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  1. Discovery's Olympics Rights Win in Europe to Boost Ad, Carriage Clout, Analysts Say

    2:31 am 6/30/2015

    Wall Street observers call the rights deal "intriguing strategically" and say it "bolsters its overall international portfolio."Read more

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  2. BBC to Talk to Discovery About 2022, 2024 Olympics Rights

    11:04 am 6/29/2015

    France Televisions and Germany’s ARD and ZDF are among the other big European public broadcasters that have long aired Summer and Winter Games and must now negotiate possible sublicensing deals. Read more

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  3. Dick Ebersol ‎Helps Discovery Nab Olympics Rights for Europe

    7:58 am 6/29/2015

    The former head of NBC Sports and Olympics served as an unpaid adviser.Read more

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  4. Discovery Wins European Rights to 2018-2024 Olympics

    5:13 am 6/29/2015

    It marks the first time rights have been awarded to the same TV company across the continent.Read more

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  5. 'Wolf Hall' Co-Producer Company Pictures Gets New CEO

    12:25 am 6/18/2015

    Michele Buck will lead the U.K. production company that is part of All3Media, co-owned by Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.Read more

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  6. Discovery Acquires Setanta Sports Asia Network

    3:55 am 6/16/2015

    With the network known for its rugby coverage, the company is looking to replicate in Asia its success with pan-European sports channel Eurosport. Read more

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  7. Discovery to Roll out Streaming Service Dplay in Europe

    5:03 am 6/4/2015

    The cable networks company is "aggressively launching digital, direct-to-consumer products in key markets, with a goal of reaching 1 million subscribers by 2017," says the head of its international arm.Read more

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  8. Discovery, Image Nation Team on Arabic Free-to-Air Channel in Middle East

    4:53 am 6/2/2015

    Quest Arabiya, based in Abu Dhabi, is set to launch in the fourth quarter. Read more

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  9. All3Media CEO Talks Strategy Under New Owners Discovery, Liberty Global

    4:12 am 6/1/2015

    Jane Turton talks acquisitions, growth in the U.S. and China and how digital players such as Netflix are affecting the business of the U.K.-based production firm.Read more

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  10. Discovery CEO Talks Charter-Time Warner Cable, Outlook for Nonfiction Content

    5:51 am 5/27/2015

    David Zaslav at an investor conference also discusses Nielsen's "antiquated" ratings system, ad market trends and serving superfans.Read more

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