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09/19/17Discovery Communications To Report Third Quarter 2017 Results On Thursday, November 2
SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report third quarter 2017 results on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. ET.  The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-844-452-2811, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-574-990-9832, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connecte... 
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09/08/17Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
SILVER SPRING, Md. – September 8, 2017 – Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of £400,000,000 million aggregate principal amount of British pound-sterling-denominated 2.500% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.875% of their principal amount to yield 2.504% to maturity. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on Septembe... 
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09/08/17Discovery Communications Announces Debt Offering
SILVER SPRING, Md. – September 8, 2017 – Discovery Communications, Inc. (“Discovery” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC (“DCL”) has commenced an underwritten public offering of British pound-sterling-denominated senior fixed rate notes (the “Offering”). The notes will be issued by DCL and guaranteed by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering to fund a portion of the cash consideration pa... 
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09/07/17Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
SILVER SPRING, Md. – September 7, 2017 – Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Floating Rate Notes"), $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.200% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Fixed Rate Notes" and, together with the 2019 Floating Rate Notes, the "2019 No... 
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09/07/17Discovery Communications Announces Debt Offering
SILVER SPRING, Md. – September 7, 2017 – Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has commenced an underwritten public offering of one or more series of senior fixed rate notes and senior floating rate notes (the "Offering"). Each series of notes will be issued by DCL and guaranteed by the Company. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering to fund a portion... 
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08/11/17Discovery Communications CFO Gunnar Wiedenfels to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference
SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference at 8:45 a.m. PT (11:45 a.m. ET) on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of ... 
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08/03/17Discovery Communications Agrees to Form Leading Automotive Media Company through Consolidated Joint Venture with TEN: The Enthusiast Network
Venture will combine: linear network Velocity, MotorTrend.com, Motor Trend YouTube channel, Motor Trend OnDemand OTT service and TEN's complete portfolio of automotive digital, social, live events, and original content  Venture aims to nourish automotive superfans on all platforms, garner incremental share of multibillion-dollar automotive ad market and provide a quality male audience to general-market advertisers. It also marks Discovery's first direct-to-consumer OTT push in ... 
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07/31/17Discovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
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07/31/17Discovery communications to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for $14.6 Billion
Combination to Accelerate Growth Across Linear, Digital and Short-Form Platforms Around the World and Create a Global Leader in Real Life Entertainment Combined company will have nearly 20% of ad-supported pay-TV viewership in the U.S. Becomes home to five of the top female networks in ad-supported pay-TV with over 20% share of women watching primetime in the U.S. Optionality for next generation growth opportunities through exploitation of brands, formats, talent and 8,000 hours o... 
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07/10/17Discovery Communications Elevates Investor Relations Function with New Roles
Andrew Slabin Named Executive Vice President, Global Investor Strategy   Jackie Burka Promoted to Senior Vice President, Investor Relations   Discovery Communications Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels today announced a strategic expansion of its global investor relations leadership team.  Andrew Slabin will join the company in a newly created role as Executive Vice President, Global Investor Strategy and Jackie Burka has been promoted to Senior Vice Pres... 
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05/23/17Discovery signs its first major streaming deal in the UK as it becomes a launch partner on Amazon Channels
Discovery and the Eurosport Player are now available to Amazon Prime membersLONDON, 23 May 2017 – Discovery Networks UK and Amazon have signed a major streaming partnership bringing hit shows such as Gold Rush, Fast N’ Loud, Wheeler Dealers and major sporting events including the Olympic Games, the French Open, Giro d’Italia and Tour de France direct to Amazon Prime customers in the UK for the first time – through Amazon Channels, which launches in the UK today. As a key launch partner, D... 
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05/22/17Discovery Communications To Report Second Quarter 2017 Results On Tuesday, August 8
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report second quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. ET.  The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-844-452-2811, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-574-990-9832, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected pr... 
