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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 10-Q
 
     
þ   QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
     
    for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2009 or
     
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Commission file number 001-15062
 
TIME WARNER INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
     
     
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
  13-4099534
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
One Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019-8016
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(212) 484-8000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
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Common Stock — $.01 par value
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TIME WARNER INC.
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INTRODUCTION
     Management’s discussion and analysis of results of operations and financial condition (“MD&A”) is a supplement to the accompanying consolidated financial statements and provides additional information on Time Warner Inc.’s (“Time Warner” or the “Company”) businesses, current developments, financial condition, cash flows and results of operations. MD&A is organized as follows:
   
Overview.   This section provides a general description of Time Warner’s business segments, as well as recent developments the Company believes are important in understanding the results of operations and financial condition or in understanding anticipated future trends.
 
   
Results of operations.   This section provides an analysis of the Company’s results of operations for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009. This analysis is presented on both a consolidated and a business segment basis. In addition, a brief description is provided of significant transactions and events that affect the comparability of the results being analyzed.
 
   
Financial condition and liquidity.   This section provides an analysis of the Company’s financial condition as of September 30, 2009 and cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2009.
 
   
Caution concerning forward-looking statements.   This section provides a description of the use of forward-looking information appearing in this report, including in MD&A and the consolidated financial statements. Such information is based on management’s current expectations about future events, which are inherently susceptible to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Refer to the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 (the “2008 Form 10-K”), as well as Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in Part II of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2009 (the “June 2009 Form 10-Q”), for a discussion of the risk factors applicable to the Company.

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OVERVIEW
     Time Warner is a leading media and entertainment company, whose major businesses encompass an array of the most respected and successful media brands. Among the Company’s brands are HBO, TNT, CNN, AOL, People, Sports Illustrated and Time. The Company produces and distributes films through Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema, including Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, The Hangover, The Dark Knight and Gran Torino, as well as television series, including Two and a Half Men, The Mentalist, The Big Bang Theory, Gossip Girl and The Closer. During the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company generated revenues of $20.889 billion (down 7% from $22.518 billion in 2008), Operating Income of $3.769 billion (down 7% from $4.066 billion in 2008), Net Income of $1.841 billion (down 30% from $2.630 billion in 2008) and Cash Provided by Operations from Continuing Operations of $3.482 billion (down 18% from $4.246 billion in 2008).
     On March 12, 2009, the Company completed the legal and structural separation of Time Warner Cable Inc. (“TWC”) from the Company. With the completion of the separation, the Company disposed of the Cable segment in its entirety and ceased to consolidate the financial condition and results of operations of TWC in its consolidated financial statements. Accordingly, the Company has presented the financial condition and results of operations of the Cable segment as discontinued operations in the accompanying consolidated financial statements for all periods presented.
     On May 28, 2009, Time Warner announced that its Board of Directors has authorized management to proceed with plans for the complete legal and structural separation of AOL LLC from Time Warner, which is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2009. Refer to “Recent Developments” for more information.
Impact of the Current Economic Environment
     The current global economic recession has reduced the Company’s visibility into long-term business trends and has adversely affected its businesses during the first nine months of 2009 and is currently expected to continue to adversely affect them during the remainder of 2009. For example, during the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company’s Advertising revenues declined 14% compared to the similar period in the prior year. The Company currently expects Advertising revenues to continue to decline during the remainder of 2009 as compared to the similar period in 2008, although the rate of decline for the remainder of 2009 is expected to moderate in comparison to that experienced during the first nine months of 2009. Additionally, the current economic environment is adversely affecting the Company’s Content revenues due to, among other things, reduced consumer spending on DVDs.
     The significant losses in the market value of the Company’s pension plan assets in 2008 have resulted in an increase in pension expense of approximately $42 million and $113 million, respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and are expected to result in an approximately $150 million increase in pension expense for the full year of 2009. Additionally, the strengthening of the U.S. dollar relative to significant foreign currencies to which the Company is exposed has negatively affected the Company’s revenues and Operating Income by approximately $130 million and $70 million, respectively, for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and approximately $570 million and $170 million, respectively, for the nine months ended September 30, 2009. If exchange rates remain at levels similar to those at September 30, 2009, the Company does not expect they will have a significant impact on revenues or Operating Income during the remainder of 2009 compared to the similar period in 2008.
     The Company continues to have strong liquidity to meet its needs for the foreseeable future. At September 30, 2009, the Company had $14.029 billion of unused committed capacity, including cash and equivalents and credit facilities containing commitments from a geographically diverse group of major financial institutions. See “Financial Condition and Liquidity” for further details regarding the Company’s total committed borrowing capacity.

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Time Warner Businesses
     Time Warner classifies its operations into four reportable segments: Networks, Filmed Entertainment, Publishing and AOL.
     Time Warner evaluates the performance and operational strength of its business segments based on several factors, of which the primary financial measure is operating income before depreciation of tangible assets and amortization of intangible assets (“Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization”). Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization eliminates the uneven effects across all business segments of noncash depreciation of tangible assets and amortization of certain intangible assets, primarily intangible assets recognized in business combinations. Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization should be considered in addition to Operating Income, as well as other measures of financial performance. Accordingly, the discussion of the results of operations for each of Time Warner’s business segments includes both Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income. For additional information regarding Time Warner’s business segments, refer to Note 11, “Segment Information.”
     Networks. Time Warner’s Networks segment is comprised of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”) and Home Box Office, Inc. (“HBO”). For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Networks segment generated revenues of $8.645 billion (41% of the Company’s overall revenues), $3.089 billion in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and $2.773 billion in Operating Income.
     The Turner networks — including such recognized brands as TNT, TBS, CNN, Cartoon Network, truTV and HLN (formerly CNN Headline News) — are among the leaders in advertising-supported cable TV networks. For seven consecutive years, more primetime households have watched advertising-supported cable TV networks than the national broadcast networks. The Turner networks generate revenues principally from the receipt of monthly subscriber fees paid by cable system operators, satellite distribution services, telephone companies and other distributors and from the sale of advertising. Key contributors to Turner’s success are its continued investments in high-quality programming focused on sports, original and syndicated series, news, network movie premieres and animation leading to strong ratings and revenue growth, as well as strong brands and operating efficiencies. For the remainder of 2009, the Company anticipates that the difficult economic environment and the absence of advertising revenues associated with the 2008 election coverage will adversely affect Advertising revenues at Turner compared to the similar period in 2008.
     HBO operates the HBO and Cinemax multichannel premium pay television programming services, with the HBO service ranking as the nation’s most widely distributed premium pay television service. HBO generates revenues principally from monthly subscriber fees from cable system operators, satellite distribution services, telephone companies and other distributors. An additional source of revenues is the sale of its original programming, including Sex and the City, True Blood, Entourage, The Sopranos and Rome.
     The Company’s Networks segment has recently focused on international expansion, including Turner’s fourth quarter 2007 acquisition of seven pay networks operating principally in Latin America and HBO’s acquisitions of additional equity interests in HBO Asia and HBO South Asia during the fourth quarter of 2007 and first quarter of 2008, as well as the acquisition of an additional equity interest in the HBO Latin America Group, consisting of HBO Brasil, HBO Olé and HBO Latin America Production Services (collectively, “HBO LAG”), during the fourth quarter of 2008. In addition, during the three months ended September 30, 2009, Turner acquired Japan Image Communications Co., Ltd. (“JIC”), a Japanese pay television business. HBO LAG and JIC contributed revenues and Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization of $265 million and $69 million, respectively, for the nine months ended September 30, 2009. In addition, during 2008 and the first nine months of 2009, Turner expanded its presence in Turkey, Germany and Korea. The Company anticipates that international expansion will continue to be an area of focus at the Networks segment for the foreseeable future.
     Filmed Entertainment.   Time Warner’s Filmed Entertainment segment is comprised of Warner Bros. Entertainment Group (“Warner Bros.”), one of the world’s leading studios, and New Line Cinema Corporation (“New Line”). For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Filmed Entertainment segment generated revenues of $7.746 billion (35% of the

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Company’s overall revenues), $923 million in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and $648 million in Operating Income.
     The Filmed Entertainment segment has diversified sources of revenues within its film and television businesses, including an extensive film library and a global distribution infrastructure, which have helped it to deliver consistent long-term operating performance. To increase operational efficiencies and maximize performance within the Filmed Entertainment segment, in 2008 the Company reorganized the New Line business to be operated as a unit of Warner Bros. while maintaining separate development, production and other operations, and the Company incurred restructuring charges primarily related to involuntary employee terminations in connection with the reorganization. Beginning in the first quarter of 2009, Warner Bros. commenced a significant restructuring, primarily consisting of headcount reductions and the outsourcing of certain functions to an external service provider. As a result of these restructurings, the Filmed Entertainment segment incurred restructuring charges of $17 million and $85 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and expects to incur additional restructuring charges of approximately $10 million in the fourth quarter of 2009.
     Warner Bros. continues to be an industry leader in the television business. During the 2009-2010 broadcast season, Warner Bros. expects to produce more than 25 primetime series, with at least one series airing on each of the five broadcast networks (including Two and a Half Men, The Mentalist, The Big Bang Theory, Gossip Girl and Smallville), as well as original series for several cable networks (including The Closer and Nip/Tuck).
     The sale of DVDs has been one of the largest drivers of the segment’s profit over the last several years. The industry and the Company experienced a decline in DVD sales in 2008 and the first nine months of 2009 as growing consumer interest in high definition Blu-ray DVDs and the effect of increased electronic delivery only partially offset softening consumer demand for standard definition DVDs. Also contributing to the overall decline in DVD sales are several factors, including the general economic downturn in the U.S. and many regions around the world, increasing competition for consumer discretionary time and spending, piracy and the maturation of the standard definition DVD format.
     Piracy, including physical piracy as well as illegal online file-sharing, continues to be a significant issue for the filmed entertainment industry. Due to technological advances, piracy has expanded from music to movies, television programming and interactive games. The Company has taken a variety of actions to combat piracy over the last several years, including the launch of new services for consumers at competitive price points, aggressive online and customs enforcement, compressed release windows and educational campaigns, and will continue to do so, both individually and together with cross-industry groups, trade associations and strategic partners.
     Publishing.   Time Warner’s Publishing segment consists principally of magazine publishing and related websites as well as a number of direct-marketing businesses. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Publishing segment generated revenues of $2.635 billion (12% of the Company’s overall revenues), $295 million in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and $167 million in Operating Income. In an ongoing effort to continue to streamline the Publishing segment’s operations, the Company expects to incur up to $100 million of restructuring costs primarily related to severance costs in the fourth quarter of 2009.
     As of September 30, 2009, Time Inc. published 22 magazines in the U.S., including People, Sports Illustrated, Time, InStyle, Real Simple, Southern Living and Fortune, and over 90 magazines outside the U.S., primarily through IPC Media (“IPC”) in the U.K. and Grupo Editorial Expansión (“GEE”) in Mexico. The Publishing segment generates revenues primarily from advertising (including advertising on digital properties), magazine subscriptions and newsstand sales. Time Inc. also owns the magazine subscription marketer, Synapse Group, Inc. (“Synapse”), and the school and youth group fundraising company, QSP, Inc. and its Canadian affiliate, Quality Service Programs Inc. (collectively, “QSP”). Advertising sales at the Publishing segment, particularly print advertising sales, continue to be significantly adversely affected by the current economic environment as evidenced by their continuing decline during the first nine months of 2009. Online advertising sales at the Publishing segment have also been adversely affected by the current economic environment, although, on a percentage basis, to a lesser degree than print advertising sales. Time Inc. continues to develop digital content, including the relaunch of RealSimple.com and the expansion of People.com and Time.com, as well as the expansion of digital properties owned by IPC and GEE. Online Advertising revenues were 11% and 12%, respectively, of Time Inc.’s total Advertising revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to 11% and 10%,

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respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. On July 16, 2009, Time Inc. completed the sale of its direct-selling division, Southern Living At Home, which sells home decor products through independent consultants at parties hosted in people’s homes throughout the U.S.
     AOL.   AOL LLC (together with its subsidiaries, “AOL”) is a leading global web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. Its business spans online content, products and services that it offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. AOL is focused on attracting and engaging consumers and providing valuable online advertising services on both its owned and operated properties and third-party websites. As of September 2009, AOL has the largest advertising network in terms of online consumer reach in the U.S. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, AOL generated revenues of $2.448 billion (12% of the Company’s overall revenues), $760 million in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and $449 million in Operating Income.
     Historically, AOL’s primary strategic focus was its dial-up Internet access services business, which operated one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the U.S. As broadband penetration in the U.S. increased, AOL experienced a decline, which it continues to experience, in subscribers to its access service. At the same time, online advertising experienced significant growth. In August 2006, AOL fundamentally shifted the primary strategic focus of its business from generating Subscription revenues to attracting and engaging Internet consumers and generating Advertising revenues. In connection with this shift, AOL began offering the vast majority of its content, products and services to consumers for free in an effort to attract and engage a broader group of consumers. While this strategic shift was announced in 2006, AOL is still in the process of completing this transition. Consequently, AOL’s subscription access service remains an important source of its total revenues and cash flows.
     The Company has been evaluating potential transactions involving, and structural alternatives for, AOL for some time, including the possibility of separating AOL’s global web services and subscription access services businesses, which share infrastructure such as data centers and network operations centers. Historically, the global web services business had three units: (i) the first focused on content published on a variety of websites with related applications and services; (ii) the second focused on social networking, community and instant communications products and services; and (iii) the third focused on providing advertising services on both AOL’s owned and operated properties and third-party websites. The subscription access services business included the AOL-branded Internet access service as well as the CompuServe and Netscape Internet access services.
     In April 2009, Tim Armstrong was appointed AOL’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and he commenced a review of AOL’s strategy and operations while the Company continued its evaluation of structural alternatives. The Company’s evaluation resulted in the announcement on May 28, 2009 that it would move forward with plans for the complete legal and structural separation of AOL from Time Warner. Refer to “Recent Developments” for further details regarding the separation of AOL from Time Warner.
     In connection with the strategic review conducted by Mr. Armstrong, which factored in the Company’s decision to separate AOL from Time Warner, AOL has updated its organizational structure and developed the next phase in the strategic shift begun in 2006. AOL’s strategy remains focused primarily on attracting and engaging Internet consumers and generating Advertising revenues, with the subscription access service managed as a valuable distribution channel for AOL’s content, product and service offerings. As a result, AOL intends to continue to operate as a single integrated business rather than as two separate businesses.
     AOL’s strategy is to focus its resources on its core competitive strengths in web content production, local and mapping, communications and advertising networks while expanding the presence of its content, products and service offerings on multiple platforms and digital devices. AOL also aims to reorient its culture and reinvigorate the AOL brand by prioritizing the consumer experience and making greater use of data-driven insights. AOL aims to encourage innovation through the entrepreneurial environment of AOL Ventures.

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     AOL’s business operations are focused on the following two areas:
   
AOL Media.   AOL seeks to be a global publisher of relevant and engaging online content by utilizing open and highly scalable publishing platforms and content management systems, as well as a leading online provider of consumer products and services.
 
     
AOL generates Advertising revenues from its owned and operated content, products and services, which are referred to as “AOL Media,” through the sale of display and search advertising. AOL seeks to provide effective and efficient advertising solutions utilizing data-driven insights that help advertisers decide how best to engage consumers.
 
     
AOL also generates revenues through its subscription access service. AOL views its subscription access service as a valuable distribution channel for AOL Media. AOL’s access service subscribers are important users of AOL Media and engaging both present and former access service subscribers is an important component of its strategy. In addition, AOL’s subscription access service will remain an important source of revenue and cash flow for AOL in the near term.
 
   
Third Party Network.   AOL also generates Advertising revenues through the sale of advertising on third-party websites and on digital devices, which are referred to as the “Third Party Network,” and AOL markets these advertising offerings to publishers under the brand “Advertising.com.” AOL’s mission is to provide an open and transparent advertising system that is easy-to-use and offers its publishers and advertisers unique and valuable insights. AOL seeks to significantly increase the number of publishers and advertisers utilizing the network.
     AOL markets its advertising offerings to advertisers on both AOL Media and the Third Party Network under the brand “AOL Advertising.”
     During the first nine months of 2009, AOL’s Advertising revenues were negatively affected by weak global economic conditions, which contributed to lower advertising demand, and which the Company anticipates may continue to negatively affect AOL’s Advertising revenues in the fourth quarter of 2009.
     Google Inc. (“Google”) is, except in limited circumstances, the exclusive web search provider for AOL Media. In connection with these search services, Google provides AOL with a share of the revenues generated through paid text-based search advertising on AOL Media. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, Advertising revenues associated with the Google relationship (substantially all of which were generated on AOL Media) were $422 million. In addition, AOL sells search-based keyword advertising directly to advertisers on AOL Media through the use of a white-labeled, modified version of Google’s advertising platform, for which AOL provides a share of the revenues generated through such sales to Google. Domestically, AOL has agreed, except in certain limited circumstances, to use Google’s search services on an exclusive basis through December 19, 2010. Upon expiration of this agreement, AOL expects to continue to generate Advertising revenues by providing paid-search advertising on AOL Media, either through the continuation of its relationship with Google or an agreement with another search provider.
     AOL views its subscription access service, which is offered to consumers in the U.S. for a monthly fee, as a valuable distribution channel for AOL Media. In general, subscribers to the subscription access service are among the most engaged consumers on AOL Media. However, the domestic AOL-brand access subscriber base has been declining, which has had an adverse impact on AOL’s Subscription revenues. AOL’s domestic AOL-brand access subscribers declined 1.5 million and 1.9 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively. The continued decline in subscribers is the result of several factors, including the increased availability of high-speed broadband Internet connections, the fact that a significant amount of online content, products and services has been optimized for use with Internet broadband connections and the effects of AOL’s strategic shift announced in 2006, which resulted in significantly reduced marketing efforts for its subscription access service, and the free availability of the majority of its content, products and services. AOL expects the net number of domestic AOL-brand access subscribers to continue to decline. Accordingly, because Advertising revenues associated with AOL Media in large part are generated from the activity (including search queries) of current and former AOL subscribers, as AOL’s subscriber base declines, AOL needs to maintain the engagement of former subscribers similar to historical levels and increase the number and engagement of other consumers on AOL Media. AOL seeks to do

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this by continuing to develop and offer engaging content, products and services and continuing to transition those access service subscribers who are terminating their paid access subscriptions to free AOL Media offerings.
     During the first nine months of 2009, in an effort to better align its cost structure with its revenues, AOL undertook various restructuring activities. As a result, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, AOL incurred restructuring charges of $10 million and $83 million, respectively, primarily related to involuntary employee terminations and facility closures. AOL currently expects to incur up to $20 million of additional restructuring charges through the consummation of the AOL Separation (as defined below), which is anticipated to occur in the fourth quarter of 2009. Shortly after the AOL Separation, AOL anticipates undertaking significant additional restructuring activities to more effectively align its organizational structure and costs with its strategy.
Recent Developments
HBO Central Europe Acquisition
     On October 14, 2009, HBO entered into an agreement to purchase its partners’ interests in the HBO Central Europe (“HBO CE”) joint venture for approximately $160 million in cash. HBO CE operates the HBO and Cinemax premium pay television programming services serving 11 territories in Central Europe. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals, and is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2010. HBO currently owns a 33 1/3% interest in HBO CE, and upon closing, this transaction will result in HBO owning 100% of the interests of HBO CE. See Note 2 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
AOL Separation from Time Warner
     As noted above, on May 28, 2009, Time Warner announced that its Board of Directors has authorized management to proceed with plans for the complete legal and structural separation of AOL from Time Warner (the “AOL Separation”). The AOL Separation is currently expected to be effected as a spin-off of AOL Holdings LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary that has been converted to a corporation and renamed AOL Inc. In the AOL Separation, Time Warner

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will distribute all of its AOL Inc. common stock to Time Warner shareholders, and AOL will become an independent, publicly traded company.
     On July 8, 2009, the Company repurchased Google’s 5% interest in AOL for $283 million in cash, which amount included a payment in respect of Google’s pro rata share of cash distributions to Time Warner by AOL attributable to the period of Google’s investment in AOL. After repurchasing this stake, Time Warner currently owns 100% of AOL.
     The AOL Separation is contingent on the satisfaction or waiver of a number of conditions, including the effectiveness of a registration statement on Form 10 that AOL filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 27, 2009 in connection with the transaction. Time Warner expects to complete the AOL Separation in the fourth quarter of 2009. See Note 2 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
Patch Acquisition
     On June 10, 2009, AOL purchased Patch Media Corporation (“Patch”), a news, information and community platform business dedicated to providing comprehensive local information and services for individual towns and communities, for approximately $7 million in cash. Approximately $700,000 of the consideration is being held in an indemnity escrow account until the first anniversary of the closing.
     At the time of closing, Tim Armstrong, AOL’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, held, indirectly through Polar Capital Group, LLC (“Polar Capital”) (a private investment company which he founded), economic interests in Patch that entitled him to receive approximately 75% of the transaction consideration. Mr. Armstrong’s original investment in Patch, made in December 2007 through Polar Capital, was approximately $4.5 million. In connection with the transaction, Mr. Armstrong, through Polar Capital, waived his right to receive any transaction consideration in excess of his original $4.5 million investment, opting to accept only the return of his initial investment. In addition, Mr. Armstrong elected to return the $4.5 million (approximately $450,000 of which is being held in the indemnity escrow account for a year) that he was entitled to receive in connection with the transaction to AOL, to be held by AOL until after the AOL Separation. As soon as legally permissible, following the AOL Separation, AOL will cause to be issued to Polar Capital an amount of AOL Inc. common stock equivalent to $4.5 million (less any amounts held in the indemnity escrow account) based on an average of the high and low market prices on the relevant trading day. The issuance of shares of AOL Inc. common stock to Polar Capital will be exempt from registration under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as a transaction by an issuer not involving a public offering. The payment to Polar Capital of the $4.5 million of consideration is not contingent on the continued employment of Mr. Armstrong with AOL.
     An appraisal of the value of the business was performed by an independent financial advisory firm to determine that the consideration paid by AOL was within a reasonable range of the fair value of Patch. The Patch acquisition did not significantly affect the Company’s consolidated financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009. See Note 2 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
Common Stock Repurchase Program
     On July 26, 2007, Time Warner’s Board of Directors authorized a common stock repurchase program that allows the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of $5 billion of common stock. Purchases under this stock repurchase program may be made from time to time on the open market and in privately negotiated transactions. The size and timing of these purchases are based on a number of factors, including price and business and market conditions. From the program’s inception through November 2, 2009 the Company repurchased approximately 83 million shares of common stock for approximately $3.7 billion, pursuant to trading programs under Rule 10b5-1 of the Exchange Act. This number included approximately 32 million shares of common stock purchased for approximately $878 million in 2009 (Note 6).
TWC Separation from Time Warner and Reverse Stock Split of Time Warner Common Stock
     On March 12, 2009 (the “Distribution Record Date”), the Company disposed of all of its shares of TWC common stock. With the completion of the legal and structural separation of TWC from Time Warner (the “TWC Separation”), the Company disposed of the Cable segment in its entirety. Accordingly, the Company has presented the financial condition

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and results of operations of the Cable segment as discontinued operations in the accompanying consolidated financial statements for all periods presented. See Note 1 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
     In connection with the TWC Separation, the Company implemented a 1-for-3 reverse stock split on March 27, 2009.
CME Investment
     On May 18, 2009, the Company completed an investment in Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (“CME”), in which the Company received a 31% economic interest and a 38% voting interest, for $244 million in cash. CME is a broadcasting company operating leading networks in seven Central and Eastern European countries. In connection with its investment, Time Warner has agreed to allow CME founder and Non-Executive Chairman Ronald S. Lauder to vote Time Warner’s shares of CME for at least four years, subject to certain exceptions. Also, Mr. Lauder has agreed to support Time Warner’s appointment of two designees to CME’s board of directors. The Company’s investment in CME is being accounted for under the cost method of accounting. See Note 2 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
Changes in Basis of Presentation
     As discussed more fully in Note 1 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements, the 2008 financial information has been recast so that the basis of presentation is consistent with that of the 2009 financial information. This recast reflects (i) the financial condition and results of operations of TWC as discontinued operations for all periods presented, (ii) the adoption of recent accounting guidance pertaining to noncontrolling interests, (iii) the adoption of recent accounting guidance pertaining to participating securities and (iv) the 1-for-3 reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock that became effective on March 27, 2009.
Recent Accounting Guidance
     See Note 1 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements for a discussion of accounting guidance adopted during the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and recent accounting guidance not yet adopted.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability
     As more fully described herein and in the related notes to the accompanying consolidated financial statements, the comparability of Time Warner’s results from continuing operations has been affected by significant transactions and certain other items in each period as follows (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Amounts related to securities litigation and government investigations
  $ (7 )   $ (5 )   $ (21 )   $ (13 )
Asset impairments
    (57 )     (39 )     (57 )     (57 )
Loss on sale of assets
    -       (3 )     (33 )     (3 )
 
                       
Impact on Operating Income
    (64 )     (47 )     (111 )     (73 )
Investment losses, net
    (25 )     (6 )     (1 )     (22 )
Amounts related to the separation of TWC
    4       (2 )     6       (7 )
Costs related to the separation of AOL
    (4 )     -       (24 )     -  
Share of equity investment gain on disposal of assets
    -       30       -       30  
 
                       
Pretax impact
    (89 )     (25 )     (130 )     (72 )
Income tax impact of above items
    27       10       30       26  
Tax items related to TWC
    -       (8 )     24       (8 )
 
                       
After-tax impact
    (62 )     (23 )     (76 )     (54 )
Noncontrolling interest impact
    -       -       5       -  
 
                       
Impact of items on income from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ (62 )   $ (23 )   $ (71 )   $ (54 )
 
                       
     In addition to the items affecting comparability above, the Company incurred restructuring costs of $39 million and $175 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and $20 million and $168 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. For further discussions of restructuring costs, refer to the “Consolidated Results” and “Business Segment Results” discussions.
Amounts Related to Securities Litigation
     The Company recognized legal and other professional fees related to the defense of various shareholder lawsuits totaling $7 million and $21 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and $5 million and $13 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively.
Asset Impairments
     During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recorded a $52 million noncash impairment of intangible assets related to Turner’s interest in a general entertainment network in India at the Networks segment and a $5 million noncash impairment of certain trade names at the AOL segment. During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recorded a $30 million noncash impairment at the Publishing segment related to a sub-lease with a tenant that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008 and a $9 million noncash impairment of a building at the AOL segment. In addition, during the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recorded an $18 million noncash impairment of GameTap at the Networks segment as a result of Turner’s decision to sell its online video game business.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
Loss on Sale of Assets
     For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recognized a $33 million loss on the sale of Warner Bros.’ Italian cinema assets.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recorded a $3 million loss on the completion of the sale of GameTap at the Networks segment.
Investment Losses, Net
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recognized $2 million and $23 million, respectively, of miscellaneous investment losses. In addition, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recognized a $23 million impairment of the Company’s investment in Miditech Pvt. Limited, a programming production company in India, and, for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, a $28 million gain on the sale of the Company’s investment in TiVo Inc. and a $17 million gain on the sale of the Company’s investment in Eidos plc (formerly Sci Entertainment Group plc) (“Eidos”).
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recognized $6 million of miscellaneous investment losses and $14 million of miscellaneous investment gains, respectively. In addition, for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recognized a $26 million impairment of the Company’s investment in Eidos and $10 million of losses resulting from market fluctuations in equity derivative instruments.
Amounts Related to the Separation of TWC
     The Company incurred pretax direct transaction costs (e.g., legal and professional fees) related to the separation of TWC of $6 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and $2 million and $7 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively, which have been reflected in other income (loss), net in the accompanying consolidated statement of operations. In addition, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recognized $4 million and $12 million, respectively, of other income related to the increase in the estimated fair value of Time Warner equity awards held by TWC employees.
Costs Related to the Separation of AOL
     The Company incurred costs related to the separation of AOL of $4 million and $24 million, respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, which have been reflected in other income (loss), net in the accompanying consolidated statement of operations. These costs included $4 million and $9 million, respectively, of pretax direct transaction costs (e.g., legal and professional fees) for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and $15 million of financing costs related to the solicitation of consents from debt holders to amend the indentures governing certain of the Company’s debt securities for the nine months ended September 30, 2009. For additional information, refer to “Financial Condition and Liquidity — Outstanding Debt and Other Financing Arrangements — Consent Solicitation.”
Share of Equity Investment Gain on Disposal of Assets
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recognized its $30 million share of a pretax gain on the sale of a Central European documentary channel by an equity method investee.
Income Tax Impact and Tax Items Related to TWC
     The income tax impact reflects the estimated tax or tax benefit associated with each item affecting comparability. Such estimated taxes or tax benefits vary based on certain factors, including the taxability or deductibility of the items and foreign tax on certain transactions. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company also recognized approximately $24 million of tax benefits attributable to the impact of certain state tax law changes on TWC net deferred tax liabilities.

