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ogramming highlights included Soul Train, The Cosby Show, Mr. Box Office and First Family. CENTRIC reached approximately 52 million domestic television households in September 2013. Other BET Networks properties include BET Mobile, which delivers music, gaming and video content to its target audiences on mobile devices and digital services across all major service providers. FILMED ENTERTAINMENT This segment produces, finances, acquires, and distributes motion pictures and other entertainment content under the Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies brands. Paramount Pictures is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment and has a library consisting of approximately 3,400 motion pictures and various television programs. Paramount distributes motion pictures theatrically and on DVDs and Blu-ray discs, television, digital, and other platforms in the United States and internationally for the company and third parties. In 2013, Paramount announced the creation of Paramount Television, a new television production division focused on developing programming for television and digital platforms. In the year ended September 30, 2013, this segment released 13 films in the domestic theatrical market, including 1 distributed on behalf of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. Ancillary Films produced, acquired or distributed by Paramount or DW Studios are also licensed worldwide on a territory by territory basis, for a fee or on a revenue-sharing basis, to electronic sell-through, video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand, and other digital platforms, including Amazon, Netflix, and iTunes. Paramount provides production services to third parties, primarily at Paramount’s studio lot. Paramount also licenses its brands for consumer products, themed restaurants, live stage plays, film clips, and theme parks. Paramount also develops original content for launch on digital distribution platforms worldwide, including made-for-digital content offered for sale and rent through third party online destinations and apps. Paramount produces majority of the motion pictures it releases. It also acquires films for distribution from third parties and distributes films on behalf of third parties. For domestic distribution, Paramount performs its own marketing and distribution services for theatrical and home entertainment releases. In international markets, Paramount, through its international affiliates, distributes its motion pictures for theatrical release through its own distribution operations, or in some countries, through United International Pictures, a company that the company and an affiliate of Universal Studios, Inc. (Universal) own jointly. Paramount distributes its theatrical releases through Universal in four territories and through Sony Releasing in one territory. Additionally, Paramount distributes Universal’s motion pictures theatrically in one territory. Paramount also distributes Universal’s home entertainment product in three territories, and Universal distributes Paramount’s home entertainment product in two territories. In July 2013, Paramount and Twentieth Century Fox launched a joint venture to distribute their home entertainment product in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland. Paramount’s major 2013 releases were as follows: Theatrical Releases: In the year ended September 30, 2013, the Filmed Entertainment segment theatrically released World War Z, Star Trek Into Darkness, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, DreamWorks Animation’s Rise of the Guardians, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, Jack Reacher, Flight, Paranormal Activity 4, Pain and Gain and The Guilt Trip in domestic and/or international markets. Film Library: Paramount has a library consisting of approximately 1,200 motion picture titles produced by Paramount and acquired rights to approximately 2,200 additional motion pictures and various television programs. The library includes various Academy Award winners, such as Titanic, Braveheart, Forrest Gump, An Inconvenient Truth, There Will Be Blood and such classics as The Ten Commandments, Breakfast at Tiffany’s

 

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