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UPDATE: Steve Ballmer Treks To Hollywood To Tout Xbox One To TV Moguls And Agents

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EXCLUSIVE 10 AM… UPDATEd 12:30 PM : Deadline has learned the meetings were an intimate preview of the new Xbox One capabilities before next week’s E3 confab where secretive Microsoft will unveil details of the device’s technology. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was escorted by his entertainment studios president Nancy Tellem for the visit late last...
UPDATE: Steve Ballmer Treks To Hollywood To Tout Xbox One To TV Moguls And Agents

Netflix May Revive "Jericho" With CBS

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Netflix has already struck a deal to bring back “Arrested Development,” a canceled Fox sitcom. Now TV Guide Magazine reports that the video company is talking to CBS about restarting production on “Jericho,” a post-apocalyptic drama that the network ran for two years. Three months ago CBS CEO Les Moonves...
Netflix May Revive "Jericho" With CBS
Aereo sues CBS to preempt deluge of copyright suits
Aereo Asks Court To Block CBS From Suing In New Districts Ahead Of Boston Launch

What CBS CEO Les Moonves told Steve Jobs when he declined an Apple subscription deal last year

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Whilst it was known that CBS turned down a deal to provide content for a new Apple TV subscription service last year, it has been revealed by the company’s CEO Les Moonves that he was personally approached by Steve Jobs for talks, but declined an agreement. The CBS chief told attendees...
What CBS CEO Les Moonves told Steve Jobs when he declined an Apple subscription deal last year
CBS invests in streaming video company in response to Aereo threat

CBS Loves Apple TV, In Theory

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CBS boss Les Moonves gets asked about his willingness to do business with Apple a lot. And his answer is always the same: “Sure! As long as it’s on our terms.” Yesterday’s earnings call was no exception. Here’s the full exchange between the CBS CEO and analyst Anthony DiClemente, via...
CBS Loves Apple TV, In Theory

Steve Jobs asked CBS to join subscription video service

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CBS chief Les Moonves confirms that Apple was trying to sell Hollywood on the idea of a subscription video service. Don't expect it anytime soon. [Read more]...
Steve Jobs asked CBS to join subscription video service
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves again says he denied Steve Jobs access to TV programming for fear of disrupting revenue streams

TV nets wrap upfront week: “The biz still goes through us”

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What, me, worry? Those three words broadly sum up the attitude of the broadcast TV network chiefs regarding the encroachment on their turf by digital media companies, as they conducted their traditional springtime dog and pony shows for advertisers in New York this week. Two weeks earlier, Google, Yahoo, AOL,...
TV nets wrap upfront week: “The biz still goes through us”

CBS Open to Talks on Apple TV, Depending on "What We Get Paid"

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With the recent addition of Hulu Plus to the Apple TV platform, analysts are thinking of other video content that could be making its way to the product. Over the years, Apple has updated the Apple TV's software several times, occasionally adding new video content. In 2011, Apple added support...
CBS Open to Talks on Apple TV, Depending on "What We Get Paid"

Tim Cook highest compensated CEO in 2011 with $378M package, followed by Larry Ellison at $76M

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According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook was the highest paid CEO in 2011, with a pay package equating to $378M at the time it was awarded. However, the package consisted largely of 1 million shares of Apple stock that cannot be sold before 2016 or 2021....
Tim Cook highest compensated CEO in 2011 with $378M package, followed by Larry Ellison at $76M

Aereo, Citing Tweets and Conference Calls, Fires Off a New Legal Salvo At CBS

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Here’s the next round in Aereo vs. the TV guys: The Web video startup has made a preemptive legal move against CBS, seeking to head off a series of lawsuits as it expands out of the New York area. Shortish version: Aereo, which distributes broadcast TV programming over the Web...
Aereo, Citing Tweets and Conference Calls, Fires Off a New Legal Salvo At CBS

Steve Jobs Discussed Potential Television Deal with CBS CEO Les Moonves

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Last November, CBS CEO Les Moonves acknowledged that his company had been in talks with Apple about a potential streaming television service, revealing that CBS had ultimately declined to support the plan due to Apple's demands that it include a split of advertising revenue between the two companies. As noted...
Steve Jobs Discussed Potential Television Deal with CBS CEO Les Moonves

CBS joins Fox in considering subscription-only model

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CBS CEO Les Moonves applauds News Corp. exec's comments, telling the New York Times that the network was considering cutting its over-the-air signal in the New York area. [Read more]...
CBS joins Fox in considering subscription-only model

Digital Killed the Radio Star

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The idea that we have to pay them to put their music on our radio stations is absurd… –CBS CEO Les Moonves...
Digital Killed the Radio Star

Apple Aims to 'Erase Distinction Between Live and On-Demand' TV content

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Following up on its story from yesterday about a possible forthcoming Apple set-top television box, the The Wall Street Journal had more details to share today. Apple wants to make it so viewers can watch any show at any time via a cloud-based DVR that would store TV shows online....
Apple Aims to 'Erase Distinction Between Live and On-Demand' TV content
CBS CEO turned down Steve Jobs over Apple TV subscriptions to protect 'existing revenue streams'

CBS Says It Could Move To Cable In A 'Few Days' If Aereo Wins; Receives Several Offers To Help Pack Its Bags

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CBS has officially joined the chorus of angsty executive voices expressing their displeasure with Aereo by threatening to take their ball and go cable. Only this time, Moonves really means it. CBS CEO Les Moonves has said before that he's talked with New York cable operators about taking his network...
CBS Says It Could Move To Cable In A 'Few Days' If Aereo Wins; Receives Several Offers To Help Pack Its Bags
CBS responds to Aereo threat with an investment in streaming video service Syncbak
Nuclear option: would Fox really leave the free airwaves to undercut Aereo?

CBS CEO Turned Down Steve Jobs' Offer To Be Part Of The New Apple TV (AAPL)

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CBS's CEO Les Moonves said Saturday that Steve Jobs approached him about a year ago in an attempt to get the network to join a digital subscription service for the long-rumored Apple television set. The Hollywood Reporter got Moonves' quote from the CEO's comments at a conference at UCLA....
CBS CEO Turned Down Steve Jobs' Offer To Be Part Of The New Apple TV (AAPL)

CBS May Produce New Show For Netflix

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The digital video boom has generated lots of extra money for big media companies, who are selling off old shows to services like Amazon, Hulu and Netflix. But as those services start to dabble in creating their own shows, big media companies could get another bump, by helping the new...
CBS May Produce New Show For Netflix

Steve Jobs approached CBS to pitch subscription TV service

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CBS chief executive Les Moonves has revealed that he was approached directly by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to discuss a subscription TV service, but he rejected the offer over concerns that it would disrupt the company's existing revenue streams.....
Steve Jobs approached CBS to pitch subscription TV service
CBS CEO Moonves says he could take network cable-only in 'a few days' if Aereo prevails
CBS CEO the latest to threaten dropping broadcast TV in response to Aereo

CBS Tells Court: No One Could Possibly Read Our Statements 'We Will Sue Aereo' To Mean We Will Sue Aereo

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You may recall that back in April we wrote about CBS threatening to sue Aereo if it launched in Boston, as announced. We quoted CBS's Dana McClintock, exec VP of communications, who said on Twitter: We will sue, and stealing our signal will be found to be illegal in Boston,...
CBS Tells Court: No One Could Possibly Read Our Statements 'We Will Sue Aereo' To Mean We Will Sue Aereo
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