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TIME WARNER INC.
MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
Noncontrolling Interest Impact
     The noncontrolling interest impact for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 of $5 million reflects the minority owner’s share of the tax provision related to changes in certain state tax laws.
Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2009 Compared to Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2008
Consolidated Results
     The following discussion provides an analysis of the Company’s results of operations and should be read in conjunction with the accompanying consolidated statement of operations.
     Revenues. The components of revenues are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
            (recast)                     (recast)          
Subscription
  $ 2,562     $ 2,584       (1 %)   $ 7,669     $ 7,800       (2 %)
Advertising
    1,632       1,856       (12 %)     4,943       5,763       (14 %)
Content
    2,754       2,906       (5 %)     7,680       8,278       (7 %)
Other
    187       233       (20 %)     597       677       (12 %)
 
                                       
Total revenues
  $ 7,135     $ 7,579       (6 %)   $ 20,889     $ 22,518       (7 %)
 
                                       
     The decrease in Subscription revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily related to declines at the AOL and Publishing segments, offset partially by an increase at the Networks segment. The decline at the AOL segment reflects the continued decline in the number of domestic AOL-brand access subscribers. The decrease at the Publishing segment was primarily due to declines in domestic subscription renewals and softening domestic newsstand sales, both of which were due to the effect of the current economic environment, as well as decreases at IPC resulting primarily from the negative impact of foreign exchange rates. The increase in Subscription revenues at the Networks segment was due primarily to higher subscription rates at both Turner and HBO and the effect of the consolidation of HBO LAG, partially offset by the negative impact of foreign exchange rates at Turner.
     The decrease in Advertising revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily due to declines at the Publishing and AOL segments and, to a lesser extent, a decline at the Networks segment. The decrease at the Publishing segment was primarily due to declines in domestic print Advertising revenues and international print Advertising revenues, including the effect of foreign exchange rates at IPC, and lower online revenues. The decrease at the AOL segment was attributable to declines in Advertising revenues on the Third Party Network and display advertising on AOL Media, primarily due to weak global economic conditions, which contributed to lower advertising demand. Also contributing to the decrease at the AOL segment were declines in revenues generated through AOL’s strategic relationship with Google primarily due to decreases in search query volume (partially due to the decline in domestic AOL-brand access subscribers) and lower revenues per search query on certain AOL Media properties. The decrease at the Networks segment was driven mainly by the impact of weakened demand, primarily at Turner’s news networks, and the negative impact of foreign exchange rates, partly offset by increases at Turner’s domestic entertainment networks for the three months ended September 30, 2009.
     The decrease in Content revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to declines at the Filmed Entertainment and Networks segments. The decline at the Filmed Entertainment segment was mainly due to a decrease in theatrical product revenues, partially offset for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 by an increase in television product revenues. The negative impact of foreign exchange rates also contributed to the decline in Content revenues at the Filmed Entertainment segment. The decline at the Networks segment was due primarily to lower ancillary sales of HBO’s original programming.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Each of the revenue categories is discussed in greater detail by segment in “Business Segment Results.”
     Costs of Revenues. For the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, costs of revenues totaled $3.924 billion and $4.103 billion, respectively, and, as a percentage of revenues, were 55% and 54%, respectively. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, costs of revenues totaled $11.645 billion and $12.612 billion, respectively, and, as a percentage of revenues, were both 56%. The segment variations are discussed in detail in “Business Segment Results.”
     Selling, General and Administrative Expenses. For the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, selling, general and administrative expenses decreased 7% to $1.612 billion in 2009 from $1.726 billion in 2008, reflecting decreases at each of the Company’s segments. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, selling, general and administrative expenses decreased 7% to $4.862 billion in 2009 from $5.225 billion in 2008, primarily related to decreases at the Filmed Entertainment, AOL, Publishing and Corporate segments. The segment variations are discussed in detail in “Business Segment Results.”
     Included in costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses is depreciation expense, which decreased to $237 million and $712 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, from $244 million and $738 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively, primarily reflecting a decline at the AOL segment due in part to a reduction in network assets due to subscriber declines.
     Amortization Expense. Amortization expense decreased to $115 million and $348 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, from $140 million and $387 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. The decrease in amortization expense for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 primarily related to declines at the Filmed Entertainment and AOL segments, partially offset by an increase at the Networks segment. The segment variations are discussed in detail in “Business Segment Results.”
     Restructuring Costs. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company incurred restructuring costs of $39 million and $175 million, respectively, primarily related to various employee terminations and other exit activities, including $17 million and $85 million, respectively, at the Filmed Entertainment segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, $12 million and $7 million, respectively, at the Publishing segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and $10 million and $83 million, respectively, at the AOL segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009.
     The Company incurred restructuring costs for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 of $20 million and $168 million, respectively, primarily related to various employee terminations and other exit activities, $17 million and $130 million, respectively, at the Filmed Entertainment segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, $1 million and $16 million, respectively, at the Publishing segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, $2 million and $15 million, respectively, at the AOL segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 and $7 million at the Corporate segment for the nine months ended September 30, 2008.
     Operating Income. Operating Income decreased to $1.388 billion for the three months ended September 30, 2009 from $1.548 billion for the three months ended September 30, 2008. Excluding the items previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability” totaling $64 million and $47 million of expense for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, Operating Income decreased $143 million, primarily reflecting declines at the AOL and Publishing segments, partially offset by increases at the Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments.
     Operating Income decreased to $3.769 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 from $4.066 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. Excluding the items previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability” totaling $111 million and $73 million of expense for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, Operating Income decreased $259 million, primarily reflecting declines at the AOL and Publishing segments, partially offset by increases at the Networks and Filmed Entertainment segments.
     The segment variations are discussed under “Business Segment Results.”

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Interest Expense, Net. Interest expense, net, decreased to $297 million and $904 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, from $321 million and $999 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. The decrease in interest expense, net for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 is due primarily to lower average net debt.
     Other Income (Loss), Net. Other income (loss), net detail is shown in the table below (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Investment losses, net
  $ (25 )   $ (6 )   $ (1 )   $ (22 )
Income (loss) from equity method investees
    (19 )     31       (49 )     13  
Other
    (7 )     4       (21 )     (12 )
 
                       
Other income (loss), net
  $ (51 )   $ 29     $ (71 )   $ (21 )
 
                       
     The changes in investment losses, net are discussed under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability.” Excluding the impact of investment losses, net, the change in other income (loss), net for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily due to the Company’s recognition in the third quarter of 2008 of its $30 million share of a pretax gain on the sale of a Central European documentary channel by an equity method investee, higher losses from equity method investees and costs related to the separation of AOL, partly offset by lower securitization expenses.
     Income Tax Provision. Income tax expense from continuing operations was $377 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $487 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008 and was $1.042 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $1.147 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. The Company’s effective tax rate for continuing operations was 36% and 37% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, compared to 39% and 38% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. The decrease for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, was principally due to the recognition of certain state and local tax benefits.
     Income from Continuing Operations. Income from continuing operations was $663 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $769 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008. Excluding the items previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability” totaling $62 million and $23 million of expense, net for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, income from continuing operations decreased by $67 million, primarily reflecting lower Operating Income, partially offset by lower tax expense and interest expense, all as noted above. Basic and diluted income per common share from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders were $0.56 and $0.55, respectively, in 2009 compared to $0.64 and $0.63, respectively, in 2008.
     Income from continuing operations was $1.752 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $1.899 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. Excluding the items previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability” totaling $71 million and $54 million of expense, net for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, income from continuing operations decreased by $130 million, primarily reflecting lower Operating Income, partially offset by lower interest expense, all as noted above. Basic and diluted income per common share from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders were both $1.45 in 2009 compared to $1.57 and $1.56, respectively, in 2008.
     Discontinued Operations, Net of Tax. The financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included the impact of treating the results of operations and financial condition of TWC as discontinued operations. Discontinued operations, net of tax was a loss of $1 million and income of $130 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and was $355 million and $890 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. The current year results included TWC’s results for the period from January 1, 2009 through March 12, 2009, as compared to the full three- and nine-month periods in 2008. In

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
addition, discontinued operations, net of tax for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 included direct transaction costs (e.g., legal and professional fees) related to the separation of TWC of $75 million compared to $53 million and $102 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. For additional information, see Note 2 to the accompanying consolidated financial statements.
     Net Income Attributable to Noncontrolling Interests. Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests was $1 million and $41 million, respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $57 million and $159 million, respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. The decrease in net income attributable to noncontrolling interests for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 is primarily attributable to the TWC Separation and the repurchase of Google’s 5% interest in AOL on July 8, 2009.
     Net Income Attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders and Net Income Per Common Share Attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders. Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders was $661 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $1.067 billion for the three months ended September 30, 2008. Basic and diluted net income per common share attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders were $0.56 and $0.55, respectively, in 2009 compared to $0.89 for both in 2008. Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders was $1.841 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to $2.630 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. Basic and diluted net income per common share attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders were $1.54 and $1.53, respectively, in 2009 compared to $2.20 and $2.19, respectively, in 2008.
Business Segment Results
     Networks. Revenues, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income of the Networks segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Revenues:
                                               
Subscription
  $ 1,885     $ 1,722       9 %   $ 5,598     $ 5,136       9 %
Advertising
    768       772       (1 %)     2,367       2,417       (2 %)
Content
    197       224       (12 %)     598       626       (4 %)
Other
    24       13       85 %     82       37       122 %
 
                                       
Total revenues
    2,874       2,731       5 %     8,645       8,216       5 %
Costs of revenues(a)
    (1,282 )     (1,199 )     7 %     (4,029 )     (3,915 )     3 %
Selling, general and administrative(a)
    (496 )     (524 )     (5 %)     (1,475 )     (1,475 )     -  
Loss on disposal of consolidated business
    -       (3 )     (100 %)     -       (3 )     (100 %)
Asset impairments
    (52 )     -     NM     (52 )     (18 )     189 %
 
                                       
Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization
    1,044       1,005       4 %     3,089       2,805       10 %
Depreciation
    (87 )     (82 )     6 %     (259 )     (241 )     7 %
Amortization
    (19 )     (14 )     36 %     (57 )     (32 )     78 %
 
                                       
Operating Income
  $ 938     $ 909       3 %   $ 2,773     $ 2,532       10 %
 
                                       
 
(a)  
Costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses exclude depreciation.
     The increase in Subscription revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to higher subscription rates at both Turner and HBO and the effect of the consolidation of HBO LAG, partially offset by the negative impact of foreign exchange rates at Turner.
     The decrease in Advertising revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was driven mainly by

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
the impact of weakened demand, primarily at Turner’s news networks, and the negative impact of foreign exchange rates, partly offset by increases at Turner’s domestic entertainment networks for the three months ended September 30, 2009. The Company anticipates that the difficult economic environment and the absence of Advertising revenues associated with the 2008 election coverage will adversely affect Advertising revenues at Turner in the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to the similar period in 2008.
     The decrease in Content revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to lower ancillary sales of HBO’s original programming, which is expected to continue for the remainder of the year, partly offset by the effect of lower than anticipated home video returns of approximately $25 million for the third quarter of 2009.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, costs of revenues increased due to higher programming costs, partially offset by lower newsgathering costs, primarily reflecting the absence of the prior year’s election-related costs. For the three months ended September 30, 2009, programming costs increased 10% to $939 million from $854 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008, and for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, programming costs increased 5% to $3.013 billion from $2.870 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. The increase in programming costs for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to the impact of the consolidation of HBO LAG as well as higher expenses related to original programming at Turner, and for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, was partially offset by lower expenses related to sports programming at Turner, primarily NBA programming. Costs of revenues as a percentage of revenues were 45% and 47% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, compared to 44% and 48% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively.
     The decrease in selling, general and administrative expenses for the three months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to lower marketing expenses, partly offset by increased costs related to the consolidation of HBO LAG. Selling, general and administrative expenses for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 were flat primarily due to increased costs associated with the consolidation of HBO LAG, which were offset by lower marketing expenses.
     As previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability,” the results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included a $52 million noncash impairment of intangible assets related to Turner’s interest in a general entertainment network in India. The results for the three months ended September 30, 2008 included a $3 million loss on the completion of the sale of GameTap, an online video game business, and the results for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 included an $18 million noncash impairment of GameTap.
     Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 increased primarily due to an increase in revenues. Operating Income for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 increased primarily due to the increase in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization, partly offset by higher amortization expense primarily related to the consolidation of HBO LAG.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Filmed Entertainment. Revenues, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income of the Filmed Entertainment segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Revenues:
                                               
Subscription
  $ 12     $ 10       20 %   $ 31     $ 30       3 %
Advertising
    18       20       (10 %)     52       57       (9 %)
Content
    2,716       2,797       (3 %)     7,526       8,034       (6 %)
Other
    34       54       (37 %)     137       164       (16 %)
 
                                       
Total revenues
    2,780       2,881       (4 %)     7,746       8,285       (7 %)
Costs of revenues(a)
    (1,963 )     (2,015 )     (3 %)     (5,480 )     (5,891 )     (7 %)
Selling, general and administrative(a)
    (415 )     (468 )     (11 %)     (1,225 )     (1,407 )     (13 %)
Loss on sale of assets
    -       -       -       (33 )     -     NM
Restructuring costs
    (17 )     (17 )     -       (85 )     (130 )     (35 %)
 
                                       
Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization
    385       381       1 %     923       857       8 %
Depreciation
    (43 )     (42 )     2 %     (124 )     (126 )     (2 %)
Amortization
    (51 )     (64 )     (20 %)     (151 )     (179 )     (16 %)
 
                                       
Operating Income
  $ 291     $ 275       6 %   $ 648     $ 552       17 %
 
                                       
 
(a)  
Costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses exclude depreciation.
     Content revenues primarily include theatrical product (which is content made available for initial exhibition in theaters) and television product (which is content made available for initial airing on television). The components of Content revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Theatrical product:
                                               
Theatrical film
  $ 774     $ 785       (1 %)   $ 1,645     $ 1,580       4 %
Home video and electronic delivery
    549       592       (7 %)     1,607       2,168       (26 %)
Television licensing
    353       358       (1 %)     1,084       1,179       (8 %)
Consumer products and other
    32       42       (24 %)     79       124       (36 %)
 
                                       
Total theatrical product
    1,708       1,777       (4 %)     4,415       5,051       (13 %)
Television product:
                                               
Television licensing
    543       531       2 %     1,954       1,742       12 %
Home video and electronic delivery
    196       207       (5 %)     514       557       (8 %)
Consumer products and other
    40       38       5 %     151       144       5 %
 
                                       
Total television product
    779       776       -       2,619       2,443       7 %
Other
    229       244       (6 %)     492       540       (9 %)
 
                                       
Total Content revenues
  $ 2,716     $ 2,797       (3 %)   $ 7,526     $ 8,034       (6 %)
 
                                       
     The decline in Content revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included the negative impact of foreign exchange rates on many of the segment’s international operations.

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Theatrical film revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2009, which included the releases of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and The Final Destination as well as carryover revenues from The Hangover declined slightly compared to revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2008, which included the releases of The Dark Knight and Journey to the Center of the Earth. The increase in theatrical film revenues for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to the success of key films released in the first half of 2009, which included revenues from the releases of The Hangover and Terminator 4: Salvation as well as carryover from Gran Torino and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, compared to the similar period in 2008, which included revenues from the releases of Sex and the City, 10,000 B.C. and Get Smart as well as carryover from I Am Legend and The Bucket List. Theatrical product revenues from home video and electronic delivery decreased for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 primarily due to the reduced quantity and performance of new releases and lower catalog sales, driven in part by the negative impact of the current economic environment, partially offset by the effect of lower than anticipated catalog returns for the nine months ended September 30, 2009. Significant titles in 2009 included Gran Torino, Watchmen, Body of Lies and Yes Man, compared to significant titles in 2008, which included I Am Legend, 10,000 B.C., The Bucket List, Sex and the City and Fool’s Gold. Theatrical product revenues from television licensing decreased for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 due primarily to the timing and quantity of availabilities. Theatrical product revenues from consumer products and other decreased for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 due to difficult comparisons to consumer product revenues in the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, which included revenues from arrangements related to the release of The Dark Knight in the third quarter of 2008 and the release of Speed Racer in the second quarter of 2008.
     The increase in television product licensing fees for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily due to the effect of fewer network deliveries in the first quarter of 2008 as a result of the Writers Guild of America (East and West) strike, which was settled in February 2008. The decrease in television product revenues from home video and electronic delivery for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 primarily resulted from the reduced quantity and performance of new releases and lower catalog sales, driven in part by the negative impact of the current economic environment.
     The decrease in Other content revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was due primarily to difficult comparisons to the prior year, which included revenues from the second-quarter 2008 interactive video game release of LEGO: Indiana Jones and the third-quarter 2008 interactive video game release of LEGO: Batman, partially offset by benefits from the expansion of third party interactive video games distribution in 2009 as well as the first-quarter 2009 interactive video game release of F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin.
     The decrease in costs of revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 resulted primarily from lower theatrical advertising and print costs due primarily to the timing, quantity and mix of films released and lower manufacturing and related costs associated with a decline in Home video and electronic delivery revenues. Film costs increased to $1.192 billion and $3.473 billion for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, from $1.184 billion and $3.410 billion for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. Included in film costs are net pre-release theatrical film valuation adjustments, which for the three months ended September 30, 2009 included a reversal of $12 million compared to an expense of $10 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008 and for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 increased to $39 million from $28 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. In addition, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recognized a benefit of approximately $25 million related to an adjustment to correct prior period participation accruals, and, during the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company recognized approximately $40 million in participation expense related to claims on films released in prior periods. Costs of revenues as a percentage of revenues was 71% for both the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to 70% and 71% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively.
     The decrease in selling, general and administrative expenses for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily the result of lower employee costs resulting from the operational reorganization of the New Line business in 2008 and Warner Bros.’ restructuring activities in 2009, discussed below, as well as lower distribution expenses primarily associated with the declines in Home video and electronic delivery and Other content revenues.
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months ended September 30, 2009 included a $33 million loss on the sale of Warner Bros.’ Italian cinema assets. In addition, beginning in the first quarter of 2009, Warner Bros. commenced a significant restructuring, primarily consisting of headcount reductions and the outsourcing of certain functions to an external service provider. The Filmed Entertainment segment incurred restructuring charges of $17 million and $85 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and expects to incur additional restructuring charges of approximately $10 million in the fourth quarter of 2009. The results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included restructuring charges of $17 million and $130 million, respectively, related to involuntary employee terminations in connection with the operational reorganization of the New Line business.
     Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization increased for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 primarily due to lower costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses, partly offset by a decrease in revenues and the negative impact of foreign exchange rates. Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 also included the effect of lower than anticipated home video catalog returns of approximately $40 million, and the $33 million loss on the sale of the Italian cinema assets.
     The increase in Operating Income for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 was primarily due to the increase in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization, as well as a decrease in amortization expense primarily relating to film library assets.
     Publishing. Revenues, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income of the Publishing segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Revenues:
                                               
Subscription
  $ 333     $ 382       (13 %)   $ 959     $ 1,134       (15 %)
Advertising
    456       585       (22 %)     1,321       1,783       (26 %)
Content
    22       16       38 %     53       40       33 %
Other
    103       135       (24 %)     302       382       (21 %)
 
                                       
Total revenues
    914       1,118       (18 %)     2,635       3,339       (21 %)
Costs of revenues(a)
    (363 )     (449 )     (19 %)     (1,045 )     (1,330 )     (21 %)
Selling, general and administrative(a)
    (400 )     (427 )     (6 %)     (1,288 )     (1,338 )     (4 %)
Asset impairments
    -       (30 )     (100 %)     -       (30 )     (100 %)
Restructuring costs
    (12 )     (1 )   NM     (7 )     (16 )     (56 %)
 
                                       
Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization
    139       211       (34 %)     295       625       (53 %)
Depreciation
    (31 )     (32 )     (3 %)     (93 )     (100 )     (7 %)
Amortization
    (11 )     (17 )     (35 %)     (35 )     (52 )     (33 %)
 
                                       
Operating Income
  $ 97     $ 162       (40 %)   $ 167     $ 473       (65 %)
 
                                       
 
(a)  
Costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses exclude depreciation.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Subscription revenues declined primarily due to declines in domestic subscription renewals and softening domestic newsstand sales, both due to the effect of the current economic environment, as well as decreases at IPC resulting primarily from the negative impact of foreign exchange rates. The Company anticipates that the economic environment will continue to adversely affect the Publishing segment’s Subscription revenues in the fourth quarter of 2009.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Advertising revenues decreased primarily due to declines in domestic print Advertising revenues and international print Advertising revenues, including the effect of foreign exchange rates at IPC, and lower online revenues. These declines primarily reflect the current weak economic conditions and

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
increased competition for advertising dollars. The Company currently anticipates that Advertising revenues at the Publishing segment in the fourth quarter of 2009 will decline compared to the similar period in 2008, reflecting primarily the effect of the current economic environment, although the rate of decline in the fourth quarter of 2009 is expected to moderate in comparison to that experienced during the first nine months of 2009.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Other revenues decreased due primarily to decreases at the non-magazine businesses, including Southern Living At Home, which was sold during the three months ended September 30, 2009.
     Costs of revenues decreased 19% and 21% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, and, as a percentage of revenues, were 40% for both the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and both the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008. Costs of revenues for the magazine and online businesses include manufacturing costs (paper, printing and distribution) and editorial-related costs, which together decreased 20% to $322 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 from $405 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008 and decreased 22% to $956 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 from $1.219 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, primarily due to cost savings initiatives, lower printing and paper costs related to a decline in volume and lower costs at IPC due primarily to the effect of foreign exchange rates. In addition, costs of revenues at the non-magazine businesses declined as a result of lower revenues.
     Selling, general and administrative expenses for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 decreased due to cost savings initiatives, a decrease at IPC due primarily to the effect of foreign exchange rates and lower marketing expenses, and, for the three months ended September 30, 2009, the effect of the sale of Southern Living At Home, partly offset by costs associated with the acquisition of QSP and higher pension expense, and, for the nine months ended September 30, 2009, an $18 million increase in bad debt reserves related to a newsstand wholesaler.
     As previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability,” the results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included a $30 million noncash impairment related to the sub-lease with a tenant that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008. In addition, the results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included restructuring costs of $12 million and $7 million, respectively, including a $6 million increase related to the sub-lease with the tenant that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008. In an ongoing effort to continue to streamline the Publishing segment’s operations, the Company expects to incur up to $100 million of restructuring costs primarily related to severance costs in the fourth quarter of 2009. The results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included restructuring costs of $1 million and $16 million, respectively, primarily related to severance costs associated with continuing efforts to streamline operations.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income decreased due primarily to lower revenues, partially offset by decreases in costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses and the absence of the $30 million noncash asset impairment.
     The Company anticipates that, excluding the Publishing segment’s asset impairments and restructuring costs, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income at the Publishing segment generated in the fourth quarter of 2009 will be less than that achieved during the comparable period in 2008, primarily resulting from the expected continued declines in Advertising and Subscription revenues.
     As discussed in more detail in Note 1 to the Company’s consolidated financial statements in the 2008 Form 10-K, goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible assets are tested annually for impairment during the fourth quarter or earlier upon the occurrence of certain events. As a result of the test in the fourth quarter of 2008, the Company recognized impairments of goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible assets at the Publishing reporting unit of $6.007 billion and $518 million, respectively and the carrying values of the impaired assets were written down to their estimated fair values as of December 31, 2008. As of September 30, 2009, the carrying values of goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible assets at the Publishing reporting unit were $3.163 billion and $814 million, respectively. If the current economic environment deteriorates in the fourth quarter of 2009 and negatively affects the Company’s long-term view of Advertising revenues beyond the Company’s current expectations, it is possible that the carrying value of the Company’s Publishing reporting unit and certain indefinite-lived intangible assets of the Publishing reporting unit will exceed their respective fair values, which may result in the Company recognizing a noncash impairment of goodwill and/or indefinite-lived intangible assets at the Publishing reporting unit. Determining fair value requires the exercise of significant judgment, including judgments about appropriate discount rates, perpetual growth rates, the amount and timing of expected future cash flows, as well as relevant comparable company earnings multiples (when estimating fair value using a market-based approach).
     To illustrate the magnitude of potential impairment charges relative to changes in estimated fair value, had the fair value of the Publishing reporting unit been hypothetically lower by 10% as of December 31, 2008, the reporting unit book value would have exceeded fair value by approximately $365 million. Had the fair value of the Publishing reporting unit been hypothetically lower by 20% as of December 31, 2008, the reporting unit book value would have exceeded fair value by approximately $856 million. In addition, a hypothetical 10% decrease to the fair value of indefinite-lived intangible assets would result in book value exceeding fair value by approximately $85 million at the Publishing reporting unit, while a hypothetical 20% decrease to the fair value of those indefinite-lived intangible assets would result in book value exceeding fair value by approximately $175 million.

