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INSTITUTION RESEARCH WARNERBROTHERSTime Warner Inc.(formerlyAOL Time Warner, stylized asTimeWarner) is an Americanmultinationalmediacorporation headquartered in theTime Warner Centerin New York City.As of mid-2010, it was the worlds second largest media and entertainment conglomerate in terms of revenue (behindThe Walt Disney Company), as well as the worlds largest mediaconglomerate. CEO: Kevin Tsujihara Headquarters: Burbank, CA, United States of America Founded: April 4, 1923, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States Awards: Academy Award for Best Picture & More Founders: Sam Warner, Albert Warner, Harry Warner, Jack Warner Nominations: Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film, Academy Award for Animated Short Film, Academy Award for Visual Effects, Academy Award for Sound Mixing, Satellite Award for Best Film Musical or Comedy, Razzie Award for Worst Comedy of Our First 25 Years, Academy Award for Best Short Subject, Comedy, Academy Award for Best Short Subject, One-reel, Teen Choice Award for Film Choice Movie: Action Adventure, Satellite Award for Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature, Razzie Award for Most Flatulent Teen-Targeted MovieTwo formerly separate companies,Warner Communications Inc.andTime Inc.(along with the assets of a third company,Turner Broadcasting System Inc.), form the current Time Warner, with major operations infilm,television, and publishing.Among its subsidiaries are: New Line Cinema Time Inc. HBO Turner Broadcasting System The CW Television Network Warner Bros. Kids WB Cartoon Network Boomerang Adult Swim CNN DC Comics Warner Bros. Animation Cartoon Network Studios Hanna-Barbera Castle Rock EntertainmentDivisions:Time Warner previously ownedAOL,Time Warner Cable, andWarner Music Group, but these have all been spun off into independent companies. In March 2013, it was announced thatTime Inc.would be spun off as well, completing Time Warners evolution into a pure-play global entertainment company.The companys cable news channel,CNN, later clarified that the Time Inc. spin-off would happen at the end of 2013,though this has since been delayed to early 2014.It was being reported that the planned spin-off of Time Inc. from Time Warner will take place half-way through 2014with the companys planned IPO being rumored to happen in late 2014.HBOIn 2012 HBO was the #1 premium pay television service in primetime television and total day ratings.In 2013 the network received five Golden Globe as well as 23 primetime Emmy Awards in 2013.HBOs programming includes the airing of feature films, HBO Documentary Films, HBO original films, and HBO original programming, including original series like Game of Thrones and the Sopranos, HBO Sports (live HBO Boxing events). The network has developed content distribution platforms, like HBO GO and Max GO to help support and deliver programming to users via online and mobile devices. HBO and Cinemax are currently available in over 70 countries around the world and HBO programming is licensed to other television networks in over 150 countries.HBOs original programming includes Game of Thrones, True Blood, Boardwalk Empire, Entourage, Girls and VEEP, as well as motion pictures, mini-series, boxing matches and sports programs, comedy specials, family programming and documentaries. In 2011, Cinemax launched its first original primetime series, Strike Back, and has subsequently launched the original primetime series, Hunted and Banshee.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (Turner) operates international news, entertainment, animation, young adult and kids media networks as well as related businesses. Turner brands includeCNN,HLN,TNT,TBS,The Legal Talk Network,Cartoon Network,Turner Classic Movies,truTV,Turner Sports,The Legal Forum Radio Show,Atlanta Medical Journaland more. Turners brands and sub brands reach broad domestic and international audiences.In addition to television network programming, Turner manages digital sports entities, including, and Turners TBS channel reaches large audiences in the 18- to 34-year-old bracket and its news network,CNN, provides a 24-hour news network that delivers news and analysis to domestic and international audiences across multiple platforms.Turner Sportsproduces sports programming and content for the Turner Networks and related digital properties. Turner Sports television line-up includes NBA and MLB games, the NCAA Tournament Games, NASCAR races and professional golf tournaments. Turner operates and related digital properties of the PGA under agreements with the PGA.Turnerand theNBAjointly manage a portfolio of the NBAs digital businesses, including NBA TV,, NBA League Pass, NBA Mobile and the NBA GameTime app.

