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  • Discovery Mulls Joint Bids for Major Sports Rights for Eurosport

    LONDON -- Discovery Communications is preparing to up its game in the sports rights field as it eyes further premium contests for Eurosport, in which it holds a majority stake. "Eurosport is a bigger platform than ESPN on cable in the U.S. and it reaches...
  • Amazon Is Plotting Free TV and Music-Video Streaming Service. But Stocked with What?

    Amazon.com is reportedly cooking up a new free, ad-supported video service -- with TV shows and music videos -- to complement its subscription VOD offering. But it isn't clear what content might be available through it, which would be the major factor...
  • Discovery CEO David Zaslav collects $33.3 million in 2013

    Discovery CEO David Zaslav collects $33.3 million in 2013
    Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav might run one of the smallest of the major media companies, but his pay remains in the big leagues. Zaslav last year collected compensation valued at $33.3 million, according to Discovery's proxy,...
  • Science Channel, Discovery Channel to Air Reality Competition Based on Google Lunar XPRIZE

    The moon is about to be the star of its own reality competition. Science Channel and Discovery channel are partnering for the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a global competition to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon with live coverage from the lunar surface....
  • Ron Howard, Brian Grazer to Launch Digital Studio with Discovery Communications

    Discovery Communications is teaming with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard to launch a digital studio, dubbed New Form. True to its name, New Form will be focused on creating programming outside the traditional molds of TV and movies where Discovery and...
  • Toni Braxton to Star as Darlene Love in OWN Biopic

    Toni Braxton will star as singer Darlene Love in OWN's biopic of the famed pop vocalist. In a series of announcements set for the cabler's upfront presentation Thursday, OWN has also set Octavia Spencer to topline a miniseries revolving around a...
  • Destination America To Extend Home-Buying Series With 'Buying The Beach'

    Destination America, the Discovery Communications network focused on American culture, said it would place more focus on its "Buying" series of shows that look at the home-buying process in interesting regions with "Buying the Beach," the latest...
  • Velocity To Create U.S. Version of "Wheeler Dealers" In 2015

    Discovery Communications' male-focused cabler Velocity said it would unveil seven new series with cars at the center of the proceedings - emblematic of its vehicle focus - as part of its programming slate for 2015. The network is trying to build on...
  • Oprah Winfrey Hails Tyler Perry's 'Crazy-Ass' Hit for OWN

    Oprah Winfrey had a spring in her step as she addressed media buyers at OWN's upfront presentation Thursday at Jazz at Lincoln Center. For the first time in more than three years on the air, OWN is enjoying genuine ratings momentum. Winfrey pitched OWN's...
  • Sony to program PlayStation. 'Need for Speed' cruises in China.

    Sony to program PlayStation. 'Need for Speed' cruises in China.
    After the coffee. Before finishing my March Madness bracket. The Skinny: I don't know if it was my lunch at Gulfstream in Century City or a bug going around, but I got knocked on my rear Wednesday afternoon so if I'm a little off my game that's why....
  • Discovery Feeds Channel Launch By China's WASU

    HONG KONG -- Chinese cable TV giant WASU and Discovery Communications have struck a content agreement for Wasu's new Qiu Suo pay-TV channel. Discovery will serve as a channel and content consultant to WASU for Qiu Suo (which translates to 'quest for...