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PublicNYSE:CBS
Date12/2005
Raised
Post IPO Valuation

General Information

Websitecbs.com
Twitter@CBS
CategoryNews/Media
Employees
Founded1986
DescriptionBroadcast radio and television network

Offices

CBS Headquarters
51 W. 52nd Street
New York City, NY, 10019-6188
USA

People

Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive
COO
COO
President, CBS Interactive
Vice President, Local Digital Media
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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Acquisitions

Total$2.11B
Clicker, 3/2011
EcoMedia, 5/2010
CNET Networks, 5/2008 $1.8B
SignStorey, 10/2007
Dotspotter, 10/2007 $20M
WallStrip, 5/2007 $5M
Last.fm, 5/2007 $280M
MaxPreps, 3/2007
King World Productions, 1/2000
American Radio Systems, 9/1997
Ideal Toy, 8/1982

Investments

The Electric Sheep 2/2007
Mahalo 1/2007
Spot Runner 10/2006

Tags

CBS

CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the leading edge of the media industry.

CBS, through its many and varied operations, combines broad reach with well-positioned local businesses, all of which provide it with an extensive distribution network by which it serves audiences and advertisers in all 50 states and key international markets. It has operations in several fields of media and entertainment, including broadcast television, cable television, local television, television production and syndication, radio, advertising on out-of-home media, publishing, digital media, and consumer products.

Recent Milestones

Videos

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Screenshots

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Above: HomePage
Uploaded: 4/14/14

Products

CBS Audience Network

Websitecbsaudiencenetwork.com
StageLive
Launch DateAugust, 2007
Tags video-network, professional-content

The CBS Audience Network is a network of partner sites (AOL, MSN, YouTube, and others) that display CBS produced video content. The content available includes full-length episodes of current TV shows, CBS Classics TV shows, short clips, as well as web originals.

With over 300 partners it claims to be the largest online network of professional content.

Stock Price

Sources

  1. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. CBS Buys ‘Green’ Media Firm EcoMedia (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  3. CBS To Acquire CNET For $1.8 Billion (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. CBS Corporation Completes Acquisition Of Signstorey, Renames Company Cbs Outernet (cbscorporation.com) [edit]
  5. CBS Buys 10-Month Old Celebrity Gossip Blog Dotspotter; Price Around $10 Million (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  6. CBS Acquires WallStrip for $5 million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. CBS Acquires Europe’s Last.fm for $280 million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  8. CBS CORPORATION ACQUIRES MAXPREPS (maxpreps.com) [edit]
  9. CBS Television Merges King World Productions (thefreelibrary.com) [edit]
  10. CBS Acquires American Radio Systems (findarticles.com) [edit]
  11. CBS Inc acquires Ideal Toy Corp (alacrastore.com) [edit]
  12. CBS to invest in virtual designer Electric Sheep. (reuters.com) [edit]
  13. @ D: Calacanis’ New Venture: Mahalo, Human-Powered Search Engine; $16 Million Funding (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  14. spotrunner.com [edit]
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