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     AOL. Revenues, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income of the AOL segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Revenues:
                                               
Subscription
  $ 332     $ 470     (29%)   $ 1,081     $ 1,500     (28%)
Advertising
    415       507     (18%)     1,277       1,589     (20%)
Other
    30       35     (14%)     90       108     (17%)
 
                                       
Total revenues
    777       1,012     (23%)     2,448       3,197     (23%)
Costs of revenues(a)
    (392 )     (466 )   (16%)     (1,221 )     (1,540 )   (21%)
Selling, general and administrative(a)
    (136 )     (146 )   (7%)     (379 )     (489 )   (22%)
Asset impairments
    (5 )     (9 )   (44%)     (5 )     (9 )   (44%)
Restructuring costs
    (10 )     (2 )   NM     (83 )     (15 )   NM
 
                                       
Operating Income before
                                               
Depreciation and Amortization
    234       389     (40%)     760       1,144     (34%)
Depreciation
    (66 )     (76 )   (13%)     (206 )     (238 )   (13%)
Amortization
    (34 )     (45 )   (24%)     (105 )     (124 )   (15%)
 
                                       
Operating Income
  $ 134     $ 268     (50%)   $ 449     $ 782     (43%)
 
                                       
 
(a)   Costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses exclude depreciation.
     The decline in Subscription revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 reflects the continued decline in the number of domestic AOL-brand access subscribers.
     The number of domestic AOL-brand access subscribers was 5.4 million, 5.8 million and 7.5 million as of September 30, 2009, June 30, 2009 and September 30, 2008, respectively. The average monthly revenue per domestic AOL-brand access subscriber (“ARPU”) was $18.54 and $18.60 for the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively, and $18.43 and $18.29 for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively. AOL includes in its subscriber numbers individuals, households and entities that have provided billing information and completed the registration process sufficiently to allow for an initial log-on to the AOL service. Individuals who have registered for the free AOL service, including subscribers who have migrated from paid subscription plans, are not included in the AOL-brand access subscriber numbers presented above.
     The continued decline in domestic AOL-brand access subscribers is the result of several factors, including the increased availability of high-speed Internet broadband connections, the fact that a significant amount of online content, products and services has been optimized for use with broadband Internet connections and the effects of AOL’s strategic shift announced in 2006, which resulted in significantly reduced marketing efforts for its subscription access service and the free availability of the majority of its content, products and services. ARPU for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 was negatively affected by the shift in the subscriber mix to lower-priced plans and was positively affected by price increases for lower-priced plans.

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Advertising services include display advertising (which includes impression-based, time-based and performance-based advertising), both domestically and internationally, which is provided on both AOL Media and the Third Party Network and paid-search advertising, both domestically and internationally, which is provided mainly on AOL Media. The components of Advertising revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change     9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change  
AOL Media
    288       363     (21%)     893       1,090     (18%)
Third Party Network
    127       144     (12%)     384       499     (23%)
 
                                       
Total Advertising revenues
  $ 415     $ 507     (18%)   $ 1,277     $ 1,589     (20%)
 
                                       
     The decline in Advertising revenues for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included the negative impact of foreign exchange rates on international operations relating to both AOL Media and the Third Party Network.
     The decrease in Advertising revenues generated on AOL Media for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, as compared to the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, was due primarily to declines in revenues generated through AOL’s strategic relationship with Google, which was primarily the result of decreases in search query volume (partially due to the decline in domestic AOL-brand access subscribers) and lower revenues per search query on certain AOL Media properties and weak global economic conditions that resulted in lower advertising demand. For the three months ended September 30, 2009, the revenues associated with the arrangement with Google (substantially all of which were paid-search revenues generated on AOL Media) declined $42 million to $135 million from $177 million in 2008, respectively, and for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 declined $91 million to $422 million from $513 million in 2008.
     The decrease in Advertising revenues on the Third Party Network for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 was primarily due to weak global economic conditions, which contributed to lower advertising demand. In addition, the decline in Advertising revenues on the Third Party Network included a decrease of $3 million and $23 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, due to a change in the relationship with a major customer of AOL. Revenues associated with this relationship were $0 and $2 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, compared to $3 million and $25 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. Total revenues from this customer for the year ended December 31, 2008 were $26 million.
     Total Advertising revenues for the three months ended September 30, 2009 decreased $4 million from the three months ended June 30, 2009, reflecting decreases in revenues associated with the arrangement with Google, primarily due to decreases in search query volume on certain AOL Media properties.
     AOL has made and is exploring making additional changes to its content, products and services designed to enhance the consumer experience (e.g., fewer advertisements on certain AOL Media properties). These changes have involved and may continue to involve the elimination or modification of advertising practices that historically have been a source of revenues. These enhancements to the consumer experience are intended to ultimately increase AOL’s Advertising revenues by enhancing the attractiveness of AOL’s content, product and service offerings to consumers and therefore their value to advertisers. These changes did not have a significant impact on AOL’s Advertising revenues in the third quarter of 2009, but these enhancements may have a negative impact on its Advertising revenues in the near-term.
     The Company expects Advertising revenues at the AOL segment for the fourth quarter of 2009 to be less than those generated during the comparable period in 2008, primarily reflecting weak economic conditions and the impact of the continued decline in AOL-brand access subscribers.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, costs of revenues decreased 16% and 21%, respectively, and, as a percentage of revenues, were 50% for both periods compared to 46% and 48% for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, respectively. Costs of revenues decreased for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009

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OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
primarily due to declines in TAC and, to a lesser extent, declines in network-related costs associated with a decline in AOL-brand access subscribers and lower personnel-related costs primarily associated with reduced headcount, partly offset by higher compensation expense resulting from AOL’s decision not to pay most annual bonuses in 2008. TAC consists of the costs of acquiring third-party online advertising inventory and costs incurred in connection with distributing AOL’s free products or services or otherwise directing traffic to AOL Media. TAC decreased 18% to $135 million for the three months ended September 30, 2009 from $165 million for the three months ended September 30, 2008 and decreased 26% to $398 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 from $535 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, due primarily to the decrease in Advertising revenues on the Third Party Network and, to a lesser extent, declines in new product distribution costs.
     Selling, general and administrative expenses decreased 7% to $136 million and 22% to $379 million for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, respectively, reflecting reduced payments to marketing partners due to the decline in domestic AOL-brand access subscribers, lower consulting costs and reduced spending due to cost savings initiatives, partly offset by an incremental $15 million accrual in connection with the resolution of a French value-added tax matter associated with AOL’s former European access service businesses and higher compensation expense resulting from the decision not to pay most annual bonuses in 2008. In addition, selling, general and administrative expenses for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included $6 million and $22 million, respectively, of external costs incurred in connection with the Company’s evaluation of various strategic alternatives related to AOL, including the previously contemplated separation of AOL into separate businesses.
     As previously noted under “Significant Transactions and Other Items Affecting Comparability,” the results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included a $5 million noncash impairment of certain trade names, and the results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 included a $9 million noncash impairment of a building. In addition, during the first nine months of 2009, in an effort to better align its cost structure with its revenues, AOL undertook various restructuring activities. As a result, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, AOL incurred restructuring charges of $10 million and $83 million, respectively, primarily related to involuntary employee terminations and facility closures. AOL currently expects to incur up to $20 million of additional restructuring charges through the consummation of the AOL Separation, which is anticipated to occur in the fourth quarter of 2009. Shortly after the AOL Separation, AOL anticipates undertaking significant additional restructuring activities to more effectively align its organizational structure and costs to its strategy.
     For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization decreased due primarily to a decline in revenues and higher restructuring costs, partially offset by lower costs of revenues and selling, general and administrative expenses. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, Operating Income decreased due primarily to the decrease in Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization, as discussed above, partially offset by a decrease in depreciation expense due in part to a reduction in network assets due to subscriber declines and lower amortization expense primarily due to certain intangible assets becoming fully amortized.
     Excluding the AOL segment’s asset impairments, the Company anticipates that Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Income at the AOL segment during the fourth quarter of 2009 will be less than that generated during the comparable period of 2008, primarily resulting from continuing declines in Subscription and Advertising revenues.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Corporate. Operating Loss before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Loss of the Corporate segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 are as follows (millions):
                                                 
    Three Months Ended   Nine Months Ended
    9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change   9/30/09     9/30/08     % Change
Selling, general and administrative(a)
  $ (76 )   $ (73 )   4%   $ (238 )   $ (250 )   (5%)
Restructuring costs
    -       -     -     -       (7 )   (100%)
 
                                       
Operating Loss before Depreciation and Amortization
    (76 )     (73 )   4%     (238 )     (257 )   (7%)
Depreciation
    (10 )     (12 )   (17%)     (30 )     (33 )   (9%)
 
                                       
Operating Loss
  $ (86 )   $ (85 )   1%   $ (268 )   $ (290 )   (8%)
 
                                       
 
(a)   Selling, general and administrative expenses exclude depreciation.
     The results for the nine months ended September 30, 2008 included $7 million of restructuring costs, due primarily to involuntary employee terminations as a result of the Company’s cost savings initiatives at the Corporate segment.
     For the three months ended September 30, 2009, Operating Loss before Depreciation and Amortization increased primarily due to higher pension expenses and an increase in legal and other professional fees related to the defense of former employees in various lawsuits, partially offset by corporate cost savings initiatives. Excluding the restructuring costs noted above, Operating Loss before Depreciation and Amortization and Operating Loss for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 decreased primarily due to corporate cost savings initiatives, partially offset by higher pension expenses and an increase in legal and other professional fees related to the defense of former employees in various lawsuits.
FINANCIAL CONDITION AND LIQUIDITY
     Management believes that cash generated by or available to the Company should be sufficient to fund its capital and liquidity needs for the foreseeable future, including quarterly dividend payments and the remainder of its $5 billion common stock repurchase program. Time Warner’s sources of cash include cash provided by operations, cash and equivalents on hand, available borrowing capacity under its committed credit facilities and commercial paper program and access to capital markets. Time Warner’s unused committed capacity at September 30, 2009 was $14.029 billion, including $7.126 billion of cash and equivalents.
     As part of the TWC Separation, the Company received $9.253 billion on March 12, 2009 as its portion of the payment by TWC of the special cash dividend of $10.27 per share to all holders of TWC Class A Common Stock and TWC Class B Common Stock as of the close of business on March 11, 2009 (aggregating $10.856 billion) (the “Special Dividend”).
     In late January 2009, Google exercised its right to request that AOL register Google’s 5% equity interest for sale in an initial public offering. Time Warner exercised its right to purchase Google’s equity interest for cash based on the appraised fair market value of the equity interest in lieu of conducting an initial public offering. As noted in “Recent Developments,” on July 8, 2009, the Company repurchased Google’s 5% interest in AOL for $283 million in cash, which amount included a payment in respect of Google’s pro rata share of cash distributions to Time Warner by AOL attributable to the period of Google’s investment in AOL.
Current Financial Condition
     At September 30, 2009, Time Warner had $17.500 billion of debt, $7.126 billion of cash and equivalents (net debt of $10.374 billion, defined as total debt less cash and equivalents) and $36.142 billion of shareholders’ equity, compared to $21.955 billion of debt, $1.233 billion of cash and equivalents (net debt of $20.722 billion, defined as total debt less cash and equivalents) and $42.288 billion of shareholders’ equity at December 31, 2008.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     The following table shows the significant items contributing to the decrease in consolidated net debt from December 31, 2008 to September 30, 2009 (millions):
         
Balance at December 31, 2008
  $ 20,722  
Cash provided by operations from continuing operations
    (3,482 )
Capital expenditures and product development costs
    464  
Dividends paid to common stockholders
    676  
Investments and acquisitions, net(a)
    720  
Proceeds from the sale of investments(a)
    (292 )
Repurchases of common stock(b)
    676  
Proceeds from the Special Dividend(b)
    (9,253 )
All other, net
    143  
 
   
Balance at September 30, 2009(c)
  $ 10,374  
 
   
 
(a)   Refer to “Investing Activities” below for further detail.
 
(b)   Refer to “Financing Activities” below for further detail.
 
(c)   Included in the net debt balance is $23 million that represents the unamortized fair value adjustment recognized as a result of the merger of AOL and Historic TW Inc.
     Time Warner had a shelf registration statement (the “Registration Statement”) on file with the SEC since November 8, 2006 that allowed it to offer and sell from time to time debt securities, preferred stock, common stock and/or warrants to purchase debt and equity securities. As a result of the Company’s $13.955 billion of unused committed capacity at March 31, 2009 and the anticipated expiration in early November 2009 of the Registration Statement, the Company determined it no longer needed the Registration Statement. Accordingly, on April 24, 2009, the Company and the subsidiary guarantors under the Registration Statement submitted filings to the SEC that suspended the reporting obligations with respect to the debt securities (and related guarantees) that were offered and sold pursuant to the Registration Statement and deregistered the securities covered under the Registration Statement that were available for offer and sale.
     The Company has historically invested a portion of its cash on hand in money market funds, including The Reserve Fund’s Primary Fund (“The Reserve Fund”). On the morning of September 15, 2008, the Company requested a full redemption of its approximately $330 million investment in The Reserve Fund, but the redemption request was not honored. On September 22, 2008, The Reserve Fund announced that redemptions of shares were suspended pursuant to an SEC order requested by The Reserve Fund so that an orderly liquidation could be effected. Through November 3, 2009, the Company has received $303 million from The Reserve Fund representing its pro rata share of partial distributions made by The Reserve Fund. The Company has not been informed as to when the remaining amount will be returned. In February 2009, The Reserve Fund announced that it would set aside an initial amount of $3.5 billion to defend against certain legal actions. The Company has filed a claim against The Reserve Fund demanding repayment of the remaining amount of its full investment. As a result of the status of The Reserve Fund, the Company has classified its receivable from The Reserve Fund at September 30, 2009 as other current assets on the Company’s consolidated balance sheet.
     As noted in “Recent Developments,” on July 26, 2007, Time Warner’s Board of Directors authorized a common stock repurchase program that allows the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of $5 billion of common stock. Purchases under this stock repurchase program may be made from time to time on the open market and in privately negotiated transactions. The size and timing of these purchases are based on a number of factors, including price and business and market conditions. From the program’s inception through November 2, 2009, the Company repurchased approximately 83 million shares of common stock for approximately $3.7 billion pursuant to trading programs under Rule 10b5-1 of the Exchange Act. This number included approximately 32 million shares of common stock purchased for approximately $878 million in 2009 (Note 6).
     Time Warner’s $2.000 billion aggregate principal (plus accrued interest) amount of floating rate public debt will mature on November 13, 2009. The Company intends to pay such aggregate principal amount and accrued interest in cash on the maturity date. The Company does not have any other public debt maturing until April 2011.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     In connection with an arrangement entered into with a film co-financing partner in the second quarter of 2009, the Company agreed to advance the co-financing partner, in 2013, a percentage of the net present value of estimated future profit participations owed to the partner on all films co-financed with this partner through 2010.
     In connection with the AOL Separation, Time Warner is assisting AOL in arranging a $250 million 364-day senior secured revolving credit facility (the “AOL Revolving Facility”). Time Warner will guarantee AOL’s obligations under the AOL Revolving Facility. In addition, Time Warner will agree to continue to provide credit support for certain existing AOL lease and certain other obligations of approximately $100 million until the earlier of 24 months following the distribution and 30 days after AOL obtains the right to borrow funds under a long-term post-distribution credit facility. AOL will pay Time Warner a fee for its guarantee of AOL’s obligations under the AOL Revolving Facility and its credit support for AOL’s lease and certain other obligations.
Cash Flows
     Cash and equivalents increased by $5.893 billion, including $52 million of cash used by discontinued operations, and decreased by $20 million, including $11 million of cash used by discontinued operations, for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, respectively. Components of these changes are discussed below in more detail.
Operating Activities from Continuing Operations
     Details of cash provided by operations from continuing operations are as follows (millions):
                 
    Nine Months Ended September 30,  
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
Operating Income
  $ 3,769     $ 4,066  
Depreciation and amortization
    1,060       1,125  
Loss on sale of assets
    33       3  
Noncash asset impairments
    57       57  
Net interest payments(a)
    (673 )     (823 )
Net income taxes paid(b)
    (820 )     (444 )
Noncash equity-based compensation
    151       167  
Domestic pension plan contributions
    (35 )     (115 )
Merger-related and restructuring payments, net of accruals(c)
    (49 )     (1 )
All other, net, including working capital changes
    (11 )     211  
 
       
Cash provided by operations from continuing operations
  $ 3,482     $ 4,246  
 
       
 
(a)  
Includes interest income received of $31 million and $74 million in 2009 and 2008, respectively.
 
(b)  
Includes income tax refunds received of $67 million and $108 million in 2009 and 2008, respectively, and income tax sharing payments made to TWC of $44 million and received from TWC of $9 million in 2009 and 2008, respectively.
 
(c)  
Includes payments for merger-related and restructuring costs and payments for certain other merger-related liabilities, net of accruals.
     Cash provided by operations from continuing operations decreased to $3.482 billion in 2009 from $4.246 billion in 2008. The decrease in cash provided by operations from continuing operations was related primarily to an increase in net income taxes paid, a decrease in operating income, an increase in merger-related and restructuring payments, net of accruals and a decrease in cash provided by working capital, partially offset by a decline in net interest payments and domestic pension plan contributions. The components of working capital are subject to wide fluctuations based on the timing of cash transactions related to production schedules, the acquisition of programming, collection of accounts receivable and similar items.
     As of September 30, 2009, certain of the Company’s domestic defined benefit pension plans were funded by assets in a pension trust with a fair market value of $2.030 billion compared to $1.702 billion as of December 31, 2008. Between January 1, 2009 and September 30, 2009, the Company’s plan assets have experienced market gains of approximately 26%.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
The Company did not make any discretionary cash contributions to its defined benefit plans during the nine months ended September 30, 2009. Subject to market conditions and other considerations, the Company may make discretionary cash contributions during the remainder of the year.
Investing Activities from Continuing Operations
     Details of cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations are as follows (millions):
                 
    Nine Months Ended September 30,  
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
Investments in available-for-sale securities
  $ (4 )   $ (17 )
Investments and acquisitions, net of cash acquired:
               
Repurchase of Google’s 5% interest in AOL
    (283 )     -  
CME
    (244 )     -  
Bebo
    (8 )     (851 )
The Reserve Fund
    -       (330 )
buy.at
    -       (125 )
All other
    (181 )     (396 )
Capital expenditures and product development costs
    (464 )     (556 )
Proceeds from the Special Dividend
    9,253       -  
Proceeds from the sale of available-for-sale securities
    50       15  
All other investment and sale proceeds
    242       242  
 
       
Cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations
  $ 8,361     $ (2,018 )
 
       
     Cash provided by investing activities from continuing operations was $8.361 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 compared to cash used by investing activities from continuing operations of $2.018 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. The change in cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations was primarily due to the receipt of the Company’s portion of the Special Dividend, a decline in investments and acquisitions and lower capital expenditures and product development costs.
Financing Activities from Continuing Operations
     Details of cash used by financing activities from continuing operations are as follows (millions):
                 
    Nine Months Ended September 30,  
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
Borrowings(a)
  $ 3,542     $ 25,719  
Debt repayments(a)
    (8,014 )     (27,026 )
Proceeds from the exercise of stock options
    23       125  
Excess tax benefit on stock options
    -       3  
Principal payments on capital leases
    (38 )     (31 )
Repurchases of common stock
    (676 )     (332 )
Dividends paid
    (676 )     (675 )
Other financing activities
    (59 )     (20 )
 
       
Cash used by financing activities from continuing operations
  $ (5,898 )   $ (2,237 )
 
       
 
(a)  
The Company reflects borrowings under its bank credit agreements on a gross basis and short-term commercial paper on a net basis in the consolidated statement of cash flows.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
     Cash used by financing activities from continuing operations increased to $5.898 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 from $2.237 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2008. The change in cash used by financing activities from continuing operations was primarily due to an increase in net debt repayments. The Company used a portion of the $9.253 billion it received from the payment of the Special Dividend to repay in full its $2.0 billion three-year unsecured term loan facility (plus accrued interest) and repay all amounts outstanding under the Revolving Facility (defined below).
Cash Flows from Discontinued Operations
     Details of cash used by discontinued operations are as follows (millions):
                 
    Nine Months Ended September 30,  
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
Cash provided by operations from discontinued operations
  $ 532     $ 3,849  
Cash used by investing activities from discontinued operations
    (622 )     (3,094 )
Cash provided (used) by financing activities from discontinued operations
    (5,224 )     2,092  
Effect of change in cash and equivalents of discontinued operations
    5,262       (2,858 )
 
       
Cash used by discontinued operations
  $ (52 )   $ (11 )
 
       
     For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, cash used by discontinued operations primarily reflected cash activity of TWC through its separation from the Company on March 12, 2009, and, for the nine months ended September 30, 2008, it primarily reflects cash activity of TWC for the entire nine-month period. The cash used by financing activities from discontinued operations of $5.224 billion for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 reflects the payment of the Special Dividend, partially offset by an increase in borrowings.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
Outstanding Debt and Other Financing Arrangements
Outstanding Debt and Committed Financial Capacity
     At September 30, 2009, Time Warner had total committed capacity, defined as maximum available borrowings under various existing debt arrangements and cash and short-term investments, of $31.624 billion. Of this committed capacity, $14.029 billion was unused and $17.500 billion was outstanding as debt. At September 30, 2009, total committed capacity, outstanding letters of credit, outstanding debt and total unused committed capacity were as follows (millions):
                                 
                            Unused  
    Committed     Letters of     Outstanding     committed  
    Capacity(a)     Credit(b)     Debt(c)     capacity  
 
                               
Cash and equivalents
  $ 7,126     $ -     $ -     $ 7,126  
Revolving bank credit agreement and commercial paper program
    6,900       88       -       6,812  
Floating-rate public debt(d)
    2,000       -       2,000       -  
Fixed-rate public debt
    15,227       -       15,227       -  
Other obligations(e)(f)
    371       7       273       91  
 
                       
Total
  $ 31,624     $ 95     $ 17,500     $ 14,029  
 
                       
 
(a)  
The bank credit agreements, commercial paper program and public debt of the Company rank pari passu with the senior debt of the respective obligors thereon. The Company’s maturity profile of its outstanding debt and other financing arrangements is relatively long-term, with a weighted average maturity of 11.0 years as of September 30, 2009.
(b)  
Represents the portion of committed capacity reserved for outstanding and undrawn letters of credit.
(c)  
Represents principal amounts adjusted for premiums and discounts.
(d)  
The Company has classified $2.000 billion in debt of Time Warner due within the next twelve months as short-term in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet.
(e)  
Includes committed financings by subsidiaries under local bank credit agreements.
(f)  
Includes debt due within the next twelve months of $90 million that relates to capital lease and other obligations.
Repayment and Termination of $2.0 Billion Term Facility
     On March 17, 2009, the Company used a portion of the proceeds it received from the payment of the Special Dividend to repay in full the $2.0 billion outstanding (plus accrued interest) under its unsecured term loan facility with a maturity date of January 8, 2011 (the “Term Facility”) and terminated the Term Facility. Time Warner did not incur any early termination or prepayment penalties in connection with the termination of the Term Facility.
Termination of Supplemental Credit Agreement
     On March 12, 2009, TWC borrowed the full committed amount of $1.932 billion under its unsecured term loan credit facility entered into on June 30, 2008 (the “TWC Bridge Facility”), all of which was used by TWC to pay a portion of the Special Dividend. On March 26, 2009, TWC completed an offering of $3.0 billion in aggregate principal amount of debt securities and used a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to prepay in full the outstanding loans and all other amounts due under the TWC Bridge Facility, and the TWC Bridge Facility was terminated in accordance with its terms. Concurrently with the termination of the TWC Bridge Facility and pursuant to the terms of the $1.535 billion credit agreement (the “Supplemental Credit Agreement”) between the Company (as lender) and TWC (as borrower) for a two-year senior unsecured supplemental term loan facility (the “Supplemental Credit Facility”), on March 26, 2009, TWC terminated the commitments of Time Warner under the Supplemental Credit Facility, and the Supplemental Credit Agreement was terminated in accordance with its terms.
Amendments to Revolving Facility
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Facility”). The first amendment terminated the $100 million commitment of Lehman Commercial Paper Inc. (“LCPI”), a subsidiary of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., which filed a petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in September 2008, reducing the committed amount of the Revolving Facility from $7.0 billion to $6.9 billion. The second amendment, among other things, amended the Revolving Credit Agreement to (i) expand the circumstances under which any other lender under the Revolving Facility would become a Defaulting Lender (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement, as amended) and (ii) permit Time Warner to terminate the commitment of any such lender on terms substantially similar to those applicable to LCPI under the first amendment to the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Consent Solicitation
     On April 15, 2009, the Company completed a solicitation of consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from the holders of the debt securities (the “Securities”) issued by Time Warner Inc. and its subsidiaries under all of the indentures governing the publicly traded debt securities of the Company and its subsidiaries other than the indenture entered into in November 2006 (collectively, the “Indentures”). Completion of the Consent Solicitation resulted in the adoption on April 16, 2009 of certain amendments to each Indenture that provide that certain restrictive covenants will not apply (subject to the concurrent or prior issuance of the guarantee by HBO discussed below) to a conveyance or transfer by AOL LLC of its properties and assets substantially as an entirety, unless such conveyance or transfer constitutes a conveyance or transfer of the properties and assets of the issuer and the guarantors under the relevant Indenture and their respective subsidiaries, taken as a whole, substantially as an entirety. As a result of the Consent Solicitation, prior to or concurrently with a conveyance or transfer of AOL LLC’s properties and assets substantially as an entirety, HBO will issue a guarantee of the obligations of Historic TW Inc. (“Historic TW”) (including in its capacity as successor to Time Warner Companies, Inc.), whether as issuer or guarantor, under the Indentures and the Securities. Such guarantee will be issued by HBO only in connection with such a transaction.
Contractual Commitments
Six Flags
     In connection with the Company’s former investment in the Six Flags theme parks located in Georgia and Texas (“Six Flags Georgia” and “Six Flags Texas,” respectively, and, collectively, the “Parks”), in 1997, certain subsidiaries of the Company (including Historic TW) agreed to guarantee (the “Six Flags Guarantee”) certain obligations of the partnerships that hold the Parks (the “Partnerships”) for the benefit of the limited partners in such Partnerships, including the following (the “Guaranteed Obligations”): (a) making a minimum annual distribution to the limited partners of the Partnerships (the minimum was approximately $61 million in 2008 and is subject to annual cost of living adjustments); (b) making a minimum amount of capital expenditures each year (an amount approximating 6% of the Parks’ annual revenues); (c) offering each year to purchase 5% of the limited partnership units of the Partnerships (plus any such units not purchased pursuant to such offer in any prior year) based on an aggregate price for all limited partnership units at the higher of (i) $250 million in the case of Six Flags Georgia and $374.8 million in the case of Six Flags Texas (the “Base Valuations”) and (ii) a weighted average multiple of EBITDA for the respective Park over the previous four-year period (the “Cumulative LP Unit Purchase Obligation”); (d) making annual ground lease payments; and (e) either (i) purchasing all of the outstanding limited partnership units through the exercise of a call option upon the earlier of the occurrence of certain specified events and the end of the term of each of the Partnerships in 2027 (Six Flags Georgia) and 2028 (Six Flags Texas) (the “End of Term Purchase”) or (ii) causing each of the Partnerships to have no indebtedness and to meet certain other financial tests as of the end of the term of the Partnership. The aggregate amount payable in connection with an End of Term Purchase option on either Park will be the Base Valuation applicable to such Park, adjusted for changes in the consumer price index from December 1996, in the case of Six Flags Georgia, and December 1997, in the case of Six Flags Texas, through December of the year immediately preceding the year in which the End of Term Purchase occurs, in each case, reduced ratably to reflect limited partnership units previously purchased.
     In connection with the Company’s 1998 sale of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (which held the controlling interests in the Parks) to Six Flags, Inc. (formerly Premier Parks Inc.) (“Six Flags”), Six Flags and Historic TW entered into a Subordinated Indemnity Agreement pursuant to which Six Flags agreed to guarantee the performance of the Guaranteed Obligations when due and to indemnify Historic TW, among others, in the event that the Guaranteed Obligations are not performed and the Six Flags Guarantee is called upon. In the event of a default of Six Flags’ obligations under the

