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Aug 20, 2014, 16:05 ET

Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren to Present at Nomura Digital Media Conference

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the Nomura...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:01 ET

Optimum, Animal Planet And Bronx Zoo Want To Send You to Puppy Bowl XI

 Optimum, Animal Planet and the Bronx Zoo have partnered to offer Puppy Bowl fans nationwide a chance to win an all-inclusive trip for four to...

Jul 31, 2014, 07:01 ET
Discovery Communications Announces Acquisition of Espresso Education, the Leading Provider of Primary School Digital Education Content in the U.K. (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Communications)

Discovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Second Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 10% to $1,610 million - Adjusted OIBDA increased 6% to $694 million...

Jul 21, 2014, 12:20 ET
Discovery Communications Announces Acquisition of Espresso Education, the Leading Provider of Primary School Digital Education Content in the U.K. (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Communications)

Discovery Communications To Produce TV Special To Support White House My Brother's Keeper Initiative, Discovery Education To Host Town Halls To Deepen Learnings

 Discovery Communications today announced a comprehensive program to support the My Brother's Keeper initiative, a White House program that...

Jul 09, 2014, 11:27 ET
Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.  (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Education)

Discovery Education And 3M Announce National Finalists In 2014 Young Scientist Challenge

 Discovery Education and 3M announced today the top 10 finalists in the annual Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, the...

Jun 02, 2014, 09:19 ET

Discovery Communications To Report Second Quarter 2014 Results On Thursday, July 31

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report second quarter 2014 results on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 7:00 a.m....

May 30, 2014, 11:45 ET
Discovery Communications Announces Acquisition of Espresso Education, the Leading Provider of Primary School Digital Education Content in the U.K. (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Communications)

Discovery Communications Completes Acquisition Of Controlling Interest In Eurosport International

- Majority Control of Eurosport Strengthens Discovery's Position as World's #1 Pay-TV Programmer by Expanding into Sports Programming....

May 20, 2014, 17:04 ET

Discovery Communications Announces Special Dividend of Series C Common Stock

Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special...

May 16, 2014, 10:34 ET

Discovery Communications President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2014 Sanford C....

May 07, 2014, 09:00 ET

Discovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav to Present at MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the...

May 06, 2014, 07:04 ET

Discovery Communications Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

  First Quarter 2014 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 22% to $1,411 million - Adjusted OIBDA increased 5% to $525...

Mar 04, 2014, 16:01 ET

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav to Present at Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2014 Deutsche...

Feb 28, 2014, 15:24 ET

Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes

 Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has...

Feb 25, 2014, 16:01 ET

Discovery Communications To Report First Quarter 2014 Results On Tuesday, May 6

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report first quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. EST. ...

Feb 24, 2014, 16:05 ET

Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the Morgan...

Feb 13, 2014, 07:03 ET

Discovery Communications Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2013 Results and Announces $1.5 Billion Increase to Share Repurchase Program

Full Year 2013 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 23% to $5,535 million - Adjusted OIBDA increased 16% to $2,425 million...

Jan 21, 2014, 11:45 ET

Discovery Communications To Acquire TF1 Group's Controlling Interest In Top Sports Platform Eurosport

 Discovery Communications and TF1 Group today announced Discovery would acquire a controlling interest in Eurosport International through an...

Jan 15, 2014, 08:15 ET
Discovery Communications to Appoint JB Perrette as Next President of Discovery Networks International.  (PRNewsFoto/Discovery Communications)

Discovery Communications to Appoint JB Perrette as Next President of Discovery Networks International

 Discovery Communications today announced that JB Perrette will become the next President of Discovery Networks International. Perrette...

Jan 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Discovery Communications Extends Contract for President and CEO David Zaslav

 Discovery Communications is pleased to announce the extension of President and CEO David Zaslav's employment contract through the end of the...

Dec 11, 2013, 16:41 ET

Discovery Communications to Report Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2013 Results on Thursday, February 13

 Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report full year and fourth quarter 2013 results on Thursday, February 13, 2014,...