CBS and Viacom still look set for a merger

CBS and Viacom still look set for a merger

Sooner or later, Stephen Colbert will get into SpongeBob’s SquarePants. Merger talks between CBS, which broadcasts the “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and SpongeBob owner Viacom will likely result in a deal — despite thorny negotiations over price and whether CBS boss…

Viacom, Charter Strike New Carriage Deal

Viacom, Charter Strike New Carriage Deal

Viacom Inc. and Charter Communications said they have reached “an agreement in principle” to keep the New York entertainment conglomerate’s cable networks on Charter’s Spectrum cable service, avoiding what might have escalated into a contentious fight over the nickels-and-dimes of programming costs….