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CBS
CBS
Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS
CBS
Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS
CBS
Corporation. It is an online content network for information and entertainment. Its websites cover news, sports, entertainment, technology, and business.[1] It is headed by Jim Lanzone.[2][3] CBS
CBS
Interactive coordinates with CBS
CBS
Network Sales to bring together ad sales operations, as well as the corporation's television, sports, and news groups, who will continue to be involved in program development.

Contents

1 History 2 Brands

2.1 Entertainment 2.2 Video games 2.3 Music 2.4 News 2.5 Sports 2.6 Technology

3 Former brands 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

History[edit] On May 30, 2007, CBS
CBS
Interactive acquired Last.fm
Last.fm
for £140 million (US$280 million).[4] On June 30, 2008, CNET
CNET
Networks was acquired by CBS
CBS
and the assets were merged into CBS
CBS
Interactive, including Metacritic, GameSpot, TV.com, and Movietome.[5] On March 15, 2012, it was announced that CBS
CBS
Interactive acquired video game-based website Giant Bomb
Giant Bomb
and comic book-based website Comic Vine from Whiskey Media, who sold off their other remaining websites to BermanBraun. This occasion marked the return of video game journalist Jeff Gerstmann
Jeff Gerstmann
to the CBS
CBS
Interactive division of video game websites, which includes GameSpot
GameSpot
and GameFAQs, and has Gerstmann once again working directly with some of his former peers at GameSpot under the same building at the CBS
CBS
Interactive headquarters.[6][7] On April 17, 2012, it was announced that Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming
and CBS Interactive would be entering a partnership alongside TwitchTV
TwitchTV
to be the only exclusive online broadcaster of their Pro Circuit competitions, as well as for advertising representation.[8][9] Brands[edit] Entertainment[edit] The CBS
CBS
Interactive entertainment brands are CBS.com, the online home of CBS, an American network television channel and its OTT service, CBS
CBS
All Access; TV Guide, the ultimate listings guide for any Service Provider; CHOW, recipes, discussions, reviews, videos, and stories all related to food; TV.com, discussions, show guides, reviews, and videos all about television; Metacritic, a review aggregation website for games, music, television and movies; Comic Vine, news, reviews, and forums about comics; and GameRankings, a review aggregation website for games. Video games[edit] CBS
CBS
Interactive's video games brands are GameFAQs, a community driven website with guides and forums about video games; GameSpot, news, reviews, and guides about video games; Giant Bomb, videos, podcasts, and reviews about video games; and onGamers, news analyses, and columns about the e Sports
Sports
scene. Music[edit] CBS
CBS
Interactive's music brands are Last.fm, the music discovery service and listening service; and MetroLyrics, lyrics, videos, and news for music. News[edit] CBS
CBS
Interactive's news brands are CBSNews.com, the online home of CBS News, the news division of CBS
CBS
Corporation; and CBSN, a 24-hour news channel based completely online and on smart devices, a division of CBS
CBS
News. Sports[edit] CBS
CBS
Interactive's sports brands are CBSSports.com, the online home of CBS
CBS
Sports, with news, scores, video, and discussion about professional sports along with the streaming sports network CBS
CBS
Sports HQ; CBSSports.com College Network, the online home of CBS
CBS
Sports College Network with news, scores, video, and discussion about collegiate sports; CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
Fantasy, a website featuring fantasy sports; and MaxPreps, a website including information, recruiting, news, video, and discussion about high school sports. CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
also manages an advance media division that hosts college and high school sports digital presence to both design the websites and manage the ads on each of those 250+ properties.[10] Technology[edit]

Logo of CNET

CBS
CBS
Interactive's technology brands are CNET, an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally; CNET
CNET
Content Solutions, content solutions related to technology and consumer electronics; Download.com, a website for free software; TechRepublic, news, information, resources, and forums for IT professionals; and ZDNet, technology news, reviews, and videos for technology and business professionals. Former brands[edit] BNET, founded in 2007, was an online magazine dedicated to issues of business management. It merged into CBS
CBS
MoneyWatch in June 2008 to become the anchor to CBS
CBS
business-related content.[11] See also[edit]

San Francisco
San Francisco
Bay Area portal Companies portal

References[edit]

^ "All Brands - CBS
CBS
Interactive". cbsinteractive.com. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ Leena Rao. " CBS
CBS
Acquires TV Guide
TV Guide
For Online Video Clicker, Jim Lanzone Named President Of CBS
CBS
Interactive". TechCrunch. AOL. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ " CBS
CBS
Interactive hires Jim Lanzone
Jim Lanzone
as president". CNET. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ "Music site Last.fm
Last.fm
bought by CBS". BBC News. May 30, 2007. Retrieved April 28, 2010.  ^ " CBS
CBS
CORPORATION COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF CNET
CNET
NETWORKS; MERGES OPERATIONS INTO NEW, EXPANDED CBS
CBS
INTERACTIVE BUSINESS UNIT". CBS Corporation. 2008-06-30. Archived from the original on August 29, 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-30.  ^ Giant Bomb, Comic Vine
Comic Vine
join CBS
CBS
Interactive GameSpot.com ^ Kara Swisher. " BermanBraun
BermanBraun
Buys Most of Shelby Bonnie's Whiskey Media". AllThingsD. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ " Major League Gaming
Major League Gaming
Partners with CBS
CBS
Interactive". Major League Gaming. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ Alex Wilhelm (17 April 2012). " CBS
CBS
Takes Esports Big with Twitch.tv and MLG". The Next Web. Retrieved 2 September 2015.  ^ " CBS
CBS
Interactive". Retrieved 19 January 2017.  ^ Dawn Kawamoto (June 30, 2008). " CBS
CBS
closes CNET
CNET
Networks acquisition". CNET. 

