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Discovery Communications, Inc.

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  • Discovery Q3 Profit Rises 10% Despite Flat Performance At U.S. Networks

    Discovery Communications said third-quarter profit rose nearly 10% as the company's international operations buoyed results even as its U.S. cable networks showed evidence of lackluster performance. The Silver Spring, Maryland, owner of Discovery...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Media Stocks Fall After Discovery Report Stirs Advertising Worries

    Stocks in the media sector tumbled noticeably Tuesday after executives at Discovery Communications suggested advertising demand for TV was less than robust. Ad demand in "the last month or so" has "gotten a little bit softer," said Discovery CEO David...
  • Phil Craig Joins Discovery Networks Intl. as EVP and Chief Creative Officer

    Taking up a newly created and key post in the international TV business, producer and network executive Phil Craig has been tapped as EVP and chief creative officer for Discovery Networks Intl. Reporting to DNI prexy J.B. Perrette, and taking up his...
  • Bunim/Murray Prods Names John P. Roberts Chief Digital Officer

    Television banner Bunim/Murray Prods is ready to expand its efforts in new media, tapping John P. Roberts as chief digital officer. As part of the move, Kesila Childers has been promoted to VP at BMP Digital. She formerly was director of digital media,...
  • Seth Meyers Takes Aim at Political Climate at NRDC Night of Comedy

    Tuesday's election results were not a good outcome for anyone concerned about the environment, according to Seth Meyers. But at Wednesday's Natural Resources Defense Council Night of Comedy fundraiser at 583 Park Avenue in New York City, host Seth Meyers...
  • Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

    Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue
    Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users...
  • Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal

    Wall Street cheers possible Hasbro-DreamWorks Animation deal
    DreamWorks Animation shares surged 14% as Wall Street was quick to embrace a potential sale of the studio to toy giant Hasbro. A deal would combine one of the industry's leading animation studios, known for its “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda&...
  • Camera rolling for Wallenda high-wire walk

    Camera rolling for Wallenda high-wire walk
    One of the cameras that will capture Nik Wallenda's high-wire walk across the Chicago River has gone live, allowing viewers to log on to skyscraperlive.com and watch a 24/7 feed that shows the pulsing traffic along W. Upper Wacker Drive and puffy clouds...
  • FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews

    FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews
    Like many frazzled parents, the Federal Communications Commission has called for a temporary timeout. The FCC on Wednesday halted the 180-day clock that has been ticking on the government's review of Comcast's proposed $45-billion purchase of Time...