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Founded: April 4, 1923

WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT, a fully integrated, broad-based


entertainment company, is a global leader in all forms of entertainment and
their related businesses across all current and emerging media and
platforms. The fully integrated, broad-based company 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, product and brand
licensing and broadcasting.

In addition to its long-standing position as the industrys preeminent creator


and distributor of feature films, television programs, animation, video and
DVD, Warner Bros. Studios has also become one of the foremost authorities
on utilizing licensing and merchandising to grow and reinforce its brands, on
pioneering new forms of distribution, and on marshaling its vast creative and
business resources to build world-renowned entertainment franchises that
become appreciating assets in its unrivaled library.

One of the most respected, diversified and successful motion picture and
television studios in the world, Warner Bros. Studios began when the brothers
Warner (Albert, Sam, Harry and Jack L.) incorporated their fledgling movie
company on April 4, 1923. In 1927, the release of the worlds first talkie,
(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. Andas Al Jolson foretold in this milestone movieyou aint
heard nothin yet!

Since those early days, Warner Bros. Studios has amassed an impressive
legacy based on world-class quality entertainment and technological
foresight and created a diversified entertainment company with an
unparalleled depth and breadth. Its unmatched consistency and success is
built on a foundation of stable management throughout its history (especially
by entertainment industry standards), long-term creative relationships with
many of the worlds leading talent, 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 79,000 hours of programming, including
nearly 7,500 feature films and 4,500 television programs comprised of tens of
thousands of individual episodes.

Warner Bros. began with the four Warner brothersAlbert, Sam, Harry and
Jack. In books chronicling the American film industry, the brothers are all
legendary, especially the flamboyant showman Jack L. Warner. Pioneers in
their own right, the Warners brought sound to movies, introduced the first
four-legged star, revitalized the movie musical, created the gangsterpicture era, and produced a number of socially significant films that evoked
national awareness about growing problems of their times.

In 1903, the brothers began in the film business as traveling exhibitors,


moving throughout Ohio and Pennsylvania with their portable projector. One
of the first pictures they showed was Edwin S. Porter's The Great Train
Robbery, the first motion picture to tell a definite story. By 1907, they were
operating from a converted store in New Castle, Pennsylvania, which they
named the Cascade Theatre. With Albert and Harry selling tickets, Sam ran
the hand-crank projector while Jack sang illustrated songs during the
intermissions to sister Rose's piano accompaniment. Within the year, they
had opened two more theaters in New Castle.

By 1908, the Warners had acquired 200 film titles, distributing films
throughout western Pennsylvania (as the Duquesne Film Exchange) and,
later, opened new exchanges in Norfolk, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia.
Realizing, however, that the large profits from movies would come not just
from distribution and exhibition, but also from production, the Warners moved
to California and established a small production base at 18th and Main
Streets in Culver City.

Their first full-scale picture, My Four Years in Germany, based on the bestselling book by America's ambassador to the court of Kaiser Wilhelm,
premiered in 1918 and grossed an amazing (for that time) $1.5 million.

Later that year, the Warner brothers purchased property at 5842 Sunset
Boulevard for $25,000, and the Warner Bros. West Coast Studios was born.

With Harry as president and Albert as treasurer, guiding the company's


finances, Sam and Jack focused on production, incorporating their new movie
studio on April 4, 1923. Their projects included The Beautiful and Damned,
which employed a young writer named F. Scott Fitzgerald, adapting his novel
for the screen. In 1924, they created the world's first four-legged superstar,
Rin Tin Tin, who would become known to the Warners as the mortgage lifter
for his box-office reliability. At the other end of the artistic spectrum, the
Warners could proudly point to Beau Brummel, starring a handsome young
John Barrymore. They also enjoyed an alliance with director Ernst Lubitsch,
whose The Marriage Circle and Kiss Me Again brought the Studio much critical
acclaim.

And although Warner Bros. was now established as a complete film company,
showcasing both successful commercial and artistic properties, it lacked
company-owned theaters and thus struggled to compete in the Hollywood
community.

In May 1925, Sam and Harry heard the first faint sounds of talking pictures
in the New York offices of Bell Laboratories' parent company, Western
Electric. Sam, self-taught in mechanics, instantly recognized the
groundbreaking potential of this new technology and immediately installed
the new sound equipment in their just-acquired Vitagraph Studios in
Brooklyn.

