LOS ANGELES, Feb 12 (Reuters) - CBS Corp Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves , when asked if he was considering any potential mergers, said the media company is performing well on its own.
Feb 5 (Reuters) - CBS Corp Chief Executive Leslie Moonves is discussing ways to buy out the broadcaster's controlling shareholder, National Amusements Inc, ahead of a potential deal with Viacom Inc,...
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content in the pay TV ecosystem while licensing some of its older content to Netflix NFLX and Amazon AMZN. Furthermore, Les Moonves said he expects other bidders to emerge to compete with streaming video offerings, and he will continue to keep his current
of CNET in mid-2008. However, over the next few years CBS is more likely to sell assets than make acquisitions. CEO Leslie Moonves has said he is open to selling local television and radio stations. Garnering retransmission fees from pay TV distributors
sales, and the Final Four), television revenue grew about 3%. When speaking about the most recent up-front market, CEO Les Moonves said he expects higher costs per impression to fuel strong revenue growth. However, we think the switch to commercial
have followed in the year since their breakup. None of these announcements changes our opinion of their shares. CBS' CEO Les Moonves was a keynote speaker at this past week's CES Conference in Las Vegas, where he announced two new partnerships. The first
best programming should give CBS and Time Warner a shot at recouping some of the losses they've accumulated. CBS CEO Les Moonves expects the CW to be profitable in its first year of operation (it won't begin transmitting until this fall). Finally
named nonexecutive vice chairman of the board. Tom Freston (copresident and co-COO) will lead Viacom Inc., while Leslie Moonves (copresident and co-COO) will head CBS Corporation. The new Viacom Inc.'s assets will include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon
and so our opinion of the stock remains the same. We suspect that newly named copresidents and co-COOs Tom Freston and Leslie Moonves will be able to manage Viacom's assets just as well as Karmazin. Freston and Moonves have years of leadership experience