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One Discovery Place

Silver Spring, MD 20910

United States

Phone: 240-662-2000


rk (OWN). This segment generates revenues from fees charged to linear and digital distributors of the company's television networks’ content, which include cable, DTH satellite, and telecommunication service providers, referred to as affiliate fees, for first runs of the company’s content aired on its television networks; fees from digital distributors for content licensed that was previously distributed on its television networks; fees from advertising sold on its television networks and Websites; fees from providing sales representation and network distribution services to equity method investee networks; and revenue from licensing the company’s brands for consumer products. The company’s television networks are aired pursuant to multi-year carriage agreements that provide for the level of carriage that its networks would receive, and if applicable, for annual graduated rate increases. The company operates networks in the U.S. that utilize the following brands: Discovery Family In September 2014, the company purchased from Hasbro an additional 10% ownership interest in Discovery Family Channel, which was previously a 50% owned equity method investee. As a result, the company has a controlling financial interest in Discovery Family Channel and account for it as a consolidated subsidiary. The acquisition of Discovery Family Channel supports the company's strategic priority of expanding the scope of the network to increase viewership, and the network was rebranded as the Discovery Family Channel in October 2014. Discovery Family Channel reached approximately 69 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2014. Discovery Family Channel provides enriching, cool, relevant, family-friendly entertainment experiences that children and parents could enjoy together, including animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and family-favorite movies. Content on Discovery Family Channel includes The Aquabats! Super Show!, The Haunting Hour: The Series, SheZow, Goosebumps and My Little Pony Friendship is Magic. Target viewers are children ages 2-11 and families. Discovery Family Channel is simulcast in HD. American Heroes Channel (AHC) Rebranded from Military Channel in March 2014, AHC reached approximately 60 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2014. AHC also reached approximately 1 million subscribers in Canada. AHC provides a rare glimpse into major events that shaped the company’s world, visionary leaders and unexpected heroes who made a difference, and the great defenders of its freedom. Content on AHC includes Gunslingers, Apocalypse WWI, and The American Revolution. Target viewers are adults ages 35-64, particularly men. Destination America Destination America reached approximately 57 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2014. Destination America celebrates the people, places, and stories of the United States, and shows on television screens with the tenacity, honesty, work ethic, humor, and adventurousness that characterize the nation. Content on Destination America includes Mountain Monsters, A Haunting, Railroad Alaska, and Buying the Bayou. Target viewers are adults ages 18-54. Destination America is simulcast in HD. Discovery Life Rebranded from Discovery Fit & Health in January 2015, Discovery Life reached approximately 46 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2014. Discovery Life entertains viewers with gripping, real-life dramas, featuring storytelling that chronicles the human experience from cradle to grave, including forensic mysteries, amazing medical stories, emergency room trauma, baby and pregnancy programming, parenting challenges, and stories of extreme life conditions. Content on Discovery Life includes I Didn't Know I was Pregnant, Untold Stories of the E.R., Secret Sex Lives: Swingers and Bizarre E.R. Target viewers are adults ages 25-54. OWN OWN reached approximately 82 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2014. OWN is the first and only network named for, and inspired by, a single iconic leader. Oprah Winfrey's heart and creative instincts inform the brand and the magnetism of the chann


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