On October 6, 1927, Warner Bros. Pictures released The Jazz Singer, starring
Al Jolson, and a whole new era began, with pictures that talked, bringing
the Studio to the forefront of the film industry. The Jazz Singer played to
standing-room-only crowds throughout the country and earned a special
Academy Award for technical achievement. However, Sam Warner paid for his
familys triumphant achievement with his lifedying of sheer exhaustion the
day before the movie premiered. The Warners went on to quickly produce the
first all-talking movie and their first talking gangster film, The Lights of
New York. By late 1928, the rush for sound was on, with the Warners well out
in front.

In 1928, the brothers bought The Stanley Company of America for its theater
chain, which included one-third ownership of First National Pictures. Later that
year, they purchased the rest of First National, acquiring a newly built studio

in Burbank (in Californias San Fernando Valley, which today remains the
home of Warner Bros. Studios). The Warners invested heavily into converting
the new studio into the finest movie sound facility in the world. Stages were
soundproofed, and underground conduits linked each stage with a special
state-of-the-art sound building where recording could take place under
exacting laboratory conditions.

The Studios contract players became some of the greatest stars of all time:
Bette Davis, James Cagney, Paul Muni, Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson
and Errol Flynn, among others. Behind the camera were Hal Wallis, Darryl F.
Zanuck, Busby Berkeley, Michael Curtiz, William Wellman, Howard Hawks and
Mervyn LeRoy, to name just a few.

Among the major films produced during the 1930s were The Petrified Forest
(Bette Davis, Leslie Howard and Humphrey Bogart), Little Caesar (Edward G.
Robinson) and The Public Enemy (James Cagney)the latter two ushering in a
neo-realistic approach to film storytelling and the trend toward tough-guy
movies. With Darryl F. Zanuck as Jack Warner's production chief, director
Mervyn LeRoy made I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang, a film that led to
prison reform. Black Legion (dealing with the Ku Klux Klan), Black Fury (about
the mistreatment of coal miners) and They Won't Forget (about prejudice and
lynching in the Deep South) were all fact-based, hard-hitting exposs
reflecting Americas social problems. The company also produced A
Midsummer Nights Dream, directed by the great Max Reinhardt and William
Dieterle, Busby Berkeley's 42nd Street, and many lavish Errol Flynn
swashbucklers. These were intermixed with classic filmed biographies on the
lives of Benjamin Disraeli, Louis Pasteur, Benito Juarez and mile Zola, the
latter earning the Studio its first Oscar for Best Picture in 1937. The 30s also
marked the beginning of the now-classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies
cartoons.

Releasing some 40 pictures a year in the 1940s, the Studio produced such
classics as The Maltese Falcon, Sergeant York, King's Row, Yankee Doodle
Dandy, Casablanca (the Studios second Best Picture Oscar), Mildred Pierce,
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Johnny Belinda.

The 1950s brought A Streetcar Named Desire, House of Wax (in 3-D), A Star Is
Born, The High and the Mighty, Dial M for Murder, Mister Roberts, Hondo,

Moby Dick, The Bad Seed, The Searchers, Sayonara, Marjorie Morningstar,
Auntie Mame, The Nun's Story and the three films which made James Dean a
legend: East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause and Giant.

The Warner Bros. Television story began in 1955 when the venerable Warner
Bros. film studio made a bold move into what was then a fledgling new arena
televisionwith the debut of the western adventure Cheyenne. In those
early pioneering days, comedy was the king of the small screen, but Warner
Bros. Television targeted a different genre, the dramatic seriesand carved
out an important new and very successful niche. Cheyenne was only the first
of the many hits to come in the 50s. Also launched that decade were the
now-classic series Maverick, 77 Sunset Strip, Colt .45 and Hawaiian Eye. In
July of 1958, Harry Warner died peacefully at home.

During the 1960s, Warner Bros. Pictures released such notable films as
Oceans Eleven, Splendor in the Grass, Gypsy, The Music Man, My Fair Lady
(the Studios third Best Picture Oscar), The Great Race, Whos Afraid of
Virginia Woolf?, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Bonnie and Clyde,
Camelot, Cool Hand Luke and The Wild Bunch. On the television side, Warner
Bros. Television debuted such hits as F Troop and The FBI. In 1967, an aging
Jack Warner sold the Studio to Elliot and Ken Hyman, and it was renamed
Warner Bros.-Seven Arts. In November of the same year, Albert Warner died
at the age of 83.

