From AMC to Viacom: Tracking video industry earnings in Q4 2019

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The fourth-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.

Jan. 21

Netflix shares dropped slightly after the streamer reported fourth-quarter domestic subscriber growth that fell short of expectations.
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- visit Netflix's investor relations page

Jan. 23

Comcast reported a net loss of 149,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, which brought its full-year total video losses to 733,000.
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- visit Comcast's investor relations page

Jan. 28

Apple TV+ is still fairly new to the world, and Apple said its new subscription streaming video service has yet to impact the company’s earnings.
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- visit Apple's investor relations page

Jan. 29

AT&T/Warner Media
AT&T posted another substantial round of video subscriber losses for the fourth quarter of 2019, rounding out a year of mass erosion to its satellite TV business.
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- visit Warner Media's investor relations page

- visit Facebook's investor relations page

Jan. 30

Verizon Fios revenues stayed relatively flat during the fourth quarter as broadband demand was offset by video subscriber losses.
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- visit Verizon's investor relations page

Jan. 31

Charter’s video subscriber base continued to erode – at an accelerated annual rate – but the company’s video revenues increased during the fourth quarter.
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- visit Charter's investor relations page

Feb. 3

Google parent company Alphabet has provided a rare update on the performance of its virtual MVPD YouTube TV and other premium subscription services.
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- visit Google's investor relations page

Feb. 4

The Walt Disney Company
Disney provided its first subscriber count for Disney+, the streaming video service it launched in November, and it’s off to an impressive start.
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- visit Disney's investor relations page

Feb. 5

Fox is maintaining an extra disciplined approach to direct-to-consumer streaming as peers like Disney, NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia go full steam ahead.
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- visit Fox's investor relations page

Feb. 6

- visit Lionsgate's investor relations page

Feb. 11

Akamai’s media and carrier division business experienced dramatic rises in traffic during the fourth quarter thanks to OTT video, along with software and gaming downloads.
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- visit Akamai's investor relations page

Feb. 12

Altice USA
Altice USA, which operates cable service across its Optimum and Suddenlink brands, is buying another small cable company to keep growing its footprint.
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- visit Altice USA's investor relations page


Roku rounded out 2019 nearly 10 million active accounts ahead of where it ended 2018 as the company continues its momentum in the streaming space.
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- visit Roku's investor relations page

Feb. 18

- visit TiVo's investor relations page

Feb. 19

Dish Network
Sling TV, Dish Network’s live streaming TV service, recorded a net subscriber loss for the first time in the fourth quarter of 2019.
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- visit Dish's investor relations page

Feb. 20

ViacomCBS provided some details on its plans to expand CBS All Access into a broader streaming service with content from Nickelodeon, Paramount and more.
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- visit Viacom's investor relations page

Feb. 26

AMC Networks
AMC Networks has a collection of four subscription streaming services which it said focus on specific audiences, a strategy that has helped the company improve subscriber acquisition costs and churn.
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- visit AMC's investor relations page

Nexstar Media
- visit Nexstar's investor relations page

Sinclair Broadcast Group
- visit Sinclair's investor relations page

Feb. 27

Discovery, Inc.
Discovery, Inc. is in the early planning phases of launching a streaming video service that aggregates IP from all its brands, and the company is being careful not to disrupt its relationships with traditional pay TV distributors.
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- visit Discovery's investor relations page