Corporate Press Releases 2015

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08/27/15Media Alliance to Distribute Discovery Networks Channels in Russia
Discovery Communications and National Media Group today signed an agreement to form Media Alliance, a limited liability company in compliance with Russian media laws. Media Alliance will distribute the Discovery and Eurosport Pay-TV portfolio in Russia and develop a regional free-to-air channel. Completion of the transaction is expected to occur in the coming weeks, subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approval. Media Alliance will distribute Discovery’s port... 
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08/05/15Discovery Communications Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results
Updated to conform to the 8-K filed with the SEC on August 5, 2015 (refer to pages 13-14)
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08/03/15Discovery Communications to Form Strategic Relationship with Doğuş Media Group in Turkey
·         Doğuş to manage Ad Sales for Discovery’s portfolio ·         Discovery to acquire CNBC-e, its first FTA channel in Turkey Discovery Communications, the world's number one pay-TV programmer, today announced that it has agreed to form a strategic relationship with Doğuş Media Group, one of the leading media groups in Turkey, to increase its portfolio to 13 channels and strengthen its ad sales... 
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07/27/15Comcast Corporation and Discovery Communications Renew Long-Term, Comprehensive Distribution Agreement
-- Carriage Agreement Spans 12 Discovery U.S. Networks across Multiple Comcast Distribution Platforms -- Philadelphia, PA and Silver Spring, MD – Comcast Corporation and Discovery Communications today announced a long-term, comprehensive renewal of its distribution agreement that will deliver Discovery’s 12 U.S. networks to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers across the nation.  The renewal also includes TV Everywhere rights, ensuring Xfinity TV customers have access to their favori... 
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07/22/15Discovery Communications Agrees to Take Full Control of Eurosport
(Silver Spring, Md.) – Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced an agreement to acquire full ownership of Eurosport, the leading sports channels group across Europe and Asia, for €491 million from TF1 Group, which has announced it will exercise a put option on its 49% ownership stake as part of the companies’ previous 2012 agreement.   “Discovery Communications is excited to expand and deepen our investment in Eurosport as we continue to strengthen ... 
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06/29/15IOC Awards All TV And Multiplatform Broadcast Rights In Europe To Discovery And Eurosport For 2018-2024 Olympic Games
(Silver Spring, Md.) – To elaborate on the below press release from the International Olympic Committee, Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will be hosting a 30 minute conference call for investors this morning at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the transaction. For the 2018 – 2024 Olympic Games in Europe, Discovery is paying €1.3 billion Discovery expects positive cumulative Olympics related cash flows over the life of the deal, as it expects to sublicense the major... 
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05/13/15Discovery Communications President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the 2015 Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 27 at The Waldorf Astoria Hotel 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 ... 
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05/11/15Discovery Communications to Report Second Quarter 2015 Results on Wednesday, August 5
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report second quarter 2015 results on Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 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 1-800-901-5213, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-617-786-2962, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected ... 
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05/05/15Discovery Communications Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
First Quarter 2015 Financial Highlights: -- Revenues increased 9% to $1,537 million -- Adjusted OIBDA increased 8% to $568 million -- Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share increased 11% to $0.42 -- Repurchased $317 million worth of stock SILVER SPRING, Md., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. "2015 is off to a great sta... 
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04/13/15Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren To Present At MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit
SILVER SPRING, Md., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the MoffettNathanson Media and Communications Summit at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Le Parker Meridien 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.  ... 
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03/31/15Discovery Takes Controlling Interest in Eurosport France
Acquisition of Eurosport’s French Channels Follows Discovery Taking Control of Eurosport International Last Year (London) -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced the completion of its acquisition of a controlling interest in Eurosport France to further consolidate Europe’s leading sports entertainment group.  Discovery increased its interest in Eurosport France to 51% from 20% as part of a larger strategic partnership with TF1 Group that began in ... 
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03/12/15Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of €600 million aggregate principal amount of its 1.90% senior notes due 2027 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.787% of their principal amount to yield 1.92% to maturity.  The sale of the Notes is expected to close on March 19, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. ... 
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03/05/15Discovery Communications CFO Andrew Warren To Present At Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Andrew Warren will present at the 2015 Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference at 9:25 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach, FL.  A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at www.discoverycommunicatio... 
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03/02/15Discovery Communications To Report First Quarter 2015 Results On Tuesday, May 5
SILVER SPRING, Md., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will report first quarter 2015 results on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 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 1-800-901-5213, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-617-786-2962, and use the following passcode: DISCA. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior... 
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02/25/15Discovery Communications Announces Pricing of Senior Notes
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) (the "Company") announced today that Discovery Communications, LLC ("DCL") has priced an offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 3.45% senior notes due 2025 (the "Notes"). The Notes were priced at 99.915% of their principal amount to yield 3.46% to maturity. The sale of the Notes is expected to close on March 2, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. Th... 
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02/19/15Mediacom Communications and Discovery Communications Sign New, Long-Term Distribution Agreement
(Mediacom Park, NY and Silver Spring, MD) - Mediacom Communications and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement. The deal, which incorporates TV Everywhere rights through subscriber authentication, will allow Mediacom customers to enjoy continued access to Discovery’s award-winning portfolio of 13 U.S. networks across multiple platforms. The agreement encompasses Discovery’s entire family of U.S. networks including Discovery Ch... 
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02/19/15Discovery Communications Reports Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
Full Year 2014 Financial Highlights: - Revenues increased 13% to $6,265 million - Adjusted OIBDA increased 4% to $2,491 million - Adjusted Earnings per Diluted Share increased 13% to $1.84 - Free cash flow increased 2% to $1,198 million - Repurchased over $1.4 billion worth of stock SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, Inc. ("Discovery" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today reported financial results for the full year and f... 
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02/12/15Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav to Present at Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference
SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference at 8:00 a.m. PST (11:00 EST) on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. A link to a live audio webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery Communications' website at www.discoverycommu... 
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01/07/15The National Cable Television Cooperative and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement
(Lenexa, Kan. and Silver Spring, Md.) - The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and Discovery Communications today announced a multi-year distribution agreement to allow the continued delivery of Discovery’s award-winning family of 13 U.S. networks. The deal gives participating NCTC member companies TV Everywhere rights through subscriber authentication on multiple devices.    As part of the long-term agreement, NCTC member customers will continue to have access t... 
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