8 Facts About CBS

1. Under the agreement, CBS would videotape Presley's concerts during the summer of 1977; the special was filmed during Presley's final tour at stops in Omaha, Nebraska and Rapid City, South Dakota (on June 21 of that year).

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2. On July 24, 2013, CBS entered into an agreement with Litton Entertainment to launch a new Saturday morning block featuring live-action reality-based lifestyle, wildlife and sports series.

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3. On February 24, 2009, it was announced that CBS renewed its contract with Cookie Jar for another three seasons, running through 2012.

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4. In September 1998, CBS began contracting the time period out to other companies to provide programming and material for its Saturday morning schedule.

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5. In 1962, CBS launched CBS Records International to market Columbia recordings outside of North America, where the Columbia name was controlled by other entities.

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6. In 1949, CBS offered the first live television coverage of the proceedings of the United Nations General Assembly.

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7. On October 30, 1938, CBS gained a taste of infamy when The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast a radio adaptation of H G Wells's The War of the Worlds, performed by Orson Welles.

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8. In 2000, CBS came under the control of Viacom, which was formed as a spin-off of CBS in 1971.

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