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CBS Execs: OTT Streaming Services Provided Another Boost in Q3

Continued strength in the CBS All Access and Showtime OTT over-the-top streaming services provided CBS with another lift in the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company... More

CBS All Access is Only as Big it Needs to Be (FierceVideo)

CBS All Access has more than four million subscribers. By 2022, CBS expects it to have 25 million combined with Showtime. It's big growth but that doesn’t mean CBS wants it to gr... More

Merged CBS, Viacom Will Be ‘Well-Equipped to Take Advantage’ of Evolving Marketplace: CBS Exec

The recombined CBS and Viacom will have a massive content library that will be able to take advantage of an entertainment marketplace that continues to evolve, according to David N... More

CBS All Access and Pluto TV? A CBS-Viacom Streaming Strategy Must Now Take Shape (Variety)

Two households alike in dignity, once star-crossed Viacom and CBS are now set to enter yet another union, this one perhaps less brief than their last. Their imminent integration as... More

CBS and Viacom Reach Merger Deal (CNBC)

CBS and Viacom have agreed to merge, ending years of on-and-off talks. The new company will be called ViacomCBS, and Viacom’s CEO, Bob Bakish, will be the CEO of the combined com... More

CBS Expands All Access OTT Streaming Service to Include Kids’ Content

CBS All Access continues to grow on the subscriber and content fronts, according to Joseph Ianniello, CBS president and acting CEO, who disclosed his company’s plan to add kids�... More

‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ Will Get a TV Remake on CBS All Access (Engadget)

CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis'... More

Why CBS Isn’t Scared of the Impending Streaming TV War (AdAge)

As the streaming wars heat up, with Walt Disney and WarnerMedia prepping their direct-to-consumer offerings, CBS, which introduced its over-the-top product All Access in 2014, thin... More

Analyst: Keeping CBS All Access, Showtime OTT Separate Offerings Makes Sense

As CBS executives continued to express confidence that combined subscriptions to its CBS All Access and Showtime over-the-top (OTT) streaming services will hit 25 million by 2022, ... More

CBS Boosts All Access, Showtime OTT Sub Projection to 25 Million by 2022

Combined subscriptions to the CBS All Access and Showtime over-the-top (OTT) streaming services continue to increase so quickly that CBS has boosted the projection for subscribers ... More

CBS Used 8K Cameras During Super Bowl LIII Broadcast (Dealerscope)

If you’re trying to put a new technology through a true stress test, what better way to do so than by incorporating it into one of the largest national television broadcasts of t... More

CBS Notches Super Bowl Streaming Record Amid TV Low (Sports Pro)

CBS set a new streaming record during its over-the-top (OTT) coverage of the Super Bowl on Sunday. The finale to the National Football League (NFL) season drew an average 2.6 milli... More

CBS’s Streaming Offshoot is Becoming a Necessity for Sci-Fi Nerds (Quartzy)

It wasn’t enough for CBS All Access to be the new home for all things Star Trek. The streaming service will also debut Jordan Peele’s reboot of The Twilight Zone on April 1, re... More

NAB Show New York: CBS Sports Chairman Predicts Slow Broadcast Transition to UHD

NEW YORK — It’s likely going to take more time for Ultra High-Def (UHD) to be fully embraced in the traditional broadcast TV industry, according to CBS Sports Chairman Sean McM... More

CBS News Launches Streaming-Video Morning Program (Variety)

TV’s morning-news wars have a new competitor. CBS News, which already produces “CBS This Morning,” unveiled “CBSN AM,” a one-hour morning program built for its CBSN strea... More

CBS Sports Widens Super Bowl LIII Streaming Scope, Adding All Access, Mobile Networks (Deadline)

While the Super Bowl remains the biggest live-viewing draw on linear television, CBS is touting the expanded reach of the game via streaming platforms. In a press release, the netw... More

David Nevins: Streaming Has Been a Boon to Showtime (Los Angeles Times)

CBS’ premium cable channel Showtime is fighting the cord-cutting tide. Showtime President David Nevins said Monday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills tha... More

CBS Sees ‘Unbelievable’ Upside as Sports Betting Starts to Grow (AdAge)

When the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year, many people wondered whether widespread access to gambling would help or hurt the TV networks ... More

CBS All Access Seeks to Carve its Niche Among Streaming Platforms (Variety)

CBS All Access is gearing up for its largest slate of originals to date next year with 10 series on deck. That’s a fraction of the volume served up by its larger competitors on t... More

CBS Launches Local News Streaming Services (TechCrunch)

CBS is today debuting a new portfolio of streaming services designed to deliver local news to cord cutters and other digital media consumers. The services, branded CBSN Local, will... More