Putting Viacom and CBS Back Together Again

National Amusements is said to be asking Viacom and CBS to consider merging.
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Could Viacom  (VIAB) - Get Report  and CBS  (CBS) - Get Report  be exploring a merger once again? National Amusements, which is the controlling shareholder of both companies, is reportedly asking the boards of both companies to explore a combination. This, a decade after Sumner Redstone split the two companies. Reuters says a merger could result in 400 million in costs savings.