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2014-03-11 16:25:03

Lifestyle, Sports, Politics, Faith, Arts, Paranormal, Science Channels to Roll-Out in the Coming Weeks/Months LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., are launching a new subscription-based online platform called TAPP, which will be home to scores of video networks built around personalities with super-fan followings. TAPP stands for "TV APP." TAPP channels will feature the...

2014-03-04 16:24:20

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2014 Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference at 9:25 a.m. EDT on Monday, March 10, 2014, at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, FL. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at...

2014-02-28 16:23:03

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of EUR300 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.375% senior notes due 2022 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.354% of their principal amount to yield 2.465% to maturity. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on March 7, 2014, subject to customary closing...

2014-02-25 16:26:18

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report first quarter 2014 results on Tuesday, May 6, 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 1-800-901-5213, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-617-786-2962, and use the following passcode: 31638409. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are...

2014-02-24 16:24:04

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 9:30 a.m. PST (12:30 EST) on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at...

2014-02-10 12:23:26

Thought leaders in science, technology, civilization and the human spirit gather for Curiosity Retreats before an exclusive audience in Colorado during May 18-23 and July 20-25, 2014 to share leading-edge knowledge available online to the Curiosity Club. SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine the progress and innovation we could achieve if we never lost our curiosity about the world around us - possibilities would remain limitless. John Hendricks founded the...

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...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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