CBS and Viacom announce merger — again

Aug 13, 2019
This time around, the media landscape is "completely different," says Keach Hagey of the Wall Street Journal.
The CBS headquarters in New York City in 2013.
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CBS and Viacom to reunite as media giants bulk

Aug 13, 2019
The reunion will help these companies navigate a competitive streaming landscape, according to analysts.
CBS headquarters in New York City.
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Classic sitcoms still making money after all these years

Aug 21, 2018
TV oldies like “I Love Lucy” and “Bewitched” have managed to hold on to devoted superfans more than 50 years after they aired. There’s a vibrant market for memorabilia.
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in “I Love Lucy” in 1956. The show still has earning power.
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Why we're still talking about Sumner Redstone

Jun 25, 2018
Succession planning is tricky when the plan involves never dying.
Sumner Redstone, chairman emeritus of the CBS Corporation and Viacom.
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The drama just keeps coming at CBS and Viacom

May 17, 2018
Power, money and family ties come together in a boardroom battle

Viacom and CBS — a media re-merger?

Sep 29, 2016
A decade after they were split apart, the media parent company controlled by Sumner and Shari Redstone suggests CBS and Viacom should come back together.
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Viacom announces earnings amid epic family drama

Aug 4, 2016
The power struggle underway at the top of the media company comes at a tricky time.


Sumner Redstone attends the dedication of the Sumner M. Redstone Production Building at USC back in 2013. 
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When a $2 million pay cut is a symbolic blow

May 18, 2016
Good thing Sumner Redstone is worth $5 billion.
Sumner Redstone in a 2013 photo. Viacom's board voted Wednesday to stop paying his salary.
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Sumner Redstone resigns as CBS chairman

Feb 3, 2016
The 92-year-old announced his resignation on Wednesday
Sumner Redstone, executive chairman of CBS Corporation and Viacom stepped down from his post at CBS on Wednesday. 
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Who's controlling Sumner Redstone's media empire?

Could the head of CBS and Viacom be headed for the great boardroom in the sky?
Executive Chairman and CEO of Viacom and CBS Corporation Sumner Redstone attends a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in March, 2012 in Hollywood, California
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