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2014-01-30 16:23:54

20+ Year Cable Veteran to Oversee All Sales Activity for Network ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UP announced today that Lisa Fischer has joined the company as executive vice president, advertising sales, with responsibility for overseeing all advertising sales operations for the network as well as that of ASPiRE, the network from Earvin "Magic" Johnson. Fischer will be based in New York and will report to Charley Humbard, president and CEO, UP. (Logo:...

2014-01-21 12:29:14

-- Transaction Will Create Leading Portfolio of Pay-TV Networks across Europe -- SILVER SPRING, Md. and PARIS, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications and TF1 Group today announced Discovery would acquire a controlling interest in Eurosport International through an extension of their larger strategic partnership first announced in December 2012. The deal to increase Discovery's interest from 20 to 51% accelerates the original agreement by nearly one year. "Eurosport...

2014-01-17 16:22:57

The original production offers an inside look at some of the most successful companies in Latin America MIAMI, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery en Espanol travels to Latin America in MISION INNOVACION, an original miniseries that goes beyond the brands for an inside look at the history, operations and successes of some of the region's most prestigious companies. MISION INNOVACION will air Mondays at 7PM E/ 4PM P starting January 27. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 08:25:19

-- Chief Digital Officer Will Transition to Oversee Discovery's Expanding International Business Operations -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications today announced that JB Perrette will become the next President of Discovery Networks International. Perrette takes over for 23-year Discovery veteran Mark Hollinger, who announced his resignation in September. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/PH46834 ) "JB is one of the smartest...

2014-01-08 23:22:59

Inaugural Paralegal Cruise to Incorporate Paralegal Education, Electronic Discovery Technology and Best Practices in Professional Networking Event Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Digital WarRoom, the leading platform for accessible, affordable ediscovery, will sponsor an education and networking cruise “Paralegals Navigating Perilous Waters”, to take place January 31 – February 2nd 2014. The 3-day cruise from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, will provide paralegals from across the US...

2014-01-03 08:24:09

-- Extension Provides Management Stability Through the End of the Decade -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications is pleased to announce the extension of President and CEO David Zaslav's employment contract through the end of the decade. "David has done a superb job. He built a strong management team that has expanded the company's reach and relevance, increased its market share domestically and around the world, and created a bigger, stronger...

2013-12-11 16:23:55

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report full year and fourth quarter 2013 results on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. EST. The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss the results. To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-877-280-4962, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-857-244-7319, and use the following passcode: 81468203. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in...

2013-12-03 16:24:16

Each Kit Guarantees Consumers Will Strike Authentic Gold Using Similar Tools and Techniques Seen on the Show LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the hit Discovery Channel series, GOLD RUSH, Discovery Communications teamed up with Pay Dirt Gold Company to develop a Gold Rush Panning Kit, designed to bring individuals a unique experience panning for gold from the comfort of their own homes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/LA27046) Gold Rush...

2013-12-02 16:22:57

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 41st Annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference at 11:00 a.m. EST on Monday, December 9, 2013, at the Westin New York at Times Square in New York City. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at...

2013-11-07 12:27:12

--Espresso Purchase Represents Further Expansion of the Company's Discovery Education Products and Services Beyond the U.S.-- SILVER SPRING, Md. and LONDON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications announced today it has acquired Espresso Group Limited, the leading provider of primary school digital education content in the U.K. Discovery Education, the company's education division and a global leader in providing curriculum-based digital content to classrooms, will...