National Amusements, which has a controlling stake in both the CBS Corporation and Viacom, has requested that both companies’ board of directors explore the idea of a potential merger.
CBS Studios International has tapped Netflix to be the exclusive premiere home of the new “Star Trek” series in 188 countries, excluding the U.S. and Canada.
CBS has entered two broadcast agreements with Sky Atlantic and Stan, a joint venture between Nine Entertainment and Fairfax Media, to bring Showtime to the U.K. and Australia, respectively.
CBS has signed a long-term contract with the Canadian multi-media company Bell Media to bring its Showtime network and content to Canada.
CBS Corporation has wholly acquired the TV Guide Digital brand, which includes TVGuide.com and TV Guide Mobile.
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