Topic: quarterly earnings
FierceVideo is tracking fourth-quarter earnings results from media companies, programmers and broadcasters.
Fourth-quarter reporting season for media companies is kicking off in the next few weeks, and some analysts are predicting constricted ad growth amid ratings woes.
An earnings-report-by-earnings-report rundown of who was in the black and who was in the red during the fourth quarter of 2017.
U.S. broadcast station M&A volume reached $748.8 million in the fourth quarter and totaled $8.24 billion for 2017, according to S&P Global’s Kagan.
After finally returning to pay TV subscriber growth in 2016 after a decade in the wilderness, Comcast appears headed once again for an overall customer loss.
Leichtman pegged Dish Network as having lost 224,000 linear satellite TV subscribers in Q3, while picking up 240,000 customers for its virtual Sling TV service.
When Q4 comes around, and pay TV execs tell you how bad cord cutting is, take what they say at face value.
Despite estimated customer losses of around 233,000 for its core satellite TV business in the third quarter, Dish Network Chairman and CEO Charlie Ergen insists his company's video operation remains "very, very profitable."
The top 10 pay TV platforms belonging to publicly traded telecom operators lost 395,700 video customers in the U.S. in the third quarter.
Tegna CEO Dave Lougee, like leaders at other broadcast groups, is keenly eyeing increased retrans revenues as the vMVPD market gains on pay TV.