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2014-02-12 16:24:51

Company Plans To Use a Total of $2 Billion of Its Share Buyback Program in the First Quarter NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced today plans to initiate an accelerated share repurchase ("ASR") of $1.5 billion of its Class B common stock during the first quarter of 2014. In addition, the Company plans to step up the pace of its open market share repurchases. As a result, CBS plans to use a total of $2 billion of its share buyback...

2014-02-11 16:23:18

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS and CBS.A) announced that Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a question-and-answer session at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The session will begin at 12:45 PM, PT. An audio webcast of the session can be accessed here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Investors/News & Events...

2014-01-29 16:25:18

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly dividend on the Company's stock of $.12 per share. The dividend is payable on April 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 11, 2014. About CBS CorporationCBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The...

2014-01-29 12:26:32

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation and Amazon.com, Inc. today announced an expansion and extension of their content licensing agreement to continue to bring classic series and hit TV shows from CBS Television Distribution and Showtime Networks to Amazon's Prime Instant Video service. As a result of the extension, a vast catalog of CBS content will be made available for Prime members to instantly stream and enjoy at no additional cost. Terms of the deal...

2014-01-22 12:23:07

Exclusive Access from Backstage, Red Carpet, Pre-GRAMMY Gala, and Pre-Telecast Ceremony SAN FRANCISCO and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Recording Academy(®) and CBS will launch GRAMMY Live(®), bringing music fans around the globe unprecedented, multiplatform access to all the VIP and backstage events leading up to and throughout the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards(®). GRAMMY Live will begin Sunday, Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET at GRAMMY.com, CBS.com and on...

2014-01-22 08:26:58

Dario Spina to Head Viacom Velocity Integrated Marketing; Niels Schuurmans Joins Viacom Velocity from Spike TV to Run Viacom Velocity Creative Content Solutions NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today launched Viacom Velocity, a new full-service group offering insights-driven integrated marketing and creative content solutions from Viacom Media Networks Music and Entertainment. Viacom Velocity merges the company's existing Music and...

2014-01-16 16:23:19

Senior Notes Are Part of $1.6 Billion of Total Debt Expected To Be Incurred in Connection with the Separation of CBS Outdoor NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced that its CBS Outdoor advertising subsidiaries have priced an $800 million offering of senior unsecured notes in two tranches--$400 million of 5.25% notes due 2022, and $400 million of 5.625% notes due 2024. The notes are being issued as part of the Company's plans to...

2014-01-16 16:22:49

NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend will be payable on April 1, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NY51392LOGO) About Viacom Viacom is home to premier global media brands that create compelling...

2014-01-16 08:24:03

--CBS Joins Growing List of Rentrak Subscribers-- PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in multi-screen measurement, today announced a TV Essentials contract with CBS to use Rentrak's Advanced Demographics currency. The agreement, which also includes a subscription for CBS' sister network, CBS Sports Network, is a major advancement for Rentrak, showing continued growth in industry acceptance of its Advanced Demographic currency. CBS will...

2014-01-15 12:22:37

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today promoted Martha Riley to Senior Vice President, Music Sales, with sales responsibility for the company's Music and Logo Group, which includes MTV, MTV2, mtvU, VH1, VH1 Classic, Palladia and Logo. Based in New York, Riley will report directly to Jeff Lucas, Head of Sales for Music and Entertainment at Viacom. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/NY46618 )(Logo:...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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