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CBS announced today a huge merger with Viacom. The television mogul Viacom brings us some of the best entertainment from Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central, MTV, and Paramount pictures productions. Now all these great networks will be under the same umbrella, meaning more everything.

 Network Ten here in Australia will be getting another face lift on top of the one announced just a few months ago. This news comes after CBS beat out Rupert Murdoch in the buying of Australia’s Network Ten. Executives, television visionaries and creators, as well as the news team should all have a bit more pep in their step with this exciting news. This merger means even more content, more access, and more opportunity for everyone.

The merger comes amidst CBS continual changes it makes for a brighter new future. TheViacom CEO Bob Bakish will become the President and CEO of the combined companies, he stated in a press release. 

Now the combined company has a total of over $28 billion in revenue and projects. And with the backing of all the staff CBS and Viacom will have the resources to take on other entertainment powerhouses like Netflix and Disney.

This news for all of us as the viewers can only be described as good. Now all that’s left is to play the waiting game and see what new content will be brought to us in the near future.