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CBS Radio

Knowledge Identifier: &CBS_Radio


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




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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 - On 11 September 2009, CBS Radio announced that Last


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


As of October, 2011, AOL Radio is no longer a part of, 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


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, having switched to iHeartRadio add something


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.


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


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


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


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


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