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  • NEW YORK— Stephen Colbert is dead. Nine years of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" came to an end Thursday night along with its mythical presiding pundit, as the real-life Stephen Colbert bade the audience farewell. Before that, after offing the Grim Reaper and declaring himself immortal, he led a glorious singalong in the studio with a room of luminaries...

  • Ferguson, television's kinetic Scottish cutup, on Friday brings to a close his decade-long run as host of CBS' "The Late Late Show." "CBS and I are not getting divorced, we are consciously uncoupling," he said, puckishly echoing the words of estranged Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. This was no surprise since, weeks earlier, David Letterman had announced he was...

  • Nielsen's top programs for Dec. 8-14 Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 5:12 PM ET

    3. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 15.49 million. 6. "60 Minutes," CBS, 11.38 million. 8. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 11.09 million.

  • Auschwitz anniversary gets Hollywood touch Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 9:59 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Hollywood is playing a role in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The USC Shoah Foundation announced Tuesday that Hollywood heavyweights such as Steven Spielberg, David Geffen, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Harvey Weinstein, CBS chief Les Moonves, CNN president Jeff Zucker and designer Diane Von Furstenberg are...

  • Lightning Round: The perfect stock right now Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

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  • Lightning Round: The worst pick I ever made Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

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  • CBS extends contract with CEO Moonves by 2 years Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:59 PM ET

    Dec 11- CBS Corp said it extended its contract with veteran Chief Executive Leslie Moonves by two years. Moonves' contract with the media company, which was due to expire in 2017, has now been extended through June 30, 2019. Following the termination of his contract, Moonves will become an executive advisor to CBS for five years and will also have the option to start...

  • CBS extends CEO Moonves' contract another 2 years Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    NEW YORK— CBS is extending the contract of President and CEO Leslie Moonves for another two years, through June 2019. The new deal still calls for him to be an adviser to CBS for five years when his contract expires, and he will have an option to start a production company under the CBS banner. Shares of New York- based CBS reached an all-time high of $68.10 in March, but...

  • CBS extends Moonves's contract  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the 2-year extension of CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, who will be an advisor for 5 years after the contract ends.

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...

  • Netflix Inc's second season of women's prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" landed a nod, alongside HBO's new tech satire " Silicon Valley"; Hispanic comedy "Jane the Virgin" from The CW, jointly owned by CBS and Warner Bros, and the only broadcast network show in the race; and Amazon Instant Video's transgender show, "Transparent. "The field of television is going...

  • CBS sets Letterman's last show for May 20 Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    NEW YORK— More than 32 years of late-night talk will pass into history next May 20, with CBS' announcement Wednesday that David Letterman will host his final "Late Show" on that day. If Letterman makes all of his scheduled broadcasts until then, CBS said he will have hosted 6,028 versions of the "Late Show" and its NBC predecessor, "Late Night." CBS, which is part of CBS Corp.,...

  • Lightning Round: The ultimate red flag stock Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:15 PM ET

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  • CBS announces official date of Letterman's last bow Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:53 PM ET
    Host David Letterman is shown on the set of the "Late Show with David Letterman," on July 9, 2014, in New York.

    David Letterman will host his final "Late Show" episode on May 20, 2015, CBS announced.

  • Cleveland's new big-money sports hero isn't LeBron Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET
    Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) lines up under the center during a game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., Nov. 30, 2014.

    Johnny Football will make his first official start for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, and ticket prices are jumping.

  • Lightning Round: Liked this since first show Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 7:19 PM ET

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  • Starz will talk to anyone, consider anything: CEO Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    CEO of Starz, Chris Albrecht.

    Starz CEO Chris Albrecht denied rumors that the company is pursuing a sale, but said it would talk to anybody and consider anything good for its business.

  • Cheap gas—bet on these 5 stocks: Mario Gabelli Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 11:20 AM ET
    Mario Gabelli

    Billionaire investor Mario Gabelli tells CNBC about three auto parts stocks he likes and two convenience store operators that should benefit from cheaper gasoline.

  • Obama riffs on his presidency with Stephen Colbert Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:49 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— His daughters mock his big ears, he leaves his socks on the floor and sitting behind Stephen Colbert's desk, he said, gives him a greater sense of power. When President Barack Obama was not seriously defending his economic record, his executive actions on immigration and his delayed decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline Monday on "The Colbert Report,"...

  • Lightning Round: Connections to oil? Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 7:24 PM ET

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