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.

TypeBroadcast television network (1941–present)
Radio network (1927–present)
CountryUnited States
FoundedSeptember 18, 1927; 92 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
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)
By state or By market

CBS Television ShowsEdit

Bob Hearts Aboshola

The Neighborhood

The King of Queens

Listen Up

Still Standing


CBS Stations

KCBS Los Angeles, California

KPHO Phoenix, Arizona

KRQE Albuquerque, New Mexico

KTVT Dallas, Texas

WBBM Chicago, Illinois

WBNS Columbus, Ohio

WCBS New York City, New York

KDKA Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WCAX Burlington, Vermont

WGME Portland, Maine


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

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