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CBS Launches New iOS App That Streams Full TV Show Episodes

CBS has introduced a new iOS app that lets users stream full episodes of its television shows. Using the app, users can watch select CBS shows including: Catch NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, How I Met Your Mother, Survivor, Elementary, The Young and the Restless, as well as The Late Show with David Letterman.

The app lets users make personalized viewing lists and comment on these shows via social networking integration. The app also includes photo galleries from the shows, cast lists and scheduling information.

The new service adds revenue stream for the network. “We have been methodically and strategically finding new ways to satiate the appetite for our content on new platforms, while tapping into the tremendous revenue provided by doing so,” stated Leslie Moonves, president/CEO of CBS Corporation, who added that he expects the apps to bring in new viewers.

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CBS Interactive Acquires Clicker Media, Along with a Successor to Neil Ashe: Jim Lanzone

CBS Interactive clicked on acquire and reached an agreement to buy Internet TV guide Clicker Media, also naming its co-founder and CEO, Jim Lanzone, president of CBS Interactive, overseeing all of its operations worldwide.

Clicker, a guide to legal broadcast programming on the Internet, launched in November 2009 and boasts more than 2.5 million monthly users, as well as proprietary recommendation engine Clicker Predict and integration with Facebook.

Lanzone succeeds Neil Ashe, who came on board as president of CBS Interactive under similar circumstances when it acquired CNET Networks in June 2008. Ashe announced in December that he would leave CBS Interactive when a successor was named.

Prior to Clicker, Lanzone was with Ask.com from 2001-08, ending up as its CEO.

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Cable Bosses Talk ‘TV Everywhere’ At Cable Show

Heavy hitters from the television world, including Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and CBS CEO Leslie Moonves talked “TV Everywhere” during a panel discussion at the 2010 Cable Show in Los Angeles.

Broadcasting & Cable‘s Marisa Guthrie writes that attendees “must have felt a sinking sense of deja vu” at the panel, with attendees largely retreading old arguments.

Still, there were some high points, most notably a demonstration of Comcast’s upcoming “Xfinity Remote” iPad app, which will let users search television content and set their DVR through the device.

Gizmodo has video of the app in action. Check it out.

Related: Time Warner Chairman Jeff Bewkes on CNBC