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CBS controlling shareholder fires back over board vote

May. 29, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — CBS Corp.'s controlling shareholder fired back Tuesday over a board attempt to dilute the shareholder's stock voting power, the latest move in an escalating legal battle for control of the media company. In complaint filed in Delaware's Chancery Court, National Amusements Inc. argues...

The highest-paid CEOs by state

May. 26, 2018 10:01 AM EDT

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30. Not every state...

Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs

May. 26, 2018 10:01 AM EDT

Here are the highest-paid CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation study covered 339 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, which filed proxy statements...

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

May. 26, 2018 10:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that CEOs...

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

May. 25, 2018 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that CEOs...

Broadcom's Tan, CBS's Moonves among highest-paid CEOs

May. 25, 2018 11:24 AM EDT

Here are the highest-paid CEOs for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The AP's compensation study covered 339 executives at S&P 500 companies who have served at least two full consecutive fiscal years at their respective companies, which filed proxy statements...

The highest-paid CEOs by state

May. 25, 2018 7:58 AM EDT

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30. Not every state...

CBS renews NAI fight, seeks court approval of dilution vote

May. 23, 2018 3:49 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — CBS Corp. asked a Delaware judge on Wednesday to bless a move by its board to dilute the stock voting power of its controlling shareholder, the latest step in an ongoing legal battle for control of the mass media company. In amending a lawsuit filed earlier this month, CBS attorneys...

Kimmel, Meyers, Colbert are truth-tellers at TV events

May. 18, 2018 1:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For one week each May, some of television's best-known comics take on a new role as the little devils perched on the shoulders of their bosses. Jimmy Kimmel, Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert and Conan O'Brien delivered withering jokes at the expense of their industry this past week before...

Broadcast networks go for milk-and-cookies comfort this fall

May. 18, 2018 12:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If provocative, psyche-jangling shows like "The Handmaid's Tale" are your taste, head directly to streaming or cable. But if you're feeling the urge for milk-and-cookies comfort, broadcast television wants to help. The upcoming TV season will bring more sitcom nostalgia in the "Roseanne"...