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The AOL On Network and Discovery Communications Announce Licensing Agreement to Offer Award-Winning Programming to Audiences



  The AOL On Network and Discovery Communications Announce Licensing Agreement
  to Offer Award-Winning Programming to Audiences Around the Web

   Partnership Adds Audience Favorites From Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal
 Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel and Military Channel to The
                        AOL On Network’s Video Library

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 24, 2013

AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) today announced a strategic partnership with Discovery
Communications, the world’s number one nonfiction media company. The
partnership brings short-form videos from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal
Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, Military Channel to The AOL
On Network’s library of more than 470,000 premium videos.

Content from Discovery’s award-winning networks will be programmed into The
AOL On Network’s 14 channels and shared across the AOL On video hub, AOL’s
owned and operated properties and publisher partners, bolstering the company’s
science, technology, lifestyle and history offerings. Now fans on these sites
will be able to enjoy excerpts from their favorite shows and series, like
Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and annual Shark Week to TLC’s Say Yes to the
Dress and Animal Planet’s River Monsters as well as other titles from
Discovery’s rich programming library. Additionally, The AOL On Network and
Discovery will offer content from Discovery and Revision3’s recently launched
online video series, DNews.

“Discovery Communications always has been committed to engaging audiences on
all consumer distribution platforms, which are supported by a strong business
model,” said Rebecca Glashow, Senior Vice President, Digital Distribution and
Partnerships, Discovery Communications. “This partnership with The AOL Network
not only introduces new audiences to our award-winning programming, but allows
loyal fans access to clips from all of their favorite shows. It is a terrific
complement to our current array of multi-channel video services.”

“We've long been advocates of the idea that content providers need to
distribute their offerings to multiple platforms in order to maximize exposure
and ROI,” said Ran Harnevo, SVP of The AOL On Network. “Over the last few
months, we’ve seen this vision rewarded through market traction and
recognition, although there’s no better validation than when an industry
leader like Discovery turns to us to help distribute their video content
around the web.”

Launched in April 2012, The AOL On Network brings AOL's entire video offering
under one umbrella and reaches more than 68 million unique visitors per month.
It is one of the top 10 video platforms on the web according to comScore and
is number one in content-only categories including TV, Lifestyle, Home,
Beauty/Fashion/Style, Food, Education, Travel Information, Autos, Health,
Maps, and Technology. The network attracts nearly 700M video streams per
month.*

*comScore Media Metrix, December 2012 Content Only Videos

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 209 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying
curiosity through 149 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.

About AOL

AOL Inc. is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing,
and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect
the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates
original content that engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help
marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital
advertising solutions.

Contact:

Media:
LaunchSquad for AOL On
Lindsey Scott, 212-564-3665
aol@launchsquad.com
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