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10-Q
TIME WARNER INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 08/02/2017
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TIME WARNER INC.

NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)

 

During the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 and June 30, 2016, the Company also performed fair value measurements related to certain theatrical films and television programs. In determining the fair value of its theatrical films, the Company employs a DCF methodology that includes cash flow estimates of a film’s ultimate revenue and costs as well as a discount rate. The discount rate utilized in the DCF analysis is based on the weighted average cost of capital of the respective business (e.g., Warner Bros.) plus a risk premium representing the risk associated with producing a particular theatrical film. The fair value of any theatrical films and television programs that management plans to abandon is zero. Because the primary determination of fair value is made using a DCF model, the resulting fair value is considered a Level 3 measurement. The following table presents certain theatrical film and television production costs, which were recorded as inventory in the Consolidated Balance Sheet, that were written down to fair value (millions):

 

                                                                 
     Carrying value
before

write down
     Carrying value
after write down
 

Fair value measurements made during the three months ended June 30,:

     

2017

   $                 6       $                 —   

2016

   $ 34       $  
     

Fair value measurements made during the six months ended June 30,:

     

2017

   $                 57       $                 30   

2016

   $ 62       $  

 

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