Time’s Up’s Eva Longoria Talks Les Moonves and CBS, Demands ‘Full and Transparent Investigations’

Time’s Up’s Eva Longoria Talks Les Moonves and CBS, Demands ‘Full and Transparent Investigations’

Eva Longoria doesn’t know if the sexual misconduct allegations against CBS chief Les Moonves are true, but she wants to find out. The Time’s Up organizer hopes that CBS execs are committed to a true and honest investigation. “I think we need…

Goodfellas actress Illeana Douglas among six women to accuse CBS boss Les Moonves of sexual misconduct

Goodfellas actress Illeana Douglas among six women to accuse CBS boss Les Moonves of sexual misconduct

Illena, 53, says CBS chief Les Moonves pinned her down, kissed her "violently" and pulled up her skirt while thrusting his aroused groin into her. A new bombshell report that claims the toxic culture is widespread through the network. The “Six Feet Under” star tells…

WFAN host Joe Benigno accused of sexual harassment

WFAN host Joe Benigno accused of sexual harassment

WFAN was run like a frat house, with drinking by employees starting as early as 10 a.m. and executives condoning buying prostitutes for ad clients, according to a shocking lawsuit filed Wednesday by a 40-year-old former CBS Radio ad exec. Lauren Lockwood,…

Patrick Stewart May Return as Capt. Picard as CBS Looks to Expand ‘Star Trek’ Franchise

Patrick Stewart May Return as Capt. Picard as CBS Looks to Expand ‘Star Trek’ Franchise

CBS has signed Alex Kurtzman to a new five-year overall deal that will see him supervising the expansion of the ‘Star Trek’ franchise for television. AceShowbiz – Alex Kurtzman is staying in “Star Trek” galaxy after executive producing “Star Trek: Discovery“. The…

CBS plans to challenge Redstone over bylaws change

CBS plans to challenge Redstone over bylaws change

Fireworks between CBS and its controlling shareholder, National Amusements, erupted anew on Tuesday in a filing that challenged an amendment to the Tiffany Network’s bylaws. CBS said in its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that the amendment imposed by NAI…

Upfronts 2018: Networks Went Back to Basics Amid Merger Mania

Upfronts 2018: Networks Went Back to Basics Amid Merger Mania

Ben Sherwood was crowing. The Disney-ABC Television Group president kicked off his upfront pitch to advertisers by bragging about revived multicamera comedy “Roseanne,” whose star Roseanne Barr had just introduced him on stage. The show had recently secured its hold on the…

CBS board weakens Redstone’s hold as feud intensifies

CBS board weakens Redstone’s hold as feud intensifies

Shari Redstone showed up at the CBS board meeting she tried to scuttle only to witness a majority of directors vote to dilute her stake in the Tiffany Network. All Les Moonves-friendly directors not affiliated with Redstone-controlled National Amusements Inc. voted to…

CBS Responds to Pauley Perrette’s On-Set Assault Accusations

CBS Responds to Pauley Perrette’s On-Set Assault Accusations

Pauley Perrette, who recently exited “NCIS” after 15 seasons, is alleging that she endured “multiple physical assaults” during her tenure on the CBS drama. In a cryptic series of tweets, Perrette pointed the finger at a “very rich, very powerful publicity machine”…

CBS boosted by better-than-expected profits

CBS boosted by better-than-expected profits

The good times continue to roll for Les Moonves. The CBS chief executive on Thursday reported a solid first-quarter performance for his entertainment company — fueled by CBS All Access and Showtime’s streaming app. The better-than-expected profits and revenue from CBS buoyed…

Tig Notaro to guest-star on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Tig Notaro to guest-star on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Tig Notaro is joining “Star Trek: Discovery” for its second season. The comedian will guest-star as Chief Engineer Denise Reno of the U.S.S. Hiawatha. The number of episodes she will appear in is not known. The casting move represents the first new…