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Subordinated Indemnity Agreement, the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement and related agreements provide, among other things, that Historic TW has the right to acquire control of the managing partner of the Parks. Six Flags’ obligations to Historic TW are further secured by its interest in all limited partnership units that are held by Six Flags. To date, no payments have been made by the Company pursuant to the Six Flags Guarantee.
     In connection with the TWC Separation, guarantees previously made by Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (“TWE”), a subsidiary of TWC, were terminated and, pursuant to and as required under the original terms of the Six Flags Guarantee, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (“WBEI”) became a guarantor. In addition, TWE’s rights and obligations under the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement have been assigned to WBEI. The Company continues to indemnify TWE in connection with any residual exposure of TWE under the Guaranteed Obligations.
     In April 2009, Six Flags received notices from limited partners of the Partnerships to sell limited partnership units with an aggregate price of approximately $66 million. The general partner of the Georgia limited partnership exercised its right to purchase Six Flags Georgia units having a total purchase price of $7 million. The remaining purchase price for limited partnership units in the Parks that were put was funded through $6 million of cash that had been held in escrow to support the Six Flags Guarantee and a loan from a wholly-owned Time Warner subsidiary (TW-SF LLC) of approximately $53 million (the “TW Loan”). The TW Loan was made to SFOG Acquisition A, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and SFOT Acquisition I, Inc., a Delaware corporation (collectively, the “Acquisition Corporations”). The TW Loan accrues interest at 14% per annum with a final maturity date of March 15, 2011. Up to $10 million of the TW Loan has been guaranteed by Six Flags. Taking into account the limited partnership units purchased in 2009, the estimated maximum Cumulative LP Unit Purchase Obligation for 2010 is approximately $300 million. In addition, the aggregate undiscounted estimated future cash flow requirements covered by the Six Flags Guarantee over the remaining term (through 2028) of the agreements are approximately $1.15 billion (for a net present value of approximately $415 million). In July 2009, the Company received a payment on the TW Loan of $13 million (which included both principal and accrued interest) from the Acquisition Corporations.
     On June 12, 2009, Six Flags and certain of its subsidiaries filed petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The reorganization plan that ultimately becomes effective is expected to result in a significant reduction in debt for Six Flags. It is too early to determine the impact, if any, of the reorganization proceedings on the guarantee by Six Flags of the TW Loan. The Partnerships holding the Parks and the Acquisition Corporations were not included in the debtors filing the bankruptcy proceeding.
     In connection with the proposed plan of reorganization of Six Flags, in October 2009, TW-SF LLC agreed to provide the Acquisition Corporations a new 5-year multiple draw credit facility of up to $150 million, which the Acquisition Corporations would be able to use only to fund their obligations to purchase certain limited partnership units of the Partnerships. The new credit facility, which is subject to a number of conditions precedent, including a final order confirming the plan of reorganization, would be in addition to the existing TW Loan. New loans drawn under the facility would mature 5 years from their respective funding date. Interest will accrue at a rate at least equal to a LIBOR floor of 250 basis points plus a spread of 100 basis points over the applicable margin for a new Six Flags’ senior term credit facility, which will close simultaneously with the closing of this facility.
     Because the Six Flags Guarantee existed prior to December 31, 2002 and no modifications to the arrangements have been made since the date the guarantee came into existence, the Company is required to continue to account for the Guaranteed Obligations as a contingent liability. Based on its evaluation of the current facts and circumstances surrounding the Guaranteed Obligations and the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement, the Company is unable to predict the loss, if any, that may be incurred under these Guaranteed Obligations and no liability for the arrangements has been recognized at September 30, 2009. Because of the specific circumstances surrounding the arrangements and the fact that no active or observable market exists for this type of financial guarantee, the Company is unable to determine a current fair value for the Guaranteed Obligations and related Subordinated Indemnity Agreement.

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MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS
OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS AND FINANCIAL CONDITION – (Continued)
Programming Licensing Backlog
     Programming licensing backlog represents the amount of future revenues not yet recorded from cash contracts for the licensing of theatrical and television product for pay cable, basic cable, network and syndicated television exhibition. Backlog was approximately $4.7 billion and $4.1 billion at September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, respectively. Included in these amounts is licensing of film product from the Filmed Entertainment segment to the Networks segment in the amount of $1.1 billion and $967 million at September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, respectively.
Customer Credit Risk
     Credit risk in the Company’s businesses originates from sales of various products and services and is dispersed among many different counterparties. At September 30, 2009, no single customer of the Company had a receivable balance that was greater than 5% of the Company’s total net receivables. As a result of the current economic environment, a number of customers that purchase products and services from the Company are experiencing financial challenges (including bankruptcy in some cases). It is possible that some of these customers may not pay amounts owed or expected. It is also possible that these customers or others may not have the financial means to purchase the Company’s products or services in the future. If these events occur, they could have an adverse impact on the Company’s operating results and cash flows.
CAUTION CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
     This document contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, particularly statements anticipating future trends in revenues, Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization, Operating Income and cash from operations. Words such as “anticipates,” “estimates,” “expects,” “projects,” “intends,” “plans,” “believes” and words and terms of similar substance used in connection with any discussion of future operating or financial performance identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs about future events. As with any projection or forecast, they are inherently susceptible to uncertainty and changes in circumstances, and the Company is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of such changes, new information, subsequent events or otherwise.
     Various factors could adversely affect the operations, business or financial results of Time Warner or its business segments in the future and cause Time Warner’s actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements, including those factors discussed in detail in Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in the 2008 Form 10-K and in Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in the June 2009 Form 10-Q, which should be read in conjunction with this report, and in Time Warner’s other filings made from time to time with the SEC after the date of this report. In addition, Time Warner operates in highly competitive, consumer and technology-driven and rapidly changing media, entertainment and interactive services. These businesses are affected by government regulation, economic, strategic, political and social conditions, consumer response to new and existing products and services, technological developments and, particularly in view of new technologies, the continued ability to protect intellectual property rights. Time Warner’s actual results could differ materially from management’s expectations because of changes in such factors.
     Further, for Time Warner generally, lower than expected valuations associated with the cash flows and revenues at Time Warner’s segments may result in Time Warner’s inability to realize the value of recorded intangibles and goodwill at those segments. In addition, achieving the Company’s financial objectives, including growth in operations, maintaining financial ratios and a strong balance sheet, could be adversely affected by the factors discussed in detail in Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in the 2008 Form 10-K and in Item 1A, “Risk Factors,” in the June 2009 Form 10-Q, as well as:
   
a longer than anticipated continuation of the current economic slowdown or further deterioration in the economy;
   
decreased liquidity in the capital markets, including any reduction in the ability to access the capital markets for debt securities or bank financings;
   
the impact of terrorist acts and hostilities;
   
changes in the Company’s plans, strategies and intentions;
   
the impacts of significant acquisitions, dispositions and other similar transactions, including the planned separation of AOL from Time Warner; and
   
the failure to meet earnings expectations.

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TIME WARNER INC.
Item 4. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES
Item 4. Controls and Procedures.
Evaluation of Disclosure Controls and Procedures
     The Company, under the supervision and with the participation of its management, including the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, evaluated the effectiveness of the design and operation of the Company’s “disclosure controls and procedures” (as such term is defined in Rule 13a-15(e) under the Exchange Act) as of the end of the period covered by this report. Based on that evaluation, the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer concluded that the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures are effective to ensure that information required to be disclosed in reports filed or submitted by the Company under the Exchange Act is recorded, processed, summarized and reported within the time periods specified in the SEC’s rules and forms and that information required to be disclosed by the Company is accumulated and communicated to the Company’s management to allow timely decisions regarding the required disclosure.
Changes in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
     During the quarter ended September 30, 2009, the Company’s Filmed Entertainment segment outsourced certain information technology processes and controls to two third party service providers and expects to continue to outsource additional information technology processes and controls through the end of 2009. The outsourced processes and controls primarily included the programming and management of applications, databases, servers, and the segment’s information technology network. The Filmed Entertainment segment has implemented controls and monitoring procedures over the third party service providers’ processes and controls. Except for the described outsourcing at the Filmed Entertainment segment, there have not been any changes in the Company’s internal control over financial reporting during the quarter ended September 30, 2009 that have materially affected, or are reasonably likely to materially affect, its internal control over financial reporting.

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TIME WARNER INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET
(Unaudited; millions, except per share amounts)
                 
    September 30,     December 31,  
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
ASSETS
               
Current assets
               
Cash and equivalents
  $ 7,126     $ 1,233  
Receivables, less allowances of $1,799 and $2,269
    4,833       5,664  
Inventories
    1,892       1,842  
Deferred income taxes
    704       624  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    697       772  
Current assets of discontinued operations
    -       6,480  
 
           
Total current assets
    15,252       16,615  
 
               
Noncurrent inventories and film costs
    5,658       5,339  
Investments, including available-for-sale securities
    1,174       1,036  
Property, plant and equipment, net
    4,691       4,896  
Intangible assets subject to amortization, net
    3,470       3,564  
Intangible assets not subject to amortization
    7,831       7,728  
Goodwill
    31,978       32,428  
Other assets
    1,212       1,220  
Noncurrent assets of discontinued operations
    -       41,231  
 
           
Total assets
  $ 71,266     $ 114,057  
 
           
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
               
Current liabilities
               
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities
  $ 8,084     $ 8,194  
Deferred revenue
    970       1,012  
Debt due within one year
    2,090       2,066  
Current liabilities of discontinued operations
    2       2,865  
 
           
Total current liabilities
    11,146       14,137  
 
               
Long-term debt
    15,410       19,889  
Deferred income taxes
    1,447       974  
Deferred revenue
    269       266  
Other noncurrent liabilities
    6,506       6,801  
Noncurrent liabilities of discontinued operations
    -       26,320  
Commitments and Contingencies (Note 12)
               
 
               
Equity
               
Time Warner common stock, $0.01 par value, 1.632 billion and 1.630 billion shares issued and 1.171 billion and 1.196 billion shares outstanding
    16       16  
Paid-in-capital
    161,483       169,564  
Treasury stock, at cost (461 million and 434 million shares)
    (26,535 )     (25,836 )
Accumulated other comprehensive loss, net
    (1,047 )     (1,676 )
Accumulated deficit
    (97,775 )     (99,780 )
 
           
Total Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ equity
    36,142       42,288  
Noncontrolling interests (including $0 and $2,751 attributable to discontinued operations)
    346       3,382  
 
           
Total equity
    36,488       45,670  
 
           
Total liabilities and equity
  $ 71,266     $ 114,057  
 
           
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TIME WARNER INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
(Unaudited; millions, except per share amounts)
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Revenues:
                               
Subscription
  $ 2,562     $ 2,584     $ 7,669     $ 7,800  
Advertising
    1,632       1,856       4,943       5,763  
Content
    2,754       2,906       7,680       8,278  
Other
    187       233       597       677  
 
                       
Total revenues
    7,135       7,579       20,889       22,518  
Costs of revenues
    (3,924 )     (4,103 )     (11,645 )     (12,612 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (1,612 )     (1,726 )     (4,862 )     (5,225 )
Amortization of intangible assets
    (115 )     (140 )     (348 )     (387 )
Restructuring costs
    (39 )     (20 )     (175 )     (168 )
Asset impairments
    (57 )     (39 )     (57 )     (57 )
Loss on sale of assets
    -       (3 )     (33 )     (3 )
 
                       
Operating income
    1,388       1,548       3,769       4,066  
Interest expense, net
    (297 )     (321 )     (904 )     (999 )
Other income (loss), net
    (51 )     29       (71 )     (21 )
 
                       
Income from continuing operations before income taxes
    1,040       1,256       2,794       3,046  
Income tax provision
    (377 )     (487 )     (1,042 )     (1,147 )
 
                       
Income from continuing operations
    663       769       1,752       1,899  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    (1 )     355       130       890  
 
                       
Net income
    662       1,124       1,882       2,789  
Less Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
    (1 )     (57 )     (41 )     (159 )
 
                       
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 661     $ 1,067     $ 1,841     $ 2,630  
 
                       
Amounts attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders:
                               
Income from continuing operations
  $ 662     $ 761     $ 1,736     $ 1,873  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    (1 )     306       105       757  
 
                       
Net income
  $ 661     $ 1,067     $ 1,841     $ 2,630  
 
                       
Per share information attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders:
                               
Basic income per common share from continuing operations
  $ 0.56     $ 0.64     $ 1.45     $ 1.57  
Discontinued operations
    -       0.25       0.09       0.63  
 
                       
Basic net income per common share
  $ 0.56     $ 0.89     $ 1.54     $ 2.20  
 
                       
Average basic common shares outstanding
    1,179.9       1,194.8       1,190.4       1,193.7  
 
                       
Diluted income per common share from continuing operations
  $ 0.55     $ 0.63     $ 1.45     $ 1.56  
Discontinued operations
    -       0.26       0.08       0.63  
 
                       
Diluted net income per common share
  $ 0.55     $ 0.89     $ 1.53     $ 2.19  
 
                       
Average diluted common shares outstanding
    1,193.3       1,202.1       1,199.7       1,200.9  
 
                       
Cash dividends declared per share of common stock
  $ 0.1875     $ 0.1875     $ 0.5625     $ 0.5625  
 
                       
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CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
Nine Months Ended September 30,
(Unaudited; millions)
                 
    2009     2008  
            (recast)  
OPERATIONS
               
Net income
  $ 1,882     $ 2,789  
Less Discontinued operations, net of tax
    130       890  
 
           
Net income from continuing operations
    1,752       1,899  
Adjustments for noncash and nonoperating items:
               
Depreciation and amortization
    1,060       1,125  
Amortization of film and television costs
    4,817       4,331  
Asset impairments
    57       57  
Gain (loss) on investments and other assets, net
    24       12  
Equity in losses of investee companies, net of cash distributions
    53       28  
Equity-based compensation
    151       167  
Deferred income taxes
    138       154  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions
    (4,570 )     (3,527 )
 
           
Cash provided by operations from continuing operations
    3,482       4,246  
 
           
INVESTING ACTIVITIES
               
Investments in available-for-sale securities
    (4 )     (17 )
Investments and acquisitions, net of cash acquired
    (716 )     (1,702 )
Capital expenditures and product development costs
    (464 )     (556 )
Investment proceeds from available-for-sale securities
    50       15  
Proceeds from the Special Dividend paid by Time Warner Cable Inc.
    9,253       -  
Other investment proceeds
    242       242  
 
           
Cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations
    8,361       (2,018 )
 
           
FINANCING ACTIVITIES
               
Borrowings
    3,542       25,719  
Debt repayments
    (8,014 )     (27,026 )
Proceeds from exercise of stock options
    23       125  
Excess tax benefit on stock options
    -       3  
Principal payments on capital leases
    (38 )     (31 )
Repurchases of common stock
    (676 )     (332 )
Dividends paid
    (676 )     (675 )
Other financing activities
    (59 )     (20 )
 
           
Cash used by financing activities from continuing operations
    (5,898 )     (2,237 )
 
           
Cash provided (used) by continuing operations
    5,945       (9 )
 
           
 
               
Cash provided by operations from discontinued operations
    532       3,849  
Cash used by investing activities from discontinued operations
    (622 )     (3,094 )
Cash provided (used) by financing activities from discontinued operations
    (5,224 )     2,092  
Effect of change in cash and equivalents of discontinued operations
    5,262       (2,858 )
 
           
Cash used by discontinued operations
    (52 )     (11 )
 
           
INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND EQUIVALENTS
    5,893       (20 )
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT BEGINNING OF PERIOD
    1,233       1,285  
 
           
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT END OF PERIOD
  $ 7,126     $ 1,265  
 
           
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TIME WARNER INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF EQUITY
Nine Months Ended September 30,
(Unaudited; millions, except per share amounts)
                                                 
    2009     2008  
    Time Warner     Noncontrolling             Time Warner     Noncontrolling        
    Shareholders     Interests     Total Equity     Shareholders     Interests     Total Equity  
                                    (recast)          
BALANCE AT BEGINNING OF PERIOD
  $ 42,288     $ 3,382     $ 45,670     $ 58,536     $ 4,322     $ 62,858  
Net income
    1,841       41       1,882       2,630       159       2,789  
Other comprehensive income
    239       -       239       (398 )     (3 )     (401 )
 
                                   
Comprehensive income
    2,080       41       2,121       2,232       156       2,388  
Cash dividends ($0.5625 per common share)
    (676 )     -       (676 )     (675 )     -       (675 )
Common stock repurchases
    (699 )     -       (699 )     (299 )     -       (299 )
Impact of adopting new accounting pronouncements(a)
    -       -       -       (13 )     -       (13 )
Time Warner Cable Inc. Special Dividend
    -       (1,603 )     (1,603 )     -       -       -  
Time Warner Cable Inc. Spin-off
    (6,822 )     (1,167 )     (7,989 )     -       -       -  
Repurchase of Google’s interest in AOL
    9       (292 )     (283 )     -       -       -  
Other
    (38 )     (15 )     (53 )     155       11       166  
 
                                   
BALANCE AT END OF PERIOD
  $ 36,142     $ 346     $ 36,488     $ 59,936     $ 4,489     $ 64,425  
 
                                   
 
(a)  
For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, amount reflects the impact of adopting recent accounting guidance related to the accounting for collateral assignment and endorsement split-dollar life insurance arrangements.
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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
1.   DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS, BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES
Description of Business
     Time Warner Inc. (“Time Warner” or the “Company”) is a leading media and entertainment company, whose businesses include television networks, filmed entertainment, publishing and interactive services. Time Warner classifies its operations into four reportable segments: Networks: consisting principally of cable television networks that provide programming; Filmed Entertainment: consisting principally of feature film, television and home video production and distribution; Publishing: consisting principally of magazine publishing; and AOL: consisting principally of interactive consumer and advertising services. Financial information for Time Warner’s various reportable segments is presented in Note 11.
Changes in Basis of Presentation
     The 2008 financial information has been recast so that the basis of presentation is consistent with that of the 2009 financial information. This recast reflects (i) the financial condition and results of operations of Time Warner Cable Inc. (“TWC”) as discontinued operations for all periods presented, (ii) the adoption of recent accounting guidance pertaining to noncontrolling interests, (iii) the adoption of recent accounting guidance pertaining to participating securities and (iv) the 1-for-3 reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock that became effective on March 27, 2009.
TWC Separation from Time Warner
     On March 12, 2009 (the “Distribution Record Date”), the Company disposed of all of its shares of TWC common stock. The disposition was made pursuant to a separation agreement entered into on May 20, 2008, among Time Warner, TWC and certain of their subsidiaries (the “Separation Agreement”) for the purpose of achieving the legal and structural separation of TWC from Time Warner (the “TWC Separation”). The TWC Separation was effected as a pro rata dividend of all shares of TWC common stock held by Time Warner in a spin-off (the “Distribution”) to Time Warner stockholders.
     Prior to the Distribution Record Date, on March 12, 2009, TWC, in accordance with the terms of the Separation Agreement, paid a special cash dividend of $10.27 per share to all holders of TWC Class A Common Stock and TWC Class B Common Stock as of the close of business on March 11, 2009 (aggregating $10.856 billion) (the “Special Dividend”) that resulted in the receipt by Time Warner of $9.253 billion.
     With the completion of the TWC Separation, the Company disposed of the Cable segment in its entirety. Accordingly, the Company has presented the financial condition and results of operations of the Cable segment as discontinued operations in the consolidated financial statements for all periods presented. For a summary of discontinued operations see Note 2.
Noncontrolling Interests
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted recent accounting guidance for noncontrolling interest in a consolidated subsidiary, including the accounting treatment applicable upon the deconsolidation of a subsidiary. This guidance is being applied prospectively, except for the provisions related to the presentation of noncontrolling interests, which are being applied retrospectively. As of September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, noncontrolling interests of $346 million and $3.382 billion, respectively, have been classified as a component of equity in the consolidated balance sheet. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, net income attributable to noncontrolling interests of $1 million and $41 million, respectively, and for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, net income attributable to noncontrolling interests of $57 million and $159 million, respectively, are included in net income. The Company’s adoption of this guidance did not affect earnings per share amounts in prior periods.

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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Determining Whether Instruments Granted in Share-Based Payment Transactions are Participating Securities
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted recent accounting guidance which requires that all outstanding unvested share-based payment awards that contain rights to nonforfeitable dividends or dividend equivalents (such as restricted stock units granted by the Company) be considered participating securities. Because the awards are participating securities, the Company is required to apply the two-class method of computing basic and diluted earnings per share (the “Two-Class Method”). The Company’s adoption of this guidance did not affect earnings per share amounts in prior periods.
Basis of Presentation
Basis of Consolidation
     The consolidated financial statements include 100% of the assets, liabilities, revenues, expenses and cash flows of Time Warner and all voting interest entities (“VIE”) in which Time Warner has a controlling voting interest (“subsidiaries”). In addition, an entity in which equity investors do not have the characteristics of a controlling financial interest or do not have sufficient equity at risk for the entity to finance its activities without additional subordinated financial support from other parties is referred to as a VIE. The primary beneficiary of a VIE is the party that absorbs the majority of the entity’s expected losses, receives the majority of its expected residual returns, or both, as a result of holding variable interests. As such, the Company consolidates those VIEs of which it is the primary beneficiary. Intercompany accounts and transactions between consolidated companies have been eliminated in consolidation.
     The Company’s investments in entities determined to be VIEs principally consisted of certain investments in its Networks segment, primarily HBO Asia and HBO South Asia (collectively “HBO Asia”) and HBO Latin America Group (“HBO LAG”). For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, HBO Asia and HBO LAG collectively had revenues of $127 million and $351 million, respectively, and operating income of $15 million and $56 million, respectively. As of September 30, 2009, total assets, liabilities and noncontrolling interest attributable to HBO Asia and HBO LAG were $889 million (including goodwill and intangible assets of $659 million), $158 million and $386 million, respectively. Such amounts are included in the consolidated statement of operations and consolidated balance sheet. See “Recent Accounting Standards Not Yet Adopted” for a description of amendments to the guidance on the accounting for VIEs.
     The financial position and operating results of substantially all foreign operations are consolidated using the local currency as the functional currency. Local currency assets and liabilities are translated at the rates of exchange on the balance sheet date, and local currency revenues and expenses are translated at average rates of exchange during the period. Translation gains or losses of assets and liabilities are included in the consolidated statement of shareholders’ equity as a component of Accumulated other comprehensive income, net.
Reclassifications
     Certain reclassifications have been made to the prior year information to conform to the September 30, 2009 presentation of the components of inventory.
Use of Estimates
     The preparation of financial statements in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“GAAP”) requires management to make estimates, judgments and assumptions that affect the amounts reported in the consolidated financial statements and footnotes thereto. Actual results could differ from those estimates.
     Significant estimates inherent in the preparation of the consolidated financial statements include reserves established for accounting for asset impairments, allowances for doubtful accounts, depreciation and amortization, film ultimate revenues, home video and magazine returns, business combinations, pension and other postretirement benefits, equity-based compensation, income taxes, contingencies, litigation matters and certain programming arrangements.