Seven Arts association with the Studio was short-lived. In November 1969,
Steve Ross and his Kinney Corporation purchased the company, and it
became Warner Communications, Inc. Ross had also purchased DC Comics
(and its classic characters) in 1968 and Ted Ashleys talent agency, Ashley
Famous Agency in 1967. DC Comics was folded into WCI, while Ashley
Famous was spun off to avoid conflicts of interest. Ted Ashley stayed on board
as Chairman & CEO of Warner Bros., who with the help of Frank Wells and
John Calley, ushered the Studio into the next decade.

The 1970s saw the release of such landmark films as Woodstock, A Clockwork
Orange, Klute, Dirty Harry, What's Up, Doc?, The Exorcist, Blazing Saddles,
Mame, Barry Lyndon, Dog Day Afternoon, All the President's Men, The Outlaw
Josey Wales, Oh, God!, The Goodbye Girl, a remake of A Star Is Born and
Superman. And, in the television arena, such hits as Kung Fu, Harry O, Alice,

Chico and the Man, Wonder Woman, Welcome Back, Kotter and The Dukes of
Hazzard made their debuts.

The 70s also saw the rise of a new genre of television programmingthe
miniseriesin which the Studio established an almost unequaled record of
excellence from the start. The incomparable David L. Wolper began his
exclusive agreement with Warner Bros. in 1976 and went on to produce some
of television's most-watched and most-honored productions, including Roots,
Roots: The Next Generation, The Thorn Birds, North & South and Alex Haley's
Queen. In 1978 Jack Warner diedthe same year that the studio he had cofounded showed record profits.

Beginning in December of 1980, under the new leadership of Robert A. Daly


and Terry Semel, Warner Bros. made artistic and box-office history with such
films as the Academy Award-winning Chariots of Fire, The Right Stuff, The
Killing Fields, The Color Purple, The Mission, The Accidental Tourist,
Dangerous Liaisons, the Police Academy films, Arthur, Private Benjamin, The
World According to Garp, the National Lampoon's Vacation movies, Empire of
the Sun, Full Metal Jacket, The Witches of Eastwick, Stand and Deliver and
Bird, as well as such worldwide phenomena as Superman II, Superman III,
Lethal Weapon, Lethal Weapon 2 and Batman (which spawned one of the
most lucrative franchises in movie history and the establishment of Warner
Bros. Consumer Products). In the 80s, Warner Bros. Television launched some
of its most-popular and most-acclaimed programming ever, including Murphy
Brown, Life Goes On, China Beach, Growing Pains, Spenser: For Hire,
Scarecrow and Mrs. King and Head of the Class.

In 1989, Warner Bros. initiated its strategy of growing a market for its films by
building state-of-the-art multiplex theaters in underserved territories
overseas, operating them until they are mature businesses and then moving
onto new frontiers. The first of these ventures was in Australia.

That same year, Warner Communications, Inc. acquired entertainment


powerhouse Lorimar Telepictures, one of the most prolific and highly regarded
production companies of the day. Putting the rich Lorimar library under the
extraordinary Warner Bros. Studios umbrella secured Warner Bros. place as
the leader in both feature films and television.

Beginning with its multi-Emmy Award-winning series The Waltons, Lorimar


had built a tradition of quality and innovative programming. The company not
only introduced television's first miniseries, The Blue Knight, in 1972, but also
presented the first primetime serial and forebear of primetime soap operas,
Dallas. Along with Dallas, Lorimar produced a number of notable series,
including Knots Landing, Falcon Crest, Eight is Enough, Full House, The Hogan
Family, Perfect Strangers, Step by Step and Family Matters.

The 1990s was a seminal decade for the Studio, starting with the 1990
merger of Warner Communications, Inc. and Time Inc. to form Time Warner,
Inc., one of the worlds largest communications and entertainment
companies. Other important milestones include: the Studios creation and
utilization of a unique film co-financing and worldwide distribution business
model; the revitalization of Warner Bros. Animation with the animated
television series Steven Spielberg Presents Tiny Toon Adventures (1991); the
opening of Warner Bros. first international theme park (Movie World in
Australia, 1991); the consolidation of Warner Bros. Television and Lorimar
Television (1993); the debut of such megahits as ER, Friends and The Drew
Carey Show (1994, 1994 and 1995, respectively); the launch of the
companys first, and the countrys fifth, national television network, The WB
(1995); becoming a dominant force in the production and worldwide
distribution of first-run syndicated programming; taking over of the
management of the Turner library (1996); becoming an early adopter of the
Internet as a promotional tool and outlet for original content; and leading the
development and the launch of the revolutionary DVD format.

