From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States. The current President and Acting CEO is Joseph Ianniello. Sumner Redstone, owner of National Amusements, controls CBS by way of his majority ownership of the company's Class A voting stock; he also serves as Chairman Emeritus.
- CBS Corporation (1997), an old instance of the company, purchased by the old Viacom in 1999.
- CBS Television Stations, the holding company that assumes operation of CBS Corp.'s television stations.
- Concentration of media ownership and Media conglomerate
- MTV Networks/BET Networks, part of the new Viacom corporation.