Discovery Communications Announces New Deal to Create Shows for Snapchat

— Reimagined Content from Iconic Discovery Properties and Exclusive Snapchat Content Highlight an Innovative New Programming Agreement — New York and Los Angeles – Discovery Communications and Snap Inc. today announced a new deal to develop Shows for Snapchat’s Discover platform. Shows are premium short-form mobile video produced exclusively for Snapchat. Under this agreement, the companies will produce new series created specifically for Snapchat’s “mobile-first” audience as well as shows…

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Michigan’s Flint Community Schools Announce New Partnership with Discovery Education to Increase Student Performance and Engagement in Science

New Digital Textbook and Professional Development Initiative Empowers the District to Create Authentic Learning Environments and Build Educators’ Capacity to Support Transition to Digital Learning Silver Spring, Md. (February 14, 2017) – Michigan’s Flint Community Schools (FCS) today announced a new partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. Through this new collaboration, FCS educators teaching grades K-8 districtwide can now accelerate the creation of authentic digital classrooms…

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Discovery Communications Reports Full Year and Fourth Quarter 2016 Results

Full Year 2016 Financial Highlights: Revenues increased 2% to $6,497 million (increased 4% excluding currency effects) DCI Net Income increased 15% to $1,194 million (increased 11% excluding currency effects) Diluted EPS increased 24% to $1.96 and Adjusted EPS increased 21% to $2.13 (increased 17% excluding currency effects) Repurchased $1,374 million of stock Silver Spring, Maryland – February 14, 2017: Discovery Communications, Inc. (“Discovery” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today…

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Students Nationwide Called to Complete Kind Acts in Celebration of 17th Annual Random Acts of Kindness Week

New Kindness Generator Launches to Serve as Online Resource for Students, Educators and Families to Track and Inspire Kindness Worldwide  DENVER, February 9, 2017 – High tech meets high touch, as the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation enhances 2017 Random Acts of Kindness Week #RAKWeek2017 by launching an online Kindness Generator, which will serve as an online rally point for activities worldwide this year. With the Kindness Generator, classrooms…

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Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District Expands Partnership with Discovery Education to Accelerate Transition to Student-Centered Learning Environments

-Digital Social Studies and Science Textbooks to Support District’s Efforts to Continuously Improve Instruction-    Silver Spring, Md. (Feb. 6, 2017) – Louisiana’s Rapides Parish School District (RPSD) announced today an expansion of their ongoing partnership with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. In this new stage of the collaboration, educators in more than 20 district schools will now be empowered to support RPSD’s transition to student-centered…

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Discovery Education Announces 2017 Dates for No-Cost Professional Development Events Supporting School Leaders

–The Powerful Practices Series Returns with Two Events Exploring New Instructional Leadership Practices that Make a Difference in Teaching and Learning– Silver Spring, Md. (February 1, 2017) — Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, again invites superintendents and educators nationwide to participate in Powerful Practices: The Instructional Leadership Experience.  These two, no-cost, one day, interactive professional development events taking place in San Francisco, CA,…

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Discovery Communications Continues Olympic Games Momentum with Telewizja Polska Partnership in Poland

New Home of the Olympic Games in Europe announce additional agreements in Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Iceland, Latvia and Lithuania New partners match Discovery’s belief in the inspiration and impact of the Olympic Games Delivery of the ultimate Games experience on free-to-air, pay-TV, digital and mobile to reach more people, on more screens, than ever before The growing momentum of Discovery Communications’ Olympic Games preparations has been marked by seven…

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Discovery and Sky Agree to a New Deal

Passionate TV fans’ voices were heard “loud and clear” LONDON 31 January 2017 – A successful new deal has been agreed between Discovery and Sky which means Discovery’s portfolio of 12 channels will continue to be available on Sky and Discovery Channel will continue to be available on NOW TV in the UK after 31st January 2017. Susanna Dinnage, Managing Director, Discovery Networks UK, said: “We want to thank our millions…

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Dream Final Serves Up Biggest Ever Audience on Eurosport

2m simultaneous viewers during final set drama – the largest ever peak audience in Eurosport history Eurosport’s highest rating tennis match of all-time with an average of 5.9m viewers Final becomes most-watched Eurosport programme in both Spain and the Netherlands Eurosport is celebrating a record-breaking Australian Open with yesterday’s men’s final between Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal smashing the channels audience records and cementing its status the Home of Grand…

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Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education Announce New ‘Siemens STEM Day’ Online Program to Spark Students’ Interest In Real-World Applications of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

–Educators Invited to Enter “The Possibility Grant Sweepstakes” for a Chance to Win $10,000 to fund a STEM Initiative at Their School– SILVER SPRING, Md. (January 30, 2017) – Today, the Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, launched  Siemens STEM Day ― a refreshed and expanded version of the beloved Siemens Science Day website that includes a new K-12 online STEM experience. In addition to more…

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