The two companies, which have been engaged in contentious negotiations over a new carriage contract, agree to an extension through July 29.
After both sides trade barbs in ad campaigns, CBS's Les Moonves says the dispute has escalated in recent days and the threat of Time Warner dropping stations is real, according to an internal email memo.
A spokesperson for the cable giant tells The New York Times it will suggest that its users give streaming startup Aereo a try if Time Warner Cable loses access to CBS programming.
A showdown between the broadcast network and the cable provider over fees could cause programming to go dark in some of the country's biggest cities, which would be good for few but Amazon and Aereo.
In the latest stage in their content arms race, Netflix extends its agreement for classic and recent CBS shows, after Amazon Prime starts streaming "Under the Dome" episodes soon after they air.
The video streaming service gets the sci-fi classic in the deal, as well as Californication.
The TV streaming service wants the court to block any further lawsuit attempts from CBS.
The privately held company makes location-based authentication technology that allows local television stations to stream content to in-market customers.
CBS CEO Leslie Moonves applauds News Corp. exec's comments, telling The New York Times that the network is considering cutting its over-the-air signal in the New York area.
The company's most popular shows, including "NCIS" and "The Good Wife," are available for streaming.