Crown Media Holdings

Crown Media Family Networks, a division of Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), is home to Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries - America’s most trusted family-friendly entertainment brands. Launched in 2001, Hallmark Channel, The Heart of TV, is a 24-hour cable television network available in high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) in 91million U.S. homes. Committed to enhancing viewers’ enjoyment of life’s special occasions year-round, Hallmark Channel has set the gold standard for celebratory content with such annual programming events as Countdown to Christmas and Countdown to Valentine’s Day. The network’s diverse slate of heartwarming original programming consists of movies; scripted primetime series, including Cedar Cove, When Calls the Heart, and Good Witch; and annual specials, like Kitten Bowl and Hero Dog Awards. The channel also features world premiere presentations of the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame franchise, as well as Home & Family, a daily 2-hour two-time Emmy®-Nominated lifestyle program hosted by Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare. Available in 63 million homes and one of the fastest-growing properties in cable, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries is a 24-hour digital network that brings the lighter side of the suspense and mystery genres into focus. The network, which launched in 2008 as Hallmark Movie Channel and underwent a brand evolution in October of 2014, highlights rich, dramatic, and thought-provoking storytelling with a mix of original movies, presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library, and such time-honored acquired series as Murder She Wrote, Matlock, Hart to Hart, and Diagnosis Murder. The channel is also home to its own holiday franchise, The Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas, featuring original movies and all-time classics like A Christmas Carrol; Holiday Affair; Babes in Toyland; and Christmas in Connecticut.
Parent Company
Los Angeles, US
Crown Media Holdings was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, US

Crown Media Holdings Office Locations

Crown Media Holdings has offices in Los Angeles, New York, Denver and Chicago
Los Angeles, US (HQ)
12700 Ventura Blvd
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Crown Media Holdings Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

Crown Media Holdings is a subsidiary of Hallmark

Crown Media Holdings Financials

Crown Media Holdings's revenue was reported to be $478.7 m in FY, 2015
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015


287.3 m323.4 m349.9 m377.8 m415.6 m478.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Depreciation and amortization

1.5 m1.5 m1.5 m1.9 m2.5 m


151.9 m167 m185.3 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016


84.4 m90.7 m97.4 m93.3 m100.5 m113.2 m106.2 m124.2 m

Sales and marketing expense

63.6 m68.5 m75 m71.4 m78.4 m88.9 m83.6 m100.8 m

Operating expense total

63.6 m68.5 m75 m71.4 m78.4 m88.9 m83.6 m100.8 m

Interest expense

10.5 m10.3 m10 m10 m9.1 m8.9 m4.3 m3 m
USDY, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015


10.5 m30.6 m35.2 m43.7 m63.8 m60.9 m50.6 m

Current Assets

307.8 m349.3 m318.5 m


9.8 m10.8 m8.6 m


314 m314 m314 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016


41 m42.8 m73.8 m65.7 m64.3 m72.7 m70.5 m117.3 m

Current Assets

263.7 m284.5 m321.5 m316 m338.1 m348.9 m345.4 m351.6 m


10.2 m9 m10.4 m9.7 m10.1 m9.4 m8.8 m8.2 m


314 m314 m314 m314 m314 m314 m314 m314 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

67.7 m94.5 m86.1 m

Depreciation and Amortization

139.9 m155.3 m

Accounts Receivable

(13 m)(14 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

57.6 m69.3 m(10.3 m)
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015

Depreciation and Amortization

525 k508 k595 k650 k679 k
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