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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills Businessman Sues Over Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Megafightgive him a split of his finder’s fee if Palmer could convince Pacquiao trainer
Beverly Hills Businessman Sues Over Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao Megafight
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 21 hours ago
give him a split of his finder’s fee if Palmer could convince Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach to meet with CBS President Leslie Moonves regarding a Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. Palmer says he arranged a meeting that took place later that month at... Read more
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Variety
After Philippe Dauman’s Exit, Will Viacom and CBS Merge Again?of the week, in what some viewed as a signal that the Dooley era was a change i
After Philippe Dauman’s Exit, Will Viacom and CBS Merge Again?
Variety / Posted 22 hours ago
of the week, in what some viewed as a signal that the Dooley era was a change in name only. Over at CBS, chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves was able to stave off the stock plunge that put a target on Dauman’s back. Moonves launched a digital content... Read more
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USA Today
8 CEOs can get paid $1.5B to take a hike500, including Stephen Wynn of casio Wynn Resorts (WYNN), David Simon of real-e
8 CEOs can get paid $1.5B to take a hike
USA Today / Posted yesterday
500, including Stephen Wynn of casio Wynn Resorts (WYNN), David Simon of real-estate firm Simon Property Group (SPG) and Leslie Moonves of CBS (CBS), stand to haul in a collective payout of more than $1.5 billion from golden parachutes if... Read more
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AdWeek
The 5 Biggest Issues Facing Viacom Now That Philippe Dauman Is Out as CEOanalysts and investors believe that Viacom's best path to success lies in mergi
The 5 Biggest Issues Facing Viacom Now That Philippe Dauman Is Out as CEO
AdWeek / Posted yesterday
analysts and investors believe that Viacom's best path to success lies in merging once again with CBS. Their hope is that Leslie Moonves, who has had smooth sailing at CBS, would run both companies. However, Moonves is reportedly not interested.... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
What New Viacom CEO Tom Dooley Must DoViacom and CBS Corp.? While sources have said such a deal isn't a focus for the
What New Viacom CEO Tom Dooley Must Do
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
Viacom and CBS Corp.? While sources have said such a deal isn't a focus for the Redstones, and CBS Corp. chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves is understood to have expressed his doubts about it, some on the Street say putting Viacom on stronger footing... Read more
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CNBC
At Viacom, now comes the hard partsuch a deal would cut costs for executive salaries and put "a real programmer i
At Viacom, now comes the hard part
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
such a deal would cut costs for executive salaries and put "a real programmer in charge of the business," a reference to Leslie Moonves, CBS's well-respected chief executive. Yet other analysts said such a deal was unlikely, as the boards of... Read more
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Fortune
Incoming Viacom CEO Plans Investor Campaign as Shakeup Loomsinvestor Mario Gabelli, whose firm is the second-largest owner of voting shares
Incoming Viacom CEO Plans Investor Campaign as Shakeup Looms
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
investor Mario Gabelli, whose firm is the second-largest owner of voting shares after Redstone, the real question is whether Viacom will be put back together with CBS and run by CBS CEO Leslie Moonves. “I believe that Les can run this,”... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Incoming Viacom CEO plans investor campaign as shakeup loomsowner of voting shares after Redstone, the real question is whether Viacom will
Incoming Viacom CEO plans investor campaign as shakeup looms
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
owner of voting shares after Redstone, the real question is whether Viacom will be put back together with CBS and run by CBS CEO Leslie Moonves. "I believe that Les can run this," he said. (Reporting by Jessica Toonkel; Editing by James Dalgl... Read more
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Reuters
Incoming Viacom CEO plans investor campaign as shakeup loomsowner of voting shares after Redstone, the real question is whether Viacom will
Incoming Viacom CEO plans investor campaign as shakeup looms
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
owner of voting shares after Redstone, the real question is whether Viacom will be put back together with CBS and run by CBS CEO Leslie Moonves. "I believe that Les can run this," he said. (Reporting by Jessica Toonkel; Editing by James Dalgl... Read more
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Variety
Settlement Talks Between Redstone Camp, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Heat Upwhether or not that will include an effort to reunite the company with CBS Corp
Settlement Talks Between Redstone Camp, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Heat Up
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
whether or not that will include an effort to reunite the company with CBS Corp. There are also rumblings that CBS chief Leslie Moonves will eventually have oversight over both companies although there are many hurdles that Viacom has overcome... Read more
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Calgary Sun
James Corden denies Stephen Colbert feudexist,” the 37-year-old told Variety magazine on Monday. “The reason it doesn’t
James Corden denies Stephen Colbert feud
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
exist,” the 37-year-old told Variety magazine on Monday. “The reason it doesn’t exist is that I know my boss (CBS CEO Leslie Moonves), and I know that when he makes a decision, that’s the decision he’s going to make. He’s going to stick by... Read more
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AceShowbiz
James Corden Debunks 'Silly' Rumors That He Will Be Taking Over Stephen Colbert's Time Slotjust people trying to drum up something that doesn't exist. The reason it doesn
