Secret Messages Reveal Bond Between Les Moonves And Joe Ianniello In CBS Battle With National Amusements

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Anyone who has listened to CBS’ earnings calls has heard the smooth rapport between CEO Les Moonves and his heir apparent, COO Joe Ianniello. Private messages exchanged between the two executives, made public as part of CBS’ ongoing legal battle with its controlling shareholders, the Redstone family, portray Moonves and Ianniello as more than just close colleagues. Instead, they depict two confederates in a high-stakes corporate war. “I will have your back to the end!”…