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Google TV hits a major stumbling block

Google TV hits a major stumbling block

By 22 October 2010

The official line on Google TV is that it "lets you search across every channel, every app and the entire web, simultaneously" . The trouble is, it doesn't. Google has run into problems with some of the major networks over in the US. ABC, CBS and NBC... >>

Freesat to offer CBS Drama, CBS Reality and CBS Action

Freesat to offer CBS Drama, CBS Reality and CBS Action

By 12 November 2009

Freesat is offering viewers of the free-to-air satellite television service the opportunity to revel in Eighties nostalgia as new CBS channels are soon to bring "classics" from the decade. From 16 November, "an array of classic shows" such as Dynasty,... >>

Last.fm founders quit

Last.fm founders quit

By 10 June 2009

Last.fm's founders Felix, RJ and Martin have announced that they're going to be leaving the company. In a blog post, the founders said that they were "extremely proud of what we’ve achieved together". The company was bought by CBS in 2007, and the founders... >>

iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

By 16 October 2008

Apple has announced that all four of the major networks are offering prime-time programmes in "stunning" high definition on the iTunes Store. Well, in the States at least. Apple says the iTunes Store has sold over 200 million TV episodes sold, including... >>

YouTube gets full-length CBS shows

YouTube gets full-length CBS shows

By 13 October 2008

American TV company CBS has began streaming some official full-length content on YouTube. The first programmes to debut are 15 50-minute episodes from cult fave MacGyver, space-tastic Star Trek and 90s teen fave Beverly Hills 90210. Due to be available... >>

Beverly Hills 90210 nano launches

Beverly Hills 90210 nano launches

By 29 July 2008

CBS are offering the "ultimate Beverly Hills, 90210 collectable" with a themed nano that's custom laser etched with officially licensed artwork from the nineties teen show. Each is numbered and only 2000 are available in this "exclusive limited series"... >>

Apple sued over "Mighty Mouse" moniker

Apple sued over "Mighty Mouse" moniker

By 22 May 2008

Apple is being sued by a American medical hardware specialist suppliers, Man & Machine, over the use of the "Mighty Mouse" product name. The case against both Apple, and the CBS network, which owns the rights to the cartoon superhero mouse of the same... >>

CBS buys Last.fm

CBS buys Last.fm

By 31 May 2007

CBS has paid over $280 million for popular UK-based social networking site Last.fm it's emerged. Last.fm, which currently has more than 15 million active users in more than 200 countries follows on from the acquisition of Wallstrip.com last week. "Last.fm... >>

CSI ready for new web channel

CSI ready for new web channel

By 13 April 2007

TV networks all across the states and UK have been joining forces to launch their programmes on the Internet for download. CBS in the US are the next to say it is moving online. The TV network has partnered with a number of companies to deliver the TV... >>

YouTube and CBS content deal falls apart

YouTube and CBS content deal falls apart

By 21 February 2007

Although Google and US television network CBS had been close to a deal to put CBS TV shows on YouTube.com, the negotiations have fallen apart. According to the Wall Street Journal, insiders say that the deal was for several years, and involved deals to... >>