|History||Founded in 1927|
|Total Viewers (2016)||8.8 million (#1)|
|Top Series||Big Bang Theory|
|Evening News Rank||#3|
CBS is currently the most watched television network in the United States - competing with NBC, ABC, and Fox and has content that appeals to a wide range of demographic groups. Some of its most popular programs include: The Big Bang Theory, Mom, 60 Minutes, and Young Sheldon. In addition to shows that generate popular buzz, the network also has several critically acclaimed dramas and series.
Recognizing that not everyone can watch their favorite television series when it is scheduled to air, CBS offers a wide range of outstanding streaming options for people who do not want to miss a single episode. Streaming happens via CBS All Access - this app works with a wide range of viewing options, including: Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku, and many more. Once a user signs up for CBS All Access, they are able to access all of the network's content. Currently, there are more than 9,000 episodes available on line. These include not only episodes of current hit series, but also episodes of classic series (like the original Hawaii 5-0). And to broaden viewing options even more, CBS also offers original content that is not available anywhere else.
For people who are interested in current events or sports, like football, CBS All Access also allows for this option. However, it is important to note that users will not be able to access streaming sports coverage from their mobile telephones. This minimizes some viewing options.
One of the other limitations of CBS All Access is that at the moment it is only available in the United States. This means that frequent business travelers may not be able to enjoy all of the perks of the service. However, CBS is working to address this challenge. By the beginning of 2018, access will be extended to all of Canada.
There are two attractive prices for the CBS All Access streaming service. For only $59.99 one can purchase access to all of CBS's extensive library of content for a full year. And by upgrading to $99.99 for a full year, one can access all of this content without having to watch any of the commercials that can be so frustrating for many viewers. Although most viewers have annual subscriptions, membership to CBS All Access can also be done on a monthly basis (for a slightly higher fee). To help ensure that newly signed up clients are satisfied with the service and will be long-time users of CBS All Access, the network offers trial memberships of various lengths to test out the service. These trial memberships are entirely free. And the conversion rate is high - almost everyone who signs up for the trial membership stays for the full term (be it a month or a year).
A final important benefit to note is that CBS All Access prides itself on being user friendly. If users encounter any difficulties or challenges, they can ask questions from the customer service team.