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  • OWN ORDERS TWO NEW DOCU-SERIES ‘RELEASED’ AND ‘CHECKING INN’ TO JOIN ITS SATURDAY NIGHT PROGRAMMING LINE-UP

    LOS ANGELES – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has ordered two new docu-series that will join its popular Saturday night programming line-up later this year.    “Released,” produced by Lucky 8 TV, features intimate, first-person narratives of formerly incarcerated men and women as they walk out of the prison doors for the first time to restart their lives. “Checking Inn” (working title) from Trooper Entertainment in association with Lionsgate Television, follows former Essence Magazine editor-in-chief Monique Greenwood as she pursues her lifelong dream of running her own bed and breakfast.   “OWN’s Saturday night lineup features entertaining and …

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  • The Hub Network

      FAST FACTS The Hub Network is a multi-platform joint venture between Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) and Hasbro Inc., (NASDAQ: HAS) that champions family fun by providing relatable, funny, family friendly entertainment experiences that children and their parents can enjoy together. The cable and satellite television network features original programming as well as content from Hasbro's rich portfolio of entertainment and educational properties built during the past 90 years and from leading third-party producers worldwide. The Hub Network’s lineup includes animated and live-action series, as well as specials, game shows, and family-favorite movies. The network extends its content …

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  • 3NET STUDIOS - THE GLOBAL 3D and 4K PRODUCTION and DISTRIBUTION COMPANY FROM Sony, Discovery and IMAX – ADDS NATIVE 3D AND 4K PROJECTS TO PRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT SLATE

    March 25, 2013 – Culver City, Calif – 3net Studios, the global production company from Sony, Discovery and IMAX – has begun principal photography on two native 3D television series for global distribution and is finalizing post-production on a returning series for the 3net U.S. linear service.  In addition, the company has put three new native 4K television series into development to help keep pace with the growing worldwide demand for Ultra HD content. The announcements were made today by Tom Cosgrove, President and CEO, 3net and 3net Studios.   “The global growth of 3D TV into the home increased …

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  • TLC FILLS OUT 2015-2016 SLATE OF PROGRAMMING WITH STYLE, UNIQUE FAMILIES, AND LIFE’S MOST IMPORTANT MOMENTS

    TLC FILLS OUT 2015-2016 SLATE OF PROGRAMMING WITH STYLE, UNIQUE FAMILIES, AND LIFE'S MOST IMPORTANT MOMENTS (New York, NY) - TLC wrapped up 2014 with 30 hit series averaging over 1M viewers and record-breaking numbers for beloved hit series, and the network continues that momentum into 2015. In January, viewers fell in love with TLC's newest personality, Whitney Thore with MY BIG FAT FABULOUS LIFE, and the network dove right back into the style genre with the highly anticipated return of Stacy London in the new series LOVE, LUST OR RUN. In February, 19 KIDS AND COUNTING returned with its …

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  • MILITARY CHANNEL BRINGS G.I. FILM FESTIVAL’S BEST FILMS TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE STARTING VETERANS DAY WEEKEND

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT: David Schaefer, 240-662-2954 November 4, 2010                                                      David_Schaefer@discovery.com  -OR-                                                                                     Brandon Millett, 703-597-6226                                                                                     press@gifilmfestival.com     MILITARY CHANNEL BRINGS G.I. FILM FESTIVAL'S BEST FILMS TO A NATIONAL AUDIENCE STARTING VETERANS DAY WEEKEND     (Silver Spring, MD) - Military Channel is joining forces with the G.I. Film Festival, the nation's most prestigious film festival devoted exclusively to the heroic service of American service members.  Military Channel will feature weekend blocks of some of the G.I Film Festival's award-winning documentary and narrative films showcasing themes ranging from the courage and ingenuity displayed on battlefields throughout history …

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  • DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS ANNOUNCES DISCOVERY FIT & HEALTH WILL BECOME DISCOVERY LIFE CHANNEL ON JANUARY 15, 2015: NETWORK EMBRACES LIFE, UNEXPECTED

    (Beverly Hills, Cal.) - Today, Discovery Communications announced that it will rename Discovery Fit & Health to Discovery Life Channel (DLC), debuting on January 15, 2015. Profiling ordinary people in extraordinary situations, DLC presents an unfiltered look at real relationships - from patient and doctor to husband and wife or parent and child - while also emphasizing people as they face hardships, take risks and, ultimately, persevere. Discovery Life Channel will fuse the most successful current programming from Discovery Fit & Health's library of health, medical, and factual programming with new series that explore life's unexpected challenges and the moments …

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  • INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY ENTERS THE 2010-11 UPFRONT SEASON WITH POWERFUL RATINGS MOMENTUM, A ROBUST SLATE OF ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING AND TOP ENGAGEMENT SCORES

     (New York, NY) - Investigation Discovery, America's leading investigation network and the #1 network for growth in P2+, HH, P25-54, W25-54 and P18-49 in ad-supported cable (excluding sports)1, ended March with its highest quarter ever in prime for those key demos and enters the upfront with 26 months of consecutive year-over-year HH delivery gains in primetime since its launch in January 2008. Currently distributed to more than 62 million U.S. homes, ID also achieved the #1 rank in all of ad supported cable for P25-54 total day length of tune2 and ranked #1 in P25-54 prime C3 index in the …

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  • DISCOVERY LIFE CHANNEL 2015-16 UPFRONT

    JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED: DISCOVERY LIFE CHANNEL ANNOUNCES 2015-16 UPFRONT PROGRAMMING SLATE FILLED WITH HEART-POUNDING MEDICAL MYSTERIES AND DRAMATIC SERIES CAPTURING LIFE'S MOST UNEXPECTED MOMENTS -- Discovery Life Channel Announces Order for Two More Seasons of Hit Franchise Series UNTOLD STORIES OF THE ER -- (Silver Spring, Md.)-Exploring baffling medical mysteries, dramatic tales from the ER and harrowing personal journeys, Discovery Life Channel delivers the heart-wrenching drama of those overcoming extreme adversity in an immersive storytelling style that captures the very best of nonfiction television. Since being renamed on January 15, 2015, Discovery Life's strategy of fusing gripping health …

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  • NEW SEASON OF DISCOVERY'S 'EDGE OF ALASKA' RETURNS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 10PM ET/PT

    (New York, NY) – Deep in the wilderness of Alaska, accessible only by bush plane or treacherous dirt road lies McCarthy, population 42. One of America’s last frontier towns, only those with true skills and determination can survive in this harsh, remote environment. While many came here to escape modern society and live independent and free, one resident has a vision to capitalize on McCarthy’s scenic landscape for what could be one of America’s greatest and most unique tourism opportunities. Last season, with the forces of change set in motion the once tightknit community was left divided on McCarthy’s future. …

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  • Science Channel Explores the Impact of Aliens on Humanity in an All-New Season of ALIEN ENCOUNTERS

    How would the world react to an alien race arriving on Earth? How would the human race be forever changed by extraterrestrials? What would be the impact of human contact with aliens? With 74-percent of Americans believing in the existence of aliens and 15 million believing they've actually made contact with extraterrestrials, many people have burning questions about life beyond Earth and its impact on humans. Season three of ALIEN ENCOUNTERS, world premiering Tuesday, May 27 at 10 PM ET/PT on Science Channel, continues to raise hypothetical questions about, and explore the potential impact of alien contact with humans.Six all-new …

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