At the box office in the 1990s, Warner Bros. Pictures continued to break
records and earn critical raves around the world. The decade got off to a
great start as Driving Miss Daisy won Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best
Actress and Best Screenplay for 1989. Best Picture Oscar nominations
followed for GoodFellas (1990) and JFK (1991). Clint Eastwoods Unforgiven
(1992) garnered four Oscars (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting
Actor and Best Editing), followed by an Oscar nomination for The Fugitive
(1993). The Studio made history in 1999 when, for the first time, its domestic
box office surpassed the $1 billion mark and for the third time in the 1990s, it
passed $1 billion internationally. The Matrix, alone, took in some $460 million
at the worldwide box office, breaking Warner Bros. Pictures worldwide
revenue record and creating an extraordinary new brand for the Studio.

On October 4, 1999, 28-year-Warner Bros. veteran Barry Meyer and Castle

Rock Entertainments Alan Horn took over the reins of Warner Bros. (as
Chairman & CEO and President & COO, respectively) from Daly and Semel,
marking the end to one of the most enduring and successful partnerships in
the history of the entertainment industry and the beginning of a new, recordbreaking era of profitability in the history of the Studio.

The year 2000 brought the Studio continued success with such films as The
Perfect Storm, Space Cowboys and Castle Rocks Miss Congeniality.

In 2001, Warner Bros. Pictures shattered every one of its own box office
records and several industry records thanks to the beginning of the Harry
Potter phenomenon (Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone), Oceans 11, A.I.
Artificial Intelligence, Cats & Dogs and, internationally, Miss Congeniality.
Domestic box office reached $1.23 billion, and international box office soared
to $1.34 billion. Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone took in a worldwide box
office of $973.6 million, and became the Studios highest-grossing film and
the industrys third-highest grossing film of all time in worldwide box office.

The second Harry Potter film (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, which
became the fourth-highest grossing film internationally of all time), ScoobyDoo, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Insomnia, A Walk to Remember
and Two Weeks Notice made 2002 another record-breaking year for Warner
Bros. Pictures, with box office receipts surpassing the $1 billion mark for the
third time domestically and the fifth time internationally. Warner Bros.
Pictures $1.6 billion in international receipts led all studios and was both a
new record for Warner Bros. Pictures, as well as the second-highest gross
ever from a major studio.

Warner Bros. various businesses continued to be category leaders in 2003.


Warner Bros. Pictures had its second-best domestic box office year in history
($1.16 billion) and its best-ever year at the international box office ($1.63
billion), becoming the Studios most successful worldwide box office year
ever. Warner Home Video was number one in overall market share, and
Warner Bros. Television was the industrys number-one supplier of television
programming. Consumer Products celebrated its 20th anniversary having
racked up $50 billion in worldwide retail sales in two decades, and
International Cinemas opened Paradise Warner Cinema City in Shanghai,
marking the first time the Chinese government allowed a major U.S.

theatrical company to extensively brand an in-country theater.

2004 was a history-making year for the Studio. Warner Bros. Pictures had its
most successful year ever, with $3.41 billion in worldwide box office, which
included $2.19 billion in overseas receipts, marking the first time a studio
crossed the $2 billion mark internationally in a single year (it was also the
fifth time domestically and seventh time internationally Warner Bros. Pictures
broke the billion-dollar barrier). Contributing to this success were Harry Potter
and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Troy, Oceans 12 and The Polar Express. WBTV
was again the industrys leading supplier of programming to the broadcast
networks, and Warner Home Video finished the year as the industrys market
share leader (for the sixth time in the preceding eight years).

In 2005, Clint Eastwoods Million Dollar Baby brought the Studio four Oscars,
including Best Picture and Director. In February of that year, Warner Home
Video established an in-country video distribution and marketing operation in
China, making WHV the first U.S. company ever to do so. Batman Begins and
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory were two of the summers biggest hits with
more than $370 and $470 million in worldwide box office, respectively. In an
unprecedented entertainment industry trifecta, Warner Home Video, Warner
Bros. Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures International all finished 2005 as the
market share leaders in their respective business categories.

