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Disney, CBS sued for 'rampant' sexual harassment on 'Criminal Minds' set

May 27, 2020 - 10:42 AM

California sues Disney and CBS for allegedly covering up 14 years of sexual harassment against male crew members on the set of cop series 'Criminal Minds'

Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy

Sep 30, 2019 - 11:29 PM

'If the world does not take a strong and firm action to deter Iran, we will see further escalations that will threaten world interests,' Prince Mohammed bin Salman tells the CBS program '60 Minutes'

CROWN PRINCE. File photo of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is known by his initials MBS. AFP photo

‘Criminal Minds’ to end after 15th season

Jan 12, 2019 - 11:10 AM

The long-running crime drama's 15th season will be its last

CEO Leslie Moonves leaves CBS over sexual misconduct claims

Sep 10, 2018 - 9:30 AM

Moonves has been accused last July of inappropriate behavior stretching back decades

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 12, 2017, Leslie 'Les' Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corporation, attends the third day of the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.  Six more women have stepped forward to accuse influential CBS chairman Leslie Moonves of sexual harassment and assault, as reports circulated that his negotiated departure from the network might be imminent. The New Yorker reported Sunday, August 9, 2018, that the women say they were harassed or assaulted between 1980 and the early 2000s by Moonves, who in more than two decades with the network helped lift it from last place to profitable status as America's most-watched. / AFP PHOTO / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Drew Angerer

CBS titan Leslie Moonves accused of sexual misconduct

Jul 28, 2018 - 10:40 AM

CBS announces that it had launched an investigation into the 'recently reported' alleged misconduct

CBS TITAN. In this file photo taken on January 11, 2016, Leslie Moonves attends the TWC/NETFLIX Golden Globe after party, in Beverly Hills, California. Photo by Chris Farina/AFP

Porn actress says she was threatened to keep silent on Trump fling

Mar 26, 2018 - 7:33 AM

Stormy Daniels is seeking to be released from a non-disclosure agreement she signed 11 days before the 2016 presidential election that brought Trump to power, for which she was paid $130,000

DANIELS AND TRUMP. This combination of pictures created on March 25, 2018 shows a file photo taken on January 12, 2007 of adult film actress Stormy Daniels at the 24th annual Adult Video News Awards Show at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and file photo of US President Donald Trump as he departs the White House in Washington, DC on March 10, 2018. File photos by Ethan Miller, Olivier Douliery/AFP

5 things to look forward to at Marvel Creative Day Out 2018

Dec 13, 2017 - 8:24 PM

Marvel fans have a lot to be excited about

MARVEL ARTISTS. Fans and young artists can learn straight from Filipino Marvel pencilers, including Leinil Francis Yu. Photo courtesy of Marvel Creative Day Out

Top U.S. broadcaster Charlie Rose fired over sexual misconduct claims

Nov 22, 2017 - 8:54 AM

His sacking by several US networks now leaves in tatters a once glittering career in which he won 3 Emmy awards and a Peabody journalism prize for his 2013 interview with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

FIRED. In this file photo, Charlie Rose moderates a progam at the Council of Foreign Relations, October 25, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: New 'Star Trek: Discovery' series trailer released

Jul 23, 2017 - 6:17 PM

See Sonequa Martin Green Michelle Yeoh Jason Isaac and more in the upcoming Star Trek series

CBS, BBC announce global newsgathering tie-up

Jul 13, 2017 - 10:31 PM

The deal brings together two major television news organizations and comes weeks after US based NBC finalized a deal to take a 25 stake in France based Euronews to boost its global scale

PETA celebrates 50th year, looks forward to the future

Apr 15, 2017 - 1:33 PM

The Philippine Educational Theater Association remains true to its activist roots

WATCH: 50 years of creative evolution and struggle at PETA

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The two and a half hour concert delivered 17 head spinning heart swelling musical numbers from 540 plays

CBS green lights 'Big Bang Theory' prequel, 'Young Sheldon'

Mar 14, 2017 - 10:02 AM

Jim Parsons is set to narrate the show as an adult Sheldon Cooper while Iain Armitage plays a 9 year old version of the nerdy genius

Yasay, Matobato, Madam Secretary | Midday wRap

Mar 07, 2017 - 1:10 PM

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PH slams U.S. show's portrayal of 'unconventional' PH president

Mar 07, 2017 - 10:22 AM

UPDATED The highly negative portrayal by the hit American TV series Madam Secretary casts doubt on the respectability of the Philippine president the Philippines says

CONTROVERSIAL EPISODE. Fictional Philippine President Datu Andrada is punched in the face by fictional US Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord after Andrada made improper advances. Screenshot from the trailer of 'Madam Secretary'

In hit U.S. series, Secretary of State punches PH president

Mar 07, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Hit political drama series Madam Secretary teases its latest episode playing into current dynamics in both the Philippines and the United States

FICTIONAL DIPLOMACY. Joel de la Fuente as President Datu Andrada and Tea Leoni as US Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord in a still from the March 12, 2017 episode of 'Madam Secretary.' Photo: David M. Russell/CBS (c) 2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Facebook overtakes media giants' U.S. ad revenues – report

