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Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016
CBS is committed to increasing the diversity of its prime-time series, the network's new programming chief said, offering himself as evidence.
"I'm just a gay guy from Indiana who doesn't play basketball, but now I'm the entertainment president of CBS," said Glenn Geller, who was promoted...
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015
A judge Monday declined to order a medical examination of Sumner Redstone but ruled that lawyers for his former companion can take the sworn testimony of two of the ailing media mogul's doctors.
Judge David J. Cowan also stated that Redstone's longtime attorney, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman...
Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015
For all of the changes in how and when people consume television content, CBS’ dominance in showing more scripted material that people watch each week remains consistent.
Of the 30 most popular dramas and comedies shown on TV last week, 18 were CBS...
Friday, Oct. 16, 2015
CBS has refused to run advertising for "Truth," the film starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford that revisits a painful episode in the network's past involving a discredited 2004 news story on former President George W. Bush's military service record.
CBS has denounced the movie,...
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015
Nina Tassler, one of the most prominent women in the television industry as CBS entertainment chairman since 2004, said Tuesday she will leave her job at the end of the year to pursue other creative interests.
CBS has been the most-watched television...
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
It's an exciting new fall season ahead on broadcast TV. We await the charming rom-com "Manhattan Love Story" ... the heart-tugging youth drama, "Red Band Society" ... and don't forget "Mulaney," an autobiographical sitcom about a promising young standup....
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015
The teenage progeny of some of Disney’s favorite villains proved to be a winning idea for a film, as the Disney Channel’s “Descendants” easily became the most-watched cable movie of the year.
The Nielsen company said 6.6 million people watched the...
Friday, Jul. 31, 2015
Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to a TV.
In the past, not all advertisers bought online time along with a pricy 30-second spot during the most-watched TV event of the year....
Monday, Jun. 1, 2015
Network television, once wedded to a September-to-May schedule, saw the error of its ways as cable and online competitors demonstrated a brazen disregard for tradition.
So summer has evolved from a rerun graveyard to the home of lively offerings,...
Sunday, May. 17, 2015
Television's next big hit may have been revealed during last week's annual orgy of schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks.
Or not. One certainty is that many of the new programs won't be around long enough to make an impression...