From AMC to Viacom: Tracking video industry earnings in Q2 2019

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The second-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.

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

Keep checking back here for updates.

July 17

Subscriber growth is still the key metric by which Netflix’s performance is measured, and by that standard, the company just posted some disastrous second-quarter results.
- see our coverage
- visit Netflix's investor relations page

July 24

AT&T/Warner Media
AT&T reported losing nearly one million video subscribers between its DirecTV and DirecTV Now services as the company’s pay TV woes continued in the second quarter.
- see our coverage
- visit Warner Media's investor relations page

- visit Facebook's investor relations page

July 25

Comcast succumbed to secular cord cutting trends again during the second quarter but still managed to grow key financial metrics within its cable communications business.
- see our coverage
- visit Comcast's investor relations page

July 26

Charter reported residential video subscriber losses that were more than double the figure from the same quarter one year ago.
- see our coverage
- visit Charter's investor relations page

- visit Twitter's investor relations page

July 29

Dish Network
Dish Network’s second-quarter results were marked by a significant decrease in satellite subscriber losses and continued (albeit slow) growth at Sling TV.
- see our coverage
- visit Dish's investor relations page

July 30

- visit Akamai's investor relations page

Apple this week reported its fiscal third-quarter earnings including service revenues totaling approximately $11.5 billion.
- see our coverage
- visit Apple's investor relations page

July 31

Altice USA
Altice USA, like Dish Network, has posted somewhat reassuring video subscriber numbers after last week’s devastation ignited by AT&T’s massive subscriber losses.
- see our coverage
- visit Altice USA's investor relations page

AMC Networks
During its second-quarter earnings call today, AMC Networks provided some insight into current and future growth trends for its subscription streaming video services.
- see our coverage
- visit AMC's investor relations page

TiVo just reported some positive financial results that propelled its stock up more than 12% since the close of market Wednesday.
- see our coverage
- visit TiVo's investor relations page

August 1

Verizon’s net video subscriber losses during the second quarter kept pace with the previous quarter as the company continues to contend with the shift from traditional linear TV to OTT video services.
- see our coverage
- visit Verizon's investor relations page

August 6

Discovery, Inc.
Discovery Inc.’s direct-to-consumer streaming video strategy is expanding, and CEO David Zaslav today provided an overview of where his company is and where it’s going.
- see our coverage
- visit Discovery's investor relations page

The Walt Disney Company/ABC
Disney confirmed today its plans to sell its three streaming video services – Hulu, ESPN+ and the upcoming Disney+ – bundled together for $12.99 per month in the U.S.
- see our coverage
- visit Disney's investor relations page

August 7

During Wednesday’s earnings call, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch hurled an accusation of “theft” at Locast, a free broadcast television streaming service that’s being sued by all four major U.S. broadcasters.
- see our coverage
- visit Fox's investor relations page

Nexstar Media
- visit Nexstar's investor relations page

Roku is highlighting its second-quarter earnings with two “significant milestones,” including passing up 30 million active accounts.
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- visit Roku's investor relations page

Sinclair Broadcast Group
- visit Sinclair's investor relations page

August 8

CBS Corporation
CBS All Access is looking to grow its audience and better compete with Netflix for engagement time by rolling out kids programming on its subscription video platform.
- see our coverage
- visit CBS' investor relations page

- visit Lionsgate's investor relations page

Pluto TV, a Viacom-owned, ad-supported streaming video service, reported 18 million monthly active users at the end of July, up from 12 million at the start of the year.
- see our coverage
- visit Viacom's investor relations page