howtime under a separate agreement. Free Television (Free 1): The Pay 1 window is followed by a television window that may last up to 84 months. Motion pictures are usually sold in the Free 1 window to major broadcast networks, including ABC, and basic cable services. Pay Television 2 (Pay 2) and Free Television 2 (Free 2): In the U.S., Free 1 is generally followed by a 12-month Pay 2 window under the company’s license arrangements with Starz and Showtime, and then by a Free 2 window that generally lasts up to 84 months. Packages of the company’s feature films have been licensed for broadcast under multi-year agreements within the Free 2 window. The Free 2 window is a syndication window where films are licensed to basic cable networks, SVOD services and to third-party television station groups. Pay Television 3 (Pay 3) and Free Television 3 (Free 3) : In the U.S., Free 2 is generally followed by a seven-month Pay 3 window under the company’s license arrangements with Starz and Showtime, and then by a Free 3 window. Packages of the company’s feature films have been licensed for broadcast under multi-year agreements within the Free 3 window. The Free 3 window is a syndication window where films are licensed to basic cable networks and SVOD services. Following the conclusion of Starz’s exclusive domestic Pay 1, Pay 2 and Pay 3 television rights for films released theatrically through the end of calendar year 2015, Netflix would have exclusive domestic pay television rights for the Pay 1 and Pay 2 windows for films released theatrically through calendar year 2018. International Television: The company also licenses its films outside of the U.S. The typical windowing sequence is consistent with the domestic cycle such that titles premiere on television in PPV/VOD and then air in pay TV before airing in free TV. Windowing strategies are developed in response to local market practices and conditions, and the exact sequence and length of each window can vary country by country. Disney Music Group (DMG) DMG commissions new music for the company’s motion pictures and television programs. DMG also licenses the songs and recording copyrights to others for printed music, records, audio-visual devices, public performances and digital distribution. DMG includes Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Disney Music Publishing and Buena Vista Concerts. Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records develop, produce, market and distribute recorded music in the U.S. and license the company’s music properties throughout the rest of the world. Walt Disney Records categories include infant, children’s read-along, teen, all-family and soundtracks from film and television properties distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and Disney Channel. Hollywood Records develops musical talent and produces and markets their recordings across a spectrum of music genres. Disney Music Publishing is responsible for the worldwide management, protection and licensing of the Disney song catalog, which includes the copyrights of various musical compositions derived from the company’s motion picture, television and theme park properties, as well as musical compositions written by songwriters under exclusive contract. Buena Vista Concerts produces live musical concerts with the company’s intellectual property and artists signed to the DMG record labels. Disney Theatrical Group Disney Theatrical Group develops, produces and licenses live entertainment events on Broadway and around the world, including The Lion King, Aladdin, Newsies, Mary Poppins (a co-production with Cameron Mackintosh Ltd), Beauty and the Beast, Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida, TARZAN, The Little Mermaid and more. Disney Theatrical Group also licenses the company’s intellectual property to Feld Entertainment, the producer of Disney On Ice and Disney Live!. Consumer Products Segment The Consumer Products segment engages with licensees, publishers and retailers throughout the world to design, develop, publish, promote and sell various products based on the company’s intellectual property through its merchandise licensing, publishing and retail businesses. In addition t
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