CBSN Thrives On 2020 News Explosion, Reaching 1 Billion Streams, Tripling Its 2019 Viewership

In 2020, a year marked by Covid-19, a tumultuous election and weeks of uprisings against racism, CBSN has blown away its 2019 total of 327 million streaming starts. The free, ad-supported service says it has racked up 1 billion as of this week, with a “start” defined as an engagement of any length. Overall viewing time on CBSN has averaged about one hour. – Dade Hayes, Deadline Hollywood »