1. CBS Planning to Sell or Spin Off Radio Division

    March 15, 2016 7:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 The company's 117 stations across 26 markets have become slow-growth and a drain on resources. CBS plans to sell, spin off or swap its radio division later this year, as its 117 stations across 26 markets have become slow-growth and a drain on ...

  2. Viacom Names CEO Philippe Dauman Executive Chairman

    February 04, 2016 12:32 PM EST 0 0 0 Shari Redstone declined the role of non-executive chair and will remain vice chair, with father Sumner Redstone becoming chairman emeritus. Viacom on Thursday named a new executive chairman to replace Sumner Redstone: president and CEO Philippe Daum ...

  3. CBS Radio President and CEO Dan Mason Announces Retirement, Replacement Named

    April 13, 2015 2:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Update, 2:42PM ET, April 13: CBS Radio has named Andre Fernandez to replace Mason as president and CEO.   Dan Mason , president and CEO of CBS Radio, the third-most powerful radio conglomerate in the U.S., announced his retirement, scheduled for the ...

  4. Backbeat: Paul McCartney Honored at MusiCares Grammy Event, Performs for a Galaxy of Stars and Execs

    February 11, 2012 7:35 PM EST Sir Paul McCartney performing onstage during the 22nd Annual MusiCares Benefit Gala Honoring Paul McCartney at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Photo: WireImage) Few events bring out more music industry executives than the annual MusiCares Pers ...

  5. Grammys Announce 2012 Date, Ink 10-Year Deal with CBS

    June 21, 2011 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Grammys will remain on CBS for the next 10 years, as the Recording Academy and the network extended their contract through 2021 on Tuesday (June 21). CBS has broadcast the Grammy Awards since 1973. Next year's 54th annual Grammy Awards will ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. CBS' Moonves Vows To Fight Proposed Fine

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operated stations with a fine for the Janet Jackson breast-baring incident during the Super Bowl telecast, CBS will fight back in court, Viacom co-president and co-chie If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operat ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. Update: Grammys Returning To New York

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped here last week, the Grammy Awards will return next year to New York for the first time since 1998. This morning (April 3), Recording Academy president/CEO Michael Greene confirmed that the 4 As tipped here last week, the Grammy Awards will ...

  14. 'N Sync Drops Out Of Jacko Tribute

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its members to rehearse for the upcoming MTV Video Music Awards, 'N Sync has pulled out of its planned appearance at a Sept. 7 Michael Jackson tribute concert Owing to a scheduling conflict requiring its ...