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« on: August 14, 2019, 04:05:21 pm »

CBS and Viacom are back together again as ViacomCBS

The cable and broadcast companies seal the deal and position themselves better against Disney and AT&T.

What you need to know

CBS and Viacom were once the same company. Then they split.
Now they're back together.
But they're still way smaller than Netflix and Disney and AT&T.
After all the rumors and wrangling and hand-holding and who knows what go into this sort of thing, CBS and Viacom — once part of the same company but were split apart some time ago — are back together. At its most basic level that means the broadcast network (that's CBS) has joined forces with the cable programmer (that's Viacom, and it's home to things like Comedy Central and MTV) and formed a new company called ViacomCBS.

So what does that mean for you? In the short-term, probably not a lot. We'd talk about Viacom around here from time to time because its channels were often a little hard to find on the various streaming services. That's changed a bit in recent months, though. CBS, ...

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