"Everything in television is robust," he said, pointing to increased subscribers, time spent viewing, and programming investment as drivers of quality.
On the publishing business, Bewkes said that the magazine properties were "holding up well" in the digital world. "There is tremendous resilience in the national magazine publishing business, but advertising demand is down a bit," he said.
Bewkes added that he'd "keep investigating" the possibility of removing the publishing business from the rest of the company, "but at this point we have not decided to do something like that."
"We are now focused on being the great storytelling company, whether in film or television," he said. "We feel very good about moving from our existing business model into the digital empowerment of our business."
On Wednesday, Time Warner posted higher fourth-quarter profit, beating Wall Street estimates, as growth in its cable networks offset declines in the film, TV entertainment, and publishing units.
Time Warner also said that it is raising its quarterly dividend by 11 percent to $0.2875 per share and that the board authorized a new $4 billion share repurchase program that started in January.