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CBS Reveals 'Harsh' Text Message That Got Jeff Fager Fired From '60 Minutes'

Jeff Fager, a veteran executive for '60 Minutes,' was terminated because of threatening one of the network’s reporters, Jericka Duncan. Duncan shared the messages sent to her by Fager on 'CBS Evening News.'

Celebrities September 14, 2018

Post-Moonves CBS Leaves Julie Chen In A Pickle

Julie Chen was absent from her show in the premier of its new season. Chen said that she is taking a break to spend time with her family following her husband’s move to leave CBS after facing sexual misconduct allegations.

Celebrities September 14, 2018

The Big Bang Theory Is Ending After 12 Seasons

CBS, Warner Bros. Television, and Chuck Lorre Productions have confirmed ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is ending after a 12-season run. But it might not be because of low ratings.

Movies/TV Shows August 23, 2018

‘Survivor’: New Cast Of All Star ‘Game Changers’ Revealed On CBS Website Ahead Of Premiere Date

The new season of ‘Survivor’ has something special in store. The next installment, titled ‘Game Changers,’ will feature an all-star cast of prior contestants, which CBS just revealed via its website.

Movies/TV Shows February 11, 2017

Google's YouTube Unplugged Live TV Service Taps CBS As First Major Network, Plans Attractive 'Skinny' Bundle

Google has reportedly signed CBS as its first major network for the upcoming live TV service called YouTube Unplugged. The company is also in advanced talks with NBCUniversal, Disney and Fox, and plans an attractive 'skinny' bundle.

Google October 20, 2016

CBS Digital All Access ‘Big Brother OTT’ Cast, Schedule Revealed Ahead Of Imminent Streaming Premiere Date

The all-new digital-only streaming version of hit TV series ‘Big Brother’ is set to premiere, and the cast was just revealed, along with the released weekly schedule. The interactive show is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10 p.m. ET/ 7 p.m. PT, where the final cast member, chosen online by viewers, will be announced.

Internet September 28, 2016

CBS Digital Streaming 'Big Brother OTT' Premieres On All Access This Month With One-Week Free Trial

CBS has posted new details regarding its upcoming 'Big Brother OTT' digital edition, set to premiere this month on the network’s digital All Access platform. Viewers will be offered a one-week free trial of the service to check out the new streaming broadcast.

Internet September 7, 2016

Fall TV Schedule 2016: Season Premiere Dates For New And Favorite TV Series

New and returning favorite TV series premiering this fall include ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage,’ ‘Supergirl’ and ‘The Walking Dead.’

Movies/TV Shows September 6, 2016

CBS 'Big Brother' New Digital-Only Season To Premiere On All Access This Fall

CBS 'Big Brother' will be returning with a brand new series this fall. The show will air exclusively on the network’s paid digital All Access platform.

Movies/TV Shows August 5, 2016

Director For 'Star Trek' Series Has Good Track Record

CBS recently chose a director for the pilot episode of its new 'Star Trek' series: David Semel, who has a proven track record with other shows, which bodes well for the latest 'Trek.'

Movies/TV Shows July 22, 2016

Netflix Gets Exclusive Rights To Stream New CBS ‘Star Trek’ Series Worldwide

Netflix announced its new licensing deal that makes it the exclusive streaming home to CBS All Access’ new ‘Star Trek’ series, as well as past franchise episodes.

Movies/TV Shows July 19, 2016

YouTube Online TV Service 'Unplugged' Will Offer ESPN, CBS and ABC For Below $35 Per Month

YouTube has been developing an online TV service, to be named 'Unplugged,' which will cost $35 per month. Progress on the service is being made, with ESPN, ABC and CBS expected to be available upon its launch.

Internet July 10, 2016

CBS Radio Files For IPO Amid Fierce Rivalry From Digital Media

CBS Corp. will spin off its AM/FM radio business, CBS Radio, as the division prepares for an initial public offering. The plan comes at a time when traditional media outlets face intense competition from digital rivals.

Business Tech July 9, 2016

Netflix - Not Hulu - Remains The Exclusive Streaming Service For The CW Series Like ‘Supergirl,’ ‘The Flash’ And 'Riverdale’

Netflix announced its new multi-year deal with The CW that allows the platform to offer previous seasons of the network’s shows as well as the entire seasons of new series like ‘Riverdale’ eight days after its season finale.

Movies/TV Shows July 6, 2016

CBS 'Star Trek' Series Will Embrace Progressiveness

Bryan Fuller confirmed that the new 'Star Trek' series on CBS will embrace social progressiveness and inclusiveness, much like its predecessors. The showrunner also confirmed the number of episodes in the first season.

