Media, Entertainment & Broadcasting

The World's Biggest Media Groups by Media Revenues in 2011

Google ($37.9bn) Gannett ($5.0bn)
DirecTV ($27.2bn) Globo ($4.7bn)
News Corporation ($26.4bn) Televisa ($4.5bn)
Walt Disney ($19.7bn) Fuji Media Holdings ($4.5bn)
Comcast ($16.2bn) Yomiuri Shimbun ($4.1bn)
Time Warner ($15.6bn) Axel Springer ($3.9bn)
Bertelsmann ($11.3bn) Mediaset ($3.8bn)
Cox Enterprises ($11.1bn) Hearst Corporation ($3.8bn)
CBS ($10.8bn) JCDecaux ($3.4bn)
BSkyB ($10.2bn) Asahi Shimbun ($3.2bn)
Viacom ($9.1bn) Microsoft ($3.2bn)
Vivendi ($6.8bn) Facebook ($3.2bn)
Advance Publications ($6.6bn) ProSiebenSat1 ($3.0bn)
Clear Channel ($6.1bn) ITV ($2.9bn)
Yahoo ($5.0bn) Sanoma ($2.5bn)

Source: ZenithOptimedia. Includes only revenues from activities that support advertising

The Top 10 Movie Studios in the US by gross domestic box office in 2013

Warner Bros $1.86bn 20th Century Fox $1.06bn
Buena Vista (Disney) $1.71bn Paramount $967m
Universal Pictures $1.43bn Weinstein Co $492m
Sony Pictures $1.44bn Relativity Media $241m
Lionsgate $1.07bn FilmDistrict $215m

Source: Box Office Mojo

The Top Online US Publishers in 2012 by visitors

Google (191.4m visitors) Ask / InterActiveCorp (116.7m)
Yahoo! (184.9m) AOL (110.1m)
Microsoft sites (168.9m) Glam Media (109.7m)
Facebook (149.6m) Time Warner (107.8m)
Amazon (120.8m) Walt Disney Co (99.2m)

Source: ComScore Media Metrix figures for December 2012

The Top Online Ad Networks in Dec 2009 by US unique visitors

AOL Advertising 187.0m unique visitors Microsoft 165.5m
Yahoo Network 180.9m Specific Media 165.2m
Google Ad Network 178.1m Fox Audience Network 157.0m (Fox)
ValueClick 170.8m 247 Real Media 155.9m (WPP)

Source: comScore Media Metrix

The Top 10 Cable Networks in 2011 by estimated revenues

ESPN channels (Disney) $9.01bn Fox Sports Net (Fox) $1.93bn
HBO/Cinemax (Time Warner) $3.98bn USA Network (NBC Universal) $1.78bn
Nickelodeon channels (Viacom) $2.51bn Fox News  (Fox) $1.63bn
MTV Music & Logo channels $2.48bn TBS (Time Warner) $1.51bn
TNT (Time Warner) $2.40bn Showtime Networks (CBS) $1.51bn

Source: SNL Kagan

Top Recorded Music Groups in 2012 by market share Top Consumer Book Publishers in 2011 by revenues
Universal Music Group (31.7% worldwide share) Random House (Bertelsmann) $2.3bn 2011
Sony Music (22.3%) Penguin (Pearson) $1.6bn 2011
Warner Music (14.8%) Harper Collins (News Corporation) approx $1.3bn
EMI (7.1%) Simon & Schuster (CBS) approx $800m approx
others (24.0%) Hachette Book Group $400m approx (now Hachette)

Other Media, Entertainment & Broadcasting Companies Profiled in Adbrands

Daily Mail & General Trust Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) 
RTL Group Time Warner Cable
Rogers Communications Anheuser-Busch
Entertainment Film Distributors Time Inc
eBay Expedia
Gruner + Jahr Gripo Prisa

Gone But Not (Completely) Forgotten

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