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05/09/17Discovery Communications Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
First Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 3% to $1,613 million (increased 5% excluding currency effects) - DCI Net Income decreased 18% to $215 million (decreased 18% excluding currency effects) - Including a $0.06 after-tax debt extinguishment charge, diluted EPS decreased $0.05 to $0.37 and Adjusted EPS decreased $0.05 to $0.41 (decreased $0.05 excluding currency effects) - Repurchased $200 million of stock SILVER SPRING, Md., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --... 
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05/02/17Prosiebensat.1 and Discovery Partner on Next Generation OTT / Mobile Service in Germany
- Pioneering new service combines Discovery's DMAX and TLC with 7TV app - More channels and content to come as OTT offering expands - New joint technology development planned - ProSiebenSat.1, Discovery welcome talks with other content providers to participate Munich – 2 May 2017. ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Communications today announced plans toexpand Germany's mobile video and OTT marketplace through an enhanced streaming joint venturepartnership for their brands in Germany. The 50/... 
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04/24/17Discovery Communications President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The 2017 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2017 Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference at 3:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 31 at The Grand Hyatt New York in New York, NY. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at www.discoverycommunications.com. A replay of t... 
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03/29/17Discovery Communications Announces 2017-2018 Upfront Slate
Reports New Ratings Milestones at Top Brands NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At its annual Upfront presentation Tuesday, Discovery Communications unveiled its programming slate for the upcoming 2017-2018 television season, additionally reporting multiple new ratings milestones across its portfolio of channels. Programming unveiled at the presentation Tuesday includes a reboot of Discovery's Emmy Award-winning hit series, CASH CAB, as well as a new TLC spinoff series, 90 DAY FIANCÉ... 
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03/15/17Discovery Communications To Report First Quarter 2017 Results On Tuesday, May 9
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report first quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 7:00 a.m. ET.  The company will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the results. To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-844-452-2811, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-574-990-9832, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prio... 
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03/14/17Discovery Communications Announces the Pricing Terms of its Cash Tender Offer for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities of Discovery Communications, LLC
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced the pricing terms of the previously-announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Discovery Communications, LLC (the "Offeror") for up to $600,000,000 combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of the Offeror's 5.050% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") and 5.625% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "... 
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03/14/17Discovery Communications Announces the Early Results of its Cash Tender Offer for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities of Discovery Communications, LLC
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that, pursuant to the previously-announced cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Discovery Communications, LLC (the "Offeror") for up to $600,000,000 combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of the Offeror's 5.050% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") and 5.625% Senior Notes due 2019... 
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02/28/17Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of $450 million aggregate principal amount of a new series of 3.800% Senior Notes due 2024 (the "2024 Notes") and $200 million aggregate principal amount of additional senior notes pursuant to a reopening of its existing 4.900% Senior Notes due 2026 (the "2026 Notes" and, together with the ... 
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02/28/17Discovery Communications Announces Cash Tender Offer for Up to $600 Million Aggregate Principal Amount of Certain Outstanding Debt Securities Issued by Discovery Communications, LLC
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer (the "Tender Offer") by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Discovery Communications, LLC (the "Offeror"), for up to $600 million combined aggregate principal amount (the "Maximum Tender Amount") of the Offeror's 5.050% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "2020 Notes") and 5.625% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and together... 
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02/28/17Discovery Communications Announces Debt Offering
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has commenced an underwritten public offering of a new series of Senior Notes due 2024 (the "New Notes Offering"). DCL also intends to offer additional senior notes pursuant to a reopening of its existing 4.900% Senior Notes due 2026 (the "Reopening" and, together with the New Notes Offering, the "... 
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02/14/17Discovery Communications Reports Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2016 Results
Full Year 2016 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 2% to $6,497 million (increased 4% excluding currency effects) - DCI Net Income increased 15% to $1,194 million (increased 11% excluding currency effects) - Diluted EPS increased 24% to $1.96 and Adjusted EPS increased 21% to $2.13 (increased 17% excluding currency effects) - Repurchased $1,374 million of stock SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (N... 
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