NEW YORK/LONDON April 16 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications has dropped out of bidding to buy Britain's free-to-air Channel 5, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
could also prompt one of the major providers to unbundle its network packages to move to a la carte pricing. Content providers ( DISCA , AMCX , VIAB , SNI , TWX , CRWN , MSG ) will be watching the developments closely. Post your comment!
Discovery Communications ( DISCA -0.7% ) says it has taken an undisclosed stake in DogTV. The cable channel has 24 hours of programming a day related to canine
Discovery Communications ( DISCA -1.4% ) CEO David Zaslav tips off that the company might be interested in making a bid for English Premiere League soccer rights
Apple-Comcast flirtation closely. The development could also have some bearing on TV networks ( CBS , DIS , AMCX , TWX , FOXA , VIAB , DISCA , MSG , SNI , CRWN ) which could benefit if Apple comes knocking on their doors for rights to popular channels. CMCSA +1
(Reuters) - John Hendricks, the founder of Discovery Communications Inc, will retire as the media company's chairman and from its board in May, Discovery announced on Thursday.
John Hendricks, who founded Discovery ( DISCA ) in 1985, will be retiring as chairman on May 16, following the TV network owner's annual meeting. ( 8-K ) No successor has been named yet. Post your comment!
March 20 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc, owner of cable networks including the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, said on Thursday it will provide programming to a new pay-TV channel in China operated by WASU Digital TV Media Group.
Discovery Communications ( DISCA +0.3% ) promotes Doug Baker to be the COO of its Discovery Networks International unit. The exec will also remain the CFO of the bustling international unit. Post your comment!
Discovery Communications ( DISCA +0.2% ) names John Honeycutt to be its Chief Technology Office. The company says Honeycutt will have a hand in its long-term strategy for its pay-TV, digital terrestrial, free-to-air, and online services. Post your comment!