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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
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January 17, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former CBS CEO Les Moonves is fighting the company's decision to deny his $120 million severance package following his firing over sexual misconduct allegations. Moonves is demanding binding arbitration proceedings to challenge the decision, CBS announced in a filing Thursday with...
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
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David Caplan
December 17, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Disgraced and former CBS chairman and CEO Les Moonves will not receive any severance payments from the media company, it announced late Monday afternoon. The decision follows the conclusion of CBS's investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against Mooves. "We...
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
(Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime)
December 06, 2018 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The CBS investigation into former CEO Les Moonves' sexual harassment allegations "is nearing an end," the company's president and acting CEO Joseph Ianniello said in a memo to employees Thursday. News of the investigation's conclusion comes the same week that The New York...
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
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September 28, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS says it has been subpoenaed by a New York City prosecutor for information related to sexual misconduct allegations against its former chairman, Les Moonves. CBS said in regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday that it received subpoenas from the...
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September 14, 2018 - 8:53 am
LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS/AP) -- Julie Chen returned to television with an unusual sign-off days after her husband, Les Moonves , resigned as the CEO of CBS after sexual misconduct allegations. The 48-year-old ended Thursday's "Big Brother'' broadcast by saying, "From outside the 'Big Brother' house,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018 file photo, "CBS This Morning" anchor Gayle King attends a special screening of "Black Panther" in New York. King says the network should release its report on sexual misconduct allegations against former chief executive Leslie Moonves, who was ousted on Sunday. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
September 11, 2018 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News anchor Gayle King says the network should release its report on sexual misconduct allegations against former chief executive Leslie Moonves, who was ousted on Sunday. King, speaking Tuesday on "CBS This Morning," said that "I don't know how we move forward if we at CBS don'...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, left, and his wife Julie Chen arrive for the Kennedy Center Honors gala dinner in Washington. Chen was absent from her talk CBS show, “The Talk” a day after a new round of sexual misconduct allegations against Moonves brought the departure of the CBS chief executive. In what was supposed to be a celebratory season premiere Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, the show's four other panelists walked out somberly without Chen, who acts as host and moderator. Sharon Osbourne choked back tears as she announced Chen would be taking time off to be with her family, and expressed support for her co-star and friend. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File)
September 10, 2018 - 6:05 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julie Chen, wife of Les Moonves, was absent Monday but a central topic on "The Talk," her talk show on the network, a day after a new round of sexual misconduct allegations brought the departure of the CBS chief executive. In what was supposed to be a celebratory season premiere...
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
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September 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm
CBS executive Les Moonves will step down from his position after new claims of sexual misconduct were published by the New Yorker Sunday morning.
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CBS Chief Executive Officer Leslie Moonves
(Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images for Showtime)
September 06, 2018 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It looks like longtime CBS CEO Les Moonves may be on his way out. CNBC reports that he's in settlement talks with the CBS board and Chief Operating Officer Joe Ianniello is poised to take over on an interim basis. Sources tell CNBC, under his contract Moonves is due as much...
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July 31, 2018 - 12:32 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Embattled CBS chairman Les Moonves -- who has been accused of sexual harassment by 6 women in a New Yorker article -- will speak during CBS's earnings call Thursday, Fox Business is reporting. His advisers are prepping him for possible questions regarding the...
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