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A look at the seminal broadcasting moves that define the NFL

Aug. 24, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

Pete Rozelle would not be surprised to see television's impact on the NFL as the league celebrates its 100th season this year. It was Rozelle, the commissioner from 1960 to 1989, who was able to convince owners that it was in their best interest to sign a league-wide rights deal instead of teams negotiating on...

CBS, Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk up for streaming

Aug. 13, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The newly combined ViacomCBS will invest in more movies and TV shows and try to sell more advertising as it seeks to become a bigger player in the growing business of streaming video. Yet the bigger company still might not be big enough to be competitive, as larger rival Disney launches its...

CBS stands by 'Bull,' its star in wake of misconduct claim

Aug. 1, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "Bull" star Michael Weatherly remains loved by viewers despite Eliza Dushku's claim of on-set sexual harassment against him, CBS said in defending its decision to keep the show and the actor on the air. Weatherly and the drama's executive producer, Glenn Gordon Caron, are...

Networks sue Locast, a service that streams TV for free

Jul. 31, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The country's biggest TV networks — ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox — have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York. The companies said in the suit, filed Wednesday, that Locast is violating their copyrights and asked for...

Slow ratings start for CBS' O'Donnell after first week

Jul. 23, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS chose the middle of the summer for Norah O'Donnell to debut as "CBS Evening News" anchor, so probably should not be surprised that not too many people noticed. The Nielsen company said that 5.24 million people watched her newscast each day on average last week. That's essentially...