CBS Offered $25M For Golden Globes, Moonves Testifies

Law360, Los Angeles (February 2, 2012, 6:29 PM EST) -- CBS Corp. President Leslie Moonves was surprised NBCUniversal Inc. secured an agreement to air the Golden Globe Awards after he suggested CBS might pay $25 million for the deal, the executive said in a videotaped deposition played during trial Thursday over licensing rights for the show.

Under questioning by an attorney for Dick Clark Productions Inc., which inked the eight-year NBC deal, an occasionally frustrated Moonves said that DCP's CEO Mark Shapiro dangled the prospect of moving the show to CBS for four years, and that...
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