Q1 2012 Earnings Call
February 02, 2012 8:30 am ET
James Bombassei - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations
Sumner M. Redstone - Founder and Executive Chairman
Philippe P. Dauman - Chief Executive Officer, President and Member of The Board of Directors
James W. Barge - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Tax & Treasury
Thomas E. Dooley - Chief Operating Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Director
Michael Nathanson - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division
Alexia S. Quadrani - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Douglas D. Mitchelson - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division
Alan S. Gould - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division
Anthony J. DiClemente - Barclays Capital, Research Division
Jessica Reif Cohen - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division
Richard Greenfield - BTIG, LLC, Research Division
Good day, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the Viacom Fiscal First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Teleconference. Today's call is being recorded. And at this time, I would like to turn the call over to Senior Vice President of Investor Relations, Mr. Jim Bombassei. Please go ahead, sir.
Good morning, everyone, and thank you for taking the time to join us for our earnings call for the quarter ended December 31. Joining me for today's discussion are Sumner Redstone, our Chairman; Philippe Dauman, our President and CEO; Tom Dooley, our Chief Operating Officer; and Jimmy Barge, our Chief Financial Officer.
Please note that in addition to our press release, we have slides and trending schedules containing supplemental information available on our website. I want to refer to Page #2 in the web presentation and remind you that certain statements made on this call are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in more detail in our filings with the SEC. Reconciliations for non-GAAP financial information discussed on this call can be found in our earnings release or on our website. And now, I'll turn the call over to Sumner.