CBS will win Aereo fight, says CEO Les Moonves

March 28, 2014 4:37 PM

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The Supreme Court will likely rule in favor of television networks, which argue online service provider Aereo committed copyright infringement by retransmitting programs, CBS CEO Les Moonves told CNBC on Friday.

"We think we're going to win," Moonves said on "Squawk on the Street," noting U.S. Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli Jr. came out in support of TV networks earlier this month. "The percentage of cases that go with the solicitor general are very high—somewhere in the 75 to 80-percent range—so we'r...

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