2. CBS TELEVISION STATIONS, New York
2016 Spot Revenue: $1.725 billion Stations: 30 in 18 markets Coverage: 37.7% Ownership: CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) Key Executives: Leslie Moonves, chairman-CEO, CBS Corp.; Peter Dunn, president, CBS Television Stations; Jim Sullivan, president, sales, CBS Television Stations.; Adam Wiener, EVP-GM, CBS Local Digital Media.
The company named new general managers at its stations in Atlanta, Detroit and San Francisco — Tom Canedo (WUPA Atlanta); Brian Watson (WWJ-WKBD Detroit); and Kevin Walsh (KPIX-KBCW San Francisco plus KSTW Seattle). It also promoted the group’s public relations leader, Mike Nelson, to SVP. The group signed a multiyear renewal for Nielsen’s Local Television Measurement, which includes “Local Digital in TV” ratings.