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HOW LONG WILL DISCOVERY CONTINUE TO BACK OPRAH?

May 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Supporting Oprah Winfrey’s struggling OWN cable network may be well and good for now, but a senior Bloomberg analyst wants to know how long Discovery Communications, which is half-owner of the network, intends to keep on doing so. “The company needs to provide investors with a road map for this business,” Paul Sweeney remarked on […]

ZASLOV URGES ADVERTISERS: BE PATIENT WITH OPRAH’S NETWORK

December 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Discovery Communications chief David Zaslav hasn’t given up on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), and has urged advertisers and investors not to do so either. “My job, Oprah’s job, is to create a meaningful audience for OWN over the next two years,” Zaslav told a media conference in New York. “That’s what you should watch […]

TV SHOW ABOUT MICHAEL JACKSON’S AUTOPSY POSTPONED

January 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Plans by Britain’s incarnation of the Discovery Channel to air a reenactment of the Michael Jackson autopsy have angered Jackson’s fans and family, who have launched a petition campaign urging the cable channel to cancel it. In a letter sent to Discovery chief David Zaslav on Wednesday, John Branca and John McClain, co-executors of the […]