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CBS

American broadcast television network

CBS Broadcasting Inc. (CBS) (full name: Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American television network. Along with ABC, NBC and FOX, it is one of the country's four major television networks.

CBS
TypeBroadcast television network (1941–present)
Radio network (1927–present)
CountryUnited States
AvailabilityNational
FoundedSeptember 18, 1927; 91 years ago (1927-09-18)
by Arthur Judson
SloganAmerica's Most Watched Network
Only CBS
RevenueIncrease US$13.886 billion (2015)[1]
Net incomeDecrease US$1.413 billion (2015)[1]
HeadquartersCBS Building, New York City, New York, United States
OwnerCBS Corporation
Key peopleVacant
(Chairman, CBS Corporation)
Glenn Geller
(President, CBS Entertainment)
Sean McManus
(Chairman, CBS Sports)
Jeff Fager
(Chairman, CBS News)
Launch dateSeptember 18, 1927 (1927-09-18) (radio)
July 1, 1941 (1941-07-01) (television)
Former namesUnited Independent Broadcasters (1927)
Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (1927–1928)
Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (1928–1974)
CBS, Inc. (1974–1997)
Picture format480i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV 16:9)
AffiliatesLists:
By state or By market
Official websitecbs.com
LanguageEnglish

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Securities and Exchange Commission Form 10-K CBS Corporation".

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