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Discovery, Scripps shareholders approve merger

Shareholders have approved the USD 14.6 billion deal that will see Discovery Communications acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, according to a SEC filing. The merger is expected to close by early 2018. The agreement to acquire Scripps was announced at the end of July. According to Discovery, the combined company will produce approximately 8,000 hours of [...]

Accionistas de Discovery y Scripps aprueban fusión

Los accionistas de Discovery Communications y Scripps Networks Interactive aprobaron el acuerdo de USD 14.600 millones mediante el cual Discovery adquirirá a su par de entretenimiento, según se informó en un comunicado enviado a la SEC de Estados Unidos. Se espera que la transacción se complete a comienzos de 2018. El acuerdo fue anunciado en [...]

Discovery to create shows for Facebooks new video platform

Discovery Communications will develop premium mid-form shows for Watch,  the new platform for shows on Facebook. The media company announced that it will produce shows both inspired by leading Discovery Communications properties and created exclusively for Facebook. The first show of this agreement, Animal Planets Celebrity Animal Encounters is available from this week. In addition, [...]

Discovery creará contenidos para la nueva plataforma de video de Facebook

Discovery Communications desarrollará programas premium para Watch, la nueva plataforma de video de Facebook, que reúne todos los contenidos de TV. La compañía anunció que producirá shows inspirados en sus propiedades y creados exclusivamente para la red social. El primer programa dentro de este acuerdo, Celebrity Animal Encounters, de Animal Planet, está disponible desde esta [...]

Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks for USD 14.6 billion

Discovery Communications announced a deal to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive, owner of Food Network, for USD 14.6 billion. The transaction is expected to close by early 2018. In a press release, Discovery said that the combined company will produce approximately 8,000 hours of original programming annually, be home to approximately 300,000 hours of library content, [...]

Discovery compra Scripps Networks por USD 14.600 millones

Discovery Communications anunció que adquirirá Scripps Networks Interactive, propietaria de Food Network, entre otras marcas, por USD 14.600 millones. Las compañías esperan completar la transacción a principios de 2018. En un comunicado, Discovery dijo que la compañía combinada producirá por año aproximadamente 8 mil horas de programación original, contará con alrededor de 300 mil horas [...]

Discovery and Scripps reportedly in merger talks

Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, are in merger talks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The companies did not confirm the information. This would be the second time they analyze the possibility of a merger since the two media companies broke off previous merger talks in [...]

Discovery y Scripps en conversaciones para una posible fusión

Discovery Communications y Scripps Networks Interactive, compañía madre del canal Food Network, están en conversaciones para concretar una posible fusión, dijeron a Reuters fuentes familiarizadas con el tema. Si bien las compañías no confirmaron la información, esta sería la segunda vez que analizan una fusión, luego de un intento en 2014. Según Reuters, Scripps está [...]

DSports acquires Chinese Leagues rights and more

DSport, the new sports premium channel from Discovery Communications, has acquired the rights of the Chinese Super League (CSL). The newly launched channel will be broadcasting the competition as from 11 March. R.C Venkateish, the former MD of ESPN Star and CEO of Dish TV India, who is actually the guide of DSports, revealed: It [...]

Discovery Communications Fatafeat ups content offer

The Arab lifestyle television channel owned by Takhayal Entertainment, which is in turn part of Discovery Communications, Fatafeat, is upgrading its digital offering with a slew of new shows for the family. The new collection will include Sweet Memories season 2. It will be premiered in March and involves the preparation of desserts and baked [...]