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NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), Viacom, Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB), The Madison Square Garden Co (NASDAQ: MSG), and Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (NASDAQ: QUNR). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

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The Walt Disney Company Analyst Notes 

On March 27, 2014, The Walt Disney Company (Disney) announced that it will discuss its Q2 FY 2014 financial results via a live audio webcast on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT/2:00 p.m. PDT. Disney stated that the aforesaid quarterly financial results will be released on the same day at around 4:15 p.m. EDT/1:15 p.m. PDT. According to the Company, interested parties can listen to the webcast via the Investor Relations section of Disney's website. The full analyst notes on The Walt Disney Company are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/04032014/DIS/report.pdf

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Time Warner Inc. Analyst Notes    

On March 31, 2014, Time Warner Inc. (Time Warner) reported that NCAA March Madness Live, managed by Turner Sports, a division of the Company's subsidiary Turner Broadcasting System, delivered more than 64 million live video streams across all platforms through the second week of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. According to the Company, the 64 million live video streams reflects a 40% increase when compared to tournament to date last year, and it has also exceeded last year's total video streams of 49 million video streams for the entire tournament. Time Warner informed that the NCAA March Madness Live has netted 13.5 million hours of live video consumed, up 7% YoY and is on pace to rank as an all-time record. The full analyst notes on Time Warner Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/04032014/TWX/report.pdf

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Viacom, Inc. Analyst Notes 

On March 28, 2014, BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc. (Viacom), announced the launch of BET NOW, its first ever brand app. According to the Company, the BET NOW app provides fans access to a library of full episodes of their favorite shows such as The Game, Let's Stay Together, Being Mary Jane, Real Husbands of Hollywood, and a few others. Viacom informed that users can access this content via TV Everywhere authentication - a process whereby users verify their subscription through their TV provider. Brandon Lucas, Vice President and General Manager of BET Mobile said, "With BET NOW, users are one download away from consuming some of their favorite BET shows on their tablets and phones. Apps are an increasingly important part of the mobile eco-system given the ubiquity of smart phones, the ability to have a direct connection to our consumers, and the growing rate of video consumption on these devices." BET NOW is currently available in the App store or Google play Store. The full analyst notes on Viacom, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/04032014/VIAB/report.pdf

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The Madison Square Garden Co. Analyst Notes 

On March 28, 2014, The Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG) reported that the WNBA Draft 2014 presented by State Farm, will be held on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. According to the Company, the event will be provided coverage and analysis by ESPN2 for the first round at 8:00 p.m. ET, while ESPNU will air the second and third rounds from 9:00 p.m. ET. "ESPN is pleased to present the WNBA Draft in primetime for the second straight year," said Doug White, ESPN Senior Director, Programming & Acquisitions. "The 2014 draft class will be an impressive addition to an already strong league. We look forward to showcasing them on our 2014 television schedule." MSG also stated that the draft telecast of the event will also be available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider. The full analyst notes on The Madison Square Garden Co. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/04032014/MSG/report.pdf

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Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd Analyst Notes 

On March 25, 2014, Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd (Qunar) announced the appointment of Ms. Yilu Zhao as its Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately. Prior to her appointment, Zhao served as an Executive Director for Goldman Sach's Investment Banking Division. "We are extremely thrilled to have Yilu join the Qunar team," said Chenchao "CC" Zhuang, CEO and Co-founder of Qunar. "We are committed to providing superior user experiences and creating long-term shareholder value, and we look forward to Yilu playing a critical role in driving this vision as we expand aggressively in the years ahead." According to the Company, Zhao in her new role will be responsible for leading capital markets activities, investor relation, and mergers and acquisitions. The full analyst notes on Qunar Cayman Islands Ltd are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/04032014/QUNR/report.pdf

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