Discovery Communications

  1. Big Entertainment Stocks Post First-Quarter Gains

    April 01, 2011 7:35 AM EDT The opening quarter of 2011 saw the shares of a range of entertainment conglomerates hit new multiyear highs as double-digit gains for all sector biggies except Sony Corp. outpaced the broad-based S&P 500 stock index. The gains, led again by C ...

  2. 9,000 Michael Jackson Fans Sign Petition Asking Discovery Not to Air Autopsy Special

    December 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's estate has fired off an angry letter to Discovery Communications over an upcoming TV special that re-enacts the late singer's autopsy, TMZ reports. Fans have already protested the special, with more than 9,000 signing a ...

  3. Business Matter: Spotify, Rhapsody, Zune and more

    October 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Two Issues Spotify, Music Services Must Overcome -- Speaking at the Daily Beast's Innovators Summit on Friday, Spotify investor Sean Parker (Founders Fun) explained the music service lures us ...

  4. Ryan Seacrest In Talks To Launch Cable Network

    October 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Are you ready for the Ryan Seacrest channel? The reality producer, radio personality and "American Idol" host is in early talks with talent agency CAA and entertainment company AEG about jointly launching a new cable network. The busines ...

  5. 'Oprah Winfrey Show' Coming To An End

    November 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Oprah Winfrey will announce on her show today (Nov. 20) that she will end her daily talk show Sept. 9, 2011, after 25 years on the air. This is anything but a retirement. Winfrey will shift her efforts to OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, which she ...

  6. The 'Free' Debate

    April 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ad-supported music sites, file-sharing services and a wealth of music posted online are adding to the topic of "free" become a more common talking point. As companies search for new ways to monetize recorded music, expect free music to b ...

  7. Harry Fox Appoints Chief Info Officer

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Gilchrist moves to role from ProLink Comm. The Harry Fox Agency has appointed Samuel Gilchrist as chief information officer. He will be in charge of the IT Client Solutions department in New York, reporting to president/CEO Gary Churgin. Gilchrist ...

  8. Liberty Media Completes Spin-off Of Discovery

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Liberty Media Corp., the conglomerate headed by cable pioneer John Malone, said July 21 it had completed the spin-off of Discovery Holdings, which includes Liberty's 50% stake in Discovery Communicati NEW YORK (Reuters) -- Liberty Media Corp. ...

  9. Picture This

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment obtains the rights to such programs as Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet under an exclusive distribution deal with Discovery Communications. Read Jill Kipnis Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment obtains th ...

  10. Columbia, Discovery Ink Distribution Deal

    July 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment has signed an exclusive video distribution deal with Discovery Communications. Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment has signed an exclusive video distribution deal with Discovery Communications. The agreement, wh ...