Movies/TV Shows June 24, 2016

'Axanar' Releases Statement About CBS' 'Star Trek' Fan Film Guidelines

After CBS released its new guidelines regarding the production of fan films, the team behind 'Axanar,' a 'Star Trek' fan film, have released a statement about the network's restrictive new rules.

Movies/TV Shows June 24, 2016

CBS' 'Big Brother' Live Feeds Stream New Houseguest Action Via Roku, Chromecast, Fire And Apple TV Following Premiere Date

CBS' 'Big Brother' has added a number of new viewing platforms by which fans can access the popular 24/7 live feeds of the hit summer show following its premiere date. This year, in addition to the show’s dedicated Roku channel, viewers can stream the new houseguest action via Google Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.

Movies/TV Shows June 17, 2016

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman, Ousted By Sumner Redstone As Trustee, Questions Mentor's Mental Capacity And Slams Shari Redstone

Media mogul Sumner Redstone has removed two high-profile board members from the trust he set up to control CBS and Viacom after his death. Some are speculating that he isn't really calling the shots right now.

Business Tech May 24, 2016

CBS Dishes On Why It Decided To Pass Up On A Nancy Drew Series

Had CBS picked up the Nancy Drew series, it would have starred Sarah Shahi as the famous sleuth, now an adult in her 30s. The network claimed it did not reject the series because it was 'too female.'

Movies/TV Shows May 19, 2016

CBS Plans To Reboot 'The Twilight Zone' As An Interactive 'Choose Your Own Adventure'

CBS has plans to bring 'The Twilight Zone' back, but in a new interactive game-like incarnation. 'BioShock' creator Ken Levine is on board to write and direct the pilot episode.

Movies/TV Shows April 18, 2016

Will CBS' New 'Star Trek' Series Take Place Before 'The Next Generation?'

New rumors suggest that the next 'Star Trek' television series will take place between the original series and 'The Next Generation.' This also means that the new series will share continuity with its TV predecessors.

Movies/TV Shows April 14, 2016

CBS Has Found Its New 'MacGyver': Lucas Till Lands Lead Role In Reboot Series

Lucas Till, Havoc from the 'X-Men,' has won the role of 'MacGyver' in the new CBS reboot series. The role was originally played by Richard Dean Anderson.

Movies/TV Shows March 21, 2016

James Corden 'Carpool Karaoke' Viral Video CBS Primetime Special Features New Jennifer Lopez Segment

Jennifer Lopez is set to appear in a new segment of James Corden’s viral video hit 'Carpool Karaoke.' The clip will be featured on a CBS special celebrating the first year of the 'Late Late Show With James Corden' later this month.

Movies/TV Shows March 16, 2016

'Supergirl' Executive Producer Says Streaky The Supercat Isn't Out Of The Question

'Supergirl' executive producer Ali Adler mentioned in a recent interview that the series has put some thought into bringing Streaky the Supercat and even Comet the Superhorse to the CBS series.

Movies/TV Shows March 15, 2016

Justin Lin Weighs In On Latest 'Axanar' Lawsuit Development, Says That Star Trek 'Belongs To All Of Us'

Justin Lin has weighed in on the beef between CBS and Paramount against Axanar Productions, a company that crowdfunded a Star Trek fan film and is facing a lawsuit for copyright infringement from the studios.

Movies/TV Shows March 14, 2016

CBS' 'Star Trek' TV Show Can't Air Until Six Months After 'Star Trek Beyond'

It looks like the beef between Paramount and CBS over the rights to the Star Trek franchise isn't quite over - and it's all thanks to marketing.

Movies/TV Shows March 10, 2016

All Eyes On 'Supergirl' And 'The Flash': Crossover Promo Art And Plot Details Emerge

The Flash is finally crossing over to the alternate universe where Supergirl exists. Take a look at the first promo art and synopsis released by CBS for the special crossover episode.

Geek March 10, 2016

'CSI' George Eads To Join 'MacGyver' TV Reboot

From one CBS show to the next. After leaving the now-defunct ‘CSI,’ George Eads is heading back into action as Lincoln in the ‘MacGyver’ TV reboot.

Movies/TV Shows March 10, 2016

It's OK To Get Excited About The New 'Star Trek' Series

'Star Trek' fans are a skeptical group, especially when it comes to creating new franchises in that universe. But don't worry, Trekkers! Here's why it's OK to look forward to the CBS 'Trek' series.

