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    Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCA)

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    33.02 Up 0.79(2.45%) Jul 31, 4:00PM EDT
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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:6,800

    Business Summary 

    Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company. The company operates through U.S. Networks; International Networks; and Education and Other segments. It owns and operates television networks under the brands, such as Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, Velocity, Discovery Family, American Heroes, Destination America, Discovery Life, Oprah Winfrey network, Eurosport, DMAX, and Discovery Kids. The company’s content spans genres, including survival, exploration, sports, lifestyle, general entertainment, heroes, adventure, crime and investigation, health, and kids. It also distributes content across various platforms, such as brand-aligned Websites, Web-native networks, on-line streaming, mobile devices, video on demand (VOD), and broadband channels; and operates radio stations and Websites. In addition, the company provides access to an online suite of curriculum-based VOD tools, professional development services, digital textbooks, and student assessments through subscriptions for K-12 schools; and publishes hardcopy curriculum-based content. Further, it operates production studios that develop television content for television service providers. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated approximately 330 distribution feeds in 40 languages internationally. Discovery Communications, Inc. is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Discovery Communications, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2015 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 , 55
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres, Director ,Member of Exec. Committee, Chief Exec. Officer of Discovery Communications Holding LLC and Pres of Discovery Communications Holding LLC
    11.02M81.20M
    Mr. Andrew C. Warren , 49
    Chief Financial Officer and Sr. Exec. VP
    2.41M0.00
    Mr. Bruce L. Campbell , 48
    Chief Devel. & Digital Officer and Gen. Counsel
    3.31M889.00K
    Ms. Adria Alpert Romm , 60
    Chief Global HR and Diversity Officer
    1.53M430.00K
    Mr. Jean-Briac Perrette , 44
    Pres of Discovery Networks International
    3.23M0.00
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 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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