American broadcast television and radio 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.

TypeRadio network (1927–present)
Television network (1941–present)
United States
First air date
January 15, 1929; 95 years ago (1929-01-15)
AvailabilityNational and Worldwide
FoundedSeptember 18, 1927; 96 years ago (1927-09-18)
by Arthur Judson
SloganAmerica's Most Watched Network
Only CBS
TV stationsBy state
Radio stationsBy state
HeadquartersCBS Building, New York City, United States
Broadcast area
United States
OwnerParamount Global
ParentCBS Entertainment Group
Key people
Launch date
  • Radio: September 18, 1927; 96 years ago (1927-09-18)
  • Television: July 1, 1941; 82 years ago (1941-07-01)
Former names
  • United Independent Broadcasters (1927)
  • Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (1927–1928)
  • Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (1928–1974)
  • CBS, Inc. (1974–1997)
AffiliatesBy state
By market
GroupList of assets owned by ViacomCBS
By market
Official website
ReplacedUnited Independent Broadcasters, Inc.

Stations change

KCBS Los Angeles, California

WCBS New York, New York

WBBM Chicago, Illinois

Other websites change