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Company Overview of CBS Corporation prior to being acquired by Viacom

Company Overview

CBS Corporation was acquired by Viacom, Inc. in 2000. CBS Corporation operates as a radio and television broadcaster in the United States. It operates in four segments: Infinity, Television, Cable, and Internet Group. The Infinity segment consists of radio stations and outdoor advertising businesses. The Television segment owns and operates 16 television stations. These television and radio stations are operated under licenses from the Federal Communications Commission. The Cable segment consists of cable networks, including The Nashville Network, Country Music Television, and two regional sports networks. The Internet Group segment operates two Internet sites, and CBS.c...

51 West 52nd Street

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1886

16,400 Employees



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CBS Corporation prior to being acquired by Viacom Key Developments

CBS Wins Contract from NFL

CBS won bidding for the games, an increasingly valuable property for network television. The games will be simulcast on the NFL Network and come during the first half of the season. The league's cable network will keep the second-half games for itself. The NFL announced that the contract is for one year, and the league has an option to extend it for 2015.

Generation Technologies Announces Contract Renewal for Cloud Based Content Distribution Agreement with CBS

Generation Technologies Corporation (GTC) announced that CBS has renewed its content distribution agreement for another three years.

CBS Promotes Noriko Gee to Senior Vice President of Programming Planning & Scheduling

CBS Corp. unit CBS promoted Noriko Gee to senior vice president of programming planning & scheduling. In her new position, Gee will be responsible for scheduling all CBS Primetime series, specials and movies. She will also oversee CBS's theatrical acquisitions and continue to contribute to the planning of The CW's schedule.

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