James Corden Debunks 'Silly' Rumors That He Will Be Taking Over Stephen Colbert's Time Slot
AceShowbiz / Posted 8 days ago
just people trying to drum up something that doesn't exist. The reason it doesn't exist is that I know my boss [CBS CEO Leslie Moonves], and I know that when he makes a decision, that's the decision he's going to make. He's going to stick by... Read more
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International Business Times
Here's what James Corden has to say about his rumoured feud with Stephen Colbert mostly just people trying to drum up something that doesn't exist," he told Var
Here's what James Corden has to say about his rumoured feud with Stephen Colbert
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
mostly just people trying to drum up something that doesn't exist," he told Variety. The 37-year-old also praised CBS CEO Leslie Moonves for being organised when it comes to taking a decision on shows. "The reason it doesn't exist is that I know... Read more
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Variety
James Corden on Emmy Surprise, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and Those Colbert Rumorsjust people trying to drum up something that doesn’t exist. The reason it doesn
James Corden on Emmy Surprise, ‘Carpool Karaoke’ and Those Colbert Rumors
Variety / Posted 8 days ago
just people trying to drum up something that doesn’t exist. The reason it doesn’t exist is that I know my boss [CBS CEO Leslie Moonves], and I know that when he makes a decision, that’s the decision he’s going to make. He’s going to stick by... Read more
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The Columbian
CBS falls behind in its vow to improve diversityfor broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its comp
CBS falls behind in its vow to improve diversity
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its competitors on diverse casting. In 1999, Leslie Moonves, then CBS president, stood firm when the NAACP first accused the four major broadcast networks of ignoring the... Read more
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CNET
Elder Scrolls movie could happen, but only if this director made itparent company ZeniMax's board of directors, as does former MGM CEO Harry Sloan
Elder Scrolls movie could happen, but only if this director made it
CNET / Posted 14 days ago
parent company ZeniMax's board of directors, as does former MGM CEO Harry Sloan and Hollywood legal expert Ernest Dell. Leslie Moonves, the CEO of GameSpot parent company CBS, is also on ZeniMax's board of directors. "So it's not like we don't... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing, how did the network fall behind?for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its comp
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing, how did the network fall behind?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its competitors on diverse casting. In 1999, Leslie Moonves, then CBS president, stood firm when the NAACP first accused the four major broadcast networks of ignoring the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing, how did the network fall behind?for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its comp
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing, how did the network fall behind?
Hartford Courant / Posted 16 days ago
for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its competitors on diverse casting. In 1999, Leslie Moonves, then CBS president, stood firm when the NAACP first accused the four major broadcast networksof ignoring the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing how did the network fall behind?for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its comp
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing how did the network fall behind?
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its competitors on diverse casting. In 1999, Leslie Moonves, then CBS president, stood firm when the NAACP first accused the four major broadcast networksof ignoring the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing how did the network fall behind?for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its comp
Six new CBS series, six white male leads. With prime-time diversity growing how did the network fall behind?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
for broadcasters. Yet there was a time when CBS seemed to be ahead of its competitors on diverse casting. In 1999, Leslie Moonves, then CBS president, stood firm when the NAACP first accused the four major broadcast networksof ignoring the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Underwater in 40 Years? Which L.A. Beach Homes Are at RiskEli Broad and Dr. Dre (below), are likely to be flooded by a major winter storm
Underwater in 40 Years? Which L.A. Beach Homes Are at Risk
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 19 days ago
Eli Broad and Dr. Dre (below), are likely to be flooded by a major winter storm coupled with three feet of SLR, though Leslie Moonves and Julie Chen's spread would stay relatively dry. If seas rise six feet, it would also likely be soaked. E.... Read more
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Investopedia
Have 10 Highest Paid CEOs Delivered for Investors?$60,740,592 1 Year Stock Performance: -4.0% 9. David T. Hamamoto $60,334,396
Have 10 Highest Paid CEOs Delivered for Investors?
Investopedia / Posted 19 days ago
$60,740,592 1 Year Stock Performance: -4.0% 9. David T. Hamamoto $60,334,396 1 Year Stock Performance: -58.9% 10. Leslie Moonves $54,403,721 1 Year Stock Performance: -1.75%The Bottom Line Dan Moskowitz does not have positions in any of... Read more
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Fortune
NBC Boss Says Network Isn't to Blame for Donald Trump's Risemore freely about the positive effect Trump’s political career has had on TV ra
NBC Boss Says Network Isn't to Blame for Donald Trump's Rise
Fortune / Posted 21 days ago
more freely about the positive effect Trump’s political career has had on TV ratings. Earlier this year, CBS chairman Leslie Moonves said Trump’s rise “may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS.” Meanwhile, CNN’s Jeff Zucker has... Read more
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Variety
Q2 Week in Review: How Facebook, Comcast, CBS, Google, Et Al, Really Faredmany problems. 5. CBS CORP. To those who wait with baited breath for CBS Corp.