External links[edit]

Official website

v t e

CBS
CBS
Interactive

Brands

CBS
CBS
All Access CBSNews.com CBS
CBS
MoneyWatch CBSSports.com

247Sports.com MaxPreps.com Scout.com

Chowhound CNET

Download.com

FindArticles GameFAQs GameSpot

GameRankings Giant Bomb Comic Vine

Last.fm Metacritic mySimon TVGuide.com

TV.com

UrbanBaby ZDNet

TechRepublic

Channels

CBSN CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
HQ CNET
CNET
Video

Staff, current

Dan Ackerman Bridget Carey Brian Cooley Jeff Gerstmann Jim Lanzone Daniel Terdiman

Staff, former

Matthew Barzun Veronica Belmont Esther Dyson Ina Fried Richard Hart James Kim Declan McCullagh Tom Merritt Halsey Minor Natali Morris Rafe Needleman Andrew Nusca Ryan Seacrest Molly Wood

Contributors, current

Violet Blue Christopher Dawson David Gewirtz Jason Perlow

Contributors, former

Harry McCracken

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CBS
CBS
Corporation

Corporate directors

David R. Andelman Joseph A. Califano Jr. William S. Cohen Charles K. Gifford Leonard Goldberg Bruce S. Gordon Arnold Kopelson Leslie Moonves Doug Morris Shari Redstone Sumner Redstone

Broadcast TV assets

CBS The CW
The CW
(co-owned with Warner Bros.) Decades (co-owned with Weigel Broadcasting) Network Ten

Eleven One Spree TV

Network facilities

CBS
CBS
Building CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center CBS
CBS
Studio Center CBS
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Television
Television
City Ed Sullivan Theater

CBS
CBS
Television
Television
Studios

CBS
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Productions CBS
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Television
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Distribution Big Ticket Entertainment KWP Studios

Broadcast stations

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Television
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Stations

CBS/DEC O&O

KCBS KCNC KDKA KOVR KPIX KTVT KYW WBBM WBXI-CD WBZ WCBS WCCO WFOR WJZ WWJ

CW O&O

KBCW KMAX KSTW WKBD WPCW WPSG WTOG WUPA

Other stations

Ind.

KCAL KTXA WLNY-TV

MyNetworkTV

WBFS WSBK

Network Ten

TEN ATV TVQ ADS NEW

Cable channels

Showtime Networks CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
Network Pop (50% with Lionsgate) AXS TV
AXS TV
(minority stake)

CBS
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Studios International

CBS
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Action CBS
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Drama CBS
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Europa CBS
CBS
Reality Horror Channel

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Interactive

v t e

CBS
CBS
Interactive

Brands

CBS
CBS
All Access CBSNews.com CBS
CBS
MoneyWatch CBSSports.com

247Sports.com MaxPreps.com Scout.com

Chowhound CNET

Download.com

FindArticles GameFAQs GameSpot

GameRankings Giant Bomb Comic Vine

Last.fm Metacritic mySimon TVGuide.com

TV.com

UrbanBaby ZDNet

TechRepublic

Channels

CBSN CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
HQ CNET
CNET
Video

Staff, current

Dan Ackerman Bridget Carey Brian Cooley Jeff Gerstmann Jim Lanzone Daniel Terdiman

Staff, former

Matthew Barzun Veronica Belmont Esther Dyson Ina Fried Richard Hart James Kim Declan McCullagh Tom Merritt Halsey Minor Natali Morris Rafe Needleman Andrew Nusca Ryan Seacrest Molly Wood

Contributors, current

Violet Blue Christopher Dawson David Gewirtz Jason Perlow

Contributors, former

Harry McCracken

Simon & Schuster

Atria Publishing Group

Howard 37 INK

Gallery Publishing Group

Pocket Threshold

Scribner Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster Audio Publishing

Pimsleur

Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

Aladdin Atheneum

Radio networks

CBS
CBS
News
News
Radio CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
Radio

Miscellaneous assets

CBS
CBS
Consumer Products CBS
CBS
Records Westinghouse Electric CBS
CBS
Home Entertainment CBS
CBS
Films CBS
CBS
News

CBSN

CBS
CBS
Sports

CBS
CBS
Sports
Sports
HQ

Defunct properties

CBS
CBS
Cable CBS
CBS
Paramount Domestic Television CBS
CBS
Paramount Network Television CBS
CBS
Radio Free FM Paramount Stations Group Spelling Television UPN Westinghouse Broadcasting Worldvision Enterprises

See also

Viacom (original) National Amusements Westinghouse Electric Corporation Gulf and

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