CBS and CNET Are Covering the 2011 CES

A shot from the 2010 CES

CBS Television, CBS Radio stations, and CNET will be reporting from the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, taking place in Las Vegas from January 6 through 9.  (CNET is the official online media partner of the show.)

According to the press release announcement, coverage will include “cross-promotional appearances” by CNET editors, live video and photos, and blog posts and tweets. There will be six to eight hours of live coverage the first couple of days, live broadcasts of some of CNET’s programs, including Buzz Out Loud, and a 30-minute special hosted by CNET editors Molly Wood and Natali Morris. News broadcasts will also be accessible on mobile devices and social media.

After the jump, there’s a list of live events and programming that will be available.

All times below are PST.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 5 –  Press Conferences Streamed Live
      • 10:00 AM        INTEL
      • 12:00 PM         NVIDIA
      • 2:00 PM           Samsung
      • 3:00 PM           Panasonic
      • 5:00 PM           Sony
  • Thursday, Jan. 6 at 1:00 PM – Verizon News Conference at CES 2011 Streamed Live
  • Thursday, Jan. 6 at 3:00 PM – “The ‘Next Big Thing’ Super Session: After the Computer” (North Hall, Room N255-N257).  With the era of the personal computer coming to an end, tablets, smart phones and connected home entertainment are poised to take consumers to the next level of innovation.  CNET editors Molly Wood and Brian Cooley will be joined by industry thought leaders from CBS, HTC, Roku, Samsung and YouTube™ to discuss the services and devices that will shape this shift.  The second part of the discussion will include a panel of well-known tech journalists, including Engadget’s Joshua Topolsky, New York Times’ David Pogue and’s Evan Hansen.
  • Friday, Jan. 7 at 10:00 AM – “Best of CES” Finalists announcement at CNET Stage (South Hall 3 Lobby).  The awards recognize the most buzz-worthy and innovative products at the show.  Voting for People’s Voice award will remain open until 10 AM on Jan. 8.  Votes can be submitted at
  • Friday, Jan. 7 at 10:30 AM – “How to Lighten the Energy Load from Electronics” (South Hall, Room S204-205).  CNET senior editor Martin LaMonica will be joined by the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to discuss new approaches to lowering electricity use and managing home energy
  • Saturday, Jan. 8 at 11:00 AM –  “Best of CES” Winners announcement and awards presentation at CNET Stage (South Hall 3, Upper Level Lobby) and live Webcast at