Movies/TV Shows March 9, 2016

CBS Picks Up 'Supergirl' For A Second Season

Deadline reports that the CEO of CBS Les Moonves announced that the network had plans for giving five of its newest series a second season, including the DC Comics-based 'Supergirl.'

Movies/TV Shows March 8, 2016

From 'Persons Of Interest' To 'Nancy Drew': Sarah Shahi To Star In Modern Take On Classic Teen Sleuth

With her future on 'Person of Interest' full of uncertainty, Sarah Shahi has nothing to worry about. Although CBS has yet to declare the schedule for the final season of the show, they have already cast her in an upcoming pilot for 'Nancy Drew.'

Movies/TV Shows March 1, 2016

'The Big Bang Theory' Celebrates Sheldon's Birthday And Its 200th Episode With A Bang!

'The Big Bang Theory' celebrates a milestone on its 200th episode and the discovery of Sheldon's birthday with an epic and heartwarming birthday bash and surprise guests. Find out what happened in 'The Celebration Experimentation.'

Geek February 26, 2016

Recording Academy President Speaks Out Against Music Streaming As CBS Touts Record-Breaking Grammy Video Streaming

On this year's Grammy Awards, Recording Academy President Neil Portnow criticized music streaming services for the small royalty payments artists receive for their songs. Meanwhile, CBS touted huge increases in video streaming of the broadcast.

Internet February 19, 2016

Apple TV Streaming Service Hits Another Wall: CBS CEO Says

Leslie Moonves, CBS CEO, burst the bubble of those waiting for an Apple TV streaming service this year. The media company’s leader commented on the CBS-Apple negotiations, and it looks like progress is lagging.

Internet February 17, 2016

'MacGyver' Series Creator Working With Lionsgate On Movie Adaptation

Lionsgate CEO John Felthheimer officially announced that 'MacGyver' is coming to the big screen. Find out who else is on board to show off more MacGyverisms to the world.

Movies/TV Shows February 6, 2016

'The Flash' And 'Supergirl' Are Finally Getting A Crossover Episode In March

The two DC heroes will finally be partnering up in an upcoming episode of 'Supergirl.'

Movies/TV Shows February 3, 2016

New 'Supergirl' Trailer Shows Kara Dreaming Of Krypton While Fighting For Her Life

In a new trailer for 'Supergirl, Kara must fight for her life after an attack by an alien plant that traps her in a dream where her family is alive and Krypton still stands.

Movies/TV Shows February 2, 2016

Watch As 'Bizarro' Comes To 'Supergirl' In This New Teaser

It looks like doppleganger season has finally hit CBS' super-hit 'Supergirl.'

Movies/TV Shows January 26, 2016

Paid Streaming Service Reportedly In Talks For The CW

That'd mean 'Arrow' and 'iZombie' on a network-specific service.

Movies/TV Shows January 15, 2016

The Girls Of Steel: Laura Vandervoort Lands Recurring Role On 'Supergirl' As Indigo

Former Supergirl Laura Vandervoort lands a role as the new Supergirl's supervillain. Check out the new super cast who will most likely wreak havoc in National City.

Geek January 12, 2016

Paramount, CBS Launch Legal Battle Against 'Star Trek' Crowdfunded Fan Film

If you helped fund the fan-made 'Axanar' Star Trek film, you might want to get a refund: CBS and Paramount have claimed that the project violates their copyright and are now seeking damages.

Movies/TV Shows December 30, 2015

Astra Returns For A 'Hostile Takeover' In The 'Supergirl' Winter Finale

Next week's winter finale puts Supergirl against Astra in a showdown we've all been waiting for.

Movies/TV Shows December 8, 2015

'Supergirl' Gets Full Season Order From CBS

Good news for DC superhero fans: CBS recently ordered a full season of 20 episodes for 'Supergirl," starring Melissa Benoist after the series saw ratings for its time period rise from 2014.

Movies/TV Shows November 30, 2015

'Supergirl' TV Series Will Feature A Teen Superman

'Supergirl' will feature a young Superman, according to a casting announcement made by CBS. Producers look to cast a teen boy in the role for a flashback scene on the series.

Movies/TV Shows November 25, 2015

CBS All Access Now Streaming Via Amazon Fire TV: Watch Star Trek, The Good Wife And The Grammys Ad-Free

CBS All Access has already landed on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote. The service provides subscribers the opportunity to stream a wide variety of content anytime of the day.

Apps/Software November 24, 2015

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