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  1. Wynton Marsalis Named Cultural Correspondent for CBS

    December 15, 2011 8:52 PM EST Musician and educator Wynton Marsalis has been named as cultural correspondent for CBS News. The network said Thursday that Marsalis will report on a range of cultural and educational developments on "CBS This Morning" and "CBS Sund ...

  2. Taylor Swift Joins Exclusive Club in Billboard Hot 100 History

    November 19, 2011 5:30 PM EST Winning the Country Music Assn.'s coveted Entertainer of the Year prize (Nov. 9)? Check. Topping Hot Country Songs for a fifth time , with "Sparks Fly"? Check. Preparing to accept the 2011 Woman of the Year award at Billboard's ...

  3. Sugarland Stage Collapse: Indiana State Fair Organizers Thought They Had More Time

    August 15, 2011 1:43 PM EDT Organizers at the Indiana State Fair didn't think the storm that caused 60 to 70 mph winds resulting in the collapsed stage that killed five would roll in so quickly. "The information we had, with our meteorologist on site with constant ...

  4. Business Matters: Sony Networks Are Still Down, But Music Unlimited Promo Tour Rolls On

    April 25, 2011 5:20 PM EDT Sony Networks Are Still Down, But Music Unlimited Promo Tour Rolls On -- At the same time an Amazon Web Services outage wreaked havoc on websites and Internet services last week, Sony's PlayStation and Qriocity networks were experiencing unre ...

  5. Grammy Ratings: Most Watched Show in 10 Years

    February 14, 2011 12:37 PM EST The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards was up over last year's telecast, which aired January 31, for its best total viewer tune-in since 2001. The show - which aired from 8-11:30 p.m. on CBS - was watched by 26.5 million viewers, according to prelimin ...

  6. UPDATE: Super Bowl Sets All-Time Ratings Record

    February 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Super Bowl XLIV is the most-watched TV program in U.S. history. Sunday's big game set a new all-time ratings high, overthrowing the 27-year-old record held by the final episode of "M*A*S*H." The New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis C ...

  7. VH1, BET To Share 'Wifey' Series

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST VH1 and BET have found a show they want to split in hopes of a hit. In an unprecedented collaboration between a pair of TV networks, the Viacom-owned duo are jointly developing a scripted-series pilot that, if picked up, would air in the same time ...

  8. CBS Ramps Up Mobile Effort, Creates New Unit

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST CBS Interactive has created a new division -- CBS Mobile -- to handle all mobile related initiatives across such properties as CBS Sports, CBS News and CBS Entertainment. Leading the effort will by Cyriac Roeding, formerly VP of Wireless, whose ne ...

  9. Viacom Creates CBS Digital Media

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After quietly shuttering the CBS Internet Group once it acquired CBS a few years ago, Viacom Inc. has created CBS Digital Media, to be headed by MarketWatch creator Larry Kramer. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- After quietly shuttering the CBS Interne ...

  10. McGraw Holds Off Ray Charles Atop Billboard 200

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw is living it up on The Billboard 200, as his Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week in the top slot. Although a 70% decline brings his U.S. sales to 227,000 this week, ac Tim McGraw is living it up on The Bi ...

  11. McGraw Holds Off Ray Charles Atop Billboard 200

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw is living it up on The Billboard 200, as his Curb set "Live Like You Were Dying" notches a second week in the top slot. Although a 70% decline brings his U.S. sales to 227,000 this week, ac Tim McGraw is living it up on The Bi ...

  12. Beyoncé, OutKast Share Grammy Spotlight

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé tied the record for most Grammys ever by a female artist with five last night (Feb. 8) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Beyoncé tied the record for most Grammys ever by a female artist with five last night (Feb. 8) at the Sta ...