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2011-05-03 15:01:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2011. "CBS's first quarter performance demonstrates the extraordinary momentum we have created in our businesses," said Sumner Redstone, Executive Chairman, CBS Corporation. "Our industry-leading content and multi-platform distribution continue to provide a competitive advantage that fuels our ongoing success. Going forward, I am very confident that...

2009-09-21 08:25:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine months ago, when former Rosenbergs' front-man, David Fagin, got a call from CBS Television saying they wanted to use his song Birds of a Feather as the temporary theme for a pilot that wasn't even guaranteed to air, he said "Sure," and shrugged it off, thinking nothing of it. "I'd been in that situation countless times before; you're told something great might happen, and, for one reason or another, it never happens. So, I just said, 'Go ahead,' and...

2009-09-17 14:52:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBS Television Network will return to the mixed martial arts (MMA) cage with STRIKEFORCE: FEDOR VS. ROGERS, to be broadcast Saturday, Nov. 7 (9:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT). SHOWTIME Sports will produce the four-fight event with host Gus Johnson calling the action and MMA legend Frank Shamrock and Mauro Ranallo serving as color analysts. In 2008, CBS aired the first live MMA fights on network television, with three successful events earning...

2009-04-10 11:16:00

NCAA March Madness on Demand cements status as largest online sports event CBS' broadcast and distribution of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship across multiple platforms a success as ratings grow FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CBSSports.com, in partnership with CBS Sports, CBS College Sports Network and the NCAA(R) today released final traffic figures for the NCAA March Madness on Demand video player in 2009. In total, there were 7.52 million unique visitors...

2009-04-03 11:17:00

DETROIT, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, and CBS Sports have teamed to deliver the 2009 NCAA Men's Final Four in high-definition television (HDTV). CBS Sports will provide HD coverage of the national semifinal games this Saturday and the national championship game on Monday night from Ford Field in Detroit. This is the fourth year that Harris has sponsored CBS Sports' exclusive network HDTV...

2009-03-30 13:45:00

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tiffany Smith-Anoa'i has been appointed Vice President, Diversity & Communications, CBS Television, expanding her current role in the Communications department and establishing a newly created executive position on the West Coast to build diversity efforts across the Company. The announcement was made today by Josie Thomas, Senior Vice President, Diversity, CBS Corporation, and Chris Ender, Senior Vice President,...

2009-03-23 16:24:00

Traffic to the NCAA March Madness on Demand Video Player through the First Four Days Surpasses Traffic for Entire 2008 Tournament Promotions Across all CBS Platforms and Thousands of Online Properties Fuels Record Traffic FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBSSports.com, in partnership with CBS Sports and the NCAA, today released traffic figures for NCAA March Madness on Demand (ncaa.com/mmod) for the first four days of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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