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Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017
Latino leaders meeting with top CBS executives last week were braced for a confrontation over a protracted scarcity of Latino actors and stories on the network's primetime shows.
"We said, 'That's it, no more'" in preparing for the encounter, said Alex Nogales of the National Latino Media...
Wednesday, May. 31, 2017
For all the changes in television over the past decade — how it is consumed and the explosion of new outlets and programs — CBS’ popularity with the masses remains unchallenged.
The traditional television season ended last Wednesday and, for the ninth year in a row, CBS finished as the...
Saturday, May. 20, 2017
As broadcast networks rolled out their plans for next season this past week, those watching could be forgiven for pulling out phones and checking the calendar.
There's the cast of NBC's "Will & Grace," ready to return. The folks at "Roseanne" are back on the couch. "Dynasty" and "S.W....
Tuesday, May. 9, 2017
A storm over a crude remark Stephen Colbert made about President Donald Trump didn’t hurt the late-night host in the ratings - to the contrary.
Colbert’s CBS “Late Show” had its widest margin of victory over NBC’s “Tonight” show since Colbert’s debut week in September 2015, the Nielsen...
Wednesday, May. 3, 2017
It was another winning week for CBS, another week of struggle for Fox among prime-time viewers.
CBS won with an average of 6.2 million viewers, claiming 13 of the week’s Top 20 shows. It was CBS’ eighth straight weekly win, Nielsen said.
Runner-up NBC averaged 5.3 million viewers...
Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017
CBS’ “60 Minutes” returned this week to a familiar place it hadn’t been accustomed to visiting that much lately: first place in the prime-time television rankings.
The venerable newsmagazine hadn’t finished as the most-watched program of the week since November 2008, when newly elected...
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017
A CBS-produced legal drama has taken the lead in weaving President Donald Trump into its stories, and it keeps raising the stakes.
In last month's debut of "The Good Fight," ''The Good Wife" spinoff on CBS' streaming service, lawyer and Hillary Clinton supporter Diane Lockhart (Christine...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017
CBS had a gleam in its eye again last week as the network held on to its Nielsen crown. In primetime viewership, CBS could claim the most-watched show, “NCIS,” and another 15 of the Top 20 programs. (Remarkably, six of those CBS shows are freshman series.)
AMC’s “The Walking Dead” placed...
Monday, Dec. 12, 2016
Media mogul Sumner Redstone's National Amusements is abandoning a proposal that CBS and Viacom reunite after a 10 year split.
The news comes as Viacom named acting CEO Bob Bakish as its permanent head.
National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the two companies,...
Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016
Media mogul Sumner Redstone is pushing for a reunion between CBS and Viacom, more than a decade after they went their separate ways.
National Amusements, which owns most of the voting shares of the two companies, sent a letter to CBS and Viacom board members Thursday saying that a tie-up...