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  1. Viacom Activist Shareholder Calls for Firing of CEO, Re-Merging With CBS

    12:23 pm 5/27/2016

    Meanwhile, a hearing in a case that pits chairman emeritus Sumner Redstone against CEO Philippe Dauman has been set for June 7.Read more

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  2. CBS CEO Says Netflix Remains "More Friend," Explains Why 'Person of Interest' Was Canceled

    5:31 am 5/19/2016

    "They're declaring shows a hit that could be watched by 10 people," Leslie Moonves quips about the streaming giant, and expresses hope of a contentious presidential race.Read more

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  3. CBS Chief Leslie Moonves Takes Aim at Competitors Dubious Ratings Claims

    8:01 am 5/18/2016

    Noting that CBS would be No. 1 even without the Super Bowl, the CBS CEO hits back: "Different people brag about statistics that they just made up last week."Read more

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  4. 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Slams CBS Chief Leslie Moonves for Donald Trump Comments

    3:44 am 3/22/2016

    Noah's remarks were pointed, as both CBS and Viacom-owned Comedy Central are controlled by Sumner Redstone's National Amusements.Read more

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  5. CBS to Explore Sale or Spinoff of Radio Business

    11:48 am 3/15/2016

    Chief executive Leslie Moonves made the announcement at the company's "investor day," which featured political jokes from Stephen Colbert and new revenue estimates for retransmission and reverse compensation plus digital services.Read more

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  6. Leslie Moonves: Five CBS Freshman Shows Will Likely Be Renewed

    5:58 am 3/8/2016

    The network head also called his business the "best positioned media company in the world" and predicted massive political advertising. Read more

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  7. Leslie Moonves on Donald Trump: "It May Not Be Good for America, but It's Damn Good for CBS"

    11:00 am 2/29/2016

    "Most of the ads are not about issues. They're sort of like the debates," the CBS CEO said.Read more

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  8. Read Leslie Moonves' First Memo to CBS Employees Since Replacing Sumner Redstone as Executive Chairman

    2:13 pm 2/18/2016

    "The opportunities are huge, and there is no company more ready to capitalize on them than we are," the executive chairman wrote.Read more

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  9. CBS Exceeds Revenue Expectations Amid Cord-Cutting Concerns

    1:10 pm 2/11/2016

    Nevertheless, CBS shares have been crushed along with the rest of the media conglomerates, and the stock was falling after the closing bell despite solid financial results.Read more

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  10. Leslie Moonves Addresses CBS Promotion During Super Bowl 50 Interview

    6:55 pm 2/4/2016

    "I'm very pleased that Sumner Redstone handed the reins to me," said the new chairman, who called the appointment a great "honor" and "privilege."Read more

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