CBS CEO talks PlayStation Vue and standalone Showtime
CBS simply introduced its earnings for 2014, together with $three.sixty eight billion in income for This fall (all these episodes of NCIS repay, apparently), however its all the time-talkative CEO Les Moonves offered a lot of the fascinating info. He confirmed that CBS has a cope with Sony to be on its new web TV service PlayStation Vue, saying “they’re paying greater than everybody else” for the privilege. That in all probability explains why the $20 per 30 days Sling TV is lacking the community channels — for now, “there is a path to negotiation” in accordance with Moonves — and why Vue will in all probability find yourself being costlier.
So far as a Showtime web service for twine cutters to match what HBO is launching quickly, the CEO stated it is into account however “we’ll share as many particulars with you as HBO did, which is none in any respect.” In the meantime, the CBS All Entry and CBSN streaming providers are stated to be “exceeding expectations”, whereas CBS additionally famous it is making extra promoting its exhibits internationally than it does from the highest two US streaming providers mixed (we’ll assume meaning Netflix and Amazon).