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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Interim Financial Statements
     The consolidated financial statements are unaudited; however, in the opinion of management, they contain all the adjustments (consisting of those of a normal recurring nature) considered necessary to present fairly the financial position, results of operations and cash flows for the periods presented in conformity with GAAP applicable to interim periods. The consolidated financial statements should be read in conjunction with the audited consolidated financial statements of Time Warner included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 (the “2008 Form 10-K”).
Recent Accounting Guidance Adopted in 2009
     In addition to the adoption of accounting guidance related to (i) the accounting for noncontrolling interests and (ii) the accounting for share-based payment awards that are considered participating securities and their impact on earnings per share as discussed in “Changes in Basis of Presentation,” the Company has also adopted the following accounting guidance in 2009:
Subsequent Events
     On April 1, 2009, the Company adopted on a prospective basis guidance related to the accounting for and disclosures of events that occur after the balance sheet date but before the financial statements are issued or are available to be issued. This guidance requires the Company to disclose the date through which subsequent events have been evaluated, as well as whether that date is the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company evaluated, for potential recognition and disclosure, events that occurred prior to the filing of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2009 on November 4, 2009. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Interim Disclosures about Fair Value of Financial Instruments
     On April 1, 2009, the Company adopted on a prospective basis guidance that requires disclosures regarding the fair value of financial instruments in interim financial statements, as well as in annual financial statements. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Recognition and Presentation of Other-Than-Temporary-Impairments
     On April 1, 2009, the Company adopted on a prospective basis guidance that clarifies the interaction of the factors that should be considered when determining whether a debt security is other than temporarily impaired. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Determining Fair Value When the Volume and Level of Activity for the Asset or Liability Have Significantly Decreased and Identifying Transactions That Are Not Orderly
     On April 1, 2009, the Company adopted on a prospective basis guidance that provides additional guidance for estimating fair value of a financial instrument when the volume and level of activity for the asset or liability have significantly decreased. Also, this guidance includes information on identifying circumstances that indicate if a transaction is not orderly (i.e., a forced liquidation or distressed sale). The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Fair Value Measurements
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted guidance on a prospective basis related to fair value measurements pertaining to nonfinancial assets and liabilities. This guidance establishes the authoritative definition of fair value, sets out a framework for measuring fair value and expands the required disclosures about fair value measurement. On January 1, 2008, the Company adopted this guidance as it pertains to the accounting for financial assets and liabilities as well as other

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assets and liabilities carried at fair value on a recurring basis. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements. For more information, see Note 4.
Business Combinations
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted guidance related to the accounting for business combinations and is applying such guidance prospectively to business combinations that have an acquisition date on or after January 1, 2009. This guidance establishes principles and requirements for how an acquirer in a business combination (i) recognizes and measures in its financial statements the identifiable assets acquired, the liabilities assumed, and any noncontrolling interest in the acquiree, (ii) recognizes and measures goodwill acquired in a business combination or a gain from a bargain purchase, and (iii) determines what information to disclose to enable users of financial statements to evaluate the nature and financial effects of the business combination. In addition, changes in accounting for deferred tax asset valuation allowances and acquired income tax uncertainties after purchase accounting is completed will be recognized in earnings rather than as an adjustment to the cost of an acquisition. This accounting treatment for deferred tax asset valuation allowances and acquired income tax uncertainties is applicable to acquisitions that occur both prior and subsequent to the Company’s adoption of this guidance. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Disclosures about Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted on a prospective basis guidance that expands the disclosure requirements for derivative instruments and hedging activities by requiring enhanced disclosures about (i) how and why an entity uses derivative instruments, (ii) how derivative instruments and related hedged items are accounted for and (iii) how derivative instruments and related hedged items affect an entity’s financial position, financial performance, and cash flows. The adoption of this guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements. For more information, see Note 10.
Accounting for Collaborative Arrangements
     On January 1, 2009, the Company adopted guidance that defines collaborative arrangements and establishes accounting and reporting requirements for transactions between participants in the arrangement and third parties. The Company’s collaborative arrangements primarily relate to arrangements entered into with third parties to jointly finance and distribute theatrical productions. These arrangements, which are referred to as co-financing arrangements, take various forms. In most cases, the form of the arrangement is the sale of an economic interest in a film to an investor. The Filmed Entertainment segment generally records the amounts received for the sale of an economic interest as a reduction of the cost of the film, as the investor assumes full risk for that portion of the film asset acquired in these transactions. The substance of these arrangements is that the third-party investors own an interest in the film and, therefore, in each period the Company reflects in the statement of operations either a charge or benefit to costs of revenues to reflect the estimate of the third-party investor’s interest in the profits or losses incurred on the film. The estimate of the third-party investor’s interest in profits or losses incurred on the film is determined by reference to the ratio of actual revenue earned to date in relation to total estimated ultimate revenues. For the three months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, participation costs of $43 million and $191 million, respectively, were recorded in costs of revenues and net amounts received from collaborators for which capitalized film costs were reduced was $2 million and $98 million, respectively. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008, participation costs of $220 million and $415 million, respectively, were recorded in costs of revenues and net amounts received from collaborators for which capitalized film costs were reduced was $144 million and $206 million, respectively. As of September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, the net amount due to collaborators for their share of participations was $239 million and $276 million, respectively, and was recorded in participations payable in the consolidated balance sheet. This guidance did not affect the Company’s historical consolidated financial statements.
Recent Accounting Guidance Not Yet Adopted
Multiple-Deliverable Revenue Arrangements
     In October 2009, new guidance was issued related to the accounting for multiple-deliverable revenue arrangements. This new guidance amends the existing guidance for separating consideration in multiple-deliverable arrangements and establishes a selling price hierarchy for determining the selling price of a deliverable. This guidance will become effective

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on a prospective basis for Time Warner on January 1, 2011. The adoption of these new rules is not expected to have a material impact on the Company’s consolidated financial statements.
Accounting for Transfers of Financial Assets
     In June 2009, new guidance was issued related to the accounting for transfers of financial assets. These new provisions eliminate the concept of a qualifying special-purpose entity and eliminate the exception from applying existing accounting guidance related to VIEs that were previously considered qualifying special-purpose entities. This new guidance will become effective for Time Warner on January 1, 2010. The Company is currently evaluating the impact that the adoption of this new guidance is expected to have on the way the Company accounts for its securitization programs in its consolidated financial statements.
Amendments to VIE Guidance
     In June 2009, new guidance was issued that amends the definition of the primary beneficiary of a VIE and will require the Company to assess each reporting period if any of the Company’s variable interests give it a controlling financial interest in the applicable VIE. This new guidance will become effective for Time Warner on January 1, 2010. The Company is currently evaluating the impact this new guidance is expected to have on the way the Company accounts for its VIEs and securitization programs in its consolidated financial statements.
Income Per Common Share
     Basic income per common share is determined using the Two-Class Method and is computed by dividing net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders by the weighted-average common shares outstanding during the period. The Two-Class Method is an earnings allocation formula that determines income per share for each class of common stock and participating security according to dividends declared and participation rights in undistributed earnings. Diluted income per common share reflects the more dilutive earnings per share amount calculated using the treasury stock method or the Two-Class Method.

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     Set forth below is a reconciliation of basic and diluted income per common share from continuing operations (millions, except per share amounts):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/2009     9/30/2008     9/30/2009     9/30/2008  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Income from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 662     $ 761     $ 1,736     $ 1,873  
Income allocated to participating securities (restricted stock and restricted stock units)
    (2 )     (1 )     (7 )     (3 )
 
                       
Income from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders — basic
  $ 660     $ 760     $ 1,729     $ 1,870  
 
                       
 
                               
Average number of common shares outstanding — basic
    1,179.9       1,194.8       1,190.4       1,193.7  
Dilutive effect of equity awards
    13.4       7.3       9.3       7.2  
 
                       
Average number of common shares outstanding — diluted
    1,193.3       1,202.1       1,199.7       1,200.9  
 
                       
 
                               
Income per common share from continuing operations attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders:
                               
Basic
  $ 0.56     $ 0.64     $ 1.45     $ 1.57  
Diluted
  $ 0.55     $ 0.63     $ 1.45     $ 1.56  
     Diluted income per common share for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 excludes approximately 148 million and 162 million, respectively, and 128 million and 130 million, respectively, common shares that may be issued under the Company’s stock compensation plans because they do not have a dilutive effect.
Interim Impairment Testing of Goodwill at AOL
     During the first quarter of 2009, the Company determined that, because the spin-off of AOL was more likely than not, the Company was required to test goodwill at AOL as of March 31, 2009 (the “interim testing date”).
     In determining the fair value of AOL for the interim impairment analysis, the Company used a market based approach. The market based approach to determine fair value involves the exercise of judgment in identifying the relevant comparable company market multiples. The market multiples identified by the Company were multiplied by AOL’s 2009 earnings forecast in determining the estimated fair value of AOL. Such fair value exceeded AOL’s net book value and therefore did not result in an impairment charge.
     If the fair value of the AOL reporting unit had been hypothetically lower by 20% at March 31, 2009, the fair value of the AOL reporting unit would have exceeded its book value. In addition, if the fair value of the AOL reporting unit had been hypothetically lower by 30% at March 31, 2009, the book value of the AOL reporting unit would have exceeded its fair value by approximately $100 million. If the book value of the AOL reporting unit had been greater than its fair value, the second step of the goodwill impairment test would have been required to be performed to determine the ultimate amount of impairment loss to recognize.

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2. BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS, DISPOSITIONS AND RELATED TRANSACTIONS
HBO Central Europe Acquisition
     On October 14, 2009, HBO entered into an agreement to purchase its partners’ interests in the HBO Central Europe (“HBO CE”) joint venture for approximately $160 million in cash. HBO CE operates the HBO and Cinemax premium pay television programming services serving 11 territories in Central Europe. The closing of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of regulatory approvals, and is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2010. HBO currently owns a 33 1/3% interest in HBO CE, and upon closing, this transaction will result in HBO owning 100% of the interests of HBO CE.
AOL Separation from Time Warner
     As noted above, on May 28, 2009, Time Warner announced that its Board of Directors has authorized management to proceed with plans for the complete legal and structural separation of AOL from Time Warner (the “AOL Separation”). The AOL Separation is currently expected to be effected as a spin-off of AOL Holdings LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary that has been converted to a corporation and renamed AOL Inc. In the AOL Separation, Time Warner will distribute all of its AOL Inc. common stock to Time Warner shareholders, and AOL will become an independent, publicly traded company.
     On July 8, 2009, the Company repurchased Google’s 5% interest in AOL for $283 million in cash, which amount included a payment in respect of Google’s pro rata share of cash distributions to Time Warner by AOL attributable to the period of Google’s investment in AOL. After repurchasing this stake, Time Warner currently owns 100% of AOL.
     The AOL Separation is contingent on the satisfaction or waiver of a number of conditions, including the effectiveness of a registration statement on Form 10 that AOL filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on July 27, 2009 in connection with the transaction. Time Warner expects to complete the AOL Separation in the fourth quarter of 2009.
Patch Acquisition
     On June 10, 2009, AOL purchased Patch Media Corporation (“Patch”), a news, information and community platform business dedicated to providing comprehensive local information and services for individual towns and communities, for approximately $7 million in cash. Approximately $700,000 of the consideration is being held in an indemnity escrow account until the first anniversary of the closing.
     At the time of closing, Tim Armstrong, AOL’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, held, indirectly through Polar Capital Group, LLC (“Polar Capital”) (a private investment company which he founded), economic interests in Patch that entitled him to receive approximately 75% of the transaction consideration. Mr. Armstrong’s original investment in Patch, made in December 2007 through Polar Capital, was approximately $4.5 million. In connection with the transaction, Mr. Armstrong, through Polar Capital, waived his right to receive any transaction consideration in excess of his original $4.5 million investment, opting to accept only the return of his initial investment. In addition, Mr. Armstrong elected to return the $4.5 million (approximately $450,000 of which is being held in the indemnity escrow account for a year) that he was entitled to receive in connection with the transaction to AOL, to be held by AOL until after the AOL Separation. As soon as legally permissible, following the AOL Separation, AOL will cause to be issued to Polar Capital an amount of AOL Inc. common stock equivalent to $4.5 million (less any amounts held in the indemnity escrow account) based on an average of the high and low market prices on the relevant trading day. The issuance of shares of AOL Inc. common stock to Polar Capital will be exempt from registration under Section 4(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as a transaction by an issuer not involving a public offering. The payment to Polar Capital of the $4.5 million of consideration is not contingent on the continued employment of Mr. Armstrong with AOL.

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     An appraisal of the value of the business was performed by an independent financial advisory firm to determine that the consideration paid by AOL was within a reasonable range of the fair value of Patch. The Patch acquisition did not significantly affect the Company’s consolidated financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009.
CME Investment
     On May 18, 2009, the Company completed an investment in Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (“CME”), in which the Company received a 31% economic interest and a 38% voting interest, for $244 million in cash. CME is a broadcasting company operating leading networks in seven Central and Eastern European countries. In connection with its investment, Time Warner has agreed to allow CME founder and Non-Executive Chairman Ronald S. Lauder to vote Time Warner’s shares of CME for at least four years, subject to certain exceptions. Also, Mr. Lauder has agreed to support Time Warner’s appointment of two designees to CME’s board of directors. The Company’s investment in CME is being accounted for under the cost method of accounting.
Summary of Discontinued Operations
     Discontinued operations for the three months ended September 30, 2009, reflect a loss of $1 million related to Warner Music Group tax indemnifications. Discontinued operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and the three and nine months September 30, 2008 primarily reflect the financial condition and results of operations of TWC. Financial data for discontinued operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 and the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008 is as follows (millions, except per share amounts):
                         
    Three Months        
    Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (recast)             (recast)  
 
                       
Total revenues
  $ 4,340     $ 3,443     $ 12,798  
 
                       
Pretax income
    562       291       1,513  
Income tax provision
    (207 )     (161 )     (623 )
 
                 
Net income
  $ 355     $ 130     $ 890  
 
                 
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 306     $ 105     $ 757  
 
                 
 
                       
Per share information attributable to Time Warner Inc. common shareholders:
                       
Basic net income per common share
  $ 0.25     $ 0.09     $ 0.63  
 
                 
Average common shares outstanding - basic
    1,194.8       1,190.4       1,193.7  
 
                 
Diluted net income per common share
  $ 0.26     $ 0.08     $ 0.63  
 
                 
Average common shares outstanding - diluted
    1,202.1       1,199.7       1,200.9  
 
                 
     Discontinued operations for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 included direct transaction costs (e.g., legal and professional fees) related to the separation of TWC of $75 million, and for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, included such direct transaction and financing costs of $53 million and $102 million, respectively. The Networks segment of Time Warner recognized approximately $170 million of Subscription revenues from TWC in 2009 through the Distribution Record Date and $210 million and $630 million, respectively, for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008.

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3.  INVENTORIES AND FILM COSTS
     Inventories and film costs consist of (millions):
                 
    September 30,   December 31,
    2009   2008
Inventories:
               
Programming costs, less amortization
  $ 3,372     $ 3,206  
DVDs, books, paper and other merchandise
    365       408  
         
Total inventories(a)
    3,737       3,614  
Less: current portion of inventory
    (1,892 )     (1,842 )
         
Total noncurrent inventories
    1,845       1,772  
         
 
               
Film costs — Theatrical:
               
Released, less amortization
    744       767  
Completed and not released
    331       364  
In production
    983       713  
Development and pre-production
    144       76  
 
               
Film costs — Television:
               
Released, less amortization
    850       922  
Completed and not released
    207       224  
In production
    547       499  
Development and pre-production
    7       2  
         
Total film costs
    3,813       3,567  
         
Total noncurrent inventories and film costs
  $ 5,658     $ 5,339  
         
 
(a)  
Does not include $1.857 billion and $2.160 billion of net film library costs as of September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, respectively, which are included in intangible assets subject to amortization in the consolidated balance sheet. The decrease in 2009 includes an adjustment of $174 million representing a change in cumulative participations payable with respect to film library titles at Warner Bros., which was recognized as a reduction to the related film cost.

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4.  FAIR VALUE MEASUREMENTS
     A fair value measurement is determined based on the assumptions that a market participant would use in pricing an asset or liability. A three-tiered hierarchy draws distinctions between market participant assumptions based on (i) observable inputs such as quoted prices in active markets (Level 1), (ii) inputs other than quoted prices in active markets that are observable either directly or indirectly (Level 2) and (iii) unobservable inputs that require the Company to use present value and other valuation techniques in the determination of fair value (Level 3). The following table presents information about assets and liabilities required to be carried at fair value on a recurring basis as of September 30, 2009 (millions):
                                 
    Fair Value Measurements as of September 30, 2009 Using
            Quoted Market            
            Prices in Active           Significant
    Fair Value   Markets for   Significant Other   Unobservable
    as of   Identical Assets   Observable Inputs   Inputs
    September 30,            
Description   2009   (Level 1)   (Level 2)   (Level 3)
 
                               
Assets:
                               
Trading securities
  $ 250     $ 246     $ 4     $ -  
Available-for-sale securities
    41       10       31       -  
Derivatives
    34       5       -       29  
Liabilities:
                               
Derivatives
    (91 )     -       (91 )     -  
                 
Total
  $ 234     $ 261     $ (56 )   $ 29  
                 
     The Company primarily applies the market approach for valuing recurring fair value measurements.
     The following table reconciles the beginning and ending balances of assets classified as Level 3 measurements and identifies the net income (losses) the Company recognized during the nine months ended September 30, 2009 on such assets and liabilities that were included in the balance as of September 30, 2009 (millions):
         
    Derivatives
 
       
Balance as of January 1, 2009
  $ 1  
Total gains (losses):
       
Included in net income
    12  
Included in other comprehensive income
    -  
Purchases, issuances and settlements
    16  
Transfers in and/or out of Level 3
    -  
     
Balance as of September 30, 2009
  $ 29  
     
 
       
Total gain for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 included in
net income related to assets still held as of September 30, 2009
  $ 12  
     
     Gains and losses recognized for assets and liabilities valued using significant unobservable inputs are reported in investment losses, net, in other income (loss), net (Note 13).
Other Financial Instruments
     Based on the interest rates prevailing at September 30, 2009, the fair value of Time Warner’s debt exceeds its carrying value by approximately $1.5 billion. The carrying value for the majority of the Company’s other financial instruments approximates fair value due to the short-term nature of such instruments. However, differences exist between the carrying value and fair value of the Company’s other financial instruments, but these differences are not significant at September 30,

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2009. The fair value of financial instruments is generally determined by reference to the market value of the instrument as quoted on a national securities exchange or in an over-the-counter market. In cases where quoted market value is not available, fair value is based on an estimate using present value or other valuation techniques.
Non-Financial Instruments
     The majority of the Company’s non-financial instruments, which include goodwill, intangible assets, inventories and property, plant and equipment, are not required to be carried at fair value on a recurring basis. However, if certain triggering events occur (or at least annually for goodwill and indefinite-lived intangible assets) such that a non-financial instrument is required to be evaluated for impairment, a resulting asset impairment would require that the non-financial instrument be recorded at the lower of historical cost or its fair value.
     As it relates to film production costs, upon the occurrence of an event or change in circumstance that may indicate that the fair value of a film is less than its unamortized costs, the Company determines the fair value of the film and writes off to the consolidated statement of operations the amount by which the unamortized capitalized costs exceed the film’s fair value. Some of these events or changes in circumstance include: (i) an adverse change in the expected performance of a film prior to its release, (ii) actual costs substantially in excess of budgeted costs, (iii) substantial delays in completion or release schedules, (iv) changes in release plans, (v) insufficient funding or resources to complete the film and to market it effectively and (vi) the failure of actual performance subsequent to release to meet that which had been expected prior to release. When required to determine the fair value of its films, the Company employs a discounted cash flow methodology with assumptions for cash flows for periods not exceeding 10 years. The discount rate utilized in the discounted cash flow analysis is based on the weighted average cost of capital of the respective business (e.g., Warner Bros.) plus a risk premium representing the risk associated with producing a particular film. The fair value of any film costs associated with a film that management plans to abandon is zero. As the primary determination of fair value is determined using a discounted cash flow model, the resulting fair value is considered a Level 3 input. During the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, certain film production costs, which were recorded as inventory in the consolidated balance sheet, were written down to zero and $43 million, respectively, from their carrying values of $3 million and $120 million, respectively.

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5.  LONG-TERM DEBT AND OTHER FINANCING ARRANGEMENTS
     Committed financing capacity and long-term debt consists of (millions):
                                                         
    Weighted                                
    Average                                
    Interest                           2009    
    Rate at           2009           Unused   Outstanding Debt (c)
    September           Committed   Letters of   Committed   September   December 31,
    30, 2009   Maturities   Capacity (a)   Credit (b)   Capacity   30, 2009   2008
                                                    (recast)
Cash and equivalents
                  $ 7,126     $ -     $ 7,126                  
Revolving bank credit agreement
and commercial paper program
      -     2011       6,900       88       6,812     $ -     $ 4,490  
Floating-rate public debt
    0.68 %     2009       2,000       -       -       2,000       2,000  
Fixed-rate public debt
    7.14 %     2011-2036       15,227       -       -       15,227       15,227  
Other obligations(d)
    7.21 %             371       7       91       273       238  
                                     
Subtotal
                    31,624       95       14,029       17,500       21,955  
Debt due within one year
                    (2,090 )     -       -       (2,090 )     (2,066 )
                                     
Total
                  $ 29,534     $ 95     $ 14,029     $ 15,410     $ 19,889  
                                     
 
(a)  
The bank credit agreements, commercial paper program and public debt of the Company rank pari passu with the senior debt of the respective obligors thereon. The Company’s maturity profile of its outstanding debt and other financing arrangements is relatively long-term, with a weighted average maturity of 11.0 years as of September 30, 2009.
 
(b)  
Represents the portion of committed capacity reserved for outstanding and undrawn letters of credit.
 
(c)  
Represents principal amounts adjusted for premiums and discounts. The weighted-average interest rate on Time Warner’s total debt was 6.41% at September 30, 2009 and 5.51% at December 31, 2008. The Company’s public debt matures as follows: $2.000 billion in 2009, $0 in 2010, $2.000 billion in 2011, $2.000 billion in 2012, $1.300 billion in 2013 and $10.031 billion thereafter.
 
(d)  
Amount consists of capital lease and other obligations, including committed financings by subsidiaries under local bank credit agreements.
Repayment and Termination of $2.0 Billion Term Facility
     On March 17, 2009, the Company used a portion of the proceeds it received from the Special Dividend to repay in full the $2.0 billion outstanding (plus accrued interest) under its unsecured term loan facility with a maturity date of January 8, 2011 (the “Term Facility”) and terminated the Term Facility. Time Warner did not incur any early termination or prepayment penalties in connection with the termination of the Term Facility.
Termination of Supplemental Credit Agreement
     On March 12, 2009, TWC borrowed the full committed amount of $1.932 billion under its unsecured term loan credit facility entered into on June 30, 2008 (the “TWC Bridge Facility”), all of which was used by TWC to pay a portion of the Special Dividend. On March 26, 2009, TWC completed an offering of $3.0 billion in aggregate principal amount of debt securities and used a portion of the net proceeds from the offering to prepay in full the outstanding loans and all other amounts due under the TWC Bridge Facility, and the TWC Bridge Facility was terminated in accordance with its terms. Concurrently with the termination of the TWC Bridge Facility and pursuant to the terms of the $1.535 billion credit agreement (the “Supplemental Credit Agreement”) between the Company (as lender) and TWC (as borrower) for a two-year senior unsecured supplemental term loan facility (the “Supplemental Credit Facility”), on March 26, 2009, TWC terminated the commitments of Time Warner under the Supplemental Credit Facility, and the Supplemental Credit Agreement was terminated in accordance with its terms.
Amendments to Revolving Facility
     On March 11, 2009, the Company entered into the first and second amendments to the amended and restated credit agreement (the “Revolving Credit Agreement”) for its senior unsecured five-year revolving credit facility (the “Revolving Facility”). The first amendment terminated the $100 million commitment of Lehman Commercial Paper Inc. (“LCPI”), a

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subsidiary of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., which filed a petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in September 2008, reducing the committed amount of the Revolving Facility from $7.0 billion to $6.9 billion. The second amendment, among other things, amended the Revolving Credit Agreement to (i) expand the circumstances under which any other lender under the Revolving Facility would become a Defaulting Lender (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement, as amended) and (ii) permit Time Warner to terminate the commitment of any such lender on terms substantially similar to those applicable to LCPI under the first amendment to the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Consent Solicitation
     On April 15, 2009, the Company completed a solicitation of consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from the holders of the debt securities (the “Securities”) issued by Time Warner Inc. and its subsidiaries under all of the indentures governing the publicly traded debt securities of the Company and its subsidiaries other than the indenture entered into in November 2006 (collectively, the “Indentures”). Completion of the Consent Solicitation resulted in the adoption on April 16, 2009 of certain amendments to each Indenture that provide that certain restrictive covenants will not apply (subject to the concurrent or prior issuance of the guarantee by HBO discussed below) to a conveyance or transfer by AOL LLC of its properties and assets substantially as an entirety, unless such conveyance or transfer constitutes a conveyance or transfer of the properties and assets of the issuer and the guarantors under the relevant Indenture and their respective subsidiaries, taken as a whole, substantially as an entirety. As a result of the Consent Solicitation, prior to or concurrent with a conveyance or transfer of AOL LLC’s properties and assets substantially as an entirety, HBO will issue a guarantee of the obligations of Historic TW Inc. (“Historic TW”) (including in its capacity as successor to Time Warner Companies, Inc.), whether as issuer or guarantor, under the Indentures and the Securities. Such guarantee will be issued by HBO only in connection with such a transaction.
Shelf Registration Statement
     Time Warner had a shelf registration statement (the “Registration Statement”) on file with the SEC since November 8, 2006 that allowed it to offer and sell from time to time debt securities, preferred stock, common stock and/or warrants to purchase debt and equity securities. As a result of the Company’s $13.955 billion of unused committed capacity at March 31, 2009 and the anticipated expiration in early November 2009 of the Registration Statement, the Company determined it no longer needed the Registration Statement. Accordingly, on April 24, 2009, the Company and the subsidiary guarantors under the Registration Statement submitted filings to the SEC that suspended the reporting obligations with respect to the debt securities (and related guarantees) that were offered and sold pursuant to the Registration Statement and deregistered the securities covered under the Registration Statement that were available for offer and sale.
6.  SHAREHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Spin-Off of TWC
     In connection with the Distribution, the Company recognized a reduction of $7.989 billion to shareholders’ equity, including $1.167 billion attributable to noncontrolling interests.
Common Stock Repurchase Program
     On July 26, 2007, Time Warner’s Board of Directors authorized a common stock repurchase program that allows the Company to purchase up to an aggregate of $5 billion of common stock. Purchases under this stock repurchase program may be made from time to time on the open market and in privately negotiated transactions. The size and timing of these purchases are based on a number of factors, including price and business and market conditions. From the program’s inception through September 30, 2009, the Company repurchased approximately 77 million shares of common stock for approximately $3.5 billion pursuant to trading programs under Rule 10b5-1 of the Exchange Act. This number included approximately 26 million shares of common stock purchased for approximately $699 million during the nine months ended September 30, 2009.

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7.  EQUITY-BASED COMPENSATION
     The Company has one active equity plan under which it is authorized to grant equity awards to employees and non-employee directors, covering an aggregate of 67 million shares of Time Warner common stock. Options have been granted to employees and non-employee directors of Time Warner with exercise prices equal to, or in excess of, the fair market value at the date of grant. Generally, the stock options vest ratably over a four-year vesting period and expire ten years from the date of grant. Certain stock option awards provide for accelerated vesting upon an election to retire pursuant to the Company’s defined benefit retirement plans or after reaching a specified age and years of service, as well as certain additional circumstances for non-employee directors. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company granted approximately 10 million stock options at a weighted-average grant date fair value per option of $5.05 ($3.13 net of tax). For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company granted approximately 10 million stock options at a weighted-average grant date fair value per option of $12.36 ($7.66 net of tax). The table below presents the weighted-average values of the assumptions used to value stock options at their grant date.
                 
    Nine Months Ended
      9/30/09       9/30/08  
Expected volatility
    35.2%     28.7%
Expected term to exercise from grant date
    6.11 years       5.96 years  
Risk-free rate
    2.5%     3.2%
Expected dividend yield
    4.4%     1.7%
     Pursuant to this equity plan, Time Warner may also grant shares of common stock or restricted stock units (“RSUs”), which generally vest between three to five years from the date of grant, to its employees and non-employee directors. Certain RSU awards provide for accelerated vesting upon an election to retire pursuant to the Company’s defined benefit retirement plans or after reaching a specified age and years of service, as well as certain additional circumstances for non-employee directors. Holders of restricted stock and RSU awards are generally entitled to receive cash dividends or dividend equivalents, respectively, paid by the Company during the period of time that the restricted stock or RSU awards are unvested. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company granted approximately 5 million RSUs at a weighted-average grant date fair value per RSU of $22.14 ($13.73 net of tax). For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company granted approximately 4 million RSUs at a weighted-average grant date fair value per RSU of $44.76 ($27.75 net of tax).
     Time Warner also has a performance stock unit program for senior level executives. Under this program, recipients of performance stock units (“PSUs”) are awarded a target number of PSUs that represent the contingent (unfunded and unsecured) right to receive shares of Company stock at the end of a performance period (generally three years) based on the actual performance level achieved by the Company. For PSUs granted prior to 2009, the recipient of a PSU may receive, depending on the Company’s total shareholder return (“TSR”) relative to the other companies in the S&P 500 Index, 0% to 200% of the target PSUs granted based on a sliding scale where a relative ranking of less than the 25th percentile will pay 0% and a ranking at the 100th percentile will pay 200% of the target number of shares.
     PSUs granted in 2009 will be paid out in a number of shares of Common Stock based on (i) the Company’s TSR relative to the other companies in the S&P 500 Index and (ii) the Company’s growth in adjusted earnings per share (“EPS”) relative to the growth in adjusted EPS of the other companies in the S&P 500 Index, in each case over a three-year performance period. Depending on the Company’s TSR ranking and adjusted EPS growth ranking relative to the other companies in the S&P 500 Index, a recipient of a PSU will receive between 0% and 200% of his or her target award following the three-year performance period. If (i) the Company’s TSR ranking and adjusted EPS growth ranking are both below the 50th percentile or (ii) the Company’s TSR ranking is at or above the 50th percentile, then the percentage of a participant’s target PSUs that will vest will be based on the Company’s TSR ranking for the performance period. If the Company’s TSR ranking is below the 50th percentile and its adjusted EPS growth ranking is at or above the 50th percentile, the percentage of a participant’s target PSUs that will vest will be the average of (i) the percentage of target PSUs that would vest based on the Company’s TSR ranking during the performance period and (ii) 100%. Based on market data as of September 30, 2009, the PSUs granted in 2009, 2008 and 2007 are tracking at a level that, if maintained, would result in the award of 129%, 116% and 67%, respectively, of target PSUs granted.

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     For accounting purposes, PSUs granted prior to 2009 are considered to have a market condition and PSUs granted in 2009 are considered to have a market condition and a performance condition. The effect of a market condition is reflected in the grant date fair value of the award, which is estimated using a Monte Carlo analysis to estimate the total return ranking of Time Warner among the S&P 500 Index companies over the performance period. In the case of PSUs granted in 2009, the performance condition is assumed to have been met. As a result, compensation expense is recognized on these types of awards provided that the requisite service is rendered (regardless of whether the market condition is achieved).
     PSU holders do not receive payments or accruals of dividends or dividend equivalents for regular cash dividends paid by the Company while the PSU is outstanding. Participants who are terminated by the Company other than for cause or who terminate their own employment for good reason or due to retirement or disability are generally entitled to a pro rata portion of the PSUs that would otherwise vest at the end of the performance period. For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company granted approximately 0.2 million target PSUs at a weighted-average grant date fair value per PSU of $23.67 ($14.68 net of tax). For the nine months ended September 30, 2008, the Company granted approximately 0.4 million target PSUs at a weighted-average grant date fair value per PSU of $52.59 ($32.61 net of tax).
     In connection with the TWC Separation, and as provided for in the Company’s equity plans, the number of stock options, RSUs and target PSUs outstanding at the Distribution Record Date and the exercise prices of such stock options were adjusted to maintain the fair value of those awards. The changes in the number of equity awards and the exercise prices (which are reflected herein) were determined by comparing the fair value of such awards immediately prior to the TWC Separation to the fair value of such awards immediately after the TWC Separation. In performing this analysis, the only assumptions that changed related to the Time Warner stock price and the employee’s exercise price. Accordingly, each equity award outstanding as of the Distribution Record Date was increased by multiplying the size of such award by 1.35, while the per share exercise price of each stock option was decreased by dividing by 1.35. This adjustment resulted in an increase of approximately 50 million equity awards (comprised of 46 million stock options and 4 million RSUs). The modifications to the outstanding equity awards were made pursuant to existing antidilution provisions in the Company’s equity plans and did not result in any additional compensation expense.
     In addition, in connection with the 1-for-3 reverse stock split the Company implemented on March 27, 2009, the number of outstanding equity awards was proportionately adjusted to reflect the reverse stock split. As a result, and after giving effect to the adjustment for the TWC Separation, the number of outstanding equity awards was determined by dividing the number of outstanding equity awards by three. The per share exercise price of stock options, after giving effect to the adjustment for the TWC Separation, was determined by multiplying the exercise price by three.
     Compensation expense recognized for equity-based compensation plans for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 is as follows (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Stock options
  $ 17     $ 24     $ 62     $ 83  
Restricted stock, restricted stock units
and performance stock units
    24       23       89       85  
 
                       
Total impact on Operating Income
  $ 41     $ 47     $ 151     $ 168  
 
                       
Tax benefit recognized
  $ 15     $ 17     $ 57     $ 63  
 
                       
     Under the terms of Time Warner’s equity plans and related award agreements, as a result of the TWC Separation, TWC employees who held Time Warner equity awards were treated at the time of the TWC Separation as if their employment with Time Warner was terminated without cause at the time of the separation. This treatment resulted in the forfeiture of unvested stock options and shortened exercise periods for vested stock options and pro rata vesting of the next installment of (and forfeiture of the remainder of) the RSU awards for those TWC employees who do not satisfy retirement-treatment eligibility provisions in the Time Warner equity plans and related award agreements.

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     Upon the exercise of Time Warner stock options and the vesting of Time Warner RSUs held by TWC employees, TWC is obligated to reimburse Time Warner for the intrinsic value of the applicable award. As a result of the TWC Separation, TWC is no longer considered a related party. Accordingly, on the Distribution Record Date, the Company established an asset of $16 million for the estimated fair value (determined using the Black-Scholes option pricing model) of outstanding equity awards held by TWC employees, with an offsetting adjustment to Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ equity in the consolidated balance sheet. The estimated receivable from TWC fluctuates with the fair value and number of outstanding equity awards and the resulting change is recorded in other income (loss), net, in the consolidated statement of operations. As of September 30, 2009, the estimated receivable was $29 million.
     In connection with the AOL Separation, and as provided for in the Company’s equity plans, the number of stock options, RSUs and target PSUs outstanding at the separation and the exercise prices of such stock options will be adjusted to maintain the fair value of those awards. The changes in the number of equity awards and the exercise prices will be determined by comparing the fair value of such awards immediately prior to the AOL Separation to the fair value of such awards immediately after the AOL Separation. The modifications to the outstanding equity awards will be made pursuant to existing antidilution provisions in the Company’s equity plans.
8.  BENEFIT PLANS
     Time Warner and certain of its subsidiaries have both funded and unfunded defined benefit pension plans, the substantial majority of which are noncontributory, covering certain domestic employees and, to a lesser extent, have various defined benefit plans covering international employees. Pension benefits are determined based on formulas that reflect the employees’ years of service and compensation during their employment period and participation in the plans. Time Warner uses a December 31 measurement date for its plans. A summary of the components of the net periodic benefit costs from continuing operations recognized for substantially all of Time Warner’s domestic and international defined benefit pension plans for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 is as follows (millions):
Components of Net Periodic Benefit Costs
                                                                 
    Domestic     International     Domestic     International  
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)                             (recast)                  
Service cost
  $ 16     $ 19     $ 4     $ 5     $ 49     $ 58     $ 12     $ 16  
Interest cost
    36       35       10       13       107       106       30       41  
Expected return on plan assets
    (33 )     (44 )     (12 )     (19 )     (99 )     (132 )     (36 )     (58 )
Amounts amortized
    29       7       2       -       88       19       6       -  
Settlement charge
    6       -       -       -       6       -       -       -  
 
                                               
Net periodic benefit costs
  $ 54     $ 17     $ 4     $ (1 )   $ 151     $ 51     $ 12     $ (1 )
 
                                               
 
Contributions
  $ 14     $ 5     $ 3     $ -     $ 35     $ 115     $ 10     $ 13  
 
                                               
Expected cash flows
     After considering the funded status of the Company’s defined benefit pension plans, movements in the discount rate, investment performance and related tax consequences, the Company may choose to make contributions to its pension plans in any given year. At September 30, 2009, there were no minimum required contributions for domestic funded plans. As of December 31, 2008, the Company’s funded domestic defined benefit pension plans were funded by assets in a pension trust with a fair market value of $1.702 billion. Between January 1, 2009 and September 30, 2009, the Company’s plan assets have experienced market gains of approximately 26%. The Company did not make any discretionary cash contributions to its funded defined benefit pension plans during the nine months ended September 30, 2009. Subject to market conditions and other considerations, the Company may make discretionary cash contributions during the remainder of the year. For domestic unfunded plans, contributions will continue to be made to the extent benefits are paid. Expected benefit payments for domestic unfunded plans for 2009 are approximately $42 million. In addition, the Company anticipates making an additional $20 million discretionary contribution to its international plans in the fourth quarter of 2009.

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9. RESTRUCTURING COSTS
Merger Costs Capitalized as a Cost of Acquisition
     As of September 30, 2009, merger costs capitalized as a cost of acquisition was $25 million, with $2 million having been paid during the nine months ended September 30, 2009. As of September 30, 2009, $6 million of the remaining liability was classified as a current liability in the consolidated balance sheet, with the remaining $19 million classified as a long-term liability. Amounts classified as long-term, primarily related to lease exit costs, are expected to be paid through 2014.
Restructuring Costs Expensed
     The Company’s restructuring costs primarily related to employee termination costs and ranged from senior executives to line personnel. Restructuring costs expensed as incurred by segment for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 and 2008 are as follows (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Filmed Entertainment
  $ 17     $ 17     $ 85     $ 130  
Publishing
    12       1       7       16  
AOL
    10       2       83       15  
Corporate
                      7  
 
                       
Total restructuring costs
  $ 39     $ 20     $ 175     $ 168  
 
                       
     Restructuring costs for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 included $28 million and $165 million, respectively, related to 2009 restructuring initiatives. The remaining restructuring costs for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 of $11 million and $10 million, respectively, relate to restructuring initiatives in 2008 and prior years.
Selected Information
     Selected information relating to accrued restructuring costs is as follows (millions):
                         
    Employee              
    Terminations     Other Exit Costs     Total  
Remaining liability as of December 31, 2008 (recast)
  $ 204     $ 84     $ 288  
Net accruals
    105       70       175  
Noncash reductions(a)
    (10 )           (10 )
Cash paid(b)
    (174 )     (48 )     (222 )
 
                 
Remaining liability as of September 30, 2009
  $ 125     $ 106     $ 231  
 
                 
 
(a)  
Noncash reductions relate to the settlement of certain employee-related liabilities with equity instruments.
 
(b)  
Of the $222 million paid in 2009, $44 million was paid during the three months ended September 30, 2009.

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     As of September 30, 2009, of the remaining liability of $231 million, $152 million was classified as a current liability in the consolidated balance sheet, with the remaining $79 million classified as a long-term liability. Amounts classified as long-term are expected to be paid through 2017.
10. DERIVATIVE INSTRUMENTS
     Time Warner uses derivative instruments, principally forward contracts, to manage the risk associated with the volatility of future cash flows denominated in foreign currencies and changes in fair value resulting from changes in foreign currency exchange rates. The Company uses derivative instruments that generally have maturities of three to eighteen months to hedge various foreign exchange exposures, including the following: (i) variability in foreign currency-denominated cash flows, such as the hedges of unremitted or forecasted royalty and license fees to be received from the sale or anticipated sale of U.S. copyrighted products abroad or cash flows for certain film costs denominated in a foreign currency (i.e., cash flow hedges) and (ii) currency risk associated with foreign currency-denominated operating assets and liabilities (i.e., fair value hedges). The Company also enters into derivative contracts that economically hedge certain of its foreign currency risks, even though hedge accounting does not apply or the Company elects not to apply hedge accounting. These economic hedges are used primarily to offset the change in certain foreign currency denominated long-term receivables and certain foreign currency denominated debt due to changes in the underlying foreign exchange rates. Gains and losses from hedging activities are largely offset by corresponding economic gains or losses from the respective transactions that were hedged. The Company monitors its positions with, and the credit quality of, the financial institutions that are party to any of its financial transactions.
     The following is a summary of amounts pertaining to Time Warner’s use of foreign currency derivatives at September 30, 2009 (millions):
         
    September 30,  
    2009  
Qualifying Hedges
       
Assets
  $ 62  
Liabilities
    (126 )
 
       
Economic Hedges
       
Assets
  $ 22  
Liabilities
    (49 )
     Netting provisions are provided for in existing International Swap and Derivative Association Inc. agreements in situations where the Company executes multiple contracts with the same counterparty. As a result, net assets or liabilities resulting from foreign exchange derivatives subject to these netting agreements are classified within prepaid expenses and other current assets or accounts payable and accrued expenses in the Company’s consolidated balance sheet. At September 30, 2009, $86 million of losses related to cash flow hedges are recorded in accumulated other comprehensive income in the Company’s consolidated balance sheet and are expected to be recognized in earnings at the same time hedged items affect earnings. Included in this amount are deferred net losses of $64 million related to hedges of cash flows associated with films that are not expected to be released within the next twelve months.

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     The following is a summary of amounts pertaining to Time Warner’s use of foreign currency derivatives for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009 (millions):
                 
    Three Months     Nine Months  
    Ended     Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/09  
Fair Value Hedges
               
Gain (loss) — Effective Portion:
               
Costs of revenues
  $ 4     $ 12  
Gain (loss) recognized in net income and excluded from effectiveness testing — Ineffective Portion:
               
Other income (loss), net
    1       4  
 
               
Cash Flow Hedges
               
Gain (loss) — Effective Portion:
               
Recorded to accumulated other comprehensive income
  $ 8     $ (5 )
Reclassified from accumulated other comprehensive income to net income:
               
Selling, general and administrative expense
    (3 )     (9 )
Costs of revenues
    (9 )     (23 )
Gain (loss) recognized in net income and excluded from effectiveness testing — Ineffective Portion:
               
Other income (loss), net
    (3 )     (6 )
Economic Hedges
               
Gain (loss):
               
Costs of revenues
  $ 3     $ (22 )
Other income (loss), net
    1       3  
11. SEGMENT INFORMATION
     Time Warner classifies its operations into four reportable segments: Networks, consisting principally of cable television networks that provide programming; Filmed Entertainment, consisting principally of feature film, television and home video production and distribution; Publishing, consisting principally of magazine publishing; and AOL, consisting principally of interactive consumer and advertising services.
     Information as to the operations of Time Warner in each of its reportable segments is set forth below based on the nature of the products and services offered. Time Warner evaluates performance based on several factors, of which the primary financial measure is operating income before depreciation of tangible assets and amortization of intangible assets (“Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization”). Additionally, the Company has provided a summary of Operating Income by segment.

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    Three Months Ended September 30, 2009  
    Subscription     Advertising     Content     Other     Total  
    (millions)  
Revenues
                                       
Networks
  $ 1,885     $ 768     $ 197     $ 24     $ 2,874  
Filmed Entertainment
    12       18       2,716       34       2,780  
Publishing
    333       456       22       103       914  
AOL
    332       415       -       30       777  
Intersegment eliminations
    -       (25 )     (181 )     (4 )     (210 )
 
                             
Total revenues
  $ 2,562     $ 1,632     $ 2,754     $ 187     $ 7,135  
 
                             
 
    Three Months Ended September 30, 2008  
    Subscription     Advertising     Content     Other     Total  
    (recast, millions)  
Revenues
                                       
Networks
  $ 1,722     $ 772     $ 224     $ 13     $ 2,731  
Filmed Entertainment
    10       20       2,797       54       2,881  
Publishing
    382       585       16       135       1,118  
AOL
    470       507       -       35       1,012  
Intersegment eliminations
    -       (28 )     (131 )     (4 )     (163 )
 
                             
Total revenues
  $ 2,584     $ 1,856     $ 2,906     $ 233     $ 7,579  
 
                             
 
    Nine Months Ended September 30, 2009  
    Subscription     Advertising     Content     Other     Total  
    (millions)  
Revenues
                                       
Networks
  $ 5,598     $ 2,367     $ 598     $ 82     $ 8,645  
Filmed Entertainment
    31       52       7,526       137       7,746  
Publishing
    959       1,321       53       302       2,635  
AOL
    1,081       1,277       -       90       2,448  
Intersegment eliminations
    -       (74 )     (497 )     (14 )     (585 )
 
                             
Total revenues
  $ 7,669     $ 4,943     $ 7,680     $ 597     $ 20,889  
 
                             
 
    Nine Months Ended September 30, 2008  
    Subscription     Advertising     Content     Other     Total  
    (recast, millions)  
Revenues
                                       
Networks
  $ 5,136     $ 2,417     $ 626     $ 37     $ 8,216  
Filmed Entertainment
    30       57       8,034       164       8,285  
Publishing
    1,134       1,783       40       382       3,339  
AOL
    1,500       1,589       -       108       3,197  
Intersegment eliminations
    -       (83 )     (422 )     (14 )     (519 )
 
                             
Total revenues
  $ 7,800     $ 5,763     $ 8,278     $ 677     $ 22,518  
 
                             
Intersegment Revenues
     In the normal course of business, the Time Warner segments enter into transactions with one another. The most common types of intersegment transactions include:
   
the Filmed Entertainment segment generating Content revenues by licensing television and theatrical programming to the Networks segment; and
 
   
the Networks, Publishing and AOL segments generating Advertising revenues by promoting the products and services of other Time Warner segments.

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     These intersegment transactions are recorded by each segment at estimated fair value as if the transactions were with third parties and, therefore, affect segment performance. While intersegment transactions are treated like third-party transactions to determine segment performance, the revenues (and corresponding expenses or assets recognized by the segment that is counterparty to the transaction) are eliminated in consolidation and, therefore, do not affect consolidated results. Additionally, transactions between divisions within the same reporting segment (e.g., a transaction between HBO and Turner within the Networks segment) are eliminated in arriving at segment performance and, therefore, do not affect segment results. Revenues recognized by Time Warner’s segments on intersegment transactions are as follows:
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (millions)     (millions)  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Intersegment Revenues
                               
Networks
  $ 22     $ 22     $ 72     $ 79  
Filmed Entertainment
    182       130       491       411  
Publishing
    5       9       19       22  
AOL
    1       2       3       7  
 
                       
Total intersegment revenues
  $ 210     $ 163     $ 585     $ 519  
 
                       
 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (millions)     (millions)  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Operating Income before Depreciation and Amortization
                               
Networks(a)
  $ 1,044     $ 1,005     $ 3,089     $ 2,805  
Filmed Entertainment(b)
    385       381       923       857  
Publishing(c)
    139       211       295       625  
AOL(d)
    234       389       760       1,144  
Corporate(e)
    (76 )     (73 )     (238 )     (257 )
Intersegment eliminations
    14       19       -       17  
 
                       
Total operating income before depreciation and amortization
  $ 1,740     $ 1,932     $ 4,829     $ 5,191  
 
                       
 
(a)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $52 million noncash impairment of intangible assets related to Turner’s interest in a general entertainment network in India. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $3 million loss on the completion of the sale of GameTap, an online video game business, and the nine months ended September 30, 2008, also includes an $18 million noncash impairment of GameTap.
 
(b)  
For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $33 million loss on the sale of Warner Bros.’ Italian cinema assets.
 
(c)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $30 million noncash impairment related to a sub-lease with a tenant that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008.
 
(d)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $5 million noncash impairment of certain trade names. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $9 million noncash impairment of a building.
 
(e)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes $7 million and $21 million, respectively, and for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes $5 million and $13 million, respectively, in net expenses related to securities litigation and government investigations.

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    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (millions)     (millions)  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Depreciation of Property, Plant and Equipment
                               
Networks
  $ (87)     $ (82)     $ (259)     $ (241)  
Filmed Entertainment
    (43)       (42)       (124)       (126)  
Publishing
    (31)       (32)       (93)       (100)  
AOL
    (66)       (76)       (206)       (238)  
Corporate
    (10)       (12)       (30)       (33)  
 
                       
Total depreciation of property, plant and equipment
  $ (237)     $ (244)     $ (712)     $ (738)  
 
                       
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (millions)     (millions)  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Amortization of Intangible Assets
                               
Networks
  $ (19)     $ (14)     $ (57)     $ (32)  
Filmed Entertainment
    (51)       (64)       (151)       (179)  
Publishing
    (11)       (17)       (35)       (52)  
AOL
    (34)       (45)       (105)       (124)  
 
                       
Total amortization of intangible assets
  $ (115)     $ (140)     $ (348)     $ (387)  
 
                       
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
    (millions)     (millions)  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Operating Income
                               
Networks(a)
  $ 938      $ 909      $ 2,773      $ 2,532   
Filmed Entertainment(b)
    291        275        648        552   
Publishing(c)
    97        162        167        473   
AOL(d)
    134        268        449        782   
Corporate(e)
    (86)       (85)       (268)       (290)  
Intersegment eliminations
    14        19              17   
 
                       
Total operating income
  $ 1,388      $ 1,548      $ 3,769      $ 4,066   
 
                       
 
(a)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $52 million noncash impairment of intangible assets related to Turner’s interest in a general entertainment network in India. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $3 million loss on the completion of the sale of GameTap and the nine months ended September 30, 2008, also includes an $18 million noncash impairment of GameTap.
 
(b)  
For the nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $33 million loss on the sale of Warner Bros.’ Italian cinema assets.
 
(c)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $30 million noncash impairment related to a sub-lease with a tenant that filed for bankruptcy in September 2008.
 
(d)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes a $5 million noncash impairment of certain trade names. For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes a $9 million noncash impairment of a building.
 
(e)  
For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2009, includes $7 million and $21 million, respectively, and for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2008, includes $5 million and $13 million, respectively, in net expenses related to securities litigation and government investigations.

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     A summary of total assets by operating segment is set forth below:
                 
    September 30,     December 31,  
    2009     2008  
    (millions)  
            (recast)  
Assets
               
Networks
  $ 36,223     $ 36,097  
Filmed Entertainment
    16,509       17,080  
Publishing
    6,424       6,778  
AOL
    3,728       4,075  
Corporate
    8,382       2,316  
Assets of discontinued operations
    -       47,711  
 
           
Total assets
  $ 71,266     $ 114,057  
 
           
12. COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES
Commitments
Six Flags
     In connection with the Company’s former investment in the Six Flags theme parks located in Georgia and Texas (“Six Flags Georgia” and “Six Flags Texas,” respectively, and, collectively, the “Parks”), in 1997, certain subsidiaries of the Company (including Historic TW) agreed to guarantee (the “Six Flags Guarantee”) certain obligations of the partnerships that hold the Parks (the “Partnerships”) for the benefit of the limited partners in such Partnerships, including the following (the “Guaranteed Obligations”): (a) making a minimum annual distribution to the limited partners of the Partnerships (the minimum was approximately $61 million in 2008 and is subject to annual cost of living adjustments); (b) making a minimum amount of capital expenditures each year (an amount approximating 6% of the Parks’ annual revenues); (c) offering each year to purchase 5% of the limited partnership units of the Partnerships (plus any such units not purchased pursuant to such offer in any prior year) based on an aggregate price for all limited partnership units at the higher of (i) $250 million in the case of Six Flags Georgia and $374.8 million in the case of Six Flags Texas (the “Base Valuations”) and (ii) a weighted average multiple of EBITDA for the respective Park over the previous four-year period (the “Cumulative LP Unit Purchase Obligation”); (d) making annual ground lease payments; and (e) either (i) purchasing all of the outstanding limited partnership units through the exercise of a call option upon the earlier of the occurrence of certain specified events and the end of the term of each of the Partnerships in 2027 (Six Flags Georgia) and 2028 (Six Flags Texas) (the “End of Term Purchase”) or (ii) causing each of the Partnerships to have no indebtedness and to meet certain other financial tests as of the end of the term of the Partnership. The aggregate amount payable in connection with an End of Term Purchase option on either Park will be the Base Valuation applicable to such Park, adjusted for changes in the consumer price index from December 1996, in the case of Six Flags Georgia, and December 1997, in the case of Six Flags Texas, through December of the year immediately preceding the year in which the End of Term Purchase occurs, in each case, reduced ratably to reflect limited partnership units previously purchased.
     In connection with the Company’s 1998 sale of Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (which held the controlling interests in the Parks) to Six Flags, Inc. (formerly Premier Parks Inc.) (“Six Flags”), Six Flags and Historic TW entered into a Subordinated Indemnity Agreement pursuant to which Six Flags agreed to guarantee the performance of the Guaranteed Obligations when due and to indemnify Historic TW, among others, in the event that the Guaranteed Obligations are not performed and the Six Flags Guarantee is called upon. In the event of a default of Six Flags’ obligations under the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement, the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement and related agreements provide, among other things, that Historic TW has the right to acquire control of the managing partner of the Parks. Six Flags’ obligations to Historic TW are further secured by its interest in all limited partnership units that are held by Six Flags. To date, no payments have been made by the Company pursuant to the Six Flags Guarantee.
     In connection with the TWC Separation, guarantees previously made by Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. (“TWE”), a subsidiary of TWC, were terminated and, pursuant to and as required under the original terms of the Six Flags

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Guarantee, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (“WBEI”) became a guarantor. In addition, TWE’s rights and obligations under the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement have been assigned to WBEI. The Company continues to indemnify TWE in connection with any residual exposure of TWE under the Guaranteed Obligations.
     In April 2009, Six Flags received notices from limited partners of the Partnerships to sell limited partnership units with an aggregate price of approximately $66 million. The general partner of the Georgia limited partnership exercised its right to purchase Six Flags Georgia units having a total purchase price of $7 million. The remaining purchase price for limited partnership units in the Parks that were put was funded through $6 million of cash that had been held in escrow to support the Six Flags Guarantee and a loan from a wholly-owned Time Warner subsidiary (TW-SF LLC) of approximately $53 million (the “TW Loan”). The TW Loan was made to SFOG Acquisition A, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and SFOT Acquisition I, Inc., a Delaware corporation (collectively, the “Acquisition Corporations”). The TW Loan accrues interest at 14% per annum with a final maturity date of March 15, 2011. Up to $10 million of the TW Loan has been guaranteed by Six Flags. Taking into account the limited partnership units purchased in 2009, the estimated maximum Cumulative LP Unit Purchase Obligation for 2010 is approximately $300 million. In addition, the aggregate undiscounted estimated future cash flow requirements covered by the Six Flags Guarantee over the remaining term (through 2028) of the agreements are approximately $1.15 billion (for a net present value of approximately $415 million). In July 2009, the Company received a payment on the TW Loan of $13 million (which included both principal and accrued interest) from the Acquisition Corporations.
     On June 12, 2009, Six Flags and certain of its subsidiaries filed petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the Bankruptcy Court in Delaware. The reorganization plan that ultimately becomes effective is expected to result in a significant reduction in debt for Six Flags. It is too early to determine the impact, if any, of the reorganization proceedings on the guarantee by Six Flags of the TW Loan. The Partnerships holding the Parks and the Acquisition Corporations were not included in the debtors filing the bankruptcy proceeding.
     In connection with the proposed plan of reorganization of Six Flags, in October 2009, TW-SF LLC agreed to provide the Acquisition Corporations a new 5-year multiple draw credit facility of up to $150 million, which the Acquisition Corporations would be able to use only to fund their obligations to purchase certain limited partnership units of the Partnerships. The new credit facility, which is subject to a number of conditions precedent, including a final order confirming the plan of reorganization, would be in addition to the existing TW Loan. New loans drawn under the facility would mature 5 years from their respective funding date. Interest will accrue at a rate at least equal to a LIBOR floor of 250 basis points plus a spread of 100 basis points over the applicable margin for a new Six Flags’ senior term credit facility, which will close simultaneously with the closing of this facility.
     Because the Six Flags Guarantee existed prior to December 31, 2002 and no modifications to the arrangements have been made since the date the guarantee came into existence, the Company is required to continue to account for the Guaranteed Obligations as a contingent liability. Based on its evaluation of the current facts and circumstances surrounding the Guaranteed Obligations and the Subordinated Indemnity Agreement, the Company is unable to predict the loss, if any, that may be incurred under these Guaranteed Obligations and no liability for the arrangements has been recognized at September 30, 2009. Because of the specific circumstances surrounding the arrangements and the fact that no active or observable market exists for this type of financial guarantee, the Company is unable to determine a current fair value for the Guaranteed Obligations and related Subordinated Indemnity Agreement.
Google Investment in AOL
     In connection with the expansion of their strategic relationship in April 2006, Google acquired a 5% interest in AOL, and, as a result, 95% of the equity interests in AOL were indirectly held by the Company and 5% were indirectly held by Google. As part of the April 2006 transaction, Google received certain registration rights relating to its equity interest in AOL. In late January 2009, Google exercised its right to request that AOL register Google’s 5% equity interest for sale in an initial public offering. Time Warner exercised its right to purchase Google’s equity interest for cash based on the appraised fair market value of the equity interest in lieu of conducting an initial public offering. On July 8, 2009, the Company repurchased Google’s 5% interest in AOL for $283 million in cash, which amount included a payment in respect of Google’s pro rata share of cash distributions to Time Warner by AOL attributable to the period of Google’s investment in AOL. After repurchasing Google’s stake, Time Warner owns 100% of AOL.

