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Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA.OQ)

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Discovery Communications Increases stake In Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)
Tuesday, 5 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
Saturday, 30 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

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Discovery raises stake in Oprah Winfrey Network

Discovery Communications Inc said on Monday it had raised its stake in its joint venture with TV mogul Oprah Winfrey to more than 70 percent.