Discovery Communications Announces Two Significant International Transactions - Acquisition Of SBS Nordic And Strategic Alliance With TF1/Eurosport PR Newswire Dec. 14 -- $2 billion investment, including largest transaction in company history, makes Discovery the #1 pay-TV programmer in Europe -- -- Media conference call at 8:30am EST Friday, December 14 -- WHAT: Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) will discuss its agreement to purchase ProSiebenSat.1 Group's SBS Nordic operations, including leading TV networks in Norway, Sweden and Denmark,and its strategic alliance with TF1, which includes 20% equity stakes in TF1's Eurosport Group and four pay-TV channels in France.Discovery will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST on Friday, December 14. WHO: David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications Mark Hollinger, President and CEO, Discovery Networks International Andy Warren, Chief Financial Officer,Discovery Communications Bruce Campbell, Chief Development Officer and General Counsel, Discovery Communications WHEN: Friday, December 14, 8:30AM EST WHERE: To access the conference call in the U.S. dial 1-800-435-1261, or outside of the U.S. dial 1-617-614-4076, and use the following passcode: 98467764. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior to the beginning of the call.A live audio webcast of the call also will be available on Discovery Communications' website at www.discoverycommunications.com. A replay of the call will be available beginning approximately one hour after the completion of the call until December 28, 2012. The replay can be accessed by phone in the U.S. at 1-888-286-8010 and outside of the U.S. at 1-617-801-6888 using the following passcode: 39100295. CONTACTS: Michelle Russo, +1 240.662.2901, firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth Hillman, +1 240.662.2664, email@example.com INVESTORS: Investors: Craig Felenstein +1 212.548.5109, firstname.lastname@example.org About Discovery Communications Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 217 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 153 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com. /PRNewswire -- Dec. 14, 2012/ SOURCE Discovery Communications Website: http://www.discovery.com
Discovery Communications Announces Two Significant International Transactions - Acquisition Of SBS Nordic And Strategic Alliance
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