Showtime fare going out via CBS TV unit


CBS Television Distribution is handling the syndication activities for several Showtime series as well as CBS News shows. The news follows the announcement last year that CBS Corp. was combining all of its distribution activities under a single umbrella. The division will handle the distribution of such Showtime series as "The L Word," "Brotherhood," "Sleeper Cell," "Dexter" and the upcoming "The Tudors." In addition, CBS TV Distribution has sold rights to 20 episodes of CBS News' "48 Hours Mystery" to cable network WE: Women's Entertainment.