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Type Broadcast television network (1941–present)
Radio network (1927–present)
Country United States
Availability National

September 18, 1927; 91 years ago (1927-09-18)

by Arthur Judson
Slogan America's Most Watched Network
Only CBS
Revenue Increase US$13.886 billion (2015)[1]
Net income Decrease US$1.413 billion (2015)[1]
Headquarters CBS Building, New York City, New York, United States
Owner CBS Corporation
Key people Vacant
(Chairman, CBS Corporation)
Glenn Geller
(President, CBS Entertainment)
Sean McManus
(Chairman, CBS Sports)
Jeff Fager
(Chairman, CBS News)
Launch date September 18, 1927 (1927-09-18) (radio)
July 1, 1941 (1941-07-01) (television)
Former names United Independent Broadcasters (1927)
Columbia Phonographic Broadcasting System (1927–1928)
Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc. (1928–1974)
CBS, Inc. (1974–1997)
Picture format 480i (SDTV 16:9)
1080i (HDTV 16:9)
Affiliates Lists:
By state or By market
Official website
Language English

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.

References[change | change source]

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

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