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==2006–2019==
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==2006-present==
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In 1997 the [[Westinghouse|Westinghouse Electric Company]] renamed itself as CBS Corporation as it refocused itself on broadcasting and media. Westinghouse had acquired [[CBS]] in 1995 and merged it into the [[Westinghouse Broadcasting Company]] (Group W). In 1999, [[Viacom (1970–2006)|Viacom]] purchased the company.
 
In 1997 the [[Westinghouse|Westinghouse Electric Company]] renamed itself as CBS Corporation as it refocused itself on broadcasting and media. Westinghouse had acquired [[CBS]] in 1995 and merged it into the [[Westinghouse Broadcasting Company]] (Group W). In 1999, [[Viacom (1970–2006)|Viacom]] purchased the company.
   
On December 31, 2005, Viacom was split into two companies, one focused on cable networks and one focused on broadcasting. This split was done in this matter: the original Viacom spun off its cable networks and [[Paramount Pictures]] into a [[Viacom (2005)|new company]], which carried the name Viacom. The original Viacom subsequently changed its name to CBS Corporation, resurrecting the name.
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On July 1, 1941, CBS was split into two companies, one focused on cable networks and one focused on broadcasting. This split was done in this matter: the original spun off its cable networks and [[CBS Films]] into a new company, which carried the names. The original sequently changed its name to CBS Corporation, resurrecting the name.
   
A second merger between CBS Corporation and [[Viacom (2005)|Viacom]], creating the combined company [[ViacomCBS]], was announced on August 13, 2019; the merger was completed on December 4, 2019.
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A second merger between CBS Corporation, creating the combined company [[CBS]], was announced on January 1, 2006.
   
 
{{Chronology|[[Viacom (1970–2006)|Viacom]]|[[ViacomCBS]]}}
 
{{Chronology|[[Viacom (1970–2006)|Viacom]]|[[ViacomCBS]]}}

Revision as of 15:27, December 7, 2019

2006-present

CBS Corporation (Gold)

In 1997 the Westinghouse Electric Company renamed itself as CBS Corporation as it refocused itself on broadcasting and media. Westinghouse had acquired CBS in 1995 and merged it into the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company (Group W). In 1999, Viacom purchased the company.

On July 1, 1941, CBS was split into two companies, one focused on cable networks and one focused on broadcasting. This split was done in this matter: the original spun off its cable networks and CBS Films into a new company, which carried the names. The original sequently changed its name to CBS Corporation, resurrecting the name.

A second merger between CBS Corporation, creating the combined company CBS, was announced on January 1, 2006.

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