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News on Discovery Communications (Ticker: DISCA) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

16 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Cupcake Digital and Discovery Communications' Latest App, Discovery...

Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Discovery Communications introduce Discovery Kids Dinosaur Puzzle & Play, a new app that provides kids the opportunity to play and learn about a wide range of dinosaurs that once roamed earth.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Barnes & Noble

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BiZBash Event Style News

See Discovery's Technology-Powered Upfront

BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.

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Discovery & BSkyB Poised To Acquire UK's Channel 5: Report

Back in February, word began to spread that longtime frenemies John Malone and Rupert Murdoch were eyeing a joint acquisition of the UK's Channel 5 .

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Discovery Communications Receives Average Recommendation of...

Shares of Discovery Communications have earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports .

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Related Topix: Discovery Communications, Television, Media

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Switched

Discovery Buys Stake In a TV Channel For Dogs

Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just bought an unspecified stake in DogTV, a 2-year-old network designed specifically for man's best friend.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Merinews

Discovery Channel associated with HASPTA to organise MTB Shimla 2014

Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality non-fiction programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television hasassociated with Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association to organise MTB Shimla 2014, one of its kind ever- evolving ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Discovery Communications

Fortune

How investing in curiosity pays off big at Discovery

At cable TV giant Discovery Communications, believing in a Brand Ideal -- and betting big money on it -- has helped quadruple the stock.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Procter and Gamble, Household Products

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Mashable

Discovery Communications Invests in 24/7 TV Channel for Dogs

Bleu, a French bulldog owned by Maria Catania, watches DogTV in her apartment in San Diego.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Directv, Cable & Satellite

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MIPTV: Discovery Invests In DogTV Network For Stay-At-Home Canines

Discovery Communications is going to the dogs, via DogTV that is. The company has made an investment in two-year-old DogTV, which bills itself as the first television network created just for canines.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, It's Me or the Dog, Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Business Journal

Discovery gets up front with a slew of new programming

Discovery Communications says there's a lot more to be discovered. At the so-called "upfronts" in the world of television programming, the Silver Spring cable giant, which has 14 cable channels, is pulling out all the stops.

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Related Topix: Media, Television, Discovery Communications

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Reuters

EU mergers and takeovers

Japanese chemicals producer Kuraray to buy U.S. peer DuPont's glass laminating solutions business -- Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica to buy Dutch peer KPN's German unit -- Hutchison 3G UK to acquire Telefonica Ireland, a unit of Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica -- U.S. media company Discovery Communications to acquire a controlling ... (more)

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Solvay, NY

Thu Apr 03, 2014

USA Today

Discovery teams with Howard, Grazer for online shows

Discovery Communications said Thursday it has formed a partnership with film producers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to form a new video studio for scripted and reality shows that will be distributed online, an effort by the cable network company to reach younger audiences and experiment further with digital distribution.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Brian Grazer, Silver Spring, MD

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Deadline

Discovery Sued For Cameraman's Death In Reality Show Chopper Crash

Discovery Communications,is today facing yet another wrongful death and negligence lawsuit from the fatal helicopter crash on February 10, 2013 during filming of a reality show.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

University of Cincinnati

UC professor and former P&G exec develop a series of articles for Fortune magazine.

A series of articles co-written by Chris Allen, a marketing professor in UC's Lindner College of Business, examines leadership at successful companies such as Motorola Solutions, Method and Discovery Communications.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Washington Post

Discoverya s founder leaving to launch new venture

When the founder of Discovery Communications announced last week that he was retiring from the cable programming giant, he was not marking an end as much as signaling his desire to get back to his original passion.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Nonfiction, Arts, Life, Entertainment, Drama

Fri Mar 21, 2014

FishBowl

ICYMI: Miles O'Brien Reunited with CNN; Big Changes at Discovery

Former CNN anchor/reporter Miles O'Brien will be temporarily returning to the network, a CNN source said.

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Hollywood Reporter

Fox, Discovery Best Positioned to Benefit From International Networks Growth, Says Analyst

After $5 billion in acquisitions in the past two years, Sterne Agee analyst Vasily Karasyov also predicts that international acquisitions activity will moderate.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Financial Markets, Business News

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Discovery helps launch cable channel in China

Discovery Communications announced Thursday that it is partnering with a Beijing-based media company to launch a new cable channel in China.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, Washington, DC, Business News

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Discovery To Supply Content For, Consult On New Chinese Pay Channel Qui Suo

In a deal that gives it further access to the Chinese market, Discovery Communications has partnered with China's Wasu Digital TV Media Group to supply content for new local pay-TV channel Qui Suo.

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Related Topix: Media, Discovery Communications, Television, World News, China

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