SEC Filings

8-K
TIME WARNER INC. filed this Form 8-K on 08/02/2017
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TIME WARNER INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Note 1. DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS AND BASIS OF PRESENTATION

Time Warner Inc. (“Time Warner” or the “Company”) is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include television networks, and film and TV entertainment. Time Warner classifies its operations into three reportable segments: Turner: consisting principally of cable networks and digital media properties; Home Box Office: consisting principally of premium pay television services and a service that delivers video content to consumers over the internet (“OTT service”) domestically and premium pay, basic tier television and OTT services internationally; and Warner Bros.: consisting principally of television, feature film, home video and videogame production and distribution.

On October 22, 2016, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with AT&T Inc. (“AT&T”), West Merger Sub, Inc., and West Merger Sub II, LLC, pursuant to which the Company will be acquired by AT&T for a combination of $53.75 and shares of AT&T stock. At the time of entry into the Merger Agreement, the value of the merger consideration was $107.50 per share of Time Warner common stock and the value will vary, subject to a collar, prior to the closing of the transaction. Time Warner shareholders adopted the Merger Agreement at a special meeting of shareholders held on February 15, 2017. The merger is conditioned on the receipt of certain antitrust and other required regulatory consents. The merger is expected to close before year-end 2017.

Note 2. INTERSEGMENT TRANSACTIONS

Revenues recognized by Time Warner’s segments on intersegment transactions are as follows (millions):

 

                                                                                                   
     Three Months Ended June 30,      Six Months Ended June 30,
     2017      2016      2017     

2016

 Intersegment Revenues

           

 Turner

   $ 29       $ 34       $ 50       $             54 

 Home Box Office

                       

 Warner Bros.

     204         147         467       337 
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 Total intersegment revenues

   $ 236       $ 183       $ 522       $           396 
  

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

 

    

 

Note 3. WARNER BROS. HOME VIDEO AND ELECTRONIC DELIVERY REVENUES

Home video and electronic delivery of theatrical and television product revenues are as follows (millions):

 

                                                                                                   
     Three Months Ended June 30,      Six Months Ended June 30,
     2017      2016      2017     

2016

 Home video and electronic delivery of theatrical product
revenues

   $ 343       $ 221       $ 711       $           542 

 Home video and electronic delivery of television product
revenues

     78         85         165       179 

Note 4. SUMMARY OF DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS

For the six months ended June 30, 2016, Discontinued operations, net of tax was income of $40 million ($0.05 of diluted income from discontinued operations per common share), related to the recognition of certain foreign tax benefits associated with the tax attributes of Warner Music Group, which the Company disposed of in 2004.

 

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