CBS INTERACTIVE RELEASES EVEN MORE CLASSIC PROGRAMMING ACROSS THE CBS AUDIENCE NETWORK
New Episodes and Clips from DYNASTY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL
CBS Interactive today announced it has released three more of its classic television programs and related clips, all available now across the CBS Audience Network. The new shows that are available for viewing include DYNASTY, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL. These newly added shows will join the other Television Classics that were made available online earlier this year.
The lineup of added library programming across the CBS Audience Network and CBS.com includes full episodes and clips of the following shows and seasons:
�- DYNASTY: Seasons 1 and 2
�- BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Season 1
�- HAVE GUN - WILL TRAVEL: Season 1
These new shows are in addition to the other Television Classics previously added to the CBS Audience Network and CBS.com including: THE LOVE BOAT, BEVERLY HILLS 90210, TWIN PEAKS, FAMILY TIES, PERRY MASON, STAR TREK, THE TWILIGHT ZONE, MACGYVER, HAWAII FIVE-O and MELROSE PLACE.
"We relish the opportunity to make these classic shows available to existing fans and to recruit new fans," said Joe Ferreira, Senior Vice President, Broadcast Content Acquisition & GM, CBS.com Programming, CBS Interactive. "Fans can now check out Heather Locklear early in her career as Sammy Jo on Dynasty; see Linda Hamilton and Ron Perlman in Beauty and the Beast before their movie careers took off; follow the adventures of Paladin in the classic American Western series Have Gun - Will Travel. These are great series to add to our ever-growing library of online classics."
The newly released shows add to the growing number of classic television programming made available online from the CBS Library, one of the largest television programming libraries in the entertainment business. The distribution of Television Classics and clips across the CBS Audience Network follows the same open, multi-partner, non-exclusive strategy that CBS first implemented last year.
To watch the new shows go to: http://www.cbs.com/classics/dynasty/; http://www.cbs.com/classics/beauty_and_the_beast/; http://www.cbs.com/classics/have_gun_will_travel/
With CBS.com serving as its hub, the CBS Audience Network has more than 300 partners including TV.com, AOL, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Fancast, Joost, Bebo, Netvibes, Sling Media and Veoh and social application partners including Automattic, Brightcove, Clearspring, DAVE Networks, Goowy Media, meebo, MeeVee, Musestorm, Ning, RockYou!, Slide, VideoEgg, Voxant and vSocial as well as Web sites from CBS's owned television, radio, and affiliated stations. The growing slate of CBS entertainment, news and sports content available includes a roster of full episodes, clips and highlights based on CBS and Showtime programming as well as original made-for-the-web content from EyeLab, a programming unit that produces and distributes short form video to the CBS Audience Network. All content is ad supported and free to consumers.
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