Discovery owns the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet among others, while Scripps owns HGTV, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel.
Discovery, Scripps and Viacom declined to comment. (NASDAQ:SNI) shares were higher on rumors that two major media companies want to buy them. Perigon Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,849 shares of the company's stock valued at $224,000 after buying an additional 1,162 shares during the period. Discovery Communications, in which John Malone is the dominant shareholder with an over 28 percent stake, is worth about Dollars 15 billion, while family-controlled Scripps is valued at USD 8.8 billion. Shares of both Scripps and Discovery rose sharply in afterhours trading. Global operations for Scripps include multi-channel operator TVN in Poland; UKTV, a joint partnership with BBC Worldwide; Asian Food Channel and Fine Living Network.
The merger of Discovery and Scripps has been a popular combination, given both companies' focus on unscripted content and Discovery's ability to help Scripps expand internationally. "That's already a problem for Discovery, but we think adding Scripps makes it worse". While the main Scripps channels are available on Sling and Hulu, YouTube passed on the channels despite their low affiliate fee structure (less than $1 per month for all three channels).
Community mourns woman shot by Mpls
Bustle has reached out to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, which is investigating the incident. She reportedly held dual citizenship in both the United States and Australia, as her father is a us citizen.
Billionaire Shari Redstone and her father Sumner control about 80 percent of the voting stock at Viacom, while cable billionaire John Malone holds a 28 percent voting stake in Discovery, based in Silver Spring, Maryland, according to filings.
Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -6.10%. (NYSE:SNI) shares are seeing unusual volume mid-trading session today.
The report come amid hard times in the cable TV business as more consumers drop their pay TV subscriptions and watch digital video instead. 604.94 million shares or 1.06% more from 598.58 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
The actor sang the hit song "Friend Like Me", which fans are hoping that Will Smith will now take over along with the role. More than 2,000 actors and actresses were reportedly tested for the roles of Aladdin and Jasmine.
Its projections included a $2 trillion math error , claiming the amount would be spent twice on balancing the budget and tax cuts. CBO also said that the Trump budget contained too little detail to accurately predict its effects on the economy.
Speaking to BBCs Radio 4 Today show , he said that the broadcaster needed to go "further and faster" to tackle these issues. Hall said the BBC hopes to split all leading presenting and acting roles equally between men and women by 2020.
Amazon Cloud Services, particularly the Amazon S3 storage unit, has had trouble with cyber security in recent months. That includes various details including names, street and email addresses, phone numbers, and PINs .
Police in IN have released a sketch of the man they say killed two teen girls, Abigail Williams and Liberty German, in Delphi. That evidence came from German's cellphone , who police have hailed as a hero for recording potentially crucial evidence.
The blast took place around 10.30pm local time (4.30pm GMT) in Bixby, which lies around 15 miles to the south of Tulsa. The bomb also pierced the canopy over the office. "But it's quite ironic that that happened".
Weintraub would not say if investigators have spoken to the DiNardo family or if the investigation has led them to Cosmo DiNardo . A friend of DiNardo told Heavy .com that following a serious ATV accident the troubled man began using synthetic marijuana.
"At its heart, this review is about the relationship between employers and the people who work for them", the report said . Matthew Taylor has rightly recognised that the UK's flexible employment market is a great source of strength.
Mayawati: Top India Dalit leader quits parliament
Mayawati when visited the riot-hit area, she blamed the Yogi Adityanath government for the failure of law and order situation. He stressed that the party's next move would be to take this issue to the people and expose the BJP's doublespeak on Dalits .
Growing sinkhole forces evacuation of homes
The hole was initially the size of a small swimming pool, AP reports, but now has affected two large single family homes. Someone had called about a "depression" under a boat parