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  1. Bank of America turns cautious on Discovery Communications

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    Thu, 2 Oct 2014

    Discovery Communication ( DISCA -1.4% ) is downloaded to Neutral from Buy by analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. The company is susceptible to slowing ad revenue if TV ratings fall, warn analysts. Post your comment!

  2. War of words goes on in pay-TV sector

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    Fri, 26 Sep 2014

    the word " extortion " in describing recent negotiations with rivals. Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH ), Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA ), and Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) each called out Comcast for its claims. Post your comment!

  3. Discovery Communications gains control of The Hub TV network

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    Thu, 25 Sep 2014

    Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA ) takes control of The Hub TV network by acquiring a larger position of shares from Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS ). Hasbro received $64.4M in cash as Discovery 's holdings went to 60% of The Hub from 40%. SEC Form 8-K Post your comment!

  4. Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    (Adds Lindt & Spruengli, Yildiz Holding, Chiquita, Cisco, BASF SE, Actavis, Tibco, Discovery Communications Inc, Acorda Therapeutics)

  5. Comcast accuses Discovery of 'extortionate demands' in merger filing

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp's bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday.

  6. Comcast accuses Discovery of 'extortionate demands' in merger filing

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - Media company Discovery Communications Inc demanded business concessions as a condition for not opposing Comcast Corp's bid for Time Warner Cable Inc, Comcast told U.S. regulators in a filing on Tuesday.

  7. Comcast accuses rivals of extortion over TWC deal

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    Wed, 24 Sep 2014

    such as renegotiated program carriage agreements failed. Though a host of companies such as Dish Network and Discovery Communications have been vocal opponents of a TWC-CMCSA combination, Comcast made its sharpest accusations against Netflix

  8. Discovery Communications and Liberty Global finalize All3Media buy

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    Tue, 23 Sep 2014

    Discovery Communications ( DISCA -1.5% ) and Liberty Global ( LBTYA -0.5% ) announce that they have finalized a deal to acquire All3Media after clearing

  9. Discovery seeks to take control of Hub TV network from Hasbro-WSJ

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    Wed, 17 Sep 2014

    Sept 17 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc is seeking a controlling interest in The Hub, reducing partner and toymaker Hasbro Inc's share of the children's cable TV network, the Wall Street...

  10. Is Discovery Communications Stake In Eurosport Really A Threat To ESPN?

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    Mon, 15 Sep 2014

    controlling stake in Eurosport early in 2014, Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA ) CEO David Zaslav is attempting to call attention ..... and Western Europe than ESPN in the U.S." Discovery upped its stake in Eurosport from 20% to 51

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