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  1. Discovery Second-Quarter Earnings Rise, CEO Talks Consolidation

    10:06 am 7/30/2014

    UPDATED: The cable networks giant saw weaker U.S. trends but strong gains in its international business, with CEO David Zaslav saying his team would stay disciplined in potential deals.Read more

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  2. John Malone Talks Media Consolidation, Liberty Global's Deal Plans

    6:12 am 7/30/2014

    CEO Mike Fries and his chairman discuss why ‎the international cable operator has acquired a stake in U.K. TV giant ITV and their interest in buying a big stake in the Formula 1 racing circuit.Read more

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  3. Analyst Lauds Discovery's 'Grand European Strategy' After Acquisitions

    2:36 am 7/11/2014

    "Discovery's position in Europe today is similar to where Discovery was in the U.S. in the mid-2000's," says Sanford C. Bernstein's Todd Juenger.Read more

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  4. Velocity Network Sets 'Dream Car Week' Programming (Exclusive)

    6:58 am 6/26/2014

    The Discovery Communications-owned cable network has expanded the lineup to include 14 hours of new programming and themed nights hosted by automotive authorities.Read more

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  5. Fox's Chase Carey, Discovery's JB Perrette Among RTS Speakers

    8:59 am 6/17/2014

    A who's who of the British and global broadcasting scene will attend this year's Royal Television Society conference in London September 9.Read more

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 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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