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Discovery buys Scripps for $14.6 bn, to net 20% of US ad-pay-TV subs

Discovery Communications, Inc. and Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Discovery to acquire Scripps in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $14.6 billion, or $90 per share, based on Discovery’s Friday, July 21 closing price. The purchase...

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Discovery & Scripps reported to be discussing merger

MUMBAI: Media companies Scripps Networks and Discovery Communications are reportedly in merger talks, supposedly revisiting a probable deal that did not materialise around three years ago.

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Discovery's International Networks ad rev down in 2016

BENGALURU: Discovery Communications Inc., (DCI) reported 1.6 percent growth in revenue at $ 6,497 million for the year ended 31 December 2016 (FY-16, current year) as compared to the $6,394 million in the previous year. Overall, DCI reported adjusted OIBDA growth of 1.2 percent in the current year...

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Lower Ad revenue curtails Discovery Communications Q3-16 numbers

An overall 4.1 per cent decline in advertising revenue for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q3-16, current quarter) vis-à-vis the corresponding year ago quarter resulted in flat revenue for Discovery Communications Inc., (Discovery). The company reported overall revenue of $1,556 million for...

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Q2-16: Distribution, other revenue push Discovery Communications revenue up 3.3 percent

BENGALURU: An increase of $39 million (4.9 percent increase) in Distribution and an increase of $17 million (26.2 percent increase) of ‘Other’ revenue boosted Discovery Communications Inc., (Discovery) revenue by 3.3 percent for the quarter ended 30 June 2016 (Q2-16, current quarter) vis-à-vis the...

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