In 2006, Warner Bros. Pictures domestic and international divisions each had
their sixth consecutive billion-dollar-plus years at the box office; Warner
Home Video was the industrys market share leader; and the Warner Bros.
Television Group was the industrys leading supplier of primetime series to
the broadcast networks. The Studios The WB Television Network was
replaced by The CW, a joint venture with CBS Corporation; the Warner Bros.
Television Group launched Warner Horizon Television (lower-budgeted scripted
and reality primetime series for network and cable) and Studio 2.0 (original
short-form digital programming for broadband and wireless devices); and
Warner Premiere, a new direct-to-platform production arm, was founded.

In 2007, Warner Bros. Pictures domestic and international divisions each had
their most successful years ever, as well as their seventh consecutive billion
dollar-plus years at the box office. The Studios domestic box office reached
$1.42 billion, and overseas receipts soared to $2.24 billion, an industry

record. Warner Home Video was once again the industrys leader, with an
overall 20 percent market share. The Warner Bros. Television Groups
companies remained category leaders, producing for all platforms and
outlets, and moving boldly into the digital realm with ad-supported video-ondemand as well as broadband and wireless destinations.

In 2008, Warner Bros. had a worldwide box office of $3.59 billion. Warner
Bros. Pictures set a Studio and an industry record with $1.78 billion in
domestic receipts, international box office reached $1.81 billion, and the year
marked the eighth time Warner Bros. crossed the billion-dollar mark
domestically and the 11th time internationally. Warner Home Video
dominated the U.S. sales categories as the number one company in total
video sales (DVD and Blu-ray combined), DVD, new theatrical releases, TV on
DVD releases and total high-definition titles sold. Internationally, WHV was
the number one studio, with 16 percent worldwide market share and a 23
percent worldwide market share among all Hollywood studios. The Warner
Bros. Television Groups companies remained category leaders, producing for
all platforms and outlets, including ad-supported video-on-demand as well as
broadband and wireless destinations.

In 2009, Warner Bros. had a record-breaking worldwide box office of $4.01


billion. Warner Bros. Pictures set a Studio and industry record with $2.13
billion in domestic receipts, international box office reached $1.88 billion, and
the year marked the ninth time Warner Bros. crossed the billion-dollar mark
domestically and the 12th time internationally. Warner Home Video
dominated the U.S. sales categories as the number one company in a number
of key categories, including total video sales (DVD and Blu-ray combined).
Internationally, WHV remained the number one studio with 14 percent
worldwide market share and a 21 percent worldwide market share among all
Hollywood studios. The Warner Bros. Television Groups companies remained
category leaders, producing more than 40 series for the broadcast, cable and
first-run programming marketplaces. Charged with growing the Studios
entire portfolio of television businesses, WBTVG began developing new
business models for the evolving television landscape, including VOD,
broadband, wireless and home video exploitation of its vast library.

In 2010, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group broke the all-time industry
worldwide box office record with receipts of $4.814 billion, which surpassed
the prior record of $4.010 billion (set by the Studio in 2009). Warner Bros.
also established a new industry benchmark for the international box office

with a total of $2.93 billion (marking a record third time of crossing the $2
billion threshold) and retained its leading domestic box office ranking with
receipts of $1.884 billion. 2010 also marked the 10th consecutive year
Warner Bros. Pictures passed the billion dollar mark at both the domestic and
international box offices. Warner Home Video was, once again, the industry's
leader, with an overall 20.6 percent market share in total DVD and Blu-ray
sales. The companies comprising the Warner Bros. Television Group and
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group remained category leaders, working
across all platforms and outlets, and were trendsetters in the digital realm
with video-on-demand (transaction and ad-supported), branded channels,
original content, anti-piracy technology and broadband and wireless
destinations.

