CBS Inks Deals with Fox, Warner Bros. for Broadband Platform

NEW YORK, August 25: As part of a promotional efforts for
its key freshman and returning series, CBS has entered into deals with Warner
Bros. Television and Twentieth Century Fox Television to stream several shows
for free on its broadband channel innertube.

Beginning next month, the shows available on innertube will
include Twentieth Century Fox Television’s freshman series Shark and the returning shows How I Met Your
and The Unit; and Warner Bros. Television’s The Class, Smith
and The New Adventures of Old Christine. With all six shows, each of the first four original episodes of the
season will be available for viewers to watch for free on Innertube for a week
following its network broadcast.

"Streaming episodes on innertube creates more
opportunities for audiences to discover our new and returning series during a
critical time of the year when audiences are settling into their viewing
patterns," said Nancy Tellem, the president of CBS Paramount Network
Television Entertainment Group. "It's because of our strong relationships
with our partners at Warner Bros. and Twentieth Television that we were able to
come to this first-of-its-kind agreement, which recognizes the great
opportunities available for both networks and studios in connecting the
television and online platforms."

This fall, innertube will also provide free streams of CSI:
Crime Scene Investigation
, CSI:
, CSI: NY, Jericho,
NCIS, Numb3rs and Survivor. Each episode of the three CSI series, NCIS and Numb3rs will be available for free viewing on innertube for
four weeks following the initial network broadcast. Episodes of Jericho and Survivor will be available on innertube all season long.

The ad-supported service launched at
in May of this year, delivering original online productions as well as
streaming television shows.