CBS And Hulu Announce Licensing Agreement For Library Content On The Hulu Plus Subscription Service

CBS And Hulu Announce Licensing Agreement For Library Content On The Hulu Plus
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LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and
CBS) and Hulu announced today a non-exclusive, multi-year licensing agreement
to stream programs from CBS's rich television library on the Hulu Plus
subscription service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The CBS content will begin to appear on Hulu Plus in January 2013, and over
the following months, Hulu Plus subscribers will have access to more than
2,600 episodes from library series such as "Medium," "Numb3rs" and "CSI:
Miami," as well as classics such as "Star Trek," "I Love Lucy" and "The
Twilight Zone." Clips from ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT will also be available the
day of broadcast on Hulu and Hulu Plus. A selection of CBS library shows will
also rotate through the free service, and additional titles will be

"We're excited to deliver CBS library programming to Hulu Plus subscribers,"
said Scott Koondel, Senior Vice President of Corporate Licensing, CBS
Corporation. "This marks another agreement that meets the growing demand for
our content on new platforms while establishing other incremental ways to get
paid for our library."

"CBS has a long history of producing truly great TV. Hulu Plus subscribers are
entertainment lovers who spend their time watching shows they love, versus
shows they might only just like. Those two facts make for a fantastic
combination, because this collection of CBS titles are shows that people
revere and that really matter to fans of great TV like our subscribers," said
Andy Forssell, Senior Vice President of Content for Hulu.

CBS and Hulu also have previously announced licensing agreements for
CBS-produced programming that airs on The CW and for CBS content on Hulu's
subscription service in Japan.

About CBS Corporation
CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes
industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the
world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of
the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge
of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of
the world's largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand –
"the Eye" – one of the most recognized in business. The Company's operations
span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable,
publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and
socially responsible media. CBS's businesses include CBS Television Network,
The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros.
Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Smithsonian Networks,
Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS
Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Global Distribution Group,
CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and
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About Hulu
Hulu is an online TV service whose mission is to help people find and enjoy
the world's premium content when, where and how they want. As we pursue this
mission, we aspire to create a service that users, advertisers and content
owners unabashedly love. (

About Hulu Plus
Hulu Plus offers unlimited instant streaming of current hit shows. Available
on TVs and many other internet connected devices in HD for $7.99 a month.

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