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  1. U.K.'s Channel 4 Orders 'Island of Lost Blokes' With Host Bear Grylls

    3:11 am 10/21/2013

    The co-production from Shine and the star's management and production firm will put 12 men on a deserted island in what is called "the ultimate survival experiment."Read more

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  2. 'Goodfellas' Duo Prep Mafia Drama for Discovery (Exclusive)

    12:45 pm 10/14/2013

    "The Five Families," which is in development, would mark the cable network's first scripted series. Read more

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  3. Discovery Communications Pledges Nearly $20 Million to Fund Education Programs in Africa

    8:44 am 10/11/2013

    The cable networks operator teamed with the U.K. government to co-fund programs. Read more

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  4. MIPCOM: Discovery Enterprises Takes World Rights to Prince Charles Documentary

    7:09 am 10/8/2013

    The climate change film, narrated by the British royal, debuted at last year's Sundance London festival. Read more

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  5. Disney, Viacom, Discovery, Twitter Execs Set for Abu Dhabi Media Summit

    4:34 am 10/2/2013

    Keynote speakers for the fourth annual invitation-only gathering of industry leaders, whose theme will be "Levering the Digital Age," will be announced later.Read more

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  6. Discovery Networks International CEO Mark Hollinger to Step Down Next Year

    5:50 am 9/18/2013

    UPDATED: The cable networks group's international boss will leave his post when his current contract expires in June 2014.Read more

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  7. Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans: TV Review

    11:00 am 8/27/2013

    The miniseries follows "Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey and his Porsche team's many setbacks on the road to fulfilling their dream to race Europe's most historic track.Read more

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  8. Discovery Ups Robert Scanlon to Velocity GM

    1:38 pm 8/26/2013

    He'll oversee programming, development, productions, marketing and communications for the cable network.Read more

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  9. Discovery Communications Launches $500,000 Global Fund for Landmark Series

    4:16 am 8/23/2013

    Discovery Channel U.S. and Discovery Networks International say they want to "kickstart the next generation of global landmark series and events."Read more

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  10. Animal Planet Orders Dave Salmoni Adventure Series (Exclusive)

    8:00 pm 8/22/2013

    The ambitious, six-part "Killer Islands" first premieres internationally, before hitting U.S. TV screens in summer 2014.Read more

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