Media Family Trees 2012

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2011 net U.S. media revenue and rank. Click the plus signs to explore the database.

Comcast Corp. [This record free to all users]

Net U.S. media revenue $44.98 billion

  • Dollars in millions
    Financial results (Nasdaq: CMCSA)20112010% chg
    Net U.S. media revenue*$44,981$44,5630.9
    Worldwide corporate revenue$57,661$55,0544.7
    Net income$4,149$3,8447.9
    Net U.S. revenue by medium*20112010% chg
    Broadcast TV$4,256$4,813-11.6
    Cable networks$6,073$5,9502.1
    Cable systems/video service providers, broadband$31,407$30,3343.5
    Movies, TV production, video games$3,195$3,387-5.7
    NBCU Headquarters and Other revenue$50$79-36.7

    Top executive
    Brian L. Roberts, chmn & CEO

    Comcast Corp./One Comcast Center/Philadelphia, Pa. 19103/Phone: (215) 286-1700.

    Sources: *Net U.S. media revenue figures are Ad Age estimates. See methodology for sources.

A&E Television Networks

A.H. Belo Corp.

Activision Blizzard Corp.

Advance Publications

AMC Networks

American Media




Belo Corp.

Berkshire Hathaway

Berry Co.

Block Communications

Cablevision Systems Corp.

Catalina Marketing Corp.

CBS Corp.

Charter Communications

Classified Ventures

Clear Channel Communications

Community Newspaper Holdings

Cox Enterprises

Cumulus Media

CW Network

Dex One Corp.


Discovery Communications

Dish Network Corp.

DreamWorks Animation SKG

E.W. Scripps Co.


Electronic Arts

Entercom Communications Corp.


Gannett Co.

GateHouse Media


Halifax Media Group

Hearst Corp.




International Data Group

Journal Communications

Lamar Advertising Co.

Landmark Media Enterprises

Lee Enterprises

Liberty Media Corp.

LIN Media (LIN TV Corp.)

LinkedIn Corp.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

Local TV Holdings

LodgeNet Interactive Corp.

Madison Square Garden Co.

Major League Baseball

McClatchy Co.

Media General

Mediacom Communications Corp.

MediaNews Group (Affiliated Media)

Meredith Corp.

Microsoft Corp.

Monster Worldwide

National CineMedia

National Football League

New York Times Co.

News Corp.

Radio One

Raycom Media

RCN Corp.

RDA Holding Co.

Reed Elsevier


Scripps Networks Interactive

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sirius XM Radio

Sony Corp.

Suddenlink Communications


Take-Two Interactive Software


Time Warner

Time Warner Cable

Tribune Co.


Ubisoft Entertainment


Univision Communications

Valassis Communications

Verizon Communications


Walt Disney Co.

Washington Post Co.

Weather Channel Cos.

Wehco Media

Wenner Media



Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network

YP Holdings



Advertising Age's Media Trees 2012 shows revenue, major properties, key facts, website links and article links related to the nation's 100 Leading Media Companies. Media Trees 2012 is part of Ad Age 's 100 Leading Media Companies 2012, a report published on and in Ad Age 's print edition on Oct. 1, 2012.

Net U.S. media revenue figures are Ad Age DataCenter estimates based on data from financial filings, company disclosures and Ad Age analysis.

Revenue for 2011 and 2010 are from figures compiled and analyzed in 2012.

Net media revenue is shown pro forma for 2011 and/or 2010 if acquisitions or divestitures completed in 2012, 2011 or 2010 had significant effect on revenue.

Media is defined as information and entertainment content distribution systems in which advertising (including branded entertainment) is a key element. Revenue includes what media companies collect from marketers (advertising); from consumers (subscriptions, fees, movie tickets, DVD sales, video-game software/online services); and from other media companies (TV production/licensing/syndication).

Ad Age has produced the 100 Leading Media Companies report since 1981 (covering 1980 revenue).

Lists of company properties are not all-inclusive; not all properties are shown.

Key sources:
Box Office Mojo
Bureau of Labor Statistics
ComScore Media Metrix
Kantar Media
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Publishers Information Bureau
Securities and Exchange Commission
SNL Kagan

DataCenter staff: Bradley Johnson, Kevin Brown, Catherine Wolf, Shawna Lent, Rahel F. Rasu, Michael Sandler, Valerie Wojs.

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