Experts agree that CBS has a stronger portfolio, and Viacom may find itself floundering given its low ratings and lack of digital expansion.
Stocks closed mostly lower on Monday despite oil prices soaring as Treasury yields spiked ahead of a key Federal Reserve meeting.
Shari Redstone's company says it's "not the right time to merge" CBS and Viacom.
Media titan Sumner Redstone gave out many millions of dollars to multiple mistresses, new legal filings claim.
Viacom elevates interim CEO Bob Bakish to permanent CEO. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
National Amusements asks the boards of CBS and Viacom to discontinue their exploration of a potential combination, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
Verizon has expressed interest in CBS, which may have been fueled by AT&T's pending purchase of Time Warner. CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew discuss the news that Shari Redstone via National Amusements has withdrawn a proposal to merge CBS and Viacom.
CNBC's David Faber reports that Shari Redstone has withdrawn a proposal to merge CBS and Viacom, saying that she wants Viacom to remain an independent company.
Alexia Quadrani of JPMorgan on Wednesday reiterated an overweight rating on CBS, calling the stock a top pick for 2017.
Instead of having to pay for a TV bundle, now you can pay to watch channels à la carte via the internet. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.
Disney shares are going to either "break down or break out" soon, said trader Steve Grasso.
The "Fast Money" traders give you 4 ways to play media in a cable-cutting world.
DirecTV Now is launching without CBS, CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports that real news organizations have seen a surge in subscriptions since the election. And that has boosted stock prices.
After Viacom delivered a presentation to CBS last Wednesday, Viacom is waiting for CBS to make an offer, sources told CNBC.
CBS Radio updates IPO filing, saying its ticker will be CBSR and will trade on the NYSE. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
Swearing in conference calls seems to be up in 2016. Here are some of the most profane moments.
Consumer advocates and antitrust academics often influence telecom transactions, but corporate foils have clout, too.