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51 West 52nd Street

New York, NY 10019

United States

Phone: 212-975-4321


CBS Corporation operates as a mass media company worldwide. The company's operating segments include Entertainment; Cable Networks; Publishing; Local Broadcasting; and Outdoor Americas. ENTERTAINMENT The Entertainment segment consists of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios; CBS Global Distribution Group (composed of CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution); CBS Films; and CBS Interactive. The Entertainment segment consists of the CBS Television Network; CBS Television Studios and CBS Global Distribution Group (composed of CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), the company's television production and syndication operations; CBS Films, its producer and distributor of theatrical motion pictures; and CBS Interactive, the company's online content networks for information and entertainment. 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 United States (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 sales of advertising time for its network broadcasts. A significant portion of the advertising spots sold for the network's non-sports programming occurs annually generally during May through July in the industry's upfront advertising market for the upcoming television broadcast season, which runs for one year commencing in late-September. Advertisers purchase the remaining advertising spots closer to the broadcast of the related programming in the scatter advertising market. 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, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, regular-season college football and basketball games on network television, in addition to (the National Football League) NFL's American Football Conference (AFC) regular-season, post-season divisional playoff and championship games. CBS Sports broadcast the AFC through the 2013 season, including the broadcast of the 2013 Super Bowl. In 2011, CBS extended its rights with the NFL to broadcast the AFC from the 2014 season 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 NFL to produce and broadcast Thursday Night Football for the 2014 season. CBS Home Entertainment licenses home video rights and CBS Consumer Products licenses merchandising rights. The CW, a broadcast network and the company's 50/50 joint venture with Warner Bros. Entertainment, airs programming, including, The Vampire Diaries, Beauty and the Beast, Reign and America's Next Top Model. Eight of the company's owned television stations are affiliates of The CW. Certain of The CW's programming is streamed on video-on-demand services owned by each of Hulu, LLC and Netflix, Inc. pursuant to license agreements. Television Production and Syndication: The company, through CBS Te


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