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ViacomCBS prepares to launch new streamer, expanding All Access offering

ViacomCBS is preparing to bolster its OTT operations by launching a new streamer that will offer shows from its All Access SVOD as well as content from its array of cable networks. The streamer, which is likely to be available commercial free and ad-supported, will include Viacom brands such as Comedy Central, Paramount Network, BET […]

BBC replaces ABC with CBS News

BBC News and CBS News have partnered up for a new editorial and newsgathering relationship to enhance the global reporting capabilities of both organisations. The new deal will allow both organisations to share video, editorial content, and additional newsgathering resources in New York, London, Washington and around the world. The relationship between BBC News and […]

CBS launching US retro net

CBS and station group Weigel Broadcasting are launching a US digital net, Decades, which will be programmed with classic shows and TV movies from the CBS library. The new local and digital net will roll out in 2Q15. Classic titles that will appear on the new net include Cheers, Star Trek, Happy Days and I […]

Al Jazeera poaches ABC exec for top US role

Al Jazeera America, the Qatar-owned news broadcaster’s forthcoming US channel, has hired former ABC News executive Kate O’Brian to be its president. O’Brian, the senior VP at ABC News, has overseen the broadcaster’s newsgathering operations since 2007. She will have full responsibility for Al Jazeera America’s strategy and editorial operations, reporting to Al Jazeera executive […]