Warner Bros.Warner Bros. businesses range from feature film and TV to home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to home video, digital distribution, animation, comic books, licensing and international cinemas and broadcasting. In 2012the Warner Bros. Pictures Groupgrossed 4.3 billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Home Video is the industry leader with a 21% market share in total DVD and Blu-ray sales.Warner Bros Home Entertainment works across platforms and outlets in the digital realm with video-on-demand, branded channels, original content, anti-piracy technology and broadband & wireless destinations. Each year Warner Bros Pictures produces between 18 and 22 films. Warner Bros has produced more than 50 television series in the 2012-2013 television season. Warner Bros has also incorporatedDC Comicscontent into Warner Bros. Entertainment via the creation of theDC Entertainment division, which was founded in 2009.DC Entertainment, which is wholly owned by the Company, is responsible for bringing the stories and characters from theDC Comics,VertigoandMAD Magazinepublishing portfolios into other Warner Bros. content and distribution businesses, including feature films, television programming, videogames, direct-to-consumer platforms and consumer products. The DC Comics imprint, home to such iconic characters as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern, has launched digital versions of its top comic book and graphic novel titles, making them available for download on digital platforms.

Time Inc.TIME Inc. is one of the largest branded media companies in the world. The company holds a portfolio of 96 titles, which include some of the worlds most popular magazines. Each month the TIME Inc. brands have a distribution of more than 138 million US customers via print, online and mobile devices. Popular TIME Inc. brands includeTIME,PEOPLE,Sports Illustrated,InStyle,Real Simpleand more. It is estimated that digitally TIME Inc. brands reach approximately 40 million users internationally each month, making it one of the top 20 largest media companies online. 21 of the TIME Inc. brands have been launched in tablet version. TIME Inc. brands have received numerous awards and honors throughout the years. In 2012, TIME was named Magazine of the Year at the American Society of Magazine Editors annual National Magazine Awards. Other honors include TIME winning Photographer of the Year by Pictures of the Year International and the World Press Photo Award for Spot News in 2011 and People magazine being acknowledged by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute for raising awareness of adoption through its features.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.Founded: April 4, 1923WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT a global leader in all forms of entertainment and their related businesses across all current and emerging media and platforms. A Time Warner Company, the fully integrated, broad-based Studio is home to one of the most successful collections of brands in the world and stands at the forefront of every aspect of the entertainment industry from feature film, television and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution to DVD and Blu-ray, digital distribution, animation, comic books, video games, product and brand licensing, and broadcasting.Warner Bros. is one of the most creative, flexible, innovative, diverse and global entertainment companies in business today and one that knows how to seize opportunitiesparticularly for growth through new and emerging technologies while maintaining a leadership position in each area of its established businesses.Warner Bros. Studios began when four brothers, Albert, Sam, Harry and Jack L. Warner, incorporated their fledgling movie company on April 4, 1923. In 1927, the release of the worlds first synchronized-sound feature film The Jazz Singer set a character and tone of innovation and influence that would become synonymous with the name Warner Bros.Since those early days, Warner Bros. Studios has amassed an impressive legacy based on world-class quality entertainment and technological foresight while creating a diversified entertainment company with an unparalleled depth and breadth. The companys consistency and success are built on a foundation of stable management throughout its history, long-term creative relationships with many of the worlds leading stars and producers and an unwavering dedication to excellence.Today, the vast Warner Bros. library, one of the most prestigious and valuable in the world, consists of more than 61,000 hours of programming, including nearly 6,500 feature films and 3,000 television programs comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes.In 2013, the Studio enjoyed record-breaking success across all businesses, including the most successful theatrical year in company history. Warner Bros. Pictures grossed an industry-leading $5.038 billion in global box office ($1.893 billion domestic, $3.145 international) to take the number one positions in domestic, international and worldwide box office. The year marked the first time the Studio surpassed the $5 billion mark and