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Contingencies
Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits
     During the Summer and Fall of 2002, numerous shareholder derivative lawsuits were filed in state and federal courts naming as defendants certain current and former directors and officers of the Company, as well as the Company as a nominal defendant. The complaints alleged that defendants breached their fiduciary duties by, among other things, causing the Company to issue corporate statements that did not accurately represent that AOL had declining advertising revenues. Certain of these lawsuits were later dismissed, and others were eventually consolidated in their respective jurisdictions. In 2006, the parties entered into a settlement agreement to resolve all of the remaining derivative matters, and the Court granted final approval of the settlement on September 6, 2006. The court has yet to rule on plaintiffs’ petition for attorneys’ fees and expenses. At September 30, 2009, the Company’s remaining reserve related to these matters is $10 million, which approximates an expected award for plaintiffs’ attorneys’ fees.
Other Matters
     Warner Bros. (South) Inc. (“WBS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, is litigating numerous tax cases in Brazil. WBS currently is the theatrical distribution licensee for Warner Bros. Entertainment Nederlands (“Warner Bros. Nederlands”) in Brazil and acts as a service provider to the Warner Bros. Nederlands home video licensee. All of the ongoing tax litigation involves WBS’ distribution activities prior to January 2004, when WBS conducted both theatrical and home video distribution. Much of the tax litigation stems from WBS’ position that in distributing videos to rental retailers, it was conducting a distribution service, subject to a municipal service tax, and not the “industrialization” or sale of videos, subject to Brazilian federal and state VAT-like taxes. Both the federal tax authorities and the State of São Paulo, where WBS is based, have challenged this position. Certain of these matters were settled in September 2007 pursuant to a government-sponsored amnesty program. In some additional tax cases, WBS, often together with other film distributors, is challenging the imposition of taxes on royalties remitted outside of Brazil and the constitutionality of certain taxes. The Company intends to defend against the various remaining tax cases vigorously.
     On October 8, 2004, certain heirs of Jerome Siegel, one of the creators of the “Superman” character, filed suit against the Company, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Plaintiffs’ complaint seeks an accounting and demands up to one-half of the profits made on Superman since the alleged April 16, 1999 termination by plaintiffs of Siegel’s grants of one-half of the rights to the Superman character to DC Comics’ predecessor-in-interest. Plaintiffs have also asserted various Lanham Act and unfair competition claims, alleging “wasting” of the Superman property by DC Comics and failure to accord credit to Siegel. The Company answered the complaint and filed counterclaims. On April 30, 2007, the Company filed motions for partial summary judgment on various issues, including the unavailability of accounting for pre-termination and foreign works. On March 26, 2008, the court entered an order of summary judgment finding, among other things, that plaintiffs’ notices of termination were valid and that plaintiffs had thereby recaptured, as of April 16, 1999, their rights to a one-half interest in the Superman story material, as first published, but that the accounting for profits would not include profits attributable to foreign exploitation, republication of pre-termination works and trademark exploitation. On October 6, 2008, the court dismissed plaintiffs’ Lanham Act and “wasting” claims with prejudice. In orders issued on October 14, 2008, the court determined that the remaining claims in the case will be subject to phased non-jury trials. The first phase trial concluded on May 21, 2009, and on July 8, 2009, the court issued a decision in favor of the defendants on the issue of whether the terms of various license agreements between DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. were at fair market value or constituted “sweetheart deals.” The second phase trial was previously scheduled to commence on December 1, 2009, and the parties are awaiting a new date for the commencement of this trial. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On October 22, 2004, the same Siegel heirs filed a second lawsuit against the Company, DC Comics, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Warner Communications Inc. and Warner Bros. Television Production Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Plaintiffs claim that Jerome Siegel was the sole creator of the character Superboy and, as such, DC Comics has had no right to create new Superboy works since the alleged October 17, 2004 termination by plaintiffs of Siegel’s grants of rights to the Superboy character to DC Comics’ predecessor-in-interest. This lawsuit seeks a declaration regarding the validity of the alleged termination and an injunction against future use of the Superboy character.

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Plaintiffs have also asserted Lanham Act and unfair competition claims alleging false statements by DC Comics regarding the creation of the Superboy character. The Company answered the complaint and filed counterclaims. The case was consolidated for discovery purposes with the “Superman” action described immediately above. The parties filed cross-motions for summary judgment or partial summary judgment on February 15, 2006. In its ruling dated March 23, 2006, the court denied the Company’s motion for summary judgment, granted plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment on termination and held that further proceedings are necessary to determine whether the Company’s Smallville television series may infringe on plaintiffs’ rights to the Superboy character. On January 12, 2007, the Company filed a motion for reconsideration of the court’s decision granting plaintiffs’ motion for partial summary judgment on termination. On April 30, 2007, the Company filed a motion for summary judgment on non-infringement of Smallville. On July 27, 2007, the court granted the Company’s motion for reconsideration, reversing the bulk of the March 23, 2006 ruling, and requested additional briefing on certain issues. On March 31, 2008, the court, among other things, denied the Company’s summary judgment motion as moot in view of the court’s July 27, 2007 reconsideration ruling. To the extent any issues remain, the Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On May 24, 1999, two former AOL Community Leader volunteers filed Hallissey et al. v. America Online, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. This lawsuit was brought as a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and as a class action under New York state law against AOL and AOL Community, Inc. The plaintiffs allege that, in serving as Community Leader volunteers, they were acting as employees rather than volunteers for purposes of the FLSA and New York state law and are entitled to minimum wages. On February 21, 2008, the court granted plaintiffs’ motion to issue notice to the former community leaders nationwide. Notice to the putative class was issued in May 2008 and in December 2008 and the putative class had until February 27, 2009 to opt-in to the collective action. In February 2009, plaintiffs filed a motion, the briefing for which was completed in May 2009, to amend their complaint to add claims under the wage laws in 25 states, including state wage claims already filed in the New Jersey and Ohio actions described below. The court denied plaintiffs’ motion on July 17, 2009. In 2001, a related case was filed by several of the Hallissey plaintiffs in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York alleging violations of the retaliation provisions of the FLSA. This case was stayed pending the outcome of the Company’s motion to dismiss in the Hallissey matter described above, but has not been activated (although the court denied that motion to dismiss in 2006). Also in 2001, two related class actions were filed in state courts in New Jersey and Ohio, alleging violations of the FLSA and/or the respective state laws. These cases were removed to federal court and subsequently transferred to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York for consolidated pretrial proceedings with Hallissey. A third related action was filed in state court in California, which the parties have settled. The Company intends to defend against the remaining lawsuits vigorously.
     On January 17, 2002, Community Leader volunteers filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Company, AOL and AOL Community, Inc. under ERISA. Plaintiffs allege that they are entitled to pension and/or welfare benefits and/or other employee benefits subject to ERISA. In March 2003, plaintiffs filed and served a second amended complaint, adding as defendants the Company’s Administrative Committee and the AOL Administrative Committee. On May 19, 2003, the Company, AOL and AOL Community, Inc. filed a motion to dismiss and the Administrative Committees filed a motion for judgment on the pleadings. Both of these motions are pending. The Company intends to defend against these lawsuits vigorously.
     On August 1, 2005, Thomas Dreiling filed a derivative suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington against AOL and Infospace Inc. as nominal defendant. The complaint, brought in the name of Infospace by one of its shareholders, asserts violations of Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act. Plaintiff alleges that certain AOL executives and the founder of Infospace, Naveen Jain, entered into an agreement to manipulate Infospace’s stock price through the exercise of warrants that AOL had received in connection with a commercial agreement with Infospace. Because of this alleged agreement, plaintiff asserts that AOL and Mr. Jain constituted a “group” that held more than 10% of Infospace’s stock and, as a result, AOL violated the short-swing trading prohibition of Section 16(b) in connection with sales of shares received from the exercise of those warrants. The complaint seeks disgorgement of profits, interest and attorneys’ fees. On October 11, 2007, the parties filed cross-motions for summary judgment. On January 3, 2008, the court granted AOL’s motion and dismissed the complaint with prejudice. Plaintiff has filed a notice of appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the oral argument on that appeal was held on May 7, 2009. On August 19, 2009, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s opinion on all issues. The petitioners’ September 2, 2009 motion for rehearing en banc before the Ninth Circuit was denied on October 13, 2009. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.

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     On February 11, 2008, trustees of the Tolkien Trust and the J.R.R. Tolkien 1967 Discretionary Settlement Trust, as well as HarperCollins Publishers, Ltd. and two related publishing entities, sued New Line Cinema Corporation (“NLC Corp.”), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, and Katja Motion Picture Corp. (“Katja”), a wholly owned subsidiary of NLC Corp., and other unnamed defendants in Los Angeles Superior Court. The complaint alleged that defendants breached contracts relating to three motion pictures: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring; The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers; and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (collectively, the “Trilogy”) by, among other things, failing to make full payment to plaintiffs for their participation in the Trilogy’s gross receipts. The suit also sought declarations as to the meaning of several provisions of the relevant agreements, including a declaration that would terminate defendants’ future rights to other motion pictures based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s works, including The Hobbit. In addition, the complaint set forth related claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and for reformation, an accounting and imposition of a constructive trust. Plaintiffs sought compensatory damages in excess of $150 million, unspecified punitive damages, and other relief. In September 2009, the parties agreed to a binding term sheet, subject to definitive documentation, to resolve this matter. In accounting for the settlement, the Company allocated amounts based on its best estimate of the fair value of the rights and the claims that are the subject of the binding term sheet. The Company allocated the majority of the settlement costs to the Trilogy, and these amounts were largely accrued, as participation expense, in prior periods in the Company’s consolidated statement of operations. The remaining costs were allocated to the Company’s contractual film rights to The Hobbit and were capitalized as part of film costs in the Company’s consolidated balance sheet.
     Between December 27, 2006 and July 6, 2009, AOL Europe Services SARL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AOL organized under the laws of Luxembourg, received four assessments from the French tax authority for French value added tax related to AOL Luxembourg’s subscription revenues from French subscribers earned during the period from July 1, 2003 through October 31, 2006. During October 2009, the Company entered into a settlement agreement with the French tax authority to resolve this matter. The Company recorded an incremental reserve and corresponding expense of $15 million in the third quarter of 2009 related to this matter. The settlement payment is expected to be made prior to the spin-off of AOL.
     On September 20, 2007, Brantley, et al. v. NBC Universal, Inc., et al. was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the Company. The complaint, which also named as defendants several other programming content providers (collectively, the “programmer defendants”) as well as cable and satellite providers (collectively, the “distributor defendants”), alleged violations of Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act. Among other things, the complaint alleged coordination between and among the programmer defendants to sell and/or license programming on a “bundled” basis to the distributor defendants, who in turn purportedly offer that programming to subscribers in packaged tiers, rather than on a per channel (or “à la carte”) basis. Plaintiffs, who seek to represent a purported nationwide class of cable and satellite subscribers, demand, among other things, unspecified treble monetary damages and an injunction to compel the offering of channels to subscribers on an “à la carte” basis. On December 3, 2007, plaintiffs filed an amended complaint in this action (the “First Amended Complaint”) that, among other things, dropped the Section 2 claims and all allegations of horizontal coordination. The defendants, including the Company, filed motions to dismiss the First Amended Complaint and these motions were granted, with leave to amend. On March 20, 2008, plaintiffs filed a second amended complaint (the “Second Amended Complaint”) that modified certain aspects of the First Amended Complaint. On April 22, 2008, the defendants, including the Company, filed motions to dismiss the Second Amended Complaint, which motions were denied. On July 14, 2008, the defendants filed motions requesting the court to certify its order for interlocutory appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which motions were denied. On November 14, 2008, the Company was dismissed as a programmer defendant, and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. was substituted in its place. On May 1, 2009, by stipulation of the parties, plaintiffs filed a third amended complaint (the “Third Amended Complaint”) and a related motion to adjudicate an element of plaintiffs’ claim. On June 12, 2009, all defendants opposed that motion and moved to dismiss the Third Amended Complaint. On the same date, the distributor defendants also filed a motion to dismiss for lack

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of standing. In an order dated October 15, 2009, the court denied plaintiffs’ motion and granted defendants’ motion, dismissing the Third Amended Complaint with prejudice. On October 30, 2009, plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On April 4, 2007, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a complaint against CNN America Inc. (“CNN America”) and Team Video Services, LLC (“Team Video”). This administrative proceeding relates to CNN America’s December 2003 and January 2004 terminations of its contractual relationships with Team Video, under which Team Video had provided electronic newsgathering services in Washington, DC and New York, NY. The National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, under which Team Video’s employees were unionized, initially filed charges of unfair labor practices with the NLRB in February 2004, alleging that CNN America and Team Video were joint employers, that CNN America was a successor employer to Team Video, and/or that CNN America discriminated in its hiring practices to avoid becoming a successor employer or due to specific individuals’ union affiliation or activities. The NLRB investigated the charges and issued the above-noted complaint. The complaint seeks, among other things, the reinstatement of certain union members and monetary damages. A hearing in the matter before an NLRB Administrative Law Judge began on December 3, 2007 and ended on July 21, 2008. On November 19, 2008, the Administrative Law Judge issued a non-binding recommended decision finding CNN America liable. On February 17, 2009, CNN America filed exceptions to this decision with the NLRB. The Company intends to defend against this matter vigorously.
     On June 6, 2005, David McDavid and certain related entities (collectively, “McDavid”) filed a complaint against Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (“Turner”) and the Company in Georgia state court. The complaint asserted, among other things, claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, promissory estoppel and fraud relating to an alleged oral agreement between plaintiffs and Turner for the sale of the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers sports franchises and certain operating rights to the Philips Arena. On August 20, 2008, the court issued an order dismissing all claims against the Company. The court also dismissed certain claims against Turner for breach of an alleged oral exclusivity agreement, for promissory estoppel based on the alleged exclusivity agreement and for breach of fiduciary duty. A trial as to the remaining claims against Turner commenced on October 8, 2008 and concluded on December 2, 2008. On December 9, 2008, the jury announced its verdict in favor of McDavid on the breach of contract and promissory estoppel claims, awarding damages on those claims of $281 million and $35 million, respectively. Pursuant to the court’s direction that McDavid choose one of the two claim awards, McDavid elected the $281 million award. The jury found in favor of Turner on the two remaining claims of fraud and breach of confidential information. On January 12, 2009, Turner filed a motion to overturn the jury verdict or, in the alternative, for a new trial, and, on April 22, 2009, the court denied the motion. On April 23, 2009, Turner filed a notice of appeal to the Georgia Court of Appeals and on June 15, 2009 posted a $25 million letter of credit as security pending appeal. The parties’ briefs relating to this appeal have been filed with the appellate court. The Company has a reserve established for this matter at September 30, 2009 of approximately $297 million (including interest accrued through such date), although it intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On March 10, 2009, Anderson News L.L.C. and Anderson Services L.L.C. (collectively, “Anderson News”) filed an antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against several magazine publishers, distributors and wholesalers, including Time Inc. and one of its subsidiaries, Time/Warner Retail Sales & Marketing, Inc. Plaintiffs allege that defendants violated Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act by engaging in an antitrust conspiracy against Anderson News, as well as other related state law claims. Plaintiffs are seeking unspecified monetary damages. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On August 18, 2009, Redbox Automated Retail, LLC (“Redbox”) filed suit against Warner Home Video (“WHV”), a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The complaint alleges violations of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, copyright misuse, and a claim for tortious interference with contractual relations, all in connection with WHV’s unilateral announcement of a planned change to the terms of distribution of its DVDs. Redbox seeks declaratory and injunctive relief as well as unspecified damages. WHV filed a motion to dismiss the complaint on October 1, 2009. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On September 9, 2009, several music labels filed a complaint, and on October 9, 2009 filed an amended complaint, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Telepictures Productions Inc., and WAD Productions Inc., among other named defendants. Plaintiffs allege that defendants made unauthorized use of certain sound recordings on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in violation of the federal Copyright Act and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. Plaintiffs seek unspecified monetary damages. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.

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     From time to time, the Company receives notices from third parties claiming that it infringes their intellectual property rights. Claims of intellectual property infringement could require Time Warner to enter into royalty or licensing agreements on unfavorable terms, incur substantial monetary liability or be enjoined preliminarily or permanently from further use of the intellectual property in question. In addition, certain agreements entered into by the Company may require the Company to indemnify the other party for certain third-party intellectual property infringement claims, which could increase the Company’s damages and its costs of defending against such claims. Even if the claims are without merit, defending against the claims can be time-consuming and costly.
     The costs and other effects of pending or future litigation, governmental investigations, legal and administrative cases and proceedings (whether civil or criminal), settlements, judgments and investigations, claims and changes in those matters (including those matters described above), and developments or assertions by or against the Company relating to intellectual property rights and intellectual property licenses, could have a material adverse effect on the Company’s business, financial condition and operating results.
Income Tax Uncertainties
     During the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recorded additional income tax reserves of approximately $218 million and decreases of income tax reserves of approximately $203 million. Of the $218 million additional income tax reserves, approximately $145 million would affect the Company’s effective tax rate if reversed. During the nine months ended September 30, 2009, the Company recorded interest reserves related to the income tax reserves of approximately $77 million.
     During the three months ended September 30, 2009, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) concluded its examination of the Company’s federal income tax returns for the 2002 – 2004 tax years, which did not result in the Company being required to make any material payments. One matter relating to the character of certain warrants received from a third party has been referred to the IRS Appeals Division. The Company believes its position with regard to this matter is more likely than not to be sustained. However, should the IRS prevail, the additional tax payable by the Company would be approximately $70 million.
     Also during the three months ended September 30, 2009, the IRS commenced its examination of the Company’s federal income tax returns for the 2005 – 2007 tax years. The Company does not expect this examination to be completed within the next twelve months and accordingly does not anticipate a resulting material impact to its income tax reserve balance during such period.

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13. ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION
Cash Flows
     Additional financial information with respect to cash (payments) and receipts is as follows (millions):
                 
    Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)  
Cash payments made for interest
  $ (704)     $ (897)  
Interest income received
    31        74   
 
           
Cash interest payments, net
  $ (673)     $ (823)  
 
           
 
Cash payments made for income taxes
  $ (843)     $ (561)  
Income tax refunds received
    67        108   
TWC tax sharing (payment) receipts(a)
    (44)        
 
           
Cash tax payments, net
  $ (820)     $ (444)  
 
           
 
(a)  
Represents amounts (paid) received from TWC in accordance with a tax sharing agreement.
     The consolidated statement of cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 does not reflect approximately $23 million of common stock repurchases that were executed in the third quarter of 2009, for which payment was made in the fourth quarter of 2009.
     The consolidated statement of cash flows for the nine months ended September 30, 2009 does not reflect the noncash dividend of all shares of TWC common stock held by the Company in a spin-off to Time Warner stockholders, which reduced shareholders’ equity by $6.822 billion.
Interest Expense, Net
     Interest expense, net, consists of (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Interest income
  $ 31      $ 47      $ 104      $ 139   
Interest expense
    (328)       (368)       (1,008)       (1,138)  
 
                       
Total interest expense, net
  $ (297)     $ (321)     $ (904)     $ (999)  
 
                       

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Other Income (Loss), Net
     Other income (loss), net, consists of (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Investment losses, net
  $ (25 )   $ (6 )   $ (1 )   $ (22 )
Income (loss) on equity method investees
    (19 )     31       (49 )     13  
Losses on accounts receivable
    (3 )     (5 )     (7 )     (25 )
Other
    (4 )     9       (14 )     13  
 
                       
Total other income (loss), net
  $ (51 )   $ 29     $ (71 )   $ (21 )
 
                       
Related Parties
     Income (expense) resulting from transactions with related parties consists of (millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended     Nine Months Ended  
    9/30/09     9/30/08     9/30/09     9/30/08  
            (recast)             (recast)  
Revenues
  $ 79     $ 92     $ 257     $ 269  
Costs of revenues
    (1 )     (8 )     (10 )     (13 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (7 )     -       (12 )     (4 )
Prepaid Expenses and Other Current Assets
     The Company has historically invested a portion of its cash on hand in money market funds, including The Reserve Fund’s Primary Fund (“The Reserve Fund”). On the morning of September 15, 2008, the Company requested a full redemption of its approximately $330 million investment in The Reserve Fund, but the redemption request was not honored. On September 22, 2008, The Reserve Fund announced that redemptions of shares were suspended pursuant to an SEC order requested by The Reserve Fund so that an orderly liquidation could be effected. Through November 3, 2009, the Company has received $303 million from The Reserve Fund representing its pro rata share of partial distributions made by The Reserve Fund. The Company has not been informed as to when the remaining amount will be returned. In February 2009, The Reserve Fund announced that it would set aside an initial amount of $3.5 billion to defend against certain legal actions. The Company has filed a claim against The Reserve Fund demanding repayment of the remaining amount of its full investment. As a result of the status of The Reserve Fund, the Company has classified its receivable from The Reserve Fund at September 30, 2009 as other current assets on the Company’s consolidated balance sheet.

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Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities
     Accounts payable and accrued liabilities consist of (millions):
                 
      September 30, 2009         December 31, 2008    
            (recast)  
Accounts payable
  $ 617     $ 800  
Accrued expenses
    2,724       2,789  
Participations payable
    2,585       2,522  
Programming costs payable
    743       687  
Accrued compensation
    863       974  
Accrued interest
    426       265  
Accrued income taxes
    126       157  
 
           
Total accounts payable and accrued liabilities
  $ 8,084     $ 8,194  
 
           
Other Noncurrent Liabilities
     Other noncurrent liabilities consist of (millions):
                 
      September 30, 2009         December 31, 2008    
            (recast)  
Noncurrent tax and interest reserves
  $ 2,165     $ 2,106  
Participations payable
    872       1,384  
Programming costs payable
    1,271       1,145  
Noncurrent pension and post retirement liabilities
    863       829  
Deferred compensation
    562       552  
Other noncurrent liabilities
    773       785  
 
           
Total other noncurrent liabilities
  $ 6,506     $ 6,801  
 
           
Accounts Receivable and Receivables Securitized
     Accounts receivable and receivables securitized consist of (millions):
                 
      September 30, 2009         December 31, 2008    
            (recast)  
Securitized trade receivables
  $ 1,619     $ 1,984  
Receivables sold to third parties
    (772 )     (805 )
 
           
Retained interests in securitizations
    847       1,179  
Receivables not subject to securitizations
    5,785       6,754  
 
           
Receivables, including retained interest in securitizations
    6,632       7,933  
Allowances
    (1,799 )     (2,269 )
 
           
Current receivables, including retained interests in securitizations, net
    4,833       5,664  
Noncurrent receivables (included in other assets)
    907       983  
 
           
Total receivables
  $ 5,740     $ 6,647  
 
           
     Revenues (and related receivables) from the distribution of television product are recognized when the film or series is made available to customers for exploitation. In certain circumstances, the availability dates granted to the customers may precede the date the Company, pursuant to the terms of the applicable contractual arrangements, may bill the customers for these sales. Unbilled accounts receivable, which primarily relate to the aforementioned distribution of television product, totaled $2.303 billion and $2.428 billion at September 30, 2009 and December 31, 2008, respectively. Included in the unbilled accounts receivable at September 30, 2009 was $1.572 billion to be billed in the next twelve months.

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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Overview
     Set forth below are condensed consolidating financial statements presenting the financial position, results of operations and cash flows of (i) Time Warner Inc. (the “Parent Company”), (ii) Historic TW Inc. (in its own capacity and as successor to Time Warner Companies, Inc.), Home Box Office, Inc. (“HBO”), and Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., each a wholly owned subsidiary of the Parent Company, on a combined basis (collectively, the “Guarantor Subsidiaries”), (iii) the direct and indirect non-guarantor subsidiaries of the Parent Company (the “Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries”) on a combined basis and (iv) the eliminations necessary to arrive at the information for Time Warner Inc. on a consolidated basis. These condensed consolidating financial statements are included in connection with the registration statement on Form S-3 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Parent Company and HBO on April 6, 2009.
     There are no legal or regulatory restrictions on the Parent Company’s ability to obtain funds from any of its wholly owned subsidiaries through dividends, loans or advances.
     These condensed consolidating financial statements should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements of Time Warner Inc. and reflect Time Warner Cable Inc., which was separated from the Parent Company on March 12, 2009, as a discontinued operation.
     On April 15, 2009, the Parent Company completed a solicitation of consents (the “Consent Solicitation”) from the holders of debt securities issued under certain Indentures (the “Securities”), resulting in the adoption on April 16, 2009 of certain amendments to each Indenture that provide that certain restrictive covenants will not apply (subject to the concurrent or prior issuance of the guarantee by HBO discussed below) to a conveyance or transfer by AOL LLC, a subsidiary of the Parent Company, of its properties and assets substantially as an entirety unless such conveyance or transfer constitutes a conveyance or transfer of the properties and assets of the issuer and the guarantors under the relevant Indenture and their respective subsidiaries, taken as a whole, substantially as an entirety. As a result of the Consent Solicitation, in connection with the conveyance or transfer of AOL LLC’s properties and assets substantially as an entirety, HBO will issue a guarantee of the obligations of Historic TW Inc., whether as issuer or guarantor, under the Indentures and the Securities. Such guarantee will be issued by HBO only in connection with such a transaction. Accordingly, for purposes of this presentation, the consolidating financial information herein reflects HBO as a Guarantor Subsidiary and does not reflect the historical financial information of AOL LLC in the Guarantor data and information. Instead, the historical financial information of AOL LLC is reflected in the data and information regarding the Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries. If the HBO guarantee is issued, HBO, together with the other Guarantor Subsidiaries, will fully and unconditionally, jointly and severally, guarantee the Securities on an unsecured basis.
Basis of Presentation
     In presenting the condensed consolidating financial statements, the equity method of accounting has been applied to (i) the Parent Company’s interests in the Guarantor Subsidiaries and (ii) the Guarantor Subsidiaries’ interests in the Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries, where applicable, even though all such subsidiaries meet the requirements to be consolidated under U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. All intercompany balances and transactions between the Parent Company, the Guarantor Subsidiaries and the Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries have been eliminated, as shown in the column “Eliminations.”
     The Parent Company’s accounting bases in all subsidiaries, including goodwill and identified intangible assets, have been “pushed down” to the applicable subsidiaries. Interest income (expense) is determined based on third-party debt and the relevant intercompany amounts within the respective legal entity.
     All direct and indirect domestic subsidiaries are included in Time Warner Inc.’s consolidated U.S. tax return. In the condensed consolidating financial statements, tax expense has been allocated based on each such subsidiary’s relative pretax income to the consolidated pretax income. With respect to the use of certain consolidated tax attributes (principally operating and capital loss carryforwards), such benefits have been allocated to the respective subsidiary that generated the taxable income permitting such use (i.e., pro-rata based on where the income was generated). For example, to the extent a Non-Guarantor Subsidiary generated a gain on the sale of a business for which the Parent Company utilized tax attributes to

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offset such gain, the tax attribute benefit would be allocated to that Non-Guarantor Subsidiary. Deferred taxes of the Parent Company, the Guarantor Subsidiaries and the Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries have been allocated based upon the temporary differences between the carrying amounts of the respective assets and liabilities of the applicable entities.
     Corporate overhead expenses have been reflected as expenses of the Parent Company and have not been allocated to the Guarantor Subsidiaries or the Non-Guarantor Subsidiaries. Certain transfers of cash between subsidiaries and their parent companies are reflected as cash flows from investing and financing activities in the accompanying condensed consolidating statements of cash flows. All other intercompany activity is reflected in cash flows from operations.

