Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications is countering cord cutters by going where they’re going. Discovery has cemented a big distribution agreement with Hulu to offer eight of its channels on Hulu’s Live TV streaming service.
Discovery is moving the majority of its 1,300 Maryland jobs to New York, as part of its recent acquisition of Food Network parent Scripps Networks. The Maryland Network Hub will house some network and support functions, as well as its government relations team.
Discovery Communications, which is moving its headquarters to Manhattan next spring, has sold its big Silver Spring headquarters to a joint venture of Potomac, Maryland-based Foulger-Pratt and New York investment firm Cerberus Capital Management.
Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications has settled on 230 Park Ave. South for its new Manhattan headquarters, and will begin making the move late next year.
Discovery Communications has cleared a regulatory hurdle in its $12 billion bid to acquire the parent company of Food Network and HGTV — a merger that’s behind Discovery’s decision to leave its longtime Silver Spring headquarters for a new headquarters in New York.
Silver Spring-based Discovery Communications announced Monday it will sell majority stake in Discovery Education Inc. to a California private equity firm for $120 million.
Discovery Communications is leaving downtown Silver Spring to move to New York City, leaving behind a huge headquarters building that it plans to sell. But who is going to buy it?
Silver Spring, Maryland-based Discovery Communications will renovate its downtown Silver Spring headquarters and consolidate more employees to its building. But the company said it hasn’t made any decisions about keeping its headquarters in Silver Spring long-term after its July acquisition of Tennessee-based Scripps Networks Interactive.
Discovery Communications has come up with a novel way of reminding commuters in Silver Spring about Shark Week.
Officer Ed Paden was fresh off a training swim in the Chesapeake Bay when the jellyfish stings were getting to him. So he finished his workout and headed back to Montgomery County, and though he was off-duty, he headed back to his station. That\’s when the 911 call came in.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.