In 2011, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group grossed $4.7 billion at the
worldwide box office ($1.83 billion domestic, $2.87 international) with both its
domestic and international divisions crossing the billion-dollar mark for an
11th consecutive year, a feat unmatched by any other studio. The Pictures
Group exceeded $4 billion globally for the third consecutive year, also a
milestone no other studio had ever achieved. Warner Home Video was, once
again, the industrys leader, with an overall 21.9 percent market share in
total DVD and Blu-ray sales. WHV was also the number one home
entertainment studio internationally in 2011. The companies comprising the
Warner Bros. Television Group and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
remained category leaders, working across all platforms and outlets. WBTVG
produced some of the most popular and successful television series in
broadcast, cable and first-run syndication and continued to increase its
footprint in branded channels and local-production around the world. WBHEG
was the driver behind a number of key industry-wide initiatives to promote
digital ownership, including UltraViolet and Project Phenix, as well as the
Studios anti-piracy operations. Both WBTVG and WBHEG supported Warner
Bros. video-on-demand (transaction and ad-supported), original digital
content, and broadband and wireless destinations.

In 2012, the Warner Bros. Pictures Group grossed $4.3 billion at the
worldwide box office ($1.66 billion domestic, $2.67 international) with both its
domestic and international divisions crossing the billion-dollar mark for a 12th
consecutive year, a feat unmatched by any other studio. The Pictures Group
exceeded $4 billion globally for the fourth consecutive year, also a milestone
no other studio had ever achieved. Despite challenging market conditions,
Warner Home Video was, once again, the industrys leader, with an overall 21
percent market share in total DVD and Blu-ray sales. WHV was also the

number one home entertainment studio internationally in 2012. The


companies comprising the Warner Bros. Television Group produced more than
50 series for broadcast, first-run syndication and cable in the 2012-13 season.
WBTVG and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment continued to be category
leaders, working across all platforms and outlets.

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 only the
second time that feat has been achieved by any studio in Hollywood. Both
the domestic and international divisions crossed the billion-dollar mark for the
13th consecutive year, and the Pictures Group exceeded $4 billion globally for
the fifth consecutive year, both milestones no other studio has ever achieved.
For the 13th consecutive year, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment was, once
again, the industrys leader, with 17.9 percent market share, and was number
one in the DVD and Blu-ray, electronic sell-through, catalog, television and
family categories. Warner Bros. Television Groups WBTV, Warner Horizon
Television, Telepictures Productions and Warner Bros. Animation continued to
produce televisions most popular and successful series for the broadcast,
cable, pay and digital marketplaces, producing more than 60 series in the
2013-14 season. WBTVG and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment continued to
be category leaders, working across all platforms and outlets, and remaining
trendsetters in the digital realm with video-on-demand (transactional and adsupported), branded channels, original content, apps, anti-piracy technology
and broadband and wireless destinations.

In 2014, Warner Bros. Pictures grossed $4.73 billion in global box office ($1.56
billion domestic, $3.17 international), marking the sixth time the Studio has
crossed the $4 billion in worldwide box office. The year was also the second
time the Studio surpassed the $3 billion mark internationally, and the 14th
consecutive year that both the domestic and international divisions crossed
the billion-dollar marka milestone no other studio has achieved. For the
14th consecutive year, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment was, once again,
the industrys leader, with 17 percent market share, and was number one in
the overall sell-through and electronic sell-through categories. Warner Bros.
Television Groups WBTV, Warner Horizon Television, Telepictures Productions
and Warner Bros. Animation continued to produce televisions most popular
and successful series for the broadcast, cable, pay and digital marketplaces,

producing more than 60 series in the 2014-15 season. Working across all
platforms and outlets WBTVG and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
continued to be category leaders and remain trendsetters in the digital realm
with VOD (transactional and ad-supported), branded channels, original
content, apps, anti-piracy technology and broadband and wireless
destinations.

2015 marked the ninth consecutive year Warner Bros. Pictures crossed the $3
billion mark at the global box office with $3.71 billion in worldwide receipts
($1.60 billion domestic, $2.11 billion international). The year was also 15th
consecutive frame that both the domestic and international divisions crossed
the billion-dollar marka milestone no other studio has achieved. For the
15th consecutive year, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment was, once again,
the industrys leader, with 19 percent market share, and was number one in
the overall sell-through and electronic sell-through categories. Warner Bros.
Television Groups WBTV, Warner Horizon Television, Telepictures, Warner
Bros. Animation and Blue Ribbon Content continued to produce televisions
most popular and successful series for the broadcast, cable, pay and digital
marketplaces, producing more than 70 series in the 2015-16 season. Working
across all platforms and outlets WBTVG and Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment continued to be category leaders and remain trendsetters in
the digital realm with VOD (transactional and ad-supported), branded
channels, original content, apps, anti-piracy technology and broadband and
wireless destinations.

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