CBS SOLID: CBS beat second-quarter earnings expectations with an 11 percent net profit gain to $472 million, or 76 cents per share. Analysts expected 72 cents. Revenue also grew 11 percent to $3.7 billion, beating the $3.51 billion expected.

CBS SOLID: CBS beat second-quarter earnings expectations with an 11 percent net profit gain to $472 million, or 76 cents per share. Analysts expected 72 cents. Revenue also grew 11 percent to $3.7 billion, beating the $3.51 billion expected.

FEE HELP: CBS said non-advertising revenue grew to 43 percent of the total, up from less than 30 percent several years ago. Fees from online, traditional and international TV distributors helped stabilize CBS's performance since ad revenue is volatile.

'DOME' DEAL: Summer TV show hit "Under the Dome" was profitable even before airing thanks to Amazon.com buying up online rights, CEO Leslie Moonves says. He expects the model will be copied industrywide.