” I am broadcaster’s biggest cheerleader because I genuinely believe in it. Where else can you get 20 million people a week watching ‘NCIS’ or ‘American Idol?’ Where else can you get 120 million watching the Super Bowl? “


” I was one of the first to read the ‘ER’ script and the good news is George Clooney still gives me credit for helping to launch his career. I had George Clooney under contract for four years in a row before ‘ER’ happened. He’s one of the few who remembers the people who helped him. “


” I think many years from now, people will still watch television, though it will probably be 150 inches wide. What will change is the ability to get ‘CSI’ not only on TV but also on the Internet, even watching it in a foreign country as it’s playing in the U.S. “


” There are plenty of people who are willing to pay $2.6 million for 30 seconds on the Super Bowl and hundreds of thousands of dollars for ‘American Idol.’ There will be advertising dollars on the Internet. We’re there as well. We win either way. “


” We think wireless is going to grow tremendously. Do I think people are going to watch an episode of ‘Survivor’ on a 2-inch television set? I doubt it. But I do think somebody’s going to go to a grocery store in the middle of a football game and watch that game. “


” I understand why creative people like dark, but American audiences don’t like dark. They like story. They do not respond to nervous breakdowns and unhappy episodes that lead nowhere. They like their characters to be a part of the action. They like strength, not weakness, a chance to work out any dilemma. “


” Rebuilding a network is a slow, brick-by-brick process. It’s not just creating a hit show – it’s building shows to back up that hit show, it’s creating an identity of success so that people want their shows on your network. “



All 7 Leslie Moonves Quotes about People in picture


I am broadcaster
I was one of the first to read the
I think many years from now, people will still watch television, though it will probably be 150 inches wide. What will change is the ability to get
There are plenty of people who are willing to pay $2.6 million for 30 seconds on the Super Bowl and hundreds of thousands of dollars for
We think wireless is going to grow tremendously. Do I think people are going to watch an episode of
I understand why creative people like dark, but American audiences don
Rebuilding a network is a slow, brick-by-brick process. It

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