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  1. U.K.'s Channel 5 Explores IPO as Auction Continues

    5:29 am 3/17/2014

    Discovery Communications, Viacom and Scripps Networks have been in the running for the British broadcaster, which has targeted a price tag of around $1.16 billion.Read more

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  2. Discovery CEO Talks Acquisitions, Big Shareholder John Malone

    12:22 pm 3/9/2014

    UPDATED: David Zaslav also touts the ratings momentum at OWN and international growth opportunity for the ID network and discusses the planned Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination.Read more

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  3. Former NASA Manager Sues Discovery Over 'Challenger Disaster'

    3:11 pm 3/6/2014

    Judson Lovingood demands $14 million in damages over the way he was treated in the Science Channel's scripted TV movie.Read more

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  4. Discovery CFO Talks U.S. Ad Growth, International Acquisitions

    6:24 am 3/4/2014

    CFO Andrew Warren tells an investor conference that the Sochi Winter Olympics had less of an impact on the U.S. ad market than expected, but doesn't comment on the firm's bid for Britain's Channel 5.Read more

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  5. Discovery Acquires 'Gold Rush' Producer

    2:43 am 3/3/2014

    The deal strengthens Discovery's creative pipeline and calls for Raw, based in London, to expand into scripted programming and independent films.Read more

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  6. Discovery Reorganizes Top Leadership Positions for Cable Networks

    9:44 am 2/27/2014

    UPDATED: Eileen O'Neill, Marjorie Kaplan and Henry Schleiff will have added oversight of Discovery Communications' cable networks, which include TLC, Discovery and Animal Planet.Read more

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  7. U.K.'s Channel 5 Looking for First-Round Bids Thursday

    2:44 pm 2/25/2014

    Discovery, Saban and others are believed to have been weighing initial offers for the British network, which airs such shows as "Big Brother." Read more

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  8. John Malone Gives Discovery, Liberty Global CEOs Stock Voting, Purchase Rights

    1:55 am 2/19/2014

    The media mogul gives David Zaslav and Mike Fries, respectively, the right of first refusal to buy his voting stakes in the companies in what is seen as a succession planning move.Read more

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  9. Discovery Analysts Split on Stock Outlook

    5:48 am 2/14/2014

    One Wall Street observer sees "an attractive buying opportunity" after recent declines, while another says recent acquisitions in Europe could continue to weigh on the stock.Read more

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  10. Discovery Pays Off $34 Million in OWN Debt in 2013

    10:26 am 2/13/2014

    Executives say its joint effort with Oprah Winfrey is growing ad revenue and that debt payments should escalate this year.Read more

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