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PGA of America agrees to 11-year deal with CBS, ESPN

Oct. 10, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

The PGA Championship will remain with CBS Sports and pick up a powerful partner in ESPN for weekday rounds as part of an 11-year agreement in which the networks will combine to deliver 175 hours of coverage across broadcast, cable and digital platforms. Financial terms of the deal announced Wednesday were not...

CBS subpoenaed by Manhattan district attorney on Moonves

Sep. 28, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS said Friday that a New York City prosecutor has subpoenaed the company for information related to sexual misconduct allegations that led to the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves. The company said in a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it received...

More than 20 million people watched Kavanaugh hearing

Sep. 28, 2018 7:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 20 million people watched Thursday's gripping testimony by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of a sexual assault that allegedly occurred in the 1980s, Christine Blasey Ford, on six television networks. Meanwhile, the political standoff continued,...

CBS taps media industry veteran Parsons as interim chairman

Sep. 25, 2018 9:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it has named media industry veteran Richard Parsons as interim chairman of the board as the company moves to reshape itself following the ouster of longtime chief Les Moonves. Parsons is the former chairman of Time Warner and Citicorp. He was added to the board of CBS earlier this...

CBS' Julie Chen leaves daytime's 'The Talk' in taped message

Sep. 18, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Julie Chen announced Tuesday that she was leaving the cast of the CBS daytime show "The Talk" a week after her husband, CBS Corp. boss Leslie Moonves, was ousted from the company due to sexual misconduct allegations. Chen hadn't appeared on the show during its season-opening week last week....

Julie Chen signs off 'Big Brother' as Julie Chen Moonves

Sep. 14, 2018 7:37 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julie Chen returned to television with an unusual sign-off days after her husband, Les Moonves, resigned as the CEO of CBS after sexual misconduct allegations. The 48-year-old ended Thursday's "Big Brother" broadcast by saying, "From outside the 'Big Brother' house, I'm Julie Chen...

A CBS network shaped by Moonves is challenged without him

Sep. 13, 2018 5:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past two decades, CBS may just as well have been called the Moonves Broadcasting System. Now it's time to move on. Moonves, who was ousted over the weekend as head of CBS Corp. amid a continuing investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct, began working as the network's...

'60 Minutes' chief Jeff Fager fired over policy violation

Sep. 12, 2018 10:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News on Wednesday fired "60 Minutes" top executive Jeff Fager, who has been under investigation following reports that he groped women at parties and tolerated an abusive workplace. The network news president, David Rhodes, said Fager's firing was "not directly related" to the...

CBS exec's downfall shows the power _ and limits _ of #MeToo

Sep. 11, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Les Moonves' departure from CBS a breakthrough for the #MeToo movement? While he is the most powerful CEO brought down yet by sexual misconduct allegations over the past year, CBS is facing criticism for not pushing him out sooner, for thanking him in its announcement and for offering...

CBS' King calls on CBS to make report on Moonves public

Sep. 11, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News anchor Gayle King says the network should release its report on sexual misconduct allegations against former chief executive Leslie Moonves, who was ousted on Sunday. King, speaking Tuesday on "CBS This Morning," said that "I don't know how we move forward if we at CBS don't have...