Leslie Moonves

  1. Grammy Awards, CBS Announce 10-Year Deal

    June 21, 2011 11:52 AM EDT The Grammy Awards will remain on CBS for the next 10 years as the Recording Academy and the network extended their contract through 2021, the Academy announced on Tuesday. CBS has broadcast the Grammy Awards since 1973. Next year's 54th annua ...

  2. Viacom's Philippe Dauman Tops Wall Street Journal's Highest-Paid CEOs List

    May 09, 2011 12:11 PM EDT CEOs of media, entertainment and TV giants claimed five of the top 10 spots on a Wall Street Journal list of executives with the highest compensation for 2010 . The median value of salaries, bonuses and long-term incentive awards for the CEOs of 3 ...

  3. Howard Stern 'Pretty Sure' About Sirius XM Exit

    September 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Howard Stern is "pretty sure" he'll leave satellite radio, but his unique voice will live on in new media. Then again, it could be all posturing... like Dr. Laura Schlessinger is posturing by pretending to be retiring at the end of ...

  4. Sun Valley Confab Kicks Off

    July 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Entertainment industry power players have descended on Sun Valley, Idaho, for the annual post-July 4 tradition known as summer camp for moguls. Several hundred media and tech execs, financial types, agents, lawyers and assorted sports, entertainme ...

  5. Estelle Now Confirmed For Art of Elysium's Event

    April 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Estelle will be a special guest performer at the Art of Elysium's second annual New York City event tonight (April 30), replacing Florence and the Machine, who was originally scheduled to perform. The Art of Elysium is an organization that en ...

  6. Florence and The Machine To Perform For Art of Elysium's Event

    April 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Florence and the Machine will be a special guest performer at the Art of Elysium's second annual New York City event on April 30. The Art of Elysium is an organization that encourages working actors, artists and musicians to dedicate their ti ...

  7. Who Can Afford Howard Stern?

    February 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Howard Stern has begun negotiating a new radio contract. Perhaps not technically, but Stern's on-air mentions of his exclusive Sirius XM Radio deal winding down at year's end, and his hedged proclamations of competing offers, are what on ...

  8. CBS Corp. Creates Interactive Music Group

    May 05, 2009 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. said Tuesday it is combining its CBS Radio online assets and music discovery site Last.fm to create the CBS Interactive Music Group. It includes CBS Radio’s more than 100 music Websites and audio streams, related mobile applications, as ...

  9. CBS To Buy CNET For $1.8 Billion

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corporation will acquire CNET Networks, the parent company of MP3.com, GameSpot.com and TV.com, among others, for $1.8 billion. According to the announcement, with the acquisition of CNET's family of sites, CBS Corp. will now be one of th ...

  10. CBS Buys Last.fm For $280 Million

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. has acquired Last.fm for $280 million in cash. The deal, unveiled today, should significantly enhance the broadcast giant's online, mobile and social networking footprint, and enable it to explore synergies between the CBS Radio div ...

  11. CBS Records Relaunches

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST CBS Corp. is reaching into its past for its latest business proposition: the Tiffany network is launching its own label, CBS Records. The label is starting out small with three artists and plans to grow the roster to eight acts by the end of the y ...

  12. CBS, Stern Settle Legal Dispute

    May 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT CBS Corp. and its former morning radio star Howard Stern have settled a bitter breach-of-contract lawsuit over the shock jock's defection to a rival satellite radio service, the two sides said on Frid CBS Corp. and its former morning radio st ...

  13. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  14. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  15. CBS Radio Files Suit Against Howard Stern

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST As has been rumored, CBS Radio has announced that it has filed suit against Howard Stern, his company One Twelve, Inc., his agent Don Buchwald, his agent's firm Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. and As has been rumored, CBS Radio has an ...

  16. Stern Accuses CBS Of 'Bullying'

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Reacts to rumors that CBS intends to sue him. Howard Stern called a news conference in New York City Tuesday (Feb. 28) to express exasperation over what he termed “bullying” and “threatening” over the past few months by CBS, his former employer. S ...

  17. CBS Radio In '06: 'Tough To Read'

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Post-Stern analysis begins. Howard Stern is still having an effect on CBS Radio, in part because the financial comparisons to revenue performance from last year are just starting to emerge. Also, in part, because of the confusing state of radio an ...

  18. Infinity Rebrands As CBS Radio

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST In anticipation of parent Viacom's split into two separate companies, CBS Corp. has unveiled plans to rebrand its radio division as CBS Radio. Included are the company's 179 radio stations. CBS Radio In anticipation of parent Viacom’s sp ...

  19. Briskman New CBS Corp. Top Lawyer

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leslie Moonves has begun planning for life after Viacom's split, hiring Louis Briskman as chief legal officer for the new CBS Corp. (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Leslie Moonves has begun planning for life after Viacom's split, hiring Louis ...

  20. Moonves: CBS Would Benefit From Split-off

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Viacom co-president and co-chief operating officer Leslie Moonves assured CBS affiliates at their annual conference here that the network stands to benefit should Viacom be split up into two entities LAS VEGAS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Viacom co ...

  21. Viacom Is High On Technology

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Since Tom Freston and Leslie Moonves took over as co-presidents/co-COOs of Viacom Inc., the company has re-energized its focus on bringing its various content brands to new technologies to create new NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Since Tom ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Hollander Promoted To Infinity Chairman/CEO

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO, effective immediately. In his new position, Hollander will have overall responsibility for Infinity's 183 radio station NEW YORK (Billboard Radio Monitor) -- Inf ...

  24. Infinity Ups Hollander; Sykes Shifts To MTV

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has promoted president/COO Joel Hollander to chairman/CEO. The move has been widely anticipated, ever since reports began leaking that John Sykes would step down as Infi Viacom's Infinity Broadcasting has p ...

  25. Viacom Ups CBS' Taub To Exec VP Operations

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has promoted Bruce Taub to the newly created post of executive VP of operations, as the entertainment conglomerate reshuffles managers under recently named co-p Viacom said yesterday (Aug. 24) that it has pr ...

  26. Viacom Chairman Dolgen Steps Down

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Resignation follows that of prez/COO Karmazin. Jonathan Dolgen resigned as chairman of the Viacom Entertainment Group today (June 2) according to The Hollywood Reporter. The announcement comes just one day after the resignation of Viacom's pr ...

  27. Viacom President Karmazin Steps Down

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Freston, Moonves to take over for No. 2 executive. Freston, Moonves to take over for No. 2 executive. News ...

  28. Viacom President Karmazin Steps Down

    June 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Media giant Viacom Inc.'s No. 2 executive, Mel Karmazin, will step down following several years of tense relations with Viacom chairman/CEO Sumner Redstone, the company said today (June 1). Media giant Viacom Inc.'s No. 2 executive, Mel ...