CBSN is a CBS operated news station that launched on Nov 6, 2014. The online news service is available through cbsnews.com and mobile apps. It can also be accessed though digital media player devices like Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku. Since Sep 21, 2015, some of the CBSN programs are recreated on the CBS network as part of CBS Overnight News. It mainly gets content form CBS News along with other CBS-owned services. Different CBS personalities host much of the content during daytime. Apart form CBS content, the channel broadcasts breaking news, live events and also serves as timeshift channel as it provides some content on a short delay. CBSN was primary built to get the attention of younger audiences by allowing them linear stream and on-demand segments.
CBS News was launched on Nov 6, 2014 however, the launch of the channel was earlier speculated by BuzzFeed in Oct 2013; a CBS spokesperson later confirmed the news and revealed that company was looking for partners. Amid different rumors in the beginning, The News York Times broke the formation of an all-news radio which proved to be wrong at the end. It furthered said that the pre-recorded content would be combined with regular live news stories. Leslie Moonves in May 2014 in an interview with Bloomberg Television recognized that the company was planning and working to launch a service. He described it as an alternative to the general cable news. Moonves said that the information they receive is too big in size to cover in a 22-miute newscast.
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