Television: Mr. CBS

In recent years, nothing has succeeded like CBS. Its shows have dominated television for a decade. Since the beginning of the current season, Nielsen has listed twelve CBS shows among the top 15 in prime time and ten out of ten in the daytime. The company's stock has doubled in value in the past year. Its income for the most recently reported quarter was 97% higher than it had been a year before.

To the outside eye, this chariot full of gold seems to be hauled by a troika of executives, and there...

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