David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Communications, will continue in that role through 2019, the cable conglomerate announced today.
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.
Once again, nonfiction entertainment juggernaut Discovery Communications is realigning to boost its smaller networks for the upfront season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.