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Sumner Redstone, Tenacious Media Mogul, Dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, the hard-charging mogul who parlayed his father's New England drive-in theater business into a media empire that includes ViacomCBS, has died at age 97.

Why This CBS-Viacom Merger Will Be Different From 1999

In early September 1999, Viacom and CBS unveiled a roughly $35 billion stock combination — at the time the largest U.S. media deal ever — which was completed in 2000. They then agreed to separate in…

Les Moonves Starts New Company Weeks After Leaving CBS

Les Moonves, fired by CBS over claims of sexual misconduct, has created three new companies under the banner "Moon Rise," according to a filing with the California Secretary of State.

Stephen Colbert Mocks Les Moonves Over Loss of $120M Severance

After news broke that Leslie Moonves will not be getting his $120 million severance, as CBS concluded after a months-long investigation, Stephen Colbert addressed the network's CEO during Monday…

CBS Picks 18 Advocacy Groups to Get $20M As Part of Moonves Exit

CBS Corp. has detailed which "organizations dedicated to fostering safe and equitable work environments and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace" would get portions of the $20 million that…

CBS’ Acting CEO Says Press Reports of Leslie Moonves’ Leaked Misconduct Report Are “Troubling”

In a memo issued Thursday to employees, CBS acting CEO Joe Ianniello attempted to rally and steady company morale after a draft report into Leslie Moonves' alleged workplace misconduct was leaked to…

New Leslie Moonves Exposé Could Cost Former Mogul $120 Million

A devastating new exposé about Leslie Moonves that includes reprinted text messages exchanged by the disgraced mogul and a talent agent allegedly helping him hide an incident of sexual misconduct is…

Julie Chen Moonves Officially Returning to CBS as Host of ‘Big Brother’

Julie Chen Moonves will return to host season two of the celebrity edition of 'Big Brother' on Jan. 21.

Leslie Moonves Shuts Down a Possible Return to TV: “I’m Retired”

Former CBS CEO and chairman Les Moonves shut down the idea of a return to television, insisting that he's "retired."

Richard Parsons Resigns From CBS Board of Directors, Citing Health Reasons

Richard Parsons has resigned from the CBS Corp. Board of Directors, including his position as interim chairman of the Board, the company said Sunday.

Leslie Moonves Spotted in Public With Wife Julie Chen Amid Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Leslie Moonves stepped out in public with wife Julie Chen for first time since sexual misconduct allegations on Oct. 11 to attend the funeral service for longtime friend Arnold Kopelson, who died…

Illeana Douglas Recalls Alleged Les Moonves Assault: “I Thought of Him as a Father Figure”

Illeana Douglas opened up about her sexual misconduct allegations against former CBS CEO Leslie Moonves on Tuesday's 'The View.'