HBO surprised the TV world yesterday with the announcement of a standalone streaming option for the reclusive network, but it isn't the only TV giant looking to secure a streaming future. CBS has announced (and launched) its own pay-service to give non-cable users access to their library of content, calling the new innovation "CBS Access."
Finally, the wild news of today's many cancellations and pickups comes to an end, with the Upfront and scheduling madness soon to follow next week, but all is not laid bare just yet. Among CBS' many pickups, we've learned that freshman dramas 'Vegas' and 'Golden Boy' have received an early cancellation from the network, along with the dismissal of long-running series 'CSI: NY' and 'Rules of Engage
On some days, CBS giveth and on other days, CBS taketh away. After ten seasons, 'CSI: Miami,' the first spin-off from the massively successful 'CSI' franchise, has been cancelled. It leaves behind its parent show as well as its sister spin-off, 'CSI: NY' (which was quietly renewed). Its sudden departure leaves David Caruso's career in critical condition.