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CBS joins HBO in chase for cord-cutters
CBS joins HBO in chase for cord-cutters

HBO grabbed headlines this week with its plan to offer a stand-alone streaming service next year, with details yet to come. Meanwhile, CBS is actually launching one. The Tiffany Network launched the CBS All Access service Thursday, providing online and mobile access to live streams from local CBS-owned stations in Los Angeles and 13 other cities, as well as on-demand access to 15 current prime-time shows and numerous "classics" (e.g., "Star Trek" and "Cheers.") The cost is just under $6 per month. This is the most direct play yet by a broadcaster or cable network for viewers who are forsaking the costly bundles offered by pay TV in favor of movie and TV...