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2014-04-16 16:25:25

NEW YORK, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced that the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") issued a favorable private letter ruling with respect to the Company's plan for its outdoor advertising subsidiary, CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (NYSE: CBSO), to convert to a real estate investment trust ("REIT"). Earlier this month, CBS Outdoor completed an initial public offering of 19% of its shares. CBS plans to divest its 81% stake in CBS Outdoor...

2014-04-10 12:26:26

NEW YORK, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning "The Colbert Report," will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment....

2014-04-03 20:21:43

NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "When Dave decided on a one-year extension for his most recent contract, we knew this day was getting closer, but that doesn't make the moment any less poignant for us. For 21 years, David Letterman has graced our Network's air in late night with wit, gravitas and brilliance unique in the history of our medium. During that time, Dave has given television audiences thousands of hours of comedic entertainment, the sharpest interviews in late...

2014-02-25 16:26:13

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 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 Deutsche Bank 22(nd) Annual Media, Internet & Telecom Conference in Palm Beach, FL on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. The session will begin at 7:50 AM, ET. An audio webcast of the session can be accessed here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Investors/News...

2014-02-20 12:26:31

Top Entertainment Executive Signs New Deal Through 2017 STUDIO CITY, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) announced that Nina Tassler has been promoted to Chairman of CBS Entertainment, and has signed a new agreement with the Company that extends through 2017. The announcement was made today by CBS Corporation President and CEO Leslie Moonves, to whom Tassler continues to report. In this expanded role, Tassler will lead the Network's...

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...

2013-12-02 16:21:56

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /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 UBS 41(st) Annual Global Media and Communications Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The session will begin at 3:30 PM, ET. An audio webcast of the session can be accessed here. A replay of the audio webcast will be available in the Investors/News &...

2013-11-26 12:25:08

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2013 /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 January 1, 2014, to shareholders of record on December 11, 2013. 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....