Distribution and Impact of Discovery Communications Inc. Distribution on the NASDAQ OMX Indexes

Distribution and Impact of Discovery Communications Inc. Distribution on the

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 16, 2014, Discovery
Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:DISCA) announced a distribution of Class C shares
to its stockholders.

NASDAQ OMX is providing the information below to clarify the effect of this
distribution on Discovery Communications, Inc. Class A shares in the NASDAQ
OMX indexes.

As a result of this transaction, upon distribution, the Discovery
Communications, Inc. Class C shares will be added to all NASDAQ OMX indexes
that contain Discovery Communications, Inc. Class A shares, including, but not
limited to, the NASDAQ-100 Index and the NASDAQ Global Index Family.

This is effective prior to market open on August 7, 2014, the ex-date of the

In order to best reflect our evolving market, both the Class A shares and the
Class C shares of Discovery Communications, Inc. will remain in the Indexes.
This action is being taken to provide for seamless distribution of the new
securities, and ensure Index continuity.

Projected Index Timeline

August 7 Ex Date:

Prior to market open on Thursday, August 7, 2014, Discovery Communications,
Inc. Class C shares will be added to pertinent NASDAQ OMX indexes, including,
but not limited to, the NASDAQ-100 and NASDAQ Global Index Family.

In addition, adjustments will be made to the previous closing price of the
Discovery Communications, Inc. Class A shares, to reflect the pro rata
distribution of the Class C shares.

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