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Welcome back everybody -- all major indices are down but well off the lows of the session meet my new friend ray Donovan actually at the actor -- we have Shriver.
And it is a brand new show that show time.
Is putting out there and they have had.
Quite -- amazing record of success when it comes to launching brand new shows this from a channel that eight years ago basically.
I can't let matte here this and also ran for B movies.
But Matt Light was the guy who fixed all of that he is the chairman -- Sets I would never also.
Pepper and -- -- access.
Overnight success exactly and write about you.
Is of course -- land.
Terrific six Emmys for this network which -- eight years -- -- the -- were little then now as a total you've got 49 under your belt since you.
-- the head of this company posted a note that in of them thanks to stick with Fox Business you look at it will be introduced.
But -- look at this and not say how did you do what is the number one thing you did correctly.
Well I think -- -- we have a lot of terrific people here who were able to attract a lot of terrific contents of the network.
And now that we have shows like homeland in the Dexter going into its eighth and final season to build on.
What we're finding is the creative community is coming to us and people want to work here.
We are shooting up pilots shortly that comes from John Logan.
-- Mendez it's got fall.
Those this type of people were working short.
So you've got that platinum group of writers and creators when it comes to Hollywood and everywhere else in the world to sit.
Spread beyond Hollywood we detect and now -- great idea short with C a great script I mean obviously want the people involved.
-- make it a great show.
But I think we're we're very script driven and we want good people about what -- -- You're seeing right now for showtime this brace yourself.
Brace yourself for you know Dextre at the serial murderer nurse Jackie the addict what is coming up that we need to brace ourselves fortunate.
I think ray Donovan on June 30.
Guy we might call the fixer Maria Shriver is terrific -- it Jon -- places his father Thomas assistant pastor were very excited about that show and it's great for us to now be able to have shows like Dexter.
That we can watch a new series behind.
In the fall we have homeland coming back at the end of September and we're launching masters of sex behind homeland which is a series -- and lots of masters -- right.
That's right about age there's -- -- -- that you -- up there you can see the big posters that your putting a lot behind that.
This time we're the cable Verizon is getting murkier.
We re just purposely leaked Amman at the ups Viacom they just sold -- -- content for streaming to Amazon -- all places.
There are -- players here does that -- it does it excite you.
As I look at -- just citing gonna head up that.
You know all of this talk about it additional players make the original programming is just an endorsement of what we're doing.
There's no shortage of original program there is a shortage of -- original program and so it just puts more pressure on us to find great content -- constant -- that content and ultimately at all promotes -- And we're very confident that we can continue doing that one of the nice things is that this format of these.
Serialized dramas have really caught on and -- in cable and especially -- -- And we have more to come.
-- look at what showtime has done and this at a time where again it is getting a little rabbit.
You have been able to grow your subscribers -- for eight years straight.
Can't you keep that pace as the Netflix of the world -- -- -- everybody's looking for the -- free.
What -- cuts to tell -- younger people are looking to download caught ten on the Internet verses actually going to the traditional television -- cable box.
You get ahead -- that I don't you already -- because you have TV anywhere -- shot clock.
So time anytime you know first the wolf we've always had competition.
When the premium business started involved in this in the seventies there were no other cable networks.
There's 500 networks around the sport -- -- -- today so we're not afraid of competition.
In fact it's a lot -- competition is trying to do exactly what we've been doing so I'd rather that they try to.
Try to accomplish what we've accomplished road and us having to do the the opposite secondly the business model -- thoughts or subscription model is not dependent.
One attracting eyeballs on Tuesday night at 9 PM -- Wednesday night at 8 PM.
This is a model that can travel our program -- and travel.
And we think ultimately they'll be loads of new distributors out there for us and when the satellite guys in the business we did great phone companies in the business we get great.
So all this is good news for us let's go out the -- And -- sports Floyd Mayweather.
He is somebody that you have done.
A major deal -- how is that playing out.
-- Willis here -- it's great we've been boxing for thirty years in all the big Tyson fights Tyson Holyfield were on showtime we have not been in the paper view business for a -- Floyd is the highest paid athlete world we think he's one of the biggest attractions in sports.
Against kanell Alvarez one of the really up and coming fighters today we think this could be one of the biggest fights in years and Floyd -- a brain.
So when we put that brand on showtime and helps children.
Well the showtime -- all of these needs to see beyond me always breaking rules breaking batteries brace yourself -- what Chuck Todd has probably got.
Not -- it's great to see great thank you that -- -- not -- it's showtime under the umbrella of CBS EPS up 51%.
As a stock.
Over the past year.
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