From AMC to Viacom: Tracking video earnings in Q4 2018

The fourth-quarter earnings season is underway, and FierceVideo is tracking the results from media companies, programmers, pay TV operators and broadcasters throughout the period. Check out our coverage of companies in this segment.

Make sure to check FierceWireless and FierceTelecom, as they also track earnings for companies in the wireless, pay TV and wireline industries.

And keep checking back here for updates.

Jan. 17

Netflix added 1.5 million paid subscribers in the U.S. during the fourth quarter, right in line with its estimates. But the company exceeded expectations globally.
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- visit Netflix's investor relations page

Jan. 23

Comcast slowed its video subscriber losses to 29,000 (19,000 residential and 10,000 business video customers) during the fourth quarter, a small improvement over the 33,000 it lost one year ago.
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- visit Comcast's investor relations page

Jan. 29

Verizon widened its pay TV subscriber losses during the fourth quarter of 2018 even as the company is rolling out a new updated pay TV service platform.
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- visit Verizon's investor relations page

Jan. 30

AT&T/Warner Media
AT&T’s vow to focus more on profitability, partly by cutting back on pricing promos, has led its streaming TV service DirecTV Now to lose 267,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter.
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- visit Warner Media's investor relations page

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- visit Facebook's investor relations page

Jan. 31

Charter Communications lost 36,000 residential video customers during the fourth quarter but still managed to increase video revenues.
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- visit Charter's investor relations page

Feb. 5

Viacom’s consolidated revenues for the quarter approached $3.1 billion, up just 1% year over year. Operating income dropped 16% to $602 million.
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- visit Viacom's investor relations page

The Walt Disney Company/ABC
Disney today announced fiscal first-quarter results showing $15.3 billion in consolidated revenue, which stayed mostly flat year over year despite growth in media networks.
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- visit Disney's investor relations page

Feb. 6

21st Century Fox
21st Century Fox turned in fiscal second-quarter earnings marked by higher revenue and profit as the company neared the finish line of its $71.3 billion acquisition deal with Disney.
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- visit Fox's investor relations page

Feb. 7

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Feb. 12

Akamai on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter revenue totaling $713 million, up 8% over the $658 million it reported for the year-ago quarter.
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- visit Akamai's investor relations page

Feb. 13

Dish Network
Dish Network’s core satellite distribution business continued to see precipitous drops in subscriber totals during the fourth quarter, offset slightly by growth at Sling TV.
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- visit Dish's investor relations page

Feb. 14

CBS Corporation
CBS has done a lot of shifting around with subscriber growth targets for its streaming platforms. Now the company’s doing it again, projecting All Access and Showtime OTT will have 25 million combined subscribers by 2022.
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- visit CBS' investor relations page

Feb. 21

Altice USA
Altice USA today reported fourth-quarter earnings marked by a loss of 15,000 video subscribers, an improvement over the 25,000 the company lost in the year-ago quarter.
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- visit Altice USA's investor relations page

Roku’s focus shift toward its platform business is continuing to pay off as the company’s fourth-quarter results were marked by a 46% increase in revenue.
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- visit Roku's investor relations page

Feb. 26

Discovery Inc.
Discovery’s fourth-quarter revenues of $2.8 billion increased 51% year over year and adjusted OIBDA increased 86% to $1.2 billion year over year.
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- visit Discovery's investor relations page

Nexstar Media
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- visit Nexstar's investor relations page

Feb. 27

Sinclair Broadcast Group
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- visit Sinclair's investor relations page

Feb. 28

AMC Networks
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- visit AMC's investor relations page