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CBS inks deal for 'Thursday Night Football'

CBS inks deal for 'Thursday Night Football'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- CBS has secured the rights to air eight Thursday-night NFL games in the early part of the next professional football season, Variety reported Wednesday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.
By United Press International
David Letterman to stay on CBS through 2015

David Letterman to stay on CBS through 2015

NEW YORK, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Comedian David Letterman announced Friday he has signed a deal with CBS to keep his "Late Show," based in New York, on the air through 2015.

CBS returns to Time Warner Cable in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- CBS President Leslie Moonves said Monday CBS would be back on Time Warner Cable by 6 p.m. EDT in New York, Los Angeles and Dallas.

Time Warner and CBS go to war, briefly

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. cable television giant Time Warner Cable said it blacked out CBS channels briefly in response CBS contract demands it called "out of line and unfair."
CBS chief Moonves takes pay cut in 2012, makes $62.2 million

CBS chief Moonves takes pay cut in 2012, makes $62.2 million

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- CBS chief Leslie Moonves took a $7.7 million pay cut in 2012 but was still the top earning Hollywood conglomerate executive, a regulatory filing showed.

Daily Variety hangs it up

LOS ANGELES, March 19 (UPI) -- The publisher of Hollywood mainstay the Daily Variety said Tuesday would be its last print edition as the newspaper tries to adapt to the digital age.
CBS renews 'NCIS' through 2014 with star Mark Harmon on board

CBS renews 'NCIS' through 2014 with star Mark Harmon on board

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- CBS says it has renewed its U.S. investigative drama "NCIS" for the 2013-14 television season, with its star Mark Harmon set to return.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012.
By United Press International

TV producer Lee Rich dead of lung cancer

LOS ANGELES, May 26 (UPI) -- Lee Rich, a television producer who brought "Dallas" into American homes, has died in his Los Angeles home, a Warner Bros. spokesperson said. He was 93.

CBS' head Moonves made more money in 2011

HOLLYWOOD, April 14 (UPI) -- Rising stock prices pushed the value of CBS chief Leslie Moonves' compensation package up by 21 percent last year, documents filed with the government show.
Kennedy Center Honors to remain on CBS until '18

Kennedy Center Honors to remain on CBS until '18

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Washington's annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony is to air on CBS through 2018, the network announced Thursday.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 23, 2011.
By United Press International

Producers guild nominates five for Best Documentary

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- The Producers Guild of America said Friday "Project Nim," "Senna" and "The Union" are among the nominees for its Best Documentary prize.
Moonves signs new deal with CBS Corp.

Moonves signs new deal with CBS Corp.

NEW YORK, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. media giant CBS Corp. says it has reached a new employment agreement with President and Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves.
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Leslie Moonves
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Leslie Moonves (born October 6, 1949) is President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation.

Moonves served as co-president and co-chief operating officer of Viacom, Inc., the predecessor to CBS Corporation, from 2004 until the company split on December 31, 2005. Prior to that he had been in a series of executive positions for CBS since July 1995.

Moonves had previous upper management experience early in his business career. He was in charge of first-run syndication and pay/cable programming at 20th Century Fox Television. Another position he held at 20th Century Fox Television was Vice President of movies and mini-series. Other previous positions he held include Vice President of development at Saul Ilson Productions (in association with Columbia Pictures Television) and a development executive for Catalina Productions.

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