Nov 23, 2016 - 4:08 PM

For the first time Facebook tops the ad revenues of media giants CBS Disney and Comcast

Donald Trump, PNP chief dela Rosa, Joel Villanueva | 12PM wRap

Nov 14, 2016 - 2:06 PM

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Trump firm on agenda but says Americans have nothing to fear

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:59 AM

US President elect Donald Trump vows to move aggressively on a conservative agenda but also sought to reassure worried Americans they have nothing to fear from his presidency

US President-elect Donald Trump during an interview with CBS News' '60 Minutes', taped November 11, 2016 and aired November 13, 2016. Photo courtesy CBS News

Trump vows to immediately deport up to 3M immigrants

Nov 14, 2016 - 12:50 AM

What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal gang members drug dealers we are getting them out of our country says US President elect Donald Trump

(FILES) This file photo taken on November 9, 2016 shows President-elect Donald Trump speaking during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York. Donald Trump will keep his vow to deport millions of undocumented migrants from the United States, he said in an interview to be broadcast November 13, 2016, saying as many as three million could be removed after he takes office. "What we are going to do is get the people that are criminal and have criminal records, gang members, drug dealers, where a lot of these people, probably two million, it could be even three million, we are getting them out of our country or we are going to incarcerate," Trump said in an excerpt released ahead of broadcast by CBS's 60 Minutes program.  / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN

Clinton regains firm lead on Trump after convention – polls

Aug 02, 2016 - 11:18 AM

Hillary Clinton got a support bounce of 4 to 7 percentage points after the Democratic National Convention and now holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump polls show

This combination of file photos shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton(L) on June 15, 2016 and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on June 13, 2016. AFP photos

Netflix to stream new 'Star Trek' series across world

Jul 19, 2016 - 10:29 AM

For all the Trekkies looking to watch the first Star Trek series in over a decade – Netflix is streaming episodes to 188 countries

'STAR TREK' ON NETFLIX. The upcoming 'Star Trek' series will be aired all over the world through Netflix. Screengrab from Facebook/StarTrek

Ex-Plantersbank workers seek better terms from China Bank Savings

Jan 29, 2016 - 4:28 PM

The labor department is currently overseeing negotiations between the employees and China Bank Savings Inc which is merging with Plantersbank

JOB SECURITY. Members of the Planters Development Bank Employees Association (PDBEA) stage a protest on January 28. All photos from PDBEA

Beam me up, Scotty: New 'Star Trek' series debuts 2017

Nov 03, 2015 - 8:18 AM

The series will air exclusively in the United States from January 2017 but will be available largely behind the paywall on CBS s subscription channel

PLDT's investment arm pours $10M into Phunware partnership

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:25 PM

US based mobile app developer Phunware s list of top tier customers includes CBS Interactive NBC Sports Dignity Health GameStop Mandarin Oriental and WWE

NEW PARTNERSHIP. The new joint venture "will enable PLDT’s subsidiary, ePLDT, to market and exclusively distribute Phunware’s targeted mobile and multiscreen solutions in Southeast Asia"

Binay on MRT woes: DOTC, Aquino allies to blame

Aug 03, 2015 - 9:20 PM

In his True State of the Nation Address the Vice President says the current and former transportation secretaries are liable for the glitch ridden MRT3

OVERCAPACITY. Vice President Jejomar Binay hits the administration for failing to improve services for suffering riders of the MRT3. File photo by Mark Saludes/Rappler Mark Saludes Mark Saludes

CBS releases new 'Supergirl' trailer

Jul 09, 2015 - 7:36 PM

The new Supergirl trailer is released as the show s pilot episode is screened at Comic Con

Meralco unit to maintain power at MRT3

Jul 03, 2015 - 3:31 PM

DOTC awards the P42 23 million contract to Meralco’s MRAIL Incorporated to maintain the power supply and overhead catenary systems of the mass rail transit system

German-Filipino joint venture bags MRT3 maintenance contract

Jun 30, 2015 - 6:09 PM

The 6 month contract starting July 5 is the largest component of MRT3’s maintenance requirement

'Thank you and goodnight': US TV legend David Letterman signs out

May 21, 2015 - 11:02 AM

UPDATED The last ever Late Show with David Letterman brings to an end an American cultural institution that has been watched by millions and an extraordinary career that has inspired a generation of comedians

FINAL BOW. In this file photo, David Letterman speaks onstage at the First Annual Comedy Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom on March 26, 2011 in New York City. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images/AFP

TV exec made Mayweather-Pacquiao bout possible

Apr 28, 2015 - 2:34 PM

Bob Arum says Leslie Moonves – the chief executive of CBS Corporation – kept the train on the rails

NEGOTIATOR. In this file photo, CBS Chairman Les Moonves arrives for the 60th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York, Sunday June 11, 2006. Justin Lane/EPA

NCR posts 2nd highest increase in occupancy costs – study

Feb 12, 2015 - 3:57 PM

Manila or the National Capital Region posts an annual increase of 20 7 in prime office space occupancy costs a CBRE study shows

