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CBS Radio

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CBS Radio

One of the largest owners and operators of radio stations in the United States, third behind main rival Clear Channel Communications and Cumulus Media add

Category: Journalism

Founded in 1972.

Countries: United States (89%), (7%), United Kingdom (2%)

Main connections: Entercom, Howard Stern, CBS

Linked to: CBS Corporation, Federal Communications Commission, New York Yankees, Infinity Broadcasting Corporation

 

Timeline


 

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1974

CBS - The network continued to offer traditional radio programming through its nightly "CBS Radio Mystery Theater", the lone holdout of old-style programming, from 1974 through 1982


1986

It became a publicly traded company twice, in 1986, and again in 1992 add something


1990

NBC - By 1990, the NBC Radio Network as an independent programming service was pretty much gone, becoming a brand name for content produced by Westwood One, and ultimately by, ironically, CBS Radio


2001

In Philadelphia, WPHT, a frequency that had been the longtime home of the Philadelphia Phillies before parting ways after the 2001 season, reacquired the team's broadcast rights in 2005 add something


2003

It was founded in 2003 by Richard Lobel and David Goodman add something


2004

Until late 2004, the stations were not allowed to stream their programs online add something


2005

On December 14, 2005, Viacom changed its name to CBS Corporation and spun off its motion picture and cable television assets under the Viacom name add something


2006

In January 2006, rock star David Lee Roth, Rover's Morning Glory, and talk show host Adam Carolla replaced Stern in most major radio markets, and CBS Radio launched its new "Free FM" hot talk format in many of these markets add something

 

On February 28, 2006, CBS Radio announced it had filed a lawsuit against Stern, his agent Don Buchwald, and Sirius, arguing that Stern promoted Sirius "to enrich himself unfairly add something

 

Howard Stern - On February 28, 2006, CBS Radio filed a lawsuit against Stern, his agent and Sirius, claiming that Stern misused CBS broadcast time to promote Sirius for unjust enrichment during his last 14 months on terrestrial radio

 

In August 2006, CBS Radio announced the sale of its 15 radio stations in Cincinnati,_Ohio; Memphis,_Tennessee; Austin,_Texas; and Rochester, New York to Entercom Communications add something


2007

This group deal was granted FCC approval in mid-November 2007 after it faced regulatory review and numerous challenges for over a year, and officially closed on November 30 add something


2008

On April 30, 2008, CBS Radio and AOL entered a partnership add something

 

On December 15, 2008, CBS Radio and Clear Channel Communications reached an agreement to swap seven stations add something


2009

Last.fm - On 11 September 2009, CBS Radio announced that Last


2010

Westinghouse Electric Company - Westinghouse Electric Company was the primary sponsor in 2010 for the 90th anniversary celebration of KDKA, a radio station licensed to Pittsburgh, launched by the original Westinghouse on November 2, 1920, and which is now owned by CBS Radio


2011

As of October, 2011, AOL Radio is no longer a part of radio.com, having switched to Slacker Radio add something

 

However, KMOX reacquired the Cardinals' broadcast rights in 2011, and KDKA's FM sister all-sports station acquired the Pirates' broadcast rights in 2012, in addition to New York Yankees games being renewed on WCBS-AM after the conclusion of the 2011 season, they would have the rights until the end of the 2013 season add something

 

In 2011, CBS Altitude Group was awarded a W3 Silver Award by the International Academy of Visual Arts for their work with their "Meet the Bermudians" campaign add something

 

KRLD-FM in Dallas was the flagship station for the Texas Rangers before the 2011 season add something

 

MetroLyrics - MetroLyrics was acquired by CBS Radio in October 2011


2012

As of 2012 those games are now simulcast on sister station WIP-FM add something

 

On June 28, 2012, Yahoo is no longer a part of Radio.com, having switched to iHeartRadio add something


2013

Bruce Kelly - On January 5th, 2013, Kelly joined CBS Radio's Phoenix Classic Hits KOOL-FM, for a once a week special "://kool

 

Bruce Kelly - On January 5, 2013, Kelly joined CBS Radio's Phoenix Classic Hits KOOL-FM, for a once a week special "://kool

 

Mike Francesa - On April 2, 2013 CBS Radio announced that Francesa was signed to a new multi-year contract to host Mike's On, as well as The NFL Now.


2014

On September 11, 2014, President/CEO of CBS Les Moonves discusses the possibility of selling a few more of its radio clusters, mostly in smaller markets add something


2015

In 2015, the Chicago Cubs will move its radio broadcasts to CBS property WBBM from its longtime home of WGN add something

 

Wally Williams (American football) - He is currently an analyst for CBS Radio in Baltimore, MD. In 2015 was inducted to Florida A&M University Hall of Fame

 

Chicago Cubs - However, the club has signed a deal with CBS Radio to move games to the latter's all-news station WBBM starting in the 2015 season

 

Cool for the Summer - Lovato's setlist at CBS Radio's 2015 We Can Survive event on October 24, 2015 included the song


2016

On March 15, 2016, CBS CEO Leslie Moonves stated that the company was exploring strategic alternatives that could result in the sale or spin-out of CBS Radio add something

 

In May 2016, Judge Percy Anderson ruled in favor of CBS Radio in a lawsuit filed by ABS Entertainment over the use of pre-1972 sound recordings, which are subject to common law state copyright and not federal law, on CBS Radio's oldies stations add something

 

Subsidiary - In July 2016, CBS Radio filed for a planned IPO, which would have spun out the subsidiary as a separate, publicly-traded company add something


2017

Pending regulatory approval, the transaction is expected to be completed during the second half of 2017 add something

 

On February 2, 2017, CBS Radio announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Entercom, currently the fourth-largest radio broadcaster in the United_States; the sale will be conducted using a Reverse Morris Trust so that it will be tax-free add something

 

While the company announced its intent to perform an initial public offering, CBS Corporation instead announced on February 2, 2017 that it had agreed to sell its radio division to Entercom add something

 

Entercom - On February 2, 2017, Entercom announced that it had agreed to merge with CBS Radio

 

Entercom - On November 1, 2017, Entercom announced a settlement with the Department of Justice, which allowed their merger with CBS Radio

 

Pending regulatory approval, the transaction is expected to be completed on November 17, 2017 add something

 

CBS - On November 17, 2017 CBS Radio was sold to Entercom becoming the last of the original Big Four radio network to be owned by its founding company


2018

Philadelphia Phillies - As of 2018, the Phillies' flagship radio stations is WIP-FM , formerly owned by CBS Radio but since November 2017, owned by Philadelphia-area company Entercom