From AMC to ViacomCBS: Tracking media earnings in Q1 2021

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The first-quarter earnings season is underway and Fierce Video is tracking the results. (AshDesign/Shutterstock)

The first-quarter earnings season is underway, and Fierce Video is tracking the results from streaming media companies, programmers, pay TV operators and broadcasters throughout the period.

Make sure to check Fierce Wireless and Fierce Telecom as they also track earnings for companies in the wireless and wireline industries.

Keep checking back here for updates.

April 20

Netflix
Netflix gained about a third fewer subscribers in the first quarter of 2021 than it had predicted—3.98 million, not the 6 million forecast in its previous quarter, bringing it to 207.6 million paid memberships worldwide.
- see our coverage
- visit Netflix's investor relations page

April 21

Verizon
Verizon posted another quarter of Fios Video subscriber losses and now the company’s pay TV customer base has shrunk to its lowest point in 10 years.
- see our coverage
- visit Verizon's investor relations page

April 22

AT&T/WarnerMedia
AT&T lost another 620,000 premium video subscribers in the first quarter as it moves forward with a deal to spin off DirecTV, U-verse and AT&T TV.
- see our coverage
- visit Warner Media's investor relations page

April 27

Google
- see our coverage
- visit Google's investor relations page

April 28

Altice USA
- visit Altice USA's investor relations page

Apple
- visit Apple's investor relations page

Discovery, Inc.
Discovery said it now has 15 million total paying subscribers across its global direct-to-consumer business including Discovery+.
- see our coverage
- visit Discovery's investor relations page

Facebook
- visit Facebook's investor relations page

April 29

Amazon
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos claimed that Prime Video, which launched 10 years ago, saw more than 175 million Prime members streamed shows and movies in the past year.
- see our coverage
- visit Amazon's investor relations page

Comcast/NBCUniversal
Comcast lost another 491,000 pay TV subscribers in the first quarter, significantly outpacing the 409,000 it lost in the same quarter of 2020.
- see our coverage
- visit Comcast's investor relations page

Dish Network
Sling TV dropped 100,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2021 amid Dish Network’s wider 230,000 net pay TV subscriber losses.
- see our coverage
- visit Dish's investor relations page

Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks reported a disappointing first quarter, with revenues and net losses coming in notably worse than in Q1 of 2020 and management offering a turnaround-in-progress message in its earnings call Thursday afternoon.
- see our coverage
- visit Limelight's investor relations page

April 30

Charter
After two consecutive quarters of surprising growth last year, Charter lost 138,000 video subscribers in the first quarter of 2021.
- see our coverage
- visit Charter's investor relations page

May 3

Harmonic
- visit Harmonic's investor relations page

May 4

Akamai
- visit Akamai's investor relations page

Nexstar Media
- visit Nexstar's investor relations page

WideOpenWest
WOW! tv+, WideOpenWest’s IP-based video product launched last year, has yet to gain a lot of traction with the cable operator’s subscribers.
- see our coverage
- visit WideOpenWest's investor relations page

May 5

Fox
- visit Fox's investor relations page

Mediacom
- visit Mediacom's investor relations page

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair’s large portfolio of Bally Sports regional sports networks (RSN) could soon expand beyond their MVPD and virtual MVPD distribution footprints.
- see our coverage
- visit Sinclair's investor relations page

May 6

Cable One
- visit Cable One's investor relations page

Comscore
- visit Comscore's investor relations page

Roku
Roku reported substantial increases in both revenue and income during the first quarter despite a slight slowdown in active account growth.
- see our coverage
- visit Roku's investor relations page

TiVo/Xperi
Xperi is building more support for its IMAX Enhanced standard, which builds 4K HDR and DTS audio support into content for consumer electronics and streaming platforms.
- see our coverage
- visit TiVo's investor relations page

ViacomCBS
ViacomCBS now has 36 million global streaming subscribers after Paramount+ helped drive 6 million additions during the first quarter of 2021.
- see our coverage
- visit Viacom's investor relations page

May 7

AMC Networks
AMC Networks said its first-quarter subscription revenues increased 14% due largely to its subscription streaming services including AMC+.
- see our coverage
- visit AMC's investor relations page

May 11

CuriosityStream
- see our coverage
- visit CuriosityStream's investor relations page

FuboTV
FuboTV’s first-quarter financial results were marked by better-than-expected subscriber growth but expanded net losses amid growing operating expenses.
- see our coverage
- visit fuboTV's investor relations page

Vizio
- visit Vizio's investor relations page

May 13

The Walt Disney Company
Disney+ has officially broken through the 100 million subscriber mark but the service’s average revenue per user has been dragged down by aggressive pricing in international markets.
- see our coverage
- visit Disney's investor relations page

May 27

Lionsgate
- visit Lionsgate's investor relations page