What is Clicker, and Why Did CBS Acquire It?

CBS Corp. (CBS) made a big splash in the tech world today, announcing it has acquired online television guide Clicker.com and named the site's co-founder and CEO, Jim Lanzone, as the new President of CBS Interactive. What exactly is Clicker, and just what would the "Tiffany network" want with a fairly new-to-the-game TV guide for the Web?

CBS Corp. (CBS) made a big splash in the tech world today, announcing it has acquired online television guide Clicker.com and named the site’s co-founder and CEO, Jim Lanzone, as the new President of CBS Interactive. What exactly is Clicker, and just what would the “Tiffany network” want with a fairly new-to-the-game TV guide for the Web?