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.
Les Moonves ratchets up the rhetoric around Aereo's Supreme Court case, building on past comments about moving programming to cable. CBS, he says now, could go "over the top."
Les Moonves, CEO of CBS, says Time Warner Cable is asking the broadcaster to either give it digital programming for free or inhibit licensing deals with the likes of Amazon.
Les Moonves suggests Amazon paid $700,000 per episode to his broadcast network for the right to stream the Stephen King sci-fi drama four days after broadcast, a first-of-its-kind deal.
Its Prime Instant Video service again will exclusively stream episodes of the CBS summer sci-fi hit just four days after they air during its second season, as it did for the first.
Starting next summer, Amazon's Lovefilm will be the only subscription-based service to stream the CBS sci-fi hit show in the UK.
Network programming is expected to resume on the cable giant's systems in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas by 3 p.m. PT Monday.
Amazon and CBS are replicating their "Under the Dome" partnership for another TV series from Steven Spielberg, this time a space thriller starring Halle Berry called "Extant."
Piracy rates on the popular CBS show "Under the Dome" are up 34 percent, according to a new report.
CBS chief Les Moonves confirms Apple was trying to sell Hollywood on the idea of a subscription video service. Don't expect it anytime soon.