Tuesday, 13 August 2019 () NEW YORK (AP) — CBS and Viacom said Tuesday they will reunite, bringing together their networks and the Paramount movie studio as traditional media giants challenge streaming companies like Netflix. Viacom CEO Bob Bakish, who will become CEO of the combined company, said the new ViacomCBS will be “one of only a few companies with […]
CBS and Viacom Agree to Merge After Years of Discussion. After years of back-and-forth discussions, media giants CBS and Viacom will merge. The new company, ViacomCBS, will be headed by Viacom CEO Bob Bakish. Current CBS CEO Joe Ianiello will act as chairman for CBS as well as maintaining control of...
· CBS and Viacom have agreed to reunite, creating another US media powerhouse that could be better positioned to compete with Netflix and media giants Disney... Business Insider Also reported by •Reuters
Media giants CBS and Viacom have agreed to terms to conclude an on-again off-again merger, reuniting the pair after a 13-year split. AppleInsider Also reported by •Newsday •Newsmax •TechCrunch •Reuters •The Age