Discovery Education Offers No-Cost Resources, Special Content Collection, and More to Engage Students in 2017’s Great American Eclipse

–New Resources Empower Teachers to Bring this Unique Phenomena to Life for Students Nationwide- Silver Spring, Md. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, is providing teachers and students nationwide a host of engaging digital resources to help them experience the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017 and integrate this unique learning opportunity into classroom instruction. Among the Discovery…

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DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS REPORTS SECOND QUARTER 2017 RESULTS

Second Quarter 2017 Financial Highlights: Revenues increased 2% to $1,745 million (increased 3% excluding currency effects) DCI Net Income decreased 8% to $374 million (increased 3% excluding currency effects) Diluted EPS decreased 3% to $0.64 and Adjusted EPS decreased 4% to $0.68 (increased 9% excluding currency effects) Repurchased $301 million of stock Silver Spring, Maryland – July 31, 2017: Discovery Communications, Inc. (“Discovery” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK)…

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DISCOVERY 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…

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Discovery Announces New Project C.A.T. Content & Consumer Partners

New Programming by Discovery and The Dodo to Drive Donations, Public Awareness Consumer Brands, Artists and Celebrities Join Efforts to Double the Wild Tiger Population New York, NY – Discovery Communications today announced new content and partnerships with leading celebrity and consumer brand partners who will join Discovery to ignite awareness and help promote the global movement to save tigers from extinction. The new content and partnerships represent the next chapter…

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South Carolina’s Fort Mill School District Selects Discovery Education as New Partner in Driving STEAM Teaching and Learning

-Unique Combination of Digital Resources and Sustained Professional Development to Support Educators’ Efforts to Create Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning – Silver Spring, MD. (July 26, 2017) – South Carolina’s Fort Mill School District (FMSD) announced today the selection of Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, as their new partner in creating a culture of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and…

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Discovery Communications And Universal Pictures Join With Producer Will Packer To Form Will Packer Media

Discovery Investment Creates Unique Programming Relationship for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Will Packer Media Also Announces Acquisition of Award-Winning Creative Agency, Narrative_, Plus Key Leadership Appointments LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 – Leading Hollywood producer Will Packer has partnered with Discovery Communications and Universal Pictures to form Will Packer Media, a first-of-its-kind production and branded content company.  The venture will focus on the New American Mainstream audience, with…

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Discovery Communications Names The Dodo as Exclusive Digital Partner for Project C.A.T.

Partnership Around Global Effort to Double the Wild Tiger Population New York, NY – Discovery Communications and The Dodo, the no. 1 animal brand on social, today announced that The Dodo will become Project C.A.T.’s exclusive digital partner, creating premium short form content and a dedicated online vertical to drive public awareness and donation funding in the global fight to save wild tigers from extinction. The partnership represents an important…

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Fred Graver Named SVP, Digital Content & Social For Discovery Communications

–Seasoned Industry Veteran, Who Built Twitter’s TV Business, Brings More Than 30 Years of Experience to Discovery– New York – Discovery Communications announced today the appointment of Fred Graver as Senior Vice President, Digital Content and Social for Discovery Digital. Graver most recently served as the Global Head of TV for Twitter. In his new role, he will oversee the digital network teams across Discovery’s US portfolio to extend the brand’s reach across…

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Indiana’s Tippecanoe School Corporation Approves New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting District-Wide Effort to Create Digital Learning Environments

– Corporation’s Selection of Award-Winning Social Studies and Science Techbooks Will Help Encourage Students’ Confidence, Competence and Desire for Learning – Silver Spring, Md. (July 17, 2017) – Indiana’s Tippecanoe School Corporation (TSC) announced today that it has approved a new partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. As a part of this  new relationship, TSC has selected Discovery Education’s Science Techbook™ …

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Metro Nashville Public Schools Selects Discovery Education to Power STEAM Transformation Plan

-Combination of Digital Content and Sustained Professional Development to Drive Shift to Inquiry–Based Interdisciplinary Instruction Across District’s Middle Schools- Silver Spring, Md. (July 12, 2017) – The Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) today announced it has selected Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, as its partner in driving its district-wide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Transformation Plan.  Through a unique combination of dynamic digital…

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