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  1. 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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  2. Rita Mullin Promoted to General Manager of Science Channel

    4:25 pm 4/14/2014

    The 18-year Discovery veteran previously served as executive vp programming and development at OWN.Read more

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  3. Prepper Hillbillies: TV Review

    8:00 am 4/4/2014

    'Prepper Hillbillies' is the latest in a long line of series that celebrate the new American pastime of doomsday prepping, with questionable implications. Read more

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  4. Discovery CEO Touts International Growth, Outlook

    5:50 am 4/3/2014

    David Zaslav sees more upside for the company abroad, including in China, as new international head JB Perrette says his business will for the first time contribute a majority of total company revenue this year. Read more

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  5. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard Launch 'New Form' Digital Studio With Discovery

    9:38 pm 4/2/2014

    UPDATED: Former YouTube executive Kathleen Grace will head the studio. Read more

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  6. Discovery Sued Over Reality TV Helicopter Crash

    9:05 pm 3/27/2014

    The father of late cameraman Darren Rydstrom is the latest to file legal action related to the February 2013 accident.Read more

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  7. Discovery CEO Talks Auction for U.K.'s Channel 5, Possible Soccer Rights Bid

    5:32 am 3/27/2014

    "The U.K. is a place we'd like to continue to invest," says David Zaslav and hints that Eurosport could partner on sports rights deals.Read more

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  8. Fox, Discovery Best Positioned to Benefit From International Networks Growth, Says Analyst

    5:01 am 3/21/2014

    After $5 billion in acquisitions in the past two years, Sterne Agee analyst Vasily Karasyov also predicts that international acquisitions activity will moderate.Read more

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  9. Discovery Founder John Hendricks Retiring as Chairman of Board

    2:50 pm 3/20/2014

    The 61-year-old will stay on through the annual shareholders meeting in May.Read more

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  10. Discovery Networks International Promotes Doug Baker to COO Post

    6:37 am 3/18/2014

    He will continue to serve as CFO of the international arm of the cable networks company.Read more

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