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[04/05/10 - 09:42 AM]
CBS.com Launches "TV Briefly" Multi-Platform Series
Each video highlights new and interesting information about a show's history and cast in an offbeat humorous format.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS.COM LAUNCHES "TV BRIEFLY" MULTI-PLATFORM SERIES

Presented by HP, TV BRIEFLY Will Feature Fun Facts Behind Some of CBS's Most Popular Shows, Including CSI: MIAMI, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, NCIS, and MEDIUM

SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 - CBS.com announced today the launch of TV BRIEFLY, a new multi-platform CBS Interactive Web original series highlighting behind-the-scenes stories of some of CBS's most popular shows, including CSI: MIAMI, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, NCIS, and MEDIUM. Presented by HP, this news and factoid-focused series will also include two short videos for each of the four TV series featured and a link to their full episodes on CBS.com.

Each video highlights new and interesting information about the show's history and cast in an offbeat humorous format, along with related video clips, pictures, and sharp news magazine-style editing. TV BRIEFLY episodes will be available on multiple platforms, including the web, mobile, streaming radio and on the CBS Times Square billboard. Videos can be seen at: http://www.cbs.com/originals/tv_briefly/video/.

"More than any other network, CBS has consistently developed incredibly popular television shows that are followed by millions of passionate fans week-to-week. TV BRIEFLY will help extend the show experience by giving fans new information about their favorite shows beyond what they see on TV," said Jeff Clark, Vice President of CBS.com. "Through these fun, bite-size videos featuring relevant news and trivia, we give fans a more interactive and complete look into their favorite programs."

"We wanted to provide a unique experience for CBS fans that also aligns with our goal of enabling people to live life without limits," said Tariq Hassan, vice president of worldwide marketing for the Imaging and Printing Group at HP. "With TV BRIEFLY, we've created a fun and engaging experience that gives fans more of the content they crave and multiple ways to easily access that content."

About CBS.com

CBS.com, the online home of America's most-watched network, is the #1 broadcast network site in streaming, minutes and viewers, leading the entertainment category every month in 2009. With interactive features, extended episodes, sneak peeks, forums, an HD video gallery, social viewing rooms and fantasy games, CBS.com allows fans to stay connected to their favorite shows before, during and after the broadcast.

To follow CBS.com on Twitter, please visit: www.twitter.com/cbstweet.

About CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the best online content network for information and entertainment. With 200 million people visiting its properties each month, it is a top 10 Web property globally and a top 5 Web property in the U.S. in terms of unique video viewers. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, BNET and Last.fm, span popular categories such as technology, entertainment, sports, news and business.

Follow CBS Interactive on Twitter: www.twitter.com/cbsitweets.





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· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· MEDIUM (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)





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