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Consolidating Balance Sheet
September 30, 2009
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (millions)  
ASSETS
                                       
 
Current assets
                                       
Cash and equivalents
  $ 6,067     $ 81     $ 978     $ -     $ 7,126  
Receivables, net
    17       702       4,114       -       4,833  
Inventories
    -       476       1,416       -       1,892  
Deferred income taxes
    704       644       645       (1,289 )     704  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    106       72       519       -       697  
 
                             
Total current assets
    6,894       1,975       7,672       (1,289 )     15,252  
Noncurrent inventories and film costs
    -       1,711       4,065       (118 )     5,658  
Investments in amounts due to and from consolidated subsidiaries
    44,140       20,817       11,245       (76,202 )     -  
Investments, including available-for-sale securities
    62       393       1,232       (513 )     1,174  
Property, plant and equipment
    380       479       3,832       -       4,691  
Intangible assets subject to amortization, net
    -       1       3,469       -       3,470  
Intangible assets not subject to amortization
    -       2,007       5,824       -       7,831  
Goodwill
    -       9,879       22,099       -       31,978  
Other assets
    200       88       924       -       1,212  
 
                             
Total assets
  $ 51,676     $ 37,350     $ 60,362     $ (78,122 )   $ 71,266  
 
                             
 
                                       
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
                                       
Current liabilities
                                       
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities
  $ 810     $ 1,076     $ 6,323     $ (125 )   $ 8,084  
Deferred revenue
    -       12       977       (19 )     970  
Debt due within one year
    2,000       13       77       -       2,090  
Current liabilities of discontinued operations
    -       -       2       -       2  
 
                             
Total current liabilities
    2,810       1,101       7,379       (144 )     11,146  
Long-term debt
    9,978       5,338       94       -       15,410  
Due (to) from affiliates
    (895 )     -       895       -       -  
Deferred income taxes
    1,447       2,972       2,757       (5,729 )     1,447  
Deferred revenue
    -       -       366       (97 )     269  
Other noncurrent liabilities
    2,194       2,315       4,195       (2,198 )     6,506  
Equity
                                       
Due (to) from Time Warner and subsidiaries
    -       (18,317 )     (518 )     18,835       -  
Other shareholders’ equity
    36,142       43,941       44,712       (88,653 )     36,142  
 
                             
Total Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ equity
    36,142       25,624       44,194       (69,818 )     36,142  
Noncontrolling interests
    -       -       482       (136 )     346  
 
                             
Total equity
    36,142       25,624       44,676       (69,954 )     36,488  
 
                             
Total liabilities and equity
  $ 51,676     $ 37,350     $ 60,362     $ (78,122 )   $ 71,266  
 
                             

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Consolidating Balance Sheet
December 31, 2008
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (recast, millions)  
ASSETS
                                       
Current assets
                                       
Cash and equivalents
  $ 469     $ 103     $ 661     $ -     $ 1,233  
Receivables, net
    67       675       4,922       -       5,664  
Inventories
    -       548       1,294       -       1,842  
Deferred income taxes
    624       464       465       (929 )     624  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    217       107       448       -       772  
Current assets of discontinued operations
    -       -       6,480       -       6,480  
 
                             
Total current assets
    1,377       1,897       14,270       (929 )     16,615  
Noncurrent inventories and film costs
    -       1,737       3,726       (124 )     5,339  
Investments in amounts due to and from consolidated subsidiaries
    59,525       38,198       11,178       (108,901 )     -  
Investments, including available-for-sale securities
    68       382       1,047       (461 )     1,036  
Property, plant and equipment
    406       499       3,991       -       4,896  
Intangible assets subject to amortization, net
    -       2       3,562       -       3,564  
Intangible assets not subject to amortization
    -       2,009       5,719       -       7,728  
Goodwill
    -       9,879       22,549       -       32,428  
Other assets
    104       101       1,015       -       1,220  
Noncurrent assets of discontinued operations
    -       -       41,231       -       41,231  
 
                             
Total assets
  $ 61,480     $ 54,704     $ 108,288     $ (110,415 )   $ 114,057  
 
                             
 
                                       
LIABILITIES AND EQUITY
                                       
Current liabilities
                                       
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities
  $ 463     $ 1,030     $ 6,789     $ (88 )   $ 8,194  
Deferred revenue
    -       8       1,020       (16 )     1,012  
Debt due within one year
    2,000       12       54       -       2,066  
Current liabilities of discontinued operations
    -       -       2,865       -       2,865  
 
                             
Total current liabilities
    2,463       1,050       10,728       (104 )     14,137  
Long-term debt
    14,466       5,350       73       -       19,889  
Due (to) from affiliates
    (847 )     -       847       -       -  
Deferred income taxes
    974       2,795       2,616       (5,411 )     974  
Deferred revenue
    -       -       379       (113 )     266  
Other noncurrent liabilities
    2,136       2,330       4,504       (2,169 )     6,801  
Noncurrent liabilities of discontinued operations
    -       -       26,320       -       26,320  
Equity
                                       
Due (to) from Time Warner and subsidiaries
    -       (15,308 )     (30,627 )     45,935       -  
Other shareholders’ equity
    42,288       58,487       89,927       (148,414 )     42,288  
 
                             
Total Time Warner Inc. shareholders’ equity
    42,288       43,179       59,300       (102,479 )     42,288  
Noncontrolling interests
    -       -       3,521       (139 )     3,382  
 
                             
Total equity
    42,288       43,179       62,821       (102,618 )     45,670  
 
                             
Total liabilities and equity
  $ 61,480     $ 54,704     $ 108,288     $ (110,415 )   $ 114,057  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Operations
For The Three Months Ended September 30, 2009
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (millions)  
 
                                       
Revenues
  $ -     $ 1,275     $ 6,008     $ (148 )   $ 7,135  
 
                             
Costs of revenues
    -       (598 )     (3,465 )     139       (3,924 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (81 )     (195 )     (1,342 )     6       (1,612 )
Amortization of intangible assets
    -       -       (115 )     -       (115 )
Restructuring costs
    -       -       (39 )     -       (39 )
Asset impairments
    -       (2 )     (55 )     -       (57 )
 
                             
Operating income (loss)
    (81 )     480       992       (3 )     1,388  
Equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    1,308       798       327       (2,433 )     -  
Interest expense, net
    (183 )     (107 )     (11 )     4       (297 )
Other income (loss), net
    (4 )     (4 )     (17 )     (26 )     (51 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations before income taxes
    1,040       1,167       1,291       (2,458 )     1,040  
Income tax provision
    (377 )     (434 )     (481 )     915       (377 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations
    663       733       810       (1,543 )     663  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    (1 )     (1 )     (1 )     2       (1 )
 
                             
Net income
    662       732       809       (1,541 )     662  
Less Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
    (1 )     (1 )     5     (4 )     (1 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 661     $ 731     $ 814     $ (1,545 )   $ 661  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Operations
For The Three Months Ended September 30, 2008
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (recast, millions)  
 
                                       
Revenues
  $ -     $ 1,249     $ 6,372     $ (42 )   $ 7,579  
 
                             
Costs of revenues
    -       (621 )     (3,522 )     40       (4,103 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (79 )     (212 )     (1,436 )     1       (1,726 )
Amortization of intangible assets
    -       -       (140 )     -       (140 )
Restructuring costs
    -       -       (20 )     -       (20 )
Asset impairments
    -       -       (39 )     -       (39 )
Loss on sale of assets
    -       -       (3 )     -       (3 )
 
                             
Operating income (loss)
    (79 )     416       1,212       (1 )     1,548  
Equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    1,579       1,033       383       (2,995 )     -  
Interest expense, net
    (235 )     (197 )     111       -       (321 )
Other income (loss), net
    (9 )     29       31       (22 )     29  
 
                             
Income from continuing operations before income taxes
    1,256       1,281       1,737       (3,018 )     1,256  
Income tax provision
    (487 )     (485 )     (670 )     1,155       (487 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations
    769       796       1,067       (1,863 )     769  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    355       353       351       (704 )     355  
 
                             
Net income
    1,124       1,149       1,418       (2,567 )     1,124  
Less Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
    (57 )     (48 )     (59 )     107       (57 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 1,067     $ 1,101     $ 1,359     $ (2,460 )   $ 1,067  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Operations
For The Nine Months Ended September 30, 2009
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (millions)  
 
                                       
Revenues
  $ -     $ 3,830     $ 17,325     $ (266 )   $ 20,889  
 
                             
Costs of revenues
    -       (1,818 )     (10,083 )     256       (11,645 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (254 )     (608 )     (4,007 )     7       (4,862 )
Amortization of intangible assets
    -       -       (348 )     -       (348 )
Restructuring costs
    -       -       (175 )     -       (175 )
Asset impairments
    -       (2 )     (55 )     -       (57 )
Loss on sale of assets
    -       -       (33 )     -       (33 )
 
                             
Operating income (loss)
    (254 )     1,402       2,624       (3 )     3,769  
Equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    3,658       2,070       943       (6,671 )     -  
Interest expense, net
    (569 )     (320 )     (19 )     4       (904 )
Other income (loss), net
    (41 )     (2 )     56       (84 )     (71 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations before income taxes
    2,794       3,150       3,604       (6,754 )     2,794  
Income tax provision
    (1,042 )     (1,196 )     (1,360 )     2,556       (1,042 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations
    1,752       1,954       2,244       (4,198 )     1,752  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    130       179       179       (358 )     130  
 
                             
Net income
    1,882       2,133       2,423       (4,556 )     1,882  
Less Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
    (41 )     (28 )     (51 )     79       (41 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 1,841     $ 2,105     $ 2,372     $ (4,477 )   $ 1,841  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Operations
For The Nine Months Ended September 30, 2008
(Unaudited)
                                         
                                    Time  
    Parent     Guarantor     Non-Guarantor             Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (recast, millions)  
 
                                       
Revenues
  $ -     $ 3,714     $ 19,030     $ (226 )   $ 22,518  
 
                             
Costs of revenues
    -       (1,863 )     (10,972 )     223       (12,612 )
Selling, general and administrative
    (263 )     (608 )     (4,356 )     2       (5,225 )
Amortization of intangible assets
    -       (2 )     (385 )     -       (387 )
Restructuring costs
    (7 )     -       (161 )     -       (168 )
Asset impairments
    -       -       (57 )     -       (57 )
Loss on sale of assets
    -       -       (3 )     -       (3 )
 
                             
Operating income (loss)
    (270 )     1,241       3,096       (1 )     4,066  
Equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    4,038       2,591       1,065       (7,694 )     -  
Interest expense, net
    (740 )     (678 )     419       -       (999 )
Other income (loss), net
    18       28       3       (70 )     (21 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations before income taxes
    3,046       3,182       4,583       (7,765 )     3,046  
Income tax provision
    (1,147 )     (1,173 )     (1,752 )     2,925       (1,147 )
 
                             
Income from continuing operations
    1,899       2,009       2,831       (4,840 )     1,899  
Discontinued operations, net of tax
    890       887       879       (1,766 )     890  
 
                             
Net income
    2,789       2,896       3,710       (6,606 )     2,789  
Less Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
    (159 )     (133 )     (170 )     303       (159 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Time Warner Inc. shareholders
  $ 2,630     $ 2,763     $ 3,540     $ (6,303 )   $ 2,630  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Cash Flows
For The Nine Months Ended September 30, 2009
(Unaudited)
                                         
                    Non-                
    Parent     Guarantor     Guarantor             Time Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
    (millions)  
 
                                       
OPERATIONS
                                       
Net income
  $ 1,882     $ 2,133     $ 2,423     $ (4,556 )   $ 1,882  
Less Discontinued operations, net of tax
    130       179       179       (358 )     130  
 
                             
Net income from continuing operations
    1,752       1,954       2,244       (4,198 )     1,752  
Adjustments for noncash and nonoperating items:
                                       
Depreciation and amortization
    30       94       936       -       1,060  
Amortization of film and television costs
    -       1,437       3,376       4       4,817  
Asset impairments
    -       2       55       -       57  
Gain (loss) on investments and other assets, net
    6       3       15       -       24  
Excess (deficiency) of distributions over equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    (3,658 )     (2,070 )     (943 )     6,671       -  
Equity in losses of investee companies, net of cash distributions
    -       (6 )     59       -       53  
Equity-based compensation
    28       35       88       -       151  
Deferred income taxes
    138       45       51       (96 )     138  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions
    602       (248 )     (2,538 )     (2,386 )     (4,570 )
Intercompany
    -       1,158       (1,158 )     -       -  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by operations from continuing operations
    (1,102 )     2,404       2,185       (5 )     3,482  
 
                             
INVESTING ACTIVITIES
                                       
Investments in available-for-sale securities
    (2 )     -       (2 )     -       (4 )
Investments and acquisitions, net of cash acquired
    (329 )     -       (387 )     -       (716 )
Capital expenditures and product development costs
    (19 )     (75 )     (370 )     -       (464 )
Investment proceeds from available-for-sale securities
    3       -       47       -       50  
Proceeds from the Special Dividend paid by Time Warner Cable Inc.
    9,253       -       -       -       9,253  
Advances to parent and consolidated subsidiaries
    3,615       634       -       (4,249 )     -  
Other investment proceeds
    57       34       151       -       242  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations
    12,578       593       (561 )     (4,249 )     8,361  
 
                             
FINANCING ACTIVITIES
                                       
Borrowings
    3,493       -       49       -       3,542  
Debt repayments
    (7,983 )     -       (31 )     -       (8,014 )
Proceeds from exercise of stock options
    23       -       -       -       23  
Principal payments on capital leases
    -       (10 )     (28 )     -       (38 )
Repurchases of common stock
    (676 )     -       -       -       (676 )
Dividends paid
    (676 )     -       -       -       (676 )
Other financing activities
    (59 )     -       -       -       (59 )
Change in due to/from parent and investment in segment
    -       (3,009 )     (1,245 )     4,254       -  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by financing activities from continuing operations
    (5,878 )     (3,019 )     (1,255 )     4,254       (5,898 )
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by continuing operations
    5,598       (22 )     369       -       5,945  
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash provided by operations from discontinued operations
    -       -       532       -       532  
Cash used by investing activities from discontinued operations
    -       -       (622 )     -       (622 )
Cash used by financing activities from discontinued operations
    -       -       (5,224 )     -       (5,224 )
Effect of change in cash and equivalents of discontinued operations
    -       -       5,262       -       5,262  
 
                             
Cash used by discontinued operations
    -       -       (52 )     -       (52 )
 
                             
 
                                       
INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND EQUIVALENTS
    5,598       (22 )     317       -       5,893  
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT BEGINNING OF PERIOD
    469       103       661       -       1,233  
 
                             
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT END OF PERIOD
  $ 6,067     $ 81     $ 978     $ -     $ 7,126  
 
                             

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TIME WARNER INC.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS – (Continued)
Consolidating Statement of Cash Flows
For The Nine Months Ended September 30, 2008
(Unaudited)
                                         
                    Non-                
    Parent     Guarantor     Guarantor             Time Warner  
    Company     Subsidiaries     Subsidiaries     Eliminations     Consolidated  
                    (recast, millions)                  
 
                                       
OPERATIONS
                                       
Net income
  $ 2,789     $ 2,896     $ 3,710     $ (6,606 )   $ 2,789  
Less Discontinued operations, net of tax
    890       887       879       (1,766 )     890  
 
                             
Net income from continuing operations
    1,899       2,009       2,831       (4,840 )     1,899  
Adjustments for noncash and nonoperating items:
                                       
Depreciation and amortization
    33       87       1,005       -       1,125  
Amortization of film and television costs
    -       1,454       2,877       -       4,331  
Asset impairments
    -       -       57       -       57  
Gain (loss) on investments and other assets, net
    (23 )     1       34       -       12  
Excess (deficiency) of distributions over equity in pretax income of consolidated subsidiaries
    (4,038 )     (2,591 )     (1,065 )     7,694       -  
Equity in losses of investee companies, net of cash distributions
    -       (37 )     65       -       28  
Equity-based compensation
    37       35       95       -       167  
Deferred income taxes
    154       (76 )     (90 )     166       154  
Changes in operating assets and liabilities, net of acquisitions
    1,900       (813 )     (1,595 )     (3,019 )     (3,527 )
Intercompany
    -       1,105       (1,105 )     -       -  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by operations from continuing operations
    (38 )     1,174       3,109       1       4,246  
 
                             
INVESTING ACTIVITIES
                                       
Investments in available-for-sale securities
    (9 )     -       (8 )     -       (17 )
Investments and acquisitions, net of cash acquired
    (349 )     (9 )     (1,344 )     -       (1,702 )
Capital expenditures and product development costs
    (11 )     (82 )     (463 )     -       (556 )
Investment proceeds from available-for-sale securities
    10       1       4       -       15  
Advances to parent and consolidated subsidiaries
    2,058       2,502       1,277       (5,837 )     -  
Other investment proceeds
    21       39       182       -       242  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by investing activities from continuing operations
    1,720       2,451       (352 )     (5,837 )     (2,018 )
 
                             
FINANCING ACTIVITIES
                                       
Borrowings
    25,700       -       19       -       25,719  
Debt repayments
    (26,836 )     (166 )     (24 )     -       (27,026 )
Proceeds from exercise of stock options
    125       -       -       -       125  
Excess tax benefit on stock options
    3       -       -       -       3  
Principal payments on capital leases
    -       -       (31 )     -       (31 )
Repurchases of common stock
    (332 )     -       -       -       (332 )
Dividends paid
    (675 )     -       -       -       (675 )
Other financing activities
    (19 )     -       (1 )     -       (20 )
Change in due to/from parent and investment in segment
    -       (3,416 )     (2,420 )     5,836       -  
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by financing activities from continuing operations
    (2,034 )     (3,582 )     (2,457 )     5,836       (2,237 )
 
                             
Cash provided (used) by continuing operations
    (352 )     43       300       -       (9 )
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash provided by operations from discontinued operations
    -       -       3,849       -       3,849  
Cash used by investing activities from discontinued operations
    -       -       (3,094 )     -       (3,094 )
Cash provided by financing activities from discontinued operations
    -       -       2,092       -       2,092  
Effect of change in cash and equivalents of discontinued operations
    -       -       (2,858 )     -       (2,858 )
 
                             
Cash used by discontinued operations
    -       -       (11 )     -       (11 )
 
                             
 
                                       
INCREASE (DECREASE) IN CASH AND EQUIVALENTS
    (352 )     43       289       -       (20 )
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT BEGINNING OF PERIOD
    586       53       646       -       1,285  
 
                             
CASH AND EQUIVALENTS AT END OF PERIOD
  $ 234     $ 96     $ 935     $ -     $ 1,265  
 
                             

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Part II. Other Information
Item 1. Legal Proceedings.
Other Matters
     Reference is made to the lawsuit filed by certain heirs of Jerome Siegel described on page 55 of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008 (the “2008 Form 10-K”), page 62 of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 (the “March 2009 Form 10-Q”) and page 76 of the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2009 (the “June 2009 Form 10-Q”). The second phase trial was previously scheduled to commence on December 1, 2009, and the parties are awaiting a new date for the commencement of this trial.
     Reference is made to the derivative suit filed by Thomas Dreiling described on page 56 of the 2008 Form 10-K, page 62 of the March 2009 Form 10-Q and page 76 of the June 2009 Form 10-Q. On August 19, 2009, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the District Court’s opinion on all issues. The petitioners’ September 2, 2009 motion for rehearing en banc before the Ninth Circuit was denied on October 13, 2009.
     Reference is made to the lawsuit filed by the trustees of the Tolkien Trust and the J.R.R. Tolkien 1967 Discretionary Settlement Trust, as well as HarperCollins Publishers, Ltd. and two related publishing entities described in page 57 of the 2008 Form 10-K and page 76 of the June 2009 Form 10-Q. In September 2009, the parties agreed to a binding term sheet, subject to definitive documentation, to resolve this matter. In accounting for the settlement, the Company allocated amounts based on its best estimate of the fair value of the rights and the claims that are the subject of the binding term sheet. The Company allocated the majority of the settlement costs to the Trilogy, and these amounts were largely accrued, as participation expense, in prior periods in the Company’s consolidated statement of operations. The remaining costs were allocated to the Company’s contractual film rights to The Hobbit and were capitalized as part of film costs in the Company’s consolidated balance sheet.
     Reference is made to the four tax assessments received by AOL Europe Services SARL from the French tax authority for French value added tax described on page 57 of the 2008 Form 10-K, page 49 of the March 2009 Form 10-Q and page 61 of the June 2009 Form 10-Q. During October 2009, the Company entered into a settlement agreement with the French tax authority to resolve this matter. The Company recorded an incremental reserve and corresponding expense of $15 million in the third quarter of 2009 related to this matter. The settlement payment is expected to be made prior to the spin-off of AOL.
     Reference is made to the lawsuit filed by Brantley et al. described on page 58 of the 2008 Form 10-K and page 76 of the June 2009 Form 10-Q. In an order dated October 15, 2009, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California denied plaintiffs’ motion that had been filed with the court on June 12, 2009 and granted defendants’ motion that had been filed the same date, dismissing the third amended complaint with prejudice. On October 30, 2009, plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
     Reference is made to the lawsuit filed by David McDavid and certain related entities described on page 58 of the 2008 Form 10-K, page 62 of the March 2009 Form 10-Q and page 76 of the June 2009 Form 10-Q. The parties’ briefs relating to the appeal in this matter have been filed with the Georgia Court of Appeals.
     On August 18, 2009, Redbox Automated Retail, LLC (“Redbox”) filed suit against Warner Home Video (“WHV”), a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. The complaint alleges violations of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act, copyright misuse, and a claim for tortious interference with contractual relations, all in connection with WHV’s unilateral announcement of a planned change to the terms of distribution of its DVDs. Redbox seeks declaratory and injunctive relief as well as unspecified damages. WHV filed a motion to dismiss the complaint on October 1, 2009. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
     On September 9, 2009, several music labels filed a complaint, and on October 9, 2009 filed an amended complaint, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee against the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Telepictures Productions Inc., and WAD Productions Inc., among other named defendants. Plaintiffs allege that defendants made unauthorized use of certain sound recordings on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, in violation of the federal Copyright Act and the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. Plaintiffs seek unspecified monetary damages. The Company intends to defend against this lawsuit vigorously.
Item 1A. Risk Factors.
     There have been no material changes in the Company’s risk factors from those described in Part I, Item 1A of the 2008 Form 10-K and Part II, Item 1A of the June 2009 Form 10-Q.

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Item 2. Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds.
Company Purchases of Equity Securities
     The following table provides information about purchases by the Company during the quarter ended September 30, 2009 of equity securities registered by the Company pursuant to Section 12 of the Exchange Act.
Issuer Purchases of Equity Securities
                                 
                    Total Number of   Approximate Dollar
                    Shares Purchased as   Value of Shares that
                    Part of Publicly   May Yet Be
    Total Number of   Average Price   Announced Plans or   Purchased Under the
Period   Shares Purchased(1)   Paid Per Share(2)   Programs(3)   Plans or Programs(4)
July 1, 2009 — July 31, 2009
    6,568,700     $ 26.11       6,568,700     $    1,831,315,320  
August 1, 2009 — August 31, 2009
    5,897,400     $ 27.76       5,897,400     $    1,667,603,520  
September 1, 2009 — September 30, 2009
    5,671,800     $ 28.86       5,671,800     $    1,503,890,031  
 
                               
Total
    18,137,900     $ 27.51       18,137,900          1,503,890,031  
 
(1)  
The total number of shares purchased includes shares of Common Stock purchased by the Company under the Stock Repurchase Program described in footnote 3 below.
 
(2)  
The calculation of the average price paid per share does not give effect to any fees, commissions or other costs associated with the repurchase of such shares.
 
(3)  
On August 1, 2007, the Company announced that its Board of Directors had authorized a stock repurchase program that allows Time Warner to repurchase, from time to time, up to $5 billion of Common Stock (the “Stock Repurchase Program”). Purchases under the Stock Repurchase Program may be made, from time to time, on the open market and in privately negotiated transactions. The size and timing of these purchases will be based on a number of factors, including price and business and market conditions. In the past, the Company has repurchased shares of Common Stock pursuant to trading programs under Rule 10b5-1 promulgated under the Exchange Act, and it may repurchase shares of Common Stock under such trading programs in the future.
 
(4)  
This amount does not reflect the fees, commissions and other costs associated with the Stock Repurchase Program.
Item 5. Other Information.
     On October 29, 2009, the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) elected Fred Hassan as a director of the Company, effective October 29, 2009. Mr. Hassan serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schering-Plough Corporation. Mr. Hassan was elected to a newly created position on the Board, bringing the total number of directors of Time Warner to 12. Mr. Hassan has been appointed to serve on the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board.
     Effective on October 29, 2009, Mr. Hassan became eligible to participate in the Time Warner Inc. 2006 Stock Incentive Plan (the “2006 Stock Incentive Plan”) and the Time Warner Inc. Non-Employee Directors’ Deferred Compensation Plan. Following Mr. Hassan’s election to the Board, he received a cash retainer of $57,810 (representing a pro-rated portion of the $100,000 annual cash retainer for non-employee directors for the period until the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders) and an award of stock options to purchase 3,588 shares of Time Warner common stock from the 2006 Stock Incentive Plan.
     A description of the Company’s compensatory arrangements for non-employee directors is provided under the caption “Compensation — Director Compensation” in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 8, 2009 (the “2009 Proxy Statement”). The terms of the stock options granted to Mr. Hassan are the same as those described for stock options granted to non-employee directors under the Time Warner Inc. 1999 Stock Plan (as described in the 2009 Proxy Statement) except that the stock options granted to Mr. Hassan were granted under the 2006 Stock Incentive Plan because the Time Warner Inc. 1999 Stock Plan expired on October 28, 2009. A description of

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the 2006 Stock Incentive Plan is provided under the caption “Compensation — Equity Compensation Plan Information” in the 2009 Proxy Statement. The form of Non-Qualified Stock Option Agreement for awards of stock options to non-employee directors under the 2006 Stock Incentive Plan (including the award of stock options to Mr. Hassan described above) is filed as Exhibit 10.1 to this report.
Item 6. Exhibits.
     The exhibits listed on the accompanying Exhibit Index are submitted with or incorporated by reference a