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Normally, content providers and pay-TV platforms striking deals to deliver channels to subscribers is sort of non-news. But not every signed contract comes against the backdrop of an almost month-long blackout affecting millions of customers. While Time Warner Cable is still CBS-less, Verizon has...

August 22nd 2013 at 3:23pm 0 Comments
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Finally catching up to the tablet generation, CBS has released an updated version of its CBS Sports app that comes complete with full iPad support. On top of that significant upgrade, the app now also features live video for a variety of sports including NCAA basketball, college football and the PGA...

August 12th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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If you thought CBS got a little catty yesterday after Time Warner Cable CEO, Glenn Britt, released an open letter to his counterpart at the network, you ain't seen nothin' yet. Les Moonves, released his own open letter today, in which he lambasted Britt and Time Warner Cable, accusing them of bein...

August 6th 2013 at 1:06pm 0 Comments
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Apparently it's the season for issues between networks and pay-TV distributors, as Dish Network customers in 36 networks are missing some of their local channels as of late last night. Dish and Raycom Media have failed to reach an agreement, so stations the network owns including ABC, CBS, Fox, NB...

August 1st 2013 at 5:53am 0 Comments
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Time Warner Cable and CBS have been negotiating over a retrans deal for quite some time, and after several extensions talks broke down tonight. TWC's static replacement page for the networks even suggests Aereo as a replacement, an interesting endorsement considering the online service's legal ent...

July 30th 2013 at 12:10am 0 Comments
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CBS has just let the ink dry on a contract extending its streaming deal with Netflix, and in addition to keeping existing content, the duo is adding a handful of new TV shows. While L.A. Complex and The 4400 are now slated for online viewing, only the freshly-added CSI: NY is ready to stream. Mum'...

July 8th 2013 at 8:03pm 0 Comments
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CBS may have teamed up with Netflix in the US to satisfy those of us with an Enterprising bent, but the company has taken a different tack in the UK and Germany. Instead, the firm has signed a deal with Lovefilm to bring CBS and Showtime-owned shows to Amazon's streaming network. The press release...

June 24th 2013 at 8:09am 0 Comments