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Discovery Communications Inc (DISCB.OQ)

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Discovery Communications Increases stake In Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)
Monday, 4 Dec 2017 

Dec 4 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc ::DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS INCREASES OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK (OWN).DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - COMPLETED AGREEMENT WITH OPRAH WINFREY’S HARPO INC TO INCREASE OWNERSHIP STAKE IN OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK JV.DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - CO PAID $70 MILLION TO ACQUIRE ADDITIONAL 24.5 PERCENT STAKE IN OWN FROM HARPO, AFTER CONSIDERING NET DEBT AT THE OWN.DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - DEAL INCREASES CO'S OWNERSHIP STAKE IN THE OWN TO OVER 70 PERCENT.DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - WINFREY’S HARPO TO RETAIN SIGNIFICANT MINORITY INTEREST IN THE OWN AND WINFREY TO CONTINUE AS CEO.DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS - WINFREY’S EXCLUSIVITY COMMITMENT TO THE OWN HAS EXTENDED THROUGH 2025.  Full Article

DISCOVERY STOCKHOLDERS APPROVES SERIES C COMMON STOCK ISSUANCE TO SCRIPPS NETWORKS
Friday, 17 Nov 2017 

Nov 17 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc ::DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS SAYS STOCKHOLDERS APPROVED SERIES C COMMON STOCK ISSUANCE TO SCRIPPS NETWORKS SHAREHOLDERS AS CONSIDERATION FOR MERGER.  Full Article

Discovery Communications Q3 earnings per share $0.38
Thursday, 2 Nov 2017 

Nov 2 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc :Discovery Communications reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.43 excluding items.Q3 revenue $1.651 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.64 billion.Q3 earnings per share view $0.54 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share $0.38.Discovery Communications Inc - ‍following announcement of pending acquisition of scripps networks interactive, co suspended share repurchase program​.  Full Article

Tivo and Discovery Communications sign multi-year product agreement
Wednesday, 1 Nov 2017 

Nov 1 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc ::Tivo and Discovery Communications sign multi-year product agreement.Tivo Corp - ‍ Discovery Communications selected Tivo's audience works for marketing , an end-to-end inventory management and execution product suite​.Tivo-Partnership includes use of audience and analytics reports, which provides viewership information from co's targeted audience delivery platform​.  Full Article

Corus, Discovery announce venture to produce kids content
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Corus Entertainment Inc ::co's ‍ Nelvana, Discovery Communications form venture to produce content for kids' market in Canada, Latin America, around world​‍​.  Full Article

Discovery Communications expects constant currency adj. EPS to "grow strongly" in low to midteen range in 2017
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

Discovery Communications Inc : Discovery Communications Inc - expect U.S. affiliate revenue to grow at least mid single-digits in 2017 - Conf Call . Discovery Communications Inc - currently expect first quarter advertising growth to accelerate and be up low to mid single-digits . Discovery Communications Inc - expect constant currency adjusted EPS to "grow strongly" in the low to midteen range . Discovery Communications - reaffirms constant currency adjusted EPS and free cash flow CAGR for 2015 through 2018 to both grow "at least low teens or better" Further company coverage: [DISCA.O] ((Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com;)).  Full Article

Discovery Communications reports Q4 EPS $0.52
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

Discovery Communications Inc - : Discovery Communications reports full year and fourth quarter 2016 results . Q4 adjusted earnings per share $0.56 . Q4 earnings per share $0.52 . Q4 revenue $1.672 billion versus I/B/E/S view $1.69 billion .Q4 earnings per share view $0.47 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Discovery Communications and Liberty Global renew distribution partnership
Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016 

Discovery Communications Inc : Liberty Global and Discovery Communications renew long-term, comprehensive distribution partnership .Deal also includes digital rights.  Full Article

Discovery Communications reported Q2 EPS $0.66
Tuesday, 2 Aug 2016 

Discovery Communications Inc : Q2 earnings per share $0.66 .Q2 revenue rose 3 percent to $1.708 billion.  Full Article

Sky, Discovery/Liberty Global participating in auction for Formula One- WSJ
Friday, 29 Jul 2016 

:Sky, Discovery/Liberty Global participating in auction for Formula One; winner of auction could emerge in next few weeks - WSJ, citing sources.  Full Article

Poland slaps $415,000 fine on TVN24 over coverage of protests in parliament

WARSAW, Dec 11 Poland's media regulator has slapped a 1.5 million zloty ($415,000) fine on leading news broadcaster TVN24 over its coverage of protests in parliament last year, prompting accusations that it aims to muzzle free media.