CBS is an American broadcast TV and radio network formerly known as the Columbia Broadcasting System. It airs daytime, primetime, late-night, and classic programming.
Current hits include the dramas CSI: Vegas, FBI, and NCIS: Hawai’i, sitcoms Bob Hearts Abishola and Ghosts, and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. The network is also home to long-running favorites such as the crime dramas NCIS and Blue Bloods, reality TV series Survivor, news program 60 Minutes, and soap operas The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless.
CBS’s owner, the global media conglomerate ViacomCBS, also owns BET, Comedy Central, Logo, The Movie Channel, MTV, Nickelodeon, Showtime, TV Land, VH1, the streaming service Paramount+, and other brands.
- Founder: Arthur Judson
- Year founded: 1927
- Owner: ViacomCBS
- How to watch: Free through antenna TV access, paid cable subscription, or paid live-TV streaming services such as Hulu + Live TV, fuboTV, Paramount+ Premium, or YouTube TV
- Top programs: Bob Hearts Abishola, CSI: Vegas, FBI, Ghosts, The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, NCIS: Hawai’i, The Neighborhood
- Most popular original shows: Blue Bloods, The Bold and the Beautiful, NCIS, Survivor, 60 Minutes, The Young and the Restless
- Fun fact: CBS is nicknamed “the Eye Network” for its eye logo.
- Famous for: High-quality daytime, primetime, late-night, and classic programming
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