David Zaslav Will Run Discovery Communications Through 2019

David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, will continue in that role through 2019, the cable conglomerate announced today.

Discovery CEO Zaslav Declares OWN Cash-Flow Positive

Discovery Communications missed the mark on its fourth-quarter earnings report today, off from analyst predictions by 8 cents (at an opening price of 82 cents a share), and missing predictions for revenue by $10 million. 

Discovery Communications Green-lights New Series on All Networks

Once again, nonfiction entertainment juggernaut Discovery Communications is realigning to boost its smaller networks for the upfront season.

Zaslav: Discovery Banking on CPM Gains

On Thursday morning's Q4 earnings call, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav told analysts in no uncertain terms that he expects to realize greater profits over the next few years by raising ad rates. "I think you'll see over the next couple of years that that'll be the sustained wind at our back," he said.

OWN Blitzes TV and Web, Sparks Social Chatter With Lance Armstrong

If you were online looking for Staten Island Law or Oprah's Lifeclass last night, you were out of luck. All Oprah properties were seriously involved in simulcasting the first half of OWN CEO Oprah Winfrey's two-night interview with Lance Armstrong.

Earnings: Zaslav Touts OWN’s New Direction, Admits ‘Teachy and Preachy’ Tone

The stronger dollar was not good news for Discovery on Tuesday (Nov.

Discovery Communications Plans Q3 Hibernation

Don't expect a lot of new content on the Discovery Channel until after Shark Week, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav told investors and journalists on the company's second quarter earnings call Tuesday morning.

Oprah and Arianna Join Forces

Arianna Huffington and Oprah Winfrey are forging a new friendship, intended to share the talk show queen’s health-and-happiness mantra with the vast network of Huffington Post readers and bloggers.

Larry King’s Ora.tv Gearing Up for Summer Launch

It's shaping up to be the summer of online video and Larry King wants in.

Discovery Earnings Down on OWN Losses

First-quarter revenues at Discovery reached $152 million, up 16 percent year-over-year against the first quarter of 2011. Profits, however, fell 28 percent against the previous year, due in part to OWN, its still-struggling joint venture with Oprah Winfrey.