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More People Streamed the Super Bowl Than Ever Before
/ February 8, 2016 12:02 pm
More People Streamed the Super Bowl Than Ever Before

Re/code reports "Late last night CBS announced its had streamed the Super Bowl to a “record” audience, but didn’t break out the numbers for the Broncos-Panthers. Now we have some numbers that give us a pretty good sense of the growth of the game’s online audience. These don’t map exactly to the numbers we got last year from NBC, which broadcast and streamed the game, so you’ll have to bear with a little bit of apples and oranges.". Read More

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How CBS is trying to get big-name advertisers into podcasts
/ January 14, 2016 11:30 am
How CBS is trying to get big-name advertisers into podcasts

Digiday reports "The CBS Local Digital Media launched its Play.It podcast network a year ago and has gotten brands including Dunkin’ Donuts and DraftKings to advertise on the network, which — like traditional radio — offers 30-second commercial spots, sponsored segments and live reads from the hosts.". Read More

The CW Eyes Stand-Alone Streaming Service
/ January 12, 2016 12:10 pm
The CW Eyes Stand-Alone Streaming Service

The Hollywood Reporter reports "The network's owners, CBS and Warner Bros., are considering a paid streaming service as a way to generate more income from the network as output deals with Netflix and Hulu near their end, the report says. The service, which would offer live streams and on-demand viewing, could cost $2 or $4 a month, per Bloomberg.". Read More

CBS Acquires Digital-Sports Site 247Sports
/ December 16, 2015 12:47 pm
CBS Acquires Digital-Sports Site 247Sports

Variety reports "Terms of the deal were not disclosed and could not be immediately learned. The acquisition comes as more traditional media companies attempt to harness content that is of interest to sports aficionados. CBSSports.com already offers a broad selection of fantasy-sports play, for example. Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting paid $170 million in 2012 for Bleacher Report, an online sports-news site.". Read More

Leslie Moonves: CBS Considering Ad-Free Version of CBS All Access
/ December 8, 2015 3:22 pm
Leslie Moonves: CBS Considering Ad-Free Version of CBS All Access

Variety reports "The average subscriber to CBS All Access, the company’s stand-alone streaming service, is worth about $4 a month to the Eye in terms of advertising revenue. At present CBS All Access charges a $6 monthly fee for live streaming of the network and VOD access to current and library series with advertising included. The company is weighing options for offering a $10 monthly version that would be ad-free, similar to the tiered offering from Hulu.". Read More

CBS Defends Right to Restrict Access to Online Streams
/ December 3, 2015 12:29 pm
CBS Defends Right to Restrict Access to Online Streams

The Hollywood Reporter reports "As the Federal Communications Commission reviews what constitutes "good faith" when broadcasters and distributors negotiate with each other, CBS has delivered an implicit threat, telling the agency this week that it has only been directed by Congress to review, not modify standards.". Read More

CBS BRINGS “CBS ALL ACCESS” SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE TO APPLE TV
/ October 21, 2015 10:37 am
CBS BRINGS “CBS ALL ACCESS” SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE TO APPLE TV

CBS Corporation today announced the launch of CBS All Access, the CBS Television Network’s digital subscription Video On Demand and live streaming service, on Apple TV. For $5.99 a month, CBS All Access will offer Apple TV users more than 7,500 episodes from the current season, previous seasons and classic shows on demand, as well as the ability to stream their local CBS Television station live in more than 100 markets across the U.S., including New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia, with more to be added soon. Read More

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