Moonves: New pact gives CBS control over its digital future

09/5/2013 | Broadcasting & Cable · MediaPost Communications

CBS, in holding firm in its retransmission-consent dispute with Time Warner Cable, wanted to take "a stand about content and ... how it will be sold in the future," CBS CEO Leslie Moonves said. The agreement allows CBS "to slice and dice our content all over the place. To put it on Netflix, to put it on Amazon, to let people binge view," Moonves said. While the TV business is "evolving," it's still about "creating hits for both network and cable," he added.

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