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  1. Sky, Former Discovery International CEO Buy Stakes in U.K. Production Firm Sugar Films

    2:08 am 3/23/2016

    Mark Hollinger, the former head of Discovery Networks International, will also become the company's chairman.Read more

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  2. Lionsgate Hires Former Sony Pictures Exec Audrey Lee for Dealmaking

    10:00 am 3/17/2016

    The studio legal affairs veteran will serve as executive vp and deputy general counsel under Wayne Levin.Read more

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  3. Lionsgate Names Long-Time Wall Street Bull Head of Investor Relations

    6:00 am 3/16/2016

    Former Piper Jaffray analyst James Marsh will spearhead investor marketing as analysts continue to look at a possible Starz acquisition by the 'Hunger Games' studio. Read more

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  4. Discovery CFO Touts Upfront Ad Outlook: "Dollars Are Moving Back to TV, From Digital"

    1:08 pm 3/1/2016

    CFO Andrew Warren also discusses the company's Olympics monetization strategy with Eurosport and the SVOD licensing business. Read more

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  5. Discovery Quarterly Earnings Fall Short on Currency Impact, Stock Drops

    2:22 am 2/18/2016

    CEO David Zaslav touts U.S. momentum, including a 5 percent ad gain and better-than-expected sub trends, and says the company would be happy to own a bigger stake in Oprah Winfrey joint venture network OWN.Read more

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  6. BBC, Discovery Strike Olympics Partnership Deal for U.K.

    6:23 am 2/2/2016

    The public broadcaster secures free-to-air rights for the Games through 2024, while Discovery will get pay TV rights in Britain for the 2018 and 2020 events in addition to the previously acquired 2022 and 2024 Olympics.Read more

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  7. Lionsgate, Discovery Nab Multi-Territory Rights to 'Million Dollar Duck' Doc

    1:54 pm 1/25/2016

    The partners picked up the U.S., Canada and U.K. rights to the Slamdance duck-stamp contest tale. Read more

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  8. Former E! President Suzanne Kolb Lands at Discovery Digital Networks

    8:19 am 1/25/2016

    Kolb is named executive vp and general manager of digital brands and series and original digital development. Read more

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  9. All3Media Acquires 'The Missing' Producer New Pictures

    2:31 am 1/7/2016

    The U.K. production company owned by Discovery Communications and Liberty Global is buying the firm that also made 'Indian Summers' for Britain's Channel 4 and WGBH.Read more

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  10. Liberty Global CEO: No Plans for Big Content Acquisitions

    7:09 pm 1/6/2016

    Despite a recent deal for a stake in Lionsgate, CEO Mike Fries said John Malone's cable giant has yet to bet heavily on content. Read more

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