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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. U.K.'s Channel 5 Explores IPO as Auction Continues

    5:29 am 3/17/2014

    Discovery Communications, Viacom and Scripps Networks have been in the running for the British broadcaster, which has targeted a price tag of around $1.16 billion.Read more

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  6. Discovery CEO Talks Acquisitions, Big Shareholder John Malone

    12:22 pm 3/9/2014

    UPDATED: David Zaslav also touts the ratings momentum at OWN and international growth opportunity for the ID network and discusses the planned Comcast-Time Warner Cable combination.Read more

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  7. Former NASA Manager Sues Discovery Over 'Challenger Disaster'

    3:11 pm 3/6/2014

    Judson Lovingood demands $14 million in damages over the way he was treated in the Science Channel's scripted TV movie.Read more

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  8. Discovery CFO Talks U.S. Ad Growth, International Acquisitions

    6:24 am 3/4/2014

    CFO Andrew Warren tells an investor conference that the Sochi Winter Olympics had less of an impact on the U.S. ad market than expected, but doesn't comment on the firm's bid for Britain's Channel 5.Read more

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  9. Discovery Acquires 'Gold Rush' Producer

    2:43 am 3/3/2014

    The deal strengthens Discovery's creative pipeline and calls for Raw, based in London, to expand into scripted programming and independent films.Read more

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  10. Discovery Reorganizes Top Leadership Positions for Cable Networks

    9:44 am 2/27/2014

    UPDATED: Eileen O'Neill, Marjorie Kaplan and Henry Schleiff will have added oversight of Discovery Communications' cable networks, which include TLC, Discovery and Animal Planet.Read more

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