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2014-10-09 23:01:09

BRANDON BURGESS, Chairman and CEO, ION Media Networks; NANCY DUBUC, President and CEO, A+E Television Networks, LLC; DAVID EUN, Executive Vice President, Open Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics; RANDY FALCO, President and CEO, Univision Communications Inc.; PETER LIGUORI, President and CEO, Tribune Media Company; ROBERT D. MANFRED, JR., Commissioner-Elect, Major League Baseball; GRACIA C. MARTORE, President and CEO, Gannett Co., Inc.; YUSUF MEHDI, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft...

2014-10-09 16:24:12

Todd Hoffman, Tony Beets and Parker Schnabel come to life in Gameloft's hit mobile game, and take players on a gold rush adventure PARIS, October 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital games, and Discovery Channel's #1 series, Gold Rush, are teaming up to offer players a new update to the popular game The Oregon Trail: American Settler featuring real-life gold miners Todd Hoffman, Parker Schnabel, and Tony Beets from the series. The...

2014-10-07 12:26:54

- Winner will be featured in a programming interstitial as well as win a trip to New York City to participate in the annual Veterans Day parade - SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Military Family Association, a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, along with American Heroes Channel (AHC), a Discovery Communications network that honors the great defenders of our freedom, while providing a rare glimpse into major events that...

2014-10-01 12:26:45

- Discovery to Serve as Exclusive Media Partner for National US2020 Initiative Committed to Matching One Million STEM Mentors with Students by 2020 - SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing "Connect the Dots" STEM education initiative, Discovery Communications announced today it has begun airing a cross-channel public service announcement promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and mentorship. The PSA, a component...

2014-09-16 12:27:34

In the series, Antonio Diaz, illusionism's rising star, uses magic to meet celebrities by way of the six degrees of separation MIAMI, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery en Espanol adds to Tuesday night ''Enigma'' programming with EL MAGO POP. The series is led by the Spanish illusionist Antonio Diaz who, with his fresh and irreverent style, takes his magic to the streets with the aim to personally meet his idols through the six degrees of separation theory. The series EL MAGO...

2014-09-16 12:26:12

-- Discovery Earns Spot on Top 10 List for 2014 -- NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working Mother magazine today named Discovery Communications, for the 15(th) consecutive year, as one of Working Mother 100 Best Companies for outstanding leadership in establishing policies, programs and corporate culture that supports working moms, including child care, flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and advancement of women. Companies are also measured on access to and...

2014-09-11 12:25:34

-- One-hour documentary will premiere during a special night of programming on Discovery Fit & Health; EBOLA: ARE WE NEXT? night airs on Thursday, September 18 from 8-11 PM - SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the worst Ebola virus outbreak in our history continues to spread and leave an unprecedented body count in its path, fear strikes around the globe. With inside access to families devastated by the death of their loved ones and the healthcare workers...

2014-09-10 16:24:52

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference at 11:15 a.m. PT (2:15 p.m. ET) on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations"...

2014-09-04 16:25:22

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at Goldman Sachs' 23rd Annual Communacopia Conference at 9:40 a.m. ET on Wednesday, September 10 at The Conrad Hotel in New York, NY. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at www.discoverycommunications.com. A...

2014-08-27 20:21:43

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report third quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. ET. The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-800-901-5213, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-617-786-2962, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin