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OpenReel Expands Leadership Team with Vice President of Finance and Five Senior Members to Continue Driving Company Growth

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Most recently, Randall served as Vice President of Finance Operations at Gallant Capital, and has previously held senior positions at K1 Investment Management, KPMG, and The Boeing Company.

Key Points: 
  • Most recently, Randall served as Vice President of Finance Operations at Gallant Capital, and has previously held senior positions at K1 Investment Management, KPMG, and The Boeing Company.
  • As we look towards our next phase of growth and OpenReel continues to transform the video creation space, his wide-ranging expertise will be an invaluable addition to the team.
  • The newest senior additions to the OpenReel team include:
    Liz Childers, Director of Content: Liz brings a decade of creative, editorial, and strategic brand partnerships experience in digital media journalism.
  • Before joining the OpenReel team, Tim was a Director at Internet Brands and served as Case Research Specialist at Xerox.

Discovery To Report Third-Quarter 2021 Results On Wednesday, November 3

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that it will report its third-quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 7:00 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that it will report its third-quarter 2021 results on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 7:00 a.m.
  • ET that same day to discuss the results.
  • A replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the call until November 10, 2021.
  • Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

discovery+ Now Available on LG Smart TVs in U.S.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 3:01pm

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct.13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery, Inc. and LG Electronics USA announced today that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVsin the U.S. including LG's line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*.

Key Points: 
  • ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Oct.13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery, Inc. and LG Electronics USA announced today that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVsin the U.S. including LG's line-up of award-winning LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*.
  • LG Smart TV owners can now access discovery+ on the TV's webOS platform by opening the discovery+ app using their remote or, when available, by saying "discovery plus" directly into their LG Magic Remote.
  • "The arrival of the discovery+ app on LG Smart TVs delivers a new range of premium, educational and inspiring content to LG TV owners," said Peggy Ang, LG's vice president of marketing.
  • discovery+ is available in the U.S. starting at $4.99 per month, with an ad-free version available for $6.99 per month.

Discovery, Inc. To Launch discovery+ In Canada

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery, Inc. (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that discovery+, the definitive streaming home of non-fiction, real life content, will launch in Canada on Tuesday, October 19. The launch marks the first time Canadian viewers will have access to the most comprehensive collection of real life programming available anywhere.

Key Points: 
  • The launch marks the first time Canadian viewers will have access to the most comprehensive collection of real life programming available anywhere.
  • discovery+ also features much loved personalities like Guy Fieri, Drew and Jonathan Scott, Zak Bagans and Dr. Pimple Popper.
  • Finally, more than 1,000 episodes of Discovery's most popular series will be subtitled in French at launch.
  • With our expertise in driving discoverability and brand recognition, we look forward to supporting the growth of discovery+ in Canada."

Givsly Kicks-off Second Annual "Season Without Swag," Providing an Alternative to Traditional Corporate Holiday Gifting

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 1:34pm

The program serves as an alternative to company-branded holiday gifts that are often duplicative or largely unused.

Key Points: 
  • The program serves as an alternative to company-branded holiday gifts that are often duplicative or largely unused.
  • Instead, this unique initiative provides a turn-key, sustainable solution for participants to remain charitably active through the Holiday season.
  • Donations are made to a selected group of nonprofits when the participating client chooses to opt out of the swag.
  • "FOX is proud to once again partner with Givsly for our second annual Season without Swag sponsorship.

Discovery President And CEO David Zaslav To Present At The Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 9:01pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 9:40 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that President and CEO David Zaslav will present at the Goldman Sachs 30th Annual Communacopia Conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 9:40 a.m.
  • A link to the webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery's website at https://corporate.discovery.com/ .
  • An on-demand replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's Investor Relations website shortly after the conclusion of the presentation.
  • Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" Takes on New Meaning When Performed by Real School Shooting Survivors in New Gut-Wrenching Sandy Hook Promise PSA

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 3:24pm

School shootings should not be a part of growing up. The tragic impact of a school shooting affects the loved ones of those who were killed and survivors, like those in this PSA, carry mental and emotional wounds -- beyond the physical scars -- that never truly heal.

Key Points: 
  • "All the stories we tell with Sandy Hook Promise are human stories - about the people on either side of the gun in a shooting.
  • Through these no-cost programs, Sandy Hook Promise has averted multiple school shooting plots, teen suicides, and countless other acts of violence.
  • About Sandy Hook Promise: Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to end school shootings and create a culture change that prevents violence and other harmful acts that hurt children.
  • SHP is led by several family members whose loved ones were killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012.

Discovery Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels To Present At The Bank Of America Securities 2021 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 9:01pm
Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) today announced that Chief Financial Officer Gunnar Wiedenfels will present at the Bank of America Securities Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference on Monday, September 13, 2021 at 12:30 p.m.
  • A link to the webcast of the presentation will be available in the "Investor Relations" section of Discovery's website at https://corporate.discovery.com/ .
  • An on-demand replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's Investor Relations website shortly after the conclusion of the presentation.
  • Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

Discovery, Inc. to Charge the Government of Poland with Violations to the US-Poland Bilateral Investment Treaty

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 7:00pm

The current Polish government's damaging and discriminatory actions, however, leave us no choice but to bring charges under the US-Poland bilateral investment treaty.

Key Points: 
  • The current Polish government's damaging and discriminatory actions, however, leave us no choice but to bring charges under the US-Poland bilateral investment treaty.
  • We are deeply committed to safeguarding our investment in Poland and its people, defending the public's interest in independent media and the rights of freedom of expression.
  • Discovery, as a protected investor in Poland, is afforded important rights and freedoms under the US-Polish Treaty.
  • Poland's conduct violates several obligations under the Treaty signed between the US and the Republic of Poland on 21 March 1990.

Group Nine Media Announces Licensing Partnership with Wright's Media

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 1:39pm

HOUSTON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright's Media, an industry-leading global content licensing agency, today announced a partnership with Group Nine Media, a top 10 global media company [source: Tubular, June 2020], to bring unparalleled accolade and editorial licensing to brands featured by Group Nine's editorial teams at POPSUGAR and Thrillist.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright's Media, an industry-leading global content licensing agency, today announced a partnership with Group Nine Media, a top 10 global media company [source: Tubular, June 2020], to bring unparalleled accolade and editorial licensing to brands featured by Group Nine's editorial teams at POPSUGAR and Thrillist.
  • Group Nine has the most optimistic, fast moving, deeply connected brands in the categories that matter now.
  • "Group Nine's audiences deeply trust our editorial endorsements and those recommendations convert into actual actions," said Priyanka Arya, VP of Strategic Partnerships & Finance at Group Nine.
  • "We look forward to our licensing partnership with Wright's Media to amplify our recommendations to the brands and products featured."