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ABC News Asking Center for Public Integrity to Share Pulitzer Prize ABC News is calling on the Center for Public Integrity to share its Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism, awarded to CPI's Chris Hamby, taking issue with CPI's Pulitzer submission that depicts ABC News as a minor partner in a year-long coal-mining industry investigation ... (more)
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Cupcake Digital and Discovery Communications' Latest App, Discovery...
Cupcake Digital, Inc. and Discovery Communications introduce Discovery Kids Dinosaur Puzzle & Play, a new app that provides kids the opportunity to play and learn about a wide range of dinosaurs that once roamed earth.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Discovery & BSkyB Poised To Acquire UK's Channel 5: Report
Back in February, word began to spread that longtime frenemies John Malone and Rupert Murdoch were eyeing a joint acquisition of the UK's Channel 5 .
Discovery Communications Receives Average Recommendation of...
Shares of Discovery Communications have earned a consensus rating of "Buy" from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the company, American Banking and Market News reports .
Discovery Communications Inc. Series A Receives Average Rating of...
Shares of Discovery Communications Inc. Series A have been given an average rating of "Hold" by the twenty-five brokerages that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Net reports .
BiZBash Event Style News
See Discovery's Technology-Powered Upfront
BizBash Live is the largest one-day gathering of event organizers held annually in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and South Florida.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Discovery Buys Stake In a TV Channel For Dogs
Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just bought an unspecified stake in DogTV, a 2-year-old network designed specifically for man's best friend.
Discovery Channel associated with HASPTA to organise MTB Shimla 2014
Discovery Channel, the flagship network of Discovery Communications, is devoted to creating the highest quality non-fiction programming in the world and remains one of the most dynamic networks on television hasassociated with Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association to organise MTB Shimla 2014, one of its kind ever- evolving ... (more)
How investing in curiosity pays off big at Discovery
At cable TV giant Discovery Communications, believing in a Brand Ideal -- and betting big money on it -- has helped quadruple the stock.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Discovery Communications Invests in 24/7 TV Channel for Dogs
Bleu, a French bulldog owned by Maria Catania, watches DogTV in her apartment in San Diego.
MIPTV: Discovery Invests In DogTV Network For Stay-At-Home Canines
Discovery Communications is going to the dogs, via DogTV that is. The company has made an investment in two-year-old DogTV, which bills itself as the first television network created just for canines.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Ian Burrell: If the Discovery Channel buys Channel 5, it could...
In an orange party dress and with not a hair out of place, Oprah Winfrey came clapping and jumping on to the stage at the Jazz at Lincoln Centre auditorium in New York on Thursday as the final act of a television industry event which rivalled the shows on nearby Broadway.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
EU mergers and takeovers
Japanese chemicals producer Kuraray to buy U.S. peer DuPont's glass laminating solutions business -- Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica to buy Dutch peer KPN's German unit -- Hutchison 3G UK to acquire Telefonica Ireland, a unit of Spanish telecoms provider Telefonica -- U.S. media company Discovery Communications to acquire a controlling ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Discovery's Multi-Network Slate Covers a Lot of Turf
In advance of this afternoon's upfront presentation, the Discovery networks, which include The Discovery Channel, TLC, OWN, Animal Planet, The Hub, Velocity, ID and several others, are all announcing programming deals.
Discovery CEO Touts International Growth, Outlook
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Chopra Meets Cosmology at Colorado's Curiosity Retreats
If your idea of a restorative vacation requires more than just lounging by a pool, consider booking a trip to join the first-ever Curiosity Retreats, a new program dreamed up by Discovery Communications This spring, two five-night retreats will take place May 18 to 23 and July 20 to 25, offering 70 guests the chance to attend educational lectures ... (more)
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Discovery's Zaslav: $119 million man
The gold rush may have bypassed some of the characters on Discovery Channel's Klondike mini-series.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Discovery Sued For Cameraman's Death In Reality Show Chopper Crash
Discovery Communications,is today facing yet another wrongful death and negligence lawsuit from the fatal helicopter crash on February 10, 2013 during filming of a reality show.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Insider Selling: Bruce Campbell Unloads 18,213 Shares of Discovery...
Discovery Communications Inc. Series A Insider Bruce Campbell sold 18,213 shares of Discovery Communications Inc. Series A stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 20th.
Discovery chairman to retire in May
About three decades ago, John S. Hendricks founded the Discovery Channel with some 19 employees and $5 million in start-up capital that the fledgling documentary channel went through during the first few months.