Comedy Gold (formerly TV Land)

Individual Discretionary and On-Demand Services - Statistical and Financial Summaries 2012-2016

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Undertaking # Service Name Licensee Licensee Ultimate Owner Type Year
405426314 Comedy Gold (formerly TV Land) Bell Media Inc. BCE Inc.                                                    Specialty (category B service) 2016
Revenue ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Residential/bulk/smatv subscriber revenue 1,800,805 1,937,613 7.60 2,038,598 5.21 1,791,980 -12.10 1,443,497 -19.45 -5.4
DTH subscriber revenue 1,315,276 1,732,986 31.76 1,481,781 -14.50 1,303,616 -12.02 775,124 -40.54 -12.4
Local advertising revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
National advertising revenue 1,098,409 1,459,282 32.85 1,208,802 -17.16 1,381,276 14.27 1,016,248 -26.43 -1.9
Other revenue 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Revenue 4,214,490 5,129,881 21.72 4,729,181 -7.81 4,476,872 -5.34 3,234,869 -27.74 -6.4
Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Programming and Production 1,199,664 1,085,366 -9.53 1,175,110 8.27 888,184 -24.42 758,480 -14.60 -10.8
Technical 244,893 256,193 4.61 245,553 -4.15 223,832 -8.85 196,513 -12.21 -5.4
Sales and Promotion 106,188 114,990 8.29 58,516 -49.11 101,305 73.12 97,481 -3.77 -2.1
Administration and General 197,426 224,463 13.69 217,801 -2.97 256,662 17.84 125,996 -50.91 -10.6
Total Expenses 1,748,171 1,681,012 -3.84 1,696,980 0.95 1,469,983 -13.38 1,178,470 -19.83 -9.4
Performance ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Income 2,466,319 3,448,869 - 3,032,201 - 3,006,889 - 2,056,399 - -
Depreciation 66,811 70,522 5.55 67,426 -4.39 71,140 5.51 55,953 -21.35 -4.3
P.B.I.T. 2,399,508 3,378,347 - 2,964,775 - 2,935,749 - 2,000,446 - -
Interest Expense 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Adjustments - Gain (Loss) -286,678 -474,856 65.64 -412,875 -13.05 -178,114 -56.86 -53,113 -70.18 -
Pre-tax Profit 2,112,830 2,903,491 - 2,551,900 - 2,757,635 - 1,947,333 - -
Canadian Programming Expenses ($)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Acquisition of rights 66,293 139,567 110.53 236,549 69.49 202,912 -14.22 198,316 -2.27 31.5
Script & concept 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Filler Programming + Program Production 121,374 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a -100.0
Investment in Programming 0 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a n/a
Total Canadian Programming 187,667 139,567 -25.63 236,549 69.49 202,912 -14.22 198,316 -2.27 1.4
Canadian Programming/Revenue (%) 4.45 2.72 - 5.00 - 4.53 - 6.13 - -
Staff
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Total Remuneration ($) 46,943 9,221 -80.36 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a -100.0
Total Staff Count 1 0.15 -85.00 0 -100.00 0 n/a 0 n/a -
Average Remuneration ($) 46,943 61,473 30.95 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Subscribers
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
943,722 894,185 -5.25 839,127 -6.16 775,915 -7.53 680,437 -12.31 -7.9
Profitability (%)
2012 2013 Var % 2014 Var % 2015 Var % 2016 Var % CAGR (%)
Operating Margin 58.5 67.2 - 64.1 - 67.2 - 63.6 - -
P.B.I.T. Margin 56.9 65.9 - 62.7 - 65.6 - 61.8 - -
Pre-tax Margin 50.1 56.6 - 54.0 - 61.6 - 60.2 - -

CAGR = Compound Annual Growth Rate

DTH = Direct-to-Home

SMATV = Satellite Master Atenna Television

P.B.I.T. = Profit Before Interest and Tax

Var = Variation

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