Los Angeles Times

CBS and Viacom to merge, reuniting the storied network with Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures

After years of on-again, off-again merger talks, broadcast giant CBS and its corporate sibling Viacom finally agreed to reunite in a $12-billion deal that will bring together such well-known brands as CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon and Showtime.

AT&T’s promise of better pay-TV prices and service is ‘bordering on the absurd’

When AT&T acquired Time Warner in 2018 for $85 billion, the companies said the deal would be great for consumers, who would benefit from lower prices and improved service.