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 […]

CBS to open production hub in Toronto

CBS is to build a major film and TV production facility outside of Toronto. The US broadcaster has secured a long-term lease on a 260,000 square-foot lot in the suburb of Mississauga, which is a half-hour drive outside of downtown Toronto. The new space – which will be called CBS Stages Canada – underlines a […]

Frontrunners emerge for top job at CBS

Frontrunners are emerging in the search for a leader at CBS, following the departure of long-time chief exec Les Moonves over sexual harassment allegations. Former Turner Broadcasting chief exec John Martin and former Time Warner boss and CBS board member Richard Parsons are believed to be the top external candidates for the CEO role, according […]

Les Moonves steps down from CBS

Over the weekend CBS chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves stepped down from his role after 24 years with the company. Moonves released an official statement on Sunday revealing his departure, after battling repeated accusations of sexual harassment. Initial harassment claims were made in July, after Ronan Farrow published details of claims made against the executive […]

Big Bang Theory to end in 2019

The world’s number one comedy, CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, will end next year at the end of its twelfth season. A joint statement released by Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said the show, which will have racked up 279 episodes by the time it finishes, will draw to ‘an epic creative […]

CBS sends One Dollar to Canada

CBS is rolling out one of its signature dramas to Canadian subscribers. One Dollar, a drama set in the rust belt, will soon be available to CBS All Access subscribers across Canada after a deal was struck. One Dollar, produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Anonymous Content, has already rolled out to decent […]

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