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CBS Corporation
Type Public
Traded as Class A NYSECBS.A
Class B NYSECBS
S&P 500 Component (CBS)
Industry Mass media
Predecessor(s)
When it was created May 3, 1971 (as Viacom International (Viacom Productions)) January 3, 2006 (2006-01-03) (as CBS Corporation)
Headquarters CBS Building, Manhattan, New York City, United States
Area served United States
Key people Sumner Redstone
(Executive Chairman)
Leslie Moonves
(President and CEO)
Things made Television, radio, publishing, broadcasting, movies and online services
Money earned
  • Increase US$ 15.284 billion (2013)
  • Increase US$ 14.089 billion (2012)
Operating income
  • Increase US$ 3.259 billion (2013)
  • Increase US$ 2.983 billion (2012)
Net income
  • Increase US$ 1.879 billion (2013)
  • Increase US$ 1.574 billion (2012)
Total assets
  • Decrease US$ 26.387 billion (2013)
  • Increase US$ 26.466 billion (2012)
Total equity
  • Decrease US$ 9.966 billion (2013)
  • Increase US$ 10.213 billion (2012)
Employees 20,915 (2011)
Parent National Amusements, Inc. (79%)
Divisions
  • CBS Broadcasting
  • CBS Interactive
  • CBS Radio
  • CBS Records
  • CBS Sports Network
  • CBS Television Distribution
  • CBS Television Studios'
Subsidiaries
Website www.cbscorporation.com

CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on broadcasting, publishing, and television production. Until 2005, the company was known as Viacom. A new company, keeping the Viacom name, was spun off from CBS.



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