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SRX or bust: CBS not looking for more motorsports in lineup

Jun. 11, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — CBS Sports is not using the Superstar Racing Experience as a soft opening for more motorsports, and chairman Sean McManus ruled out IndyCar joining the network next year. McManus told The Associated Press the CBS Sports calendar is too crowded with too...

CBS is champ of television season for 13th consecutive year

Jun. 02, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In a designation that feels a little less significant every year, CBS has finished the 2020-21 television season as the nation's most-watched television network for the 13th consecutive time. CBS averaged 6.28 million prime time viewers in the Nielsen...

Triumph of the unhip: 'NCIS' tops TV, streaming rankings

May. 25, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company's latest rankings of popular television and streaming shows have one thing in common — “NCIS” at the top. The CBS drama starring Mark Harmon as a Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent has been on the air since 2003...

Networks rely on reboots, franchises amid streaming's rise

May. 20, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

Everything old is new again on network television, and without apology. As the TV industry rushes into the future with streaming services, traditional broadcasters unveiled 2021-22 schedules that rely heavily on familiar series brands and reboots of decades-old shows. ...

ViacomCBS says ex-CBS CEO Moonves won't get $120M severance

May. 14, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ViacomCBS said Friday that former CBS CEO Les Moonves will not get his $120 million severance package from his firing in 2018, ending a long-running dispute over the money. Moonves was ousted in 2018 after a company investigation into allegations of...