From AMC to Viacom: Tracking video industry earnings in Q1 2019

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The first-quarter earnings season is underway, and FierceVideo is tracking the results from streaming media companies, programmers, pay TV operators and broadcasters throughout the period. Check out our updates on 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.

April 16

Netflix blew past its own estimates for paid membership additions during the first quarter by pulling in 9.6 million new paid subscribers, well ahead of the 8.9 million it was expecting.
- see our coverage
- visit Netflix's investor relations page

April 23

- visit Twitter's investor relations page

For its most recent quarter, the company reported a net loss of 53,000 Fios video connections, which the company again attributed to the “shift from traditional linear video to over-the-top offerings.”
- see our coverage
- visit Verizon's investor relations page

April 24

AT&T/Warner Media
Subscriber declines at AT&T’s virtual MVPD DirecTV Now slowed down in the first quarter, but the company still lost a net 83,000 streaming TV subscribers.
- see our coverage
- visit Warner Media's investor relations page

- visit Facebook's investor relations page

April 25

Comcast’s first-quarter earnings were marked by a steady increase in cable communications revenue despite continuing video subscriber losses.
- see our coverage
- visit Comcast's investor relations page

April 30

- visit Akamai's investor relations page

- visit Apple's investor relations page

Charter Communications, the third largest pay TV provider in the U.S., announced first-quarter earnings marked by an acceleration in video subscriber declines.
- see our coverage
- visit Charter's investor relations page

May 1

AMC Networks
AMC Networks reported first-quarter financial results marked by a nearly 6% boost in revenues helped along by the company’s international and streaming segment.
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- visit AMC's investor relations page

May 2

Altice USA
- visit Altice USA's investor relations page

CBS Corporation
CBS released its first-quarter financial results today and boasted an 11% increase in overall revenues and 71% annual growth in subscribers to its direct-to-consumer streaming video services.
- see our coverage
- visit CBS' investor relations page

Discovery Inc.
Discovery Inc. today reported first-quarter revenue of $2.7 billion, up 17% year over year, during a quarter when streaming deals filled the operational highlights section.
- see our coverage
- visit Discovery's investor relations page

May 3

Dish Network
Dish Network is still feeling the affects of no HBO – particularly as “Game of Thrones” final season plays out – and it’s resulting in accelerated subscriber losses.
- see our coverage
- visit Dish's investor relations page

May 8

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

Nexstar Media
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- visit Nexstar's investor relations page

Roku estimated that one of every three smart TVs sold last quarter were Roku TVs, a figure that the company said moved it past Samsung and made it the top smart TV operating in the U.S.
- see our coverage
- visit Roku's investor relations page

Sinclair Broadcast Group
Sinclair’s recently launched ad-supported multichannel service STIRR could see benefits from the company’s recently announced $9.6 billion deal for Disney’s regional sports networks (RSNs.)
- see our coverage
- visit Sinclair's investor relations page

The Walt Disney Company/ABC
Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international business—which houses ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+—saw its losses soar to $393 million during the company’s fiscal second quarter.
- see our coverage
- visit Disney's investor relations page

May 10

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