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Netflix: We will “absolutely be in negotiations” for The Office rights

Netflix’s VP of acquisitions Amy Reinhard (pictured, below) has told TBI that when NBCUniversal’s deal for The Office expires in 2021, the global SVOD will come to the negotiating table for the comedy. Reinhard’s comments come just a week after NBC revealed it would be launching its own streaming platform, prompting questions as to whether […]

CBS completes Moonves investigation, severance will not be paid

The board of directors of CBS has completed its investigation of former chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, CBS News, and cultural issues at CBS. With regard to Moonves, who was investigated after allegations of sexual misconduct were aimed at him earlier this year leading to his departure in September, the board has determined that there […]

CBS offers Moonves’ $20m severance to anti-harassment groups

CBS Corporation will disburse a pledged $20m to 18 organisations to support eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace – money that is coming out of former CEO and chairman Les Moonves’ severance benefits. The news arrives months after Moonves departed the company amid allegations of sexual misconduct. Moonves, who has served at the company for […]

CBS & Network 10 launch Aussie SVOD service 10 All Access

CBS and Network 10’s subscription-on-demand service, 10 All Access, debuts today with over 7,000 episodes arriving from the duo’s libraries. For A$9.99 a month, new subscribers will receive exclusive original series, current and previous seasons of CBS and 10 shows, as well as the ability to live stream CBSN and CBS News’ 24/7 streaming news […]

CBS, AMC Channels Partnership launches on-demand players on Freeview

The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership – a joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International – is set to launch two new on-demand players on Freeview Play. Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK will both be available on the free-to-air UK TV platform from December 6, joining on-demand services like the […]

CBS sends James Corden to China

CBS Studios International is sending The Late Late Show With James Corden to China. The studio has licensed the CBS talk show into Chinese platform iQiyi – marking the first time it will be made available in China. One of China’s biggest digital services, iQiyi features a slate of English-language content, including original programming from […]

Network Ten to rebrand streamer with CBS titles in tow

Network Ten is set to launch its rebranded streamer 10 All Access this December with a string of new CBS titles in tow. CBS acquired the Australian broadcaster in November 2017 and will now launch titles One Dollar, Strange Angel and Tell Me A Story on Ten’s platform. Network Ten’s platform will also offer over 7,000 ad-free […]

Armando Nuñez handed expanded distribution role at CBS

Armando Nuñez has been handed an expanded remit and will now act as president and CEO for CBS Global Distribution Group and chief content licensing officer for the CBS Corporation on top of leading CBS Studios International. In the newly created position, Nuñez will report directly to Joe Ianniello, president and acting CEO of CBS Corporation. The […]

CBS hands put pilot order for comedy from Crazy Rich Asians author

US broadcaster CBS has ordered a put pilot for a multi-cam comedy from Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan. The comedy, which is entitled The Emperor Of Malibu, follows a Shanghai-based family with “new money” and an East Coast American family with “old money” who must learn to get along when their children get married. […]

Love Island US details emerge as ITV’s War of the Worlds sells globally

US broadcaster CBS is expected to stay loyal to ITV Studios’ hit format Love Island, which is intended to lead a brand refresh for the network when it launches in summer 2019.  The format was highlighted by ITV Studios in Cannes on Monday (15 October) as it held court in its container-built stand outside the Grand […]

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