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  1. TLC Apologizes for Airing Expletive-Laden 'Honey Boo Boo' Episode in U.K.

    3:40 am 6/16/2014

    Discovery Communications says the network mistakenly showed an unedited version of the episode at a time when kids may watch, with the British regulator saying it breached its rules.Read more

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  2. Discovery Communications Completes Eurosport Takeover

    9:11 am 5/30/2014

    The deal to take majority control of the European sports entertainment network from France's TF1 values Eurosport at $1.2 billion. Read more

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  3. 'Giant Ponzi Scheme': Are Reality TV Companies Worth Hundreds of Millions of Dollars?

    8:00 am 5/29/2014

    "They're buying really expensive employment agreements and cash flow," says one top network executive.Read more

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  4. Discovery CEO on 'Studying' Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal, Targeting Middle America

    6:02 am 5/28/2014

    David Zaslav suggests delays in the deal review, discusses the company's upfront ad market outlook, its approach to future digital licensing deals and how it expects to grow its carriage revenue in Europe.Read more

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  5. Discovery, Liberty Global to Acquire UK Indie Producer All3Media in $930 Million Deal

    4:48 am 5/8/2014

    UPDATED: The largest British TV producer and distributor is known for such shows as "Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares," "Undercover Boss," "Skins" and "The White Queen."Read more

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  6. Discovery Execs Talk Upfronts, OWN, Ad Impact of Canceled Everest Jump

    6:37 am 5/6/2014

    CEO David Zaslav also discusses the company's approach to acquisitions and how its flagship network was affected by the Winter Olympics.Read more

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  7. Discovery First-Quarter Profit Stays Unchanged, Misses Estimates

    2:23 am 5/6/2014

    UPDATED: The cable networks giant, led by CEO David Zaslav, posted higher U.S. and international revenue, but costs related to recent acquisitions abroad were a drag on the bottom line.Read more

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  8. ITV Studios Names Discovery Executive Julian Bellamy Head of U.K. Operation

    4:55 am 4/24/2014

    Discovery Networks International will look to fill the new role of chief creative officer as chief content officer Luis Silberwasser is also leaving for a new opportunity. Read more

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  9. Discovery Out of Bidding Process for U.K.'s Channel 5

    3:18 pm 4/16/2014

    The cable networks powerhouse was one of a number of suitors for the British broadcaster whose owner Richard Desmond has been looking for a higher price.Read more

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  10. Viacom to Acquire U.K.'s Channel 5 for $760 Million

    5:26 am 4/15/2014

    UPDATED: Entrepreneur Richard Desmond had bought the broadcaster for $171 million a few years ago and sought $1.1 billion, while Discovery dropped out of the auction after a bid of $585 million.Read more

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