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What does CBS stand for?
CBs logo

CBS West Coast Headquarters (circa 1923)

CBs Corp.
CBS = Columbia Broadcasting System

This television network grew out of a company called United Independent Broadcasters that was bought by William S. Paley in 1928.

Originally consisting of 16 radio stations, Paley renamed his company the Columbia Broadcasting System and it grew to become one of the largest radio networks in the United States.

In 1974, CBS dropped its full name and became simply CBS, Inc.

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