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    1. June 8, 2016

      Advertising revenues on US digital platforms set to surpass TV

      Television is set to lose its historic lead over the US advertising market next year as consumers’ eyes shift to their...

    2. May 24, 2016

      Viacom fight exposes lost trust within Sumner Redstone’s empire

      When Sumner Redstone celebrates his 93rd birthday this Friday, it is unlikely that two old friends will be at the...

    1. Tech blog

      May 23, 2016

      #techFT - TV fronts up with ad fightback

      Network television says it is winning back advertising from online rivals, tech makes up the top five cash hoarders,...

    2. May 20, 2016

      Advertising: TV fights the future

      The advertisers who filed into Manhattan’s Carnegie Hall this week for the annual star-packed “upfront” presentation of...

    3. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      CBS sales boosted by advertising revenue gains

      At a time of gloom in digital and cable television advertising CBS showed that broadcast networks can still attract...

    4. March 15, 2016

      CBS to put its radio division up for sale

      CBS will put its radio division up for sale, the US broadcaster said on Tuesday, in an acknowledgment of the decline of...

    5. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      CBS revenue rises driven by licenses and fees

      CBS reported stronger than expected revenue in the fourth quarter, buoyed by growth in advertising, international...

    6. Tech blog

      February 5, 2016

      #techFT - Redstone drama is a Viacom production

      The fight for control of Sumner Redstone’s media companies would make a great TV drama, there’s a Game of Phones going...

    7. February 4, 2016

      Philippe Dauman prevails in Viacom board battle

      Viacom has named Philippe Dauman, its chief executive, to replace Sumner Redstone as executive chairman, over the...

    8. February 4, 2016

      Succession battle engulfs Sumner Redstone’s media empire

      A battle over the future of Sumner Redstone’s media empire that was playing out in Hollywood whispers has burst into...

    9. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Viacom picks Dauman as successor to Redstone

      Sumner Redstone, the 92-year old billionaire who stepped down as chairman of CBS late on Wednesday, has been replaced...

    10. February 3, 2016

      Sumner Redstone steps down as CBS chairman

      Sumner Redstone has stepped down as chairman of CBS amid growing concerns about his health. The 92-year-old billionaire...

    11. Fast FT

      February 3, 2016

      Sumner Redstone steps down as CBS chair

      CBS, the US media company, has named chief executive Leslie Moonves its next chairman as Sumner Redstone steps down...

    12. November 3, 2015

      CBS fixes sights on online future

      CBS expects its fledgling online subscription services to contribute to operating income next year and plans to invest...

    13. May 27, 2015

      Apple eyes the car as ‘ultimate mobile device’

      After turning music players, telephones and watches into portable computers, Apple is now eyeing the automobile as the...

    14. November 23, 2014

      Jeremy Male, Outfront Media: the billboard goes digital

      When Jeremy Male rang the closing bell at the New York Stock Ex­change last Thursday, he became one of a handful of...

    15. November 5, 2014

      CBS takes 24-hour news battle online

      CBS will launch a 24-hour digital news channel on Thursday as the US broadcaster behind the Big Bang Theory shifts its...

    16. October 16, 2014

      CBS to stream TV live over the internet

      CBS is to become the first US broadcaster to offer households a live stream of local TV stations over the internet,...

    17. October 12, 2014

      Starz to launch in international markets

      Starz, the US pay-television network behind shows such as Spartacus and Black Sails, has struck a deal to build an...

    18. August 7, 2014

      Basketball catches CBS on the rebound

      Net income at CBS dropped 7 per cent in the second quarter as the US broadcaster’s advertising revenues were hit by the...

    19. July 10, 2014

      United soars on airline optimism lift-off

      A turbulent month for the US airline sector, marked by pockets of pessimism from Europe’s two largest carriers, came to...

    20. April 10, 2014

      Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as ‘Late Show’ host

      CBS has moved quickly to fill one of the most important slots in its TV schedule by hiring Stephen Colbert to replace...

    21. March 28, 2014

      CBS $3.3bn billboard spin-off signals end of era

      CBS’s spin-off of its $3.3bn billboard business into a public company, which began trading on Friday, signals the end...

    22. July 31, 2013

      CBS unfazed by Publicis-Omnicom deal

      CBS, owner of the top-rated US broadcast network, has “no great concerns” about the proposed merger of Publicis and...

    23. January 17, 2013

      CBS shake-up to create outdoor ads Reit

      CBS is shaking up its outdoor advertising business, which analysts value at $4bn or more, converting its Americas...

    24. November 11, 2012

      US TV networks suffer sharp dip in ratings

      US broadcast networks are suffering a precipitous drop in television ratings so far this season, posing a significant...

    25. October 20, 2012

      Fox News chief Roger Ailes renews contract

      Roger Ailes, the creator of the Fox News Channel, has renewed his contract with Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp for another...

    26. May 2, 2012

      Shift toward licensing boosts CBS

      CBS is poised for a long run of growth, the US broadcaster’s chief executive said as first-quarter earnings featured a...

    27. April 14, 2012

      Moonves rewarded for CBS success with $70m

      Leslie Moonves, CBS chief executive, received $70m in total compensation in 2011, making him one of the highest paid...

    28. March 28, 2012

      Attack ads excite TV station owners

      For those people in Madison, Wisconsin, who had tuned into NBC’s Today Show, Wednesday morning’s advertisement was a...

    29. February 16, 2012

      CBS eyes strong ad sales in 2012

      CBS has said it sees clear signs the US economy has been improving, citing strong sales of political, automotive and...

    30. November 7, 2011

      Media industry cashes in on Netflix deals

      It was just a year ago that big media companies were fending off questions about whether Netflix was on the verge of...

    31. August 18, 2011

      Clouds gather over media’s advertising rebound

      Advertising-dependent media companies are growing skittish as the turbulent markets and cloudy macro-economic climate...

    32. August 2, 2011

      CBS benefits from digital distribution

      New deals with digital distributors helped CBS increase its second quarter revenues and profits. The US TV group’s...

    33. May 8, 2011

      Netflix pushes into Latin America

      Netflix, the film and television subscription service, is working on a push into Latin America and is close to...

    34. May 4, 2011

      CBS in no hurry to sell billboard business

      CBS would listen to an offer for its billboard business from JCDecaux, but is in no hurry to sell to its French outdoor...

    35. March 2, 2011

      Stars are only part of the enterprise

      When creative stars explode, they do so with a more spectacular bang than the average sufferer from a midlife crisis....

    36. December 9, 2010

      Netflix challenge to traditional TV

      Netflix announced a deal with Disney’s ABC on Wednesday to stream hit television shows such as Grey’s Anatomy – but its...

    37. September 28, 2010

      No end in sight for TV’s golden age

      An hour with Jeff Bewkes, the chairman and chief executive of Time Warner, feels like a lecture from an unusually...

    38. September 24, 2010

      TV networks signal new golden age for content

      Apple and Amazon are renting television shows, Netflix is streaming films, Google is launching a TV product, and...

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