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Last $55.73 USD
Change Today -0.11 / -0.20%
Volume 3.1K
As of 8:04 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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CBS Corporation operates as a mass media company worldwide. Segments The company's operating segments include Entertainment; Cable Networks; Publishing; and Local Broadcasting. Entertainment segment This segment consists of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios and CBS Global Distribution Group (including CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), the company’s television production and syndication operations; CBS Interactive, the company’s online content networks for information and entertainment; and CBS Films, the company’s producer and distributor of theatrical motion pictures. Television Network The CBS Television Network through CBS Entertainment, CBS News, and CBS Sports distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, sports and entertainment programming to approximately 200 domestic affiliates reaching throughout the U.S., including 16 of the company’s owned and operated television stations, and to affiliated stations in certain U.S. territories. The CBS Television Network primarily derives revenues from the sale of advertising time for its network broadcasts. A portion of the advertising spots sold for the network’s non-sports programming occurs annually during May through July in the industry’s upfront advertising market for the upcoming television broadcast season, which runs for one year commencing in mid-September. Advertisers purchase the remaining advertising spots closer to the broadcast of the related programming in the scatter advertising market. The company offers advertising insertions for the CBS Television Network's on demand programming, which allow the company to change advertisements at any time within such programming and offer advertisers greater audience reach. In addition, the CBS Television Network’s revenues include station affiliation fees. CBS Entertainment is responsible for acquiring or developing and scheduling the entertainment programming presented on the CBS Television Network, which includes primetime comedy and drama series, reality-based programming, specials, children’s programs, daytime dramas, game shows, and late-night programs. CBS News operates a worldwide news organization, providing the CBS Television Network and the CBS Radio Network with regularly scheduled news and public affairs broadcasts, including 60 Minutes, 48 Hours Mystery, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS This Morning, CBS Sunday Morning, and Face the Nation, as well as special reports. CBS News also provides CBS Newspath, a television news syndication service that offers daily news coverage, sports highlights, and news features to the CBS Television Network affiliates and other subscribers worldwide. CBS Sports broadcasts include The NFL Today, certain games from the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, the PGA Golf Tour, Masters Tournament and PGA Championship, regular-season college football and basketball games on network television, in addition to the NFL’s American Football Conference (AFC) regular-season, post-season divisional playoff and championship games. CBS broadcast the AFC in the 2014 season and has rights to broadcast the AFC through the 2022 season, including certain National Football Conference regular season games and the Super Bowls in 2016, 2019, and 2022. In February 2014, the company announced an agreement with the National Football League (NFL) to produce and broadcast Thursday Night Football for the 2014 season, which in January 2015, was extended for the 2015 season. CBS Television Network content is also exhibited through the Internet, including through CBS.com, CBS All Access, a digital subscription streaming service, which the company launched in October 2014; and CBSN, a live streaming digital advertiser-supported news network available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which the company launched in November 2014. The CW, a broadcast network and the company’s 50/50 joint venture with Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., airs programming, including The Vampire Diaries, Jane the Virgin, Reign, and America’s Next Top Model. Eight of the company’s owned television stations are affiliates of The C

 

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