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    Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

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    34.87 Down 0.02(0.06%) Dec 26, 4:00PM EST
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    Discovery Communications, Inc.
    One Discovery Place
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    United States - Map
    Phone: 240-662-2000
    Website: http://corporate.discovery.com

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    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Services
    Industry:CATV Systems
    Full Time Employees:5,700

    Business Summary 

    Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education. Its content spans genres, including science, exploration, survival, natural history, technology, docu-series, anthropology, heroes, paleontology, history, space, archeology, health and wellness, engineering, adventure, lifestyles, crime and investigation, civilizations, current events, and kids. The company owns and operates nine television networks in the United States, such as discovery channel, TLC, animal planet, investigation discovery, science channel, military channel, destination America, velocity, and discovery fit and health. It also owns interests in the oprah winfrey network, the hub network, 3net television networks, and pan-regional television networks; and free-to-air television networks, including DMAX, fatafeat, quest, real time, giallo, frisbee, focus, and K2. In addition, the company provides brand-aligned Websites, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels. Further, it offers curriculum-based product and services through subscriptions for K-12 schools to access online curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, digital textbooks, and student assessments, as well as publishes hardcopy curriculum-based content. As of December 31, 2013, it operated approximately 240 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. The company is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Discovery Communications, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Dec 1, 2014 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
     PayExercised
    Mr. David M. Zaslav , 54
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director ,Member of Exec. Committee, Chief Exec. Officer of Discovery Communications Holding LLC and Pres of Discovery Communications Holding LLC
    10.81M58.68M
    Mr. Andrew C. Warren , 48
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. Exec. VP
    2.73M0.00
    Mr. Bruce L. Campbell , 47
    Chief Devel. & Digital Officer and Gen. Counsel
    2.68M2.08M
    Mr. Kurt T. Wehner , 52
    Chief Accounting Officer and Exec. VP
    N/AN/A
    Mr. John Honeycutt ,
    Chief Technology Officer
    N/AN/A
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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