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Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Media and Entertainment Stats Quarterly --
NEW YORK, May 06 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published its 'Media and
Entertainment Stats Quarterly' report. This report provides a summary of
operating performance, credit metrics, and liquidity positions of the companies
in the U.S. media & entertainment sector, as well as key credit strengths and
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Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
--'Pay Television Industry - Revolution in Evolution' (May 1, 2013)
--'An Exclusive Preview - Fitch's 2013 Movie Exhibitor Outlook and Analysis'
(April 12, 2013)
--'H-OTT Topic, Limited Credit Impact - Vol. 2' (April 8, 2013)
--'U.S. Media & Entertainment Event Risk Dashboards' (April 8, 2013)
--'2013 Outlook: Media & Entertainment' (Dec. 13, 2012);
--'Credit Encyclo-Media Volume V: Fitch's Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S.
Media & Entertainment Sector' (Sept. 13, 2012);
--'Corporate Rating Methodology', Aug. 8, 2012.
Applicable Criteria and Related Research
Pay Television Industry ?????? Revolution in Evolution
An Exclusive Preview ?????? Fitch's 2013 Movie Exhibitor Oulook and Analysis
H-OTT Topic, Limited Credit Impact ?????? Vol. 2
U.S. Media & Entertainment Event Risk Dashboards
2013 Media and Entertainment Outlook
Credit Encyclo-Media Volume V: Fitch's Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S. Media
& Entertainment Sector
Corporate Rating Methodology
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