Les Moonves Is on a Mission for C7 Currency

While Les Moonves appears to have mothballed his side gig as the grand prognosticator of the upfront, the CBS Corp. president and CEO remains outspoken about the marketplace as a whole. Speaking to investors this month at a Deutsche Bank media confab, Moonves took another run at TV’s prevailing currency.

Bad Moonves Rising: Les Takes Aim at Zucker, USA

On the eve of what promises to be an enormously lucrative upfront, Les Moonves is feeling his oats. Speaking Tuesday at the National Association of Broadcasters annual gathering in Las Vegas, the CBS Corp. honcho took shots at one vanquished foe and a lean and hungry cable rival.