Legendary US newsman Bob Simon killed in car crash

Feb 12, 2015 - 12:09 PM

Simon won many awards for his work – including 27 Emmys – and covered a slew of stories including the violence in Northern Ireland from 1969 71 as well as from war zones across the globe

Bob Simon, correspondent for 60 Minutes and CBS News. John Paul Filo/CBS

DOTC rolls out MRT3 consultancy, procurement projects

Jan 25, 2015 - 12:13 AM

No takers for its maintenance contract and yet the agency now calls interested firms to bid for MRT3 s improvement projects

Still no takers for MRT3 maintenance contract

Jan 20, 2015 - 4:07 PM

No groups submitted bids says the Department of Transportation and Communications

Rappler file photo

Lyoto Machida thwarts CB Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58

Dec 21, 2014 - 4:12 PM

The 36 year old Machida only needed 62 seconds to finish the job vs Dollaway

FACE-OFF. Lyoto Machida (R) gets face-to-face against CB Dollaway (L) during their weigh-in. Photo from Machida's Facebook page

Obama takes responsibility for Democrats' election rout

Nov 10, 2014 - 12:30 AM

The message that I took from this election and we ve seen this in a number of elections successive elections is people want to see this city Washington work

EXECUTIVE POWER. Obama renewes his vow to use his executive powers to make changes to the immigration system – unless Republicans approve legislation by the end of the year. File photo by AFP/Saul Loeb

CBS latest to launch stand-alone streaming service

Oct 17, 2014 - 12:02 PM

HBO and CBS will now offer consumers a streaming video service similar to that of Netflix Amazon or Hulu but with a large amount of original content – something the others have only recently begun to produce

Rihanna rips CBS for pulling song amid NFL scandal

Sep 17, 2014 - 2:37 PM

CBS was planning to use the Jay Z s Run This Town featuring the singer but has since dropped it

'Big Bang Theory' actors set for big payday

Aug 05, 2014 - 7:43 AM

Jim Parsons Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco have roughly tripled their salaries and will now be earning about 1 million an episode reports say

A still from the CBS comedy 'The Big Bang Theory,' with actors (L-R) Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, and Jim Parsons. Image courtesy CBS

Comic Colbert to succeed US late-night icon Letterman

Apr 11, 2014 - 11:26 AM

The 49 year old comedian is set to move in to Late Show

CHANGES. Starting next year, comedian Stephen Colbert is set to replace David Letterman in 'The Late Show'. AFP File Photo

P30-M libel complaint filed vs Inquirer editor, Czech envoy

Apr 09, 2014 - 6:00 PM

A Filipino contractor files the complaint as talks re surface about an MRT official s alleged attempt to extort 30 million on a Czech company leads

Obama defends not using force in Syria

Mar 29, 2014 - 10:49 AM

It s that after a decade of war the United States has limits

'LIMITS'. US President Barack Obama defends the government's decision not to use military force in Syria. File photo from the White House

New Bruce Springsteen album 'High Hopes' goes online

Jan 06, 2014 - 11:16 AM

UPDATED The Internet only pre release was tied to a new episode of the hit CBS legal drama The Good Wife

HIGH HOPES. Cover art for Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album "High Hopes." Image courtesy Columbia Records

New Springsteen album to get early streaming in US

Jan 03, 2014 - 12:23 PM

Bruce Springsteen is giving his fans in the US a treat – getting to stream his upcoming album before it even comes out

ICON. Bruce Springsteen performs at the 7th annual "Stand Up For Heroes" event at Madison Square Garden on November 2013. AFP File Photo

US '60 Minutes' star given leave over Benghazi report

Nov 27, 2013 - 8:22 AM

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager said the network had failed in vetting the story on the September 11 2012 Benghazi attack

MEA CULPA. CBS News correspondent Lara Logan during an interview on "CBS This Morning" in New York, 8 November 2013. Frame grab courtesy of CBS News

Anderson Cooper: An honor to report on PH

Nov 22, 2013 - 12:28 AM

The Filipinos strength is just extraordinary Anderson Cooper tells David Letterman but it was upsetting [they did] not have any assistance

CBS says it was 'misled' in Benghazi report

Nov 09, 2013 - 7:52 AM

CBS says it learned ex security officer Dylan Davies was not telling the truth

MEA CULPA. CBS News correspondent Lara Logan during an interview on "CBS This Morning" in New York, 8 November 2013. Frame grab courtesy of CBS News

Shows to watch out for in RTL CBS channel

Oct 23, 2013 - 7:11 PM

The newest seasons of top US dramas and entertainment shows are here in the Philippines

WORLD-CLASS. Celebrity guests Jake Cuenca, Karylle, and Shamcey Supsup, along with RTL-CBS, Viva, and Sky Cable executives Christopher Sy, Jonas Engwall, and Jane Chua. Photo by Rappler

Obama gears up for all-out push on Syria

Sep 09, 2013 - 9:05 AM

US President Obama braced for a key week in his push to persuade skeptical Americans to back strikes against the Syrian regime

In this photo, US President Barack Obama arrives at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit on September 5, 2013. AFP / Kirill Kudryavtsev