the early comedy awards.

  • Netflix hits all-time high ahead of Emmy Awards Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:03 PM ET
    The Netflix Inc. website displays the 'Orange is the New Black' series.

    Netflix hit an all-time high of $485.30 earlier on Monday, before easing to close at $480.93, up 0.4 percent on the day.