Q2 Week in Review: How Facebook, Comcast, CBS, Google, Et Al, Really Fared
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
many problems. 5. CBS CORP. To those who wait with baited breath for CBS Corp. and Viacom to recombine, the subtext of CEO Leslie Moonves’ 2Q was: what the heck for? The purpose of taking on a long roster of cable networks seemed all the more... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
CBS Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations as Retransmission Revenue SoarsChief executive Leslie Moonves said Thursday during a conference call that All
CBS Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations as Retransmission Revenue Soars
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
Chief executive Leslie Moonves said Thursday during a conference call that All Access and Showtime OTT have more than 2 million subscribers between them. CBS on Thursday exceeded the expectations of analysts when it reported quarterly profit of 93... Read more
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Reuters
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earningsfall TV shows, as well as strong demand for political ads during the U.S. presi
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earnings
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
fall TV shows, as well as strong demand for political ads during the U.S. presidential election campaign, Chief Executive Leslie Moonves told analysts on a conference call after the company released earnings. CBS has focused on boosting revenue... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earningsfall TV shows, as well as strong demand for political ads during the U.S. presi
'Star Trek' licensing helps boost CBS earnings
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
fall TV shows, as well as strong demand for political ads during the U.S. presidential election campaign, Chief Executive Leslie Moonves told analysts on a conference call after the company released earnings. CBS has focused on boosting revenue... Read more
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USA Today
CBS' Q2 earnings rise on higher licensing, distribution revenueson the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advantage of all
CBS' Q2 earnings rise on higher licensing, distribution revenues
USA Today / Posted 26 days ago
on the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advantage of all the growth catalysts before us," CEO Leslie Moonves said in a statement. Revenue for the entertainment unit, the largest division that runs the namesake TV... Read more
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Market Watch
CBS profit up on content licensing feessuch as CBS All Access and its Showtime stand-alone streaming service. In prep
CBS profit up on content licensing fees
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
such as CBS All Access and its Showtime stand-alone streaming service. In prepared remarks, Chairman and Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said both of the over-the-top services continued to exceed expectations. Investors on likely will be... Read more
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Variety
‘Star Trek’ Sales Buoy 16% Profit Hike For CBS Q2Advertising revenue from the company’s TV operations, its primary engine, fell
‘Star Trek’ Sales Buoy 16% Profit Hike For CBS Q2
Variety / Posted 26 days ago
Advertising revenue from the company’s TV operations, its primary engine, fell 2.6% to approximately $1.5 billion. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said the company’s efforts to distribute video content in new ways were gaining traction. He said CBS had... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
CBS Beats Q2 Earnings Expectations, Continues Winning Streakquarter, on the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advanta
CBS Beats Q2 Earnings Expectations, Continues Winning Streak
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
quarter, on the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advantage of all the growth catalysts before us,” Leslie Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS, said.”Our base business is very healthy, including our strongest upfront selling... Read more
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Market Watch
CBS profit up 27% on content licensing feessuch as CBS All Access and its Showtime stand-alone streaming service. In prep
CBS profit up 27% on content licensing fees
Market Watch / Posted 26 days ago
such as CBS All Access and its Showtime stand-alone streaming service. In prepared remarks, Chairman and Chief Executive Leslie Moonves said both of the over-the-top services continued to exceed expectations. Investors on likely will be... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
CBS Beats Q2 Earnings Expectations, Continues Winning Streakquarter, on the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advanta
CBS Beats Q2 Earnings Expectations, Continues Winning Streak
Houston Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
quarter, on the way to another outstanding year, as we continue to take advantage of all the growth catalysts before us,” Leslie Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS, said.”Our base business is very healthy, including our strongest upfront selling... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Viacom CEO will replace Redstone as chairman of the media giantstepped back from two of the biggest U.S. media companies, CBS Corp. and Viacom
Viacom CEO will replace Redstone as chairman of the media giant
Crain's New York Business / Posted 26 days ago
stepped back from two of the biggest U.S. media companies, CBS Corp. and Viacom. At CBS, longtime Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves is taking the chairman’s role with the blessing of Shari Redstone. The future for Viacom looks more... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
CBS Corp. Increases Dividend, Stock Buyback ProgramThe company, led by chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, is boosting its dividend b
CBS Corp. Increases Dividend, Stock Buyback Program
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
The company, led by chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves, is boosting its dividend by 20 percent, rewarding shareholders amid recent Wall Street talk about a possible recombination with Viacom. CBS Corp. is increasing its dividend and stock buyback... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Prepares for Earnings Season a Year After Cord-Cutting Fears Slammed StocksAnimation, which it had announced after its first-quarter earnings report. CBS
Hollywood Prepares for Earnings Season a Year After Cord-Cutting Fears Slammed Stocks
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
Animation, which it had announced after its first-quarter earnings report. CBS Corp. The company led by chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves reports its latest results after the market close on Thursday. RBC Capital analyst Steven Cahall expects core... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pop culture Q&A: Saying goodbye to some shows, waiting for others, objecting to a few1994, it was in the 8:30 time period, and it spent most of its TV run in the 8
Pop culture Q&A: Saying goodbye to some shows, waiting for others, objecting to a few
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
1994, it was in the 8:30 time period, and it spent most of its TV run in the 8 p.m. half-hour. The year after it went on, Leslie Moonves — then and now one of the most powerful people in TV — said “My 10-year-old daughter watches ‘Friends,' and I... Read more

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