I always want to have the audience immersed in the films I make. I don’t want people watching a film on screen – I want them to actually feel like they’re going on this adventure into Middle-earth with me Director Peter Jackson on the set of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in New Zealand with Martin Freeman, who plays Bilbo Baggins.e.
Our Person of the Year interview showed a more forceful Obama. After all, he will never have to run for office again, never have to say the words ‘I approved this message.’ Rick Stengel, Managing Editor, TIME, in the Oval Office on December 12, 2012.
Writing and producing a story that is both funny and meaningful 24 times a year is a ridiculously difficult thing to do. And yet, on shows like The Big Bang Theory, there’s a tangible feeling of gratitude for the opportunity. Chuck Lorre (left), co-creator/executive producer of The Big Bang Theory, on the Warner Bros. lot with colleagues and series stars, including Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco.
There’s so much riding on election night and you want to make sure everything is completely accurate, you’re getting everything right, and you’re getting it quick. You’re really concentrating, it’s really intense. CNN’s Anderson Cooper on the set in New York with Wolf Blitzer on November 7, 2012.
In this scene, I was the director, camera person and actor, and it was so much fun in that wonderful, magic-of- Hollywood way. Angie Harmon, co-star of Rizzoli & Isles, on the set of the TNT hit.
When we’re on, I don’t think like I’m on television. I love watching basketball and to get paid to do it is just awesome.I don’t think anybody’s having more fun than we do. Charles Barkley (right), analyst on TNT’s Emmy Award-winning Inside the NBA for the past 14 years, at the NBA All-Star Weekend in Orlando.
It was kind of daunting. We’re all in this little space in the middle of nowhere and there’s a lot happening and equipment everywhere. But as the show goes on,I feel like some of these scenes have been written for me – I see myself in them, not just the character Arya. You’re a part of it, you’re in that world –and that’s just lovely.. Maisie Williams shoots her first scene of Game of Thrones Season 3 in the hills outside Belfast.
Time Warner Inc. (the “Company” or “Time Warner”), a Delaware corporation, is a leading media and entertainment company The Company classifies its businesses into the following three reporting segments: 1- Networks, consisting principally of cable television networks, premium pay and basic tier television services and digital media properties; 2- Film and TV Entertainment, consisting principally of feature film, television, home video and videogame production and distribution; 3-Publishing, consisting principally of magazine publishing and related websites as well as book publishing and marketing businesses.
Rank on furtone : 105 in entertainment industry: Desny TimeWarner
-Turner’s digital: 84 million visitors -TBS : 99.7 million U.S. television households -TNT : 98.7 million U.S. television households -Cartoon Network approximately 98.8 million U.S. television households -truTV : 92.2 million U.S. television households - CNN : 98.9 million U.S. television households - HLN : 98.7 million U.S. television households
companyRevenues (in $ b) Profits (in $mm) Assets ($mm) number of employees 1. Wal-Mart Stores 469.216,999203,1052,200,000 105. TimeWarner 28.73,01968,30434,000
-Turner generates revenues principally from providing programming to cable system operators, satellite service distributors, telephone companies; sale of advertising.
Turner. Key contributors to Turner’s success its strong brands investments in highquality popular programming focused on sports, original and syndicated series, news, motion pictures and animation
- Time Inc.’s U.S. magazines and companion websites are organized into three business units: (1) Style and Entertainment, (2) Lifestyle and (3) News and Sports (1) Style and Entertainment, (2) Lifestyle and (3) News and Sports. The Style and Entertainment business unit includes : (i)People, (ii) InStyle, (iii) Entertainment Weekly, (iv) Essence,
RISKS RELATING TO TIME WARNER’S NETWORKS BUSINESSES -The failure to renew affiliate agreements on favorable terms or the inability to renew affiliate agreements could cause the revenues of the Networks segment to decline. -The inability of the Networks segment to acquire or produce popular programming on acceptable terms could adversely affect the segment’s operating results. -The loss of subscribers could adversely affect the results of operations and future revenue growth at the Networks segment. -Service disruptions or the failure of communication satellites or transmitter facilities used by the Networks segment could harm the businesses in the segment or have a negative impact on their revenues.
RISKS RELATING TO TIME WARNER’S FILM AND TV ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESSES -Sales of DVDs have been declining, which may adversely affect Warner Bros.’ growth prospects and results of operations. -A decrease in demand for television programming could adversely affect Warner Bros.’ revenues. -If the costs of producing and marketing feature films continue to increase, it may be more difficult for feature films to generate profits. RISKS RELATING TO TIME WARNER’S PUBLISHING BUSINESSES -The Publishing segment’s results of operations could be adversely affected if print advertising and newsstand sales continue to decline.
-The Publishing segment’s results of operations could be adversely affected as a result of additional increases in postal rates, and its business and results of operations could be negatively affected by other changes in postal service. -The Publishing segment could face increased costs and business disruption from instability in the U.S. wholesaler distribution channel. -A significant increase in the price of paper or significant disruptions in the Publishing segment’s supply of paper would have an adverse effect on the segment’s business and results of operations.
The following discussion provides an analysis of the Company’s results of operations and should be read in conjunction with the accompanying Consolidated Statement of Operations. Revenues. The components of Revenues are as follows (millions):
Restructuring and Severance Costs. For the years ended December 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010, the Company incurred Restructuring and severance costs primarily related to employee terminations and other exit activities. Restructuring and severance costs by segment are as follows (millions):
The components of Costs of revenues for the Film and TV Entertainment segment are as follows (millions): Publishing. Revenues and Operating Income of the Publishing segment for the years ended December 31,2012, 2011 and 2010 are as follows (millions):
The components of Costs of revenues for the Publishing segment are as follows (millions): Corporate. Operating Loss of the Corporate segment for the years ended December 31, 2012, 2011 and 2010 was as follows (millions):
INVESTMENTS The Company’s investments consist of equity-method investments, fair-value and other investments, including available-for-sale securities, and cost-method investments. Time Warner’s investments, by category, consist of (millions):
INVENTORIES AND THEATRICAL FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION COSTS Inventories and theatrical film and television production costs consist of (millions):
LONG-TERM DEBT AND OTHER FINANCING ARRANGEMENTS The Company’s long-term debt and other financing arrangements consist of revolving bank credit facilities, a commercial paper program, fixed-rate public debt and other obligations. Long-term debt consists of (millions)(a):