CBS’s Franks: Little Flacco F-Bomb Backlash

There has been no outcry against CBS from viewers angry with the network’s unintentional airing of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco swearing while celebrating the team’s Super Bowl win, according to Martin Franks, CBS’s EVP of planning, policy and government affairs.

CBS Exec Grilled In Hearing Over Aereo

At a Wednesday hearing to help decide whether an injunction against Aereo will be granted, one of the central questions was if Aereo was more or less harmful than the advent of DVRs. Martin Franks, CBS executive VP of planning for policy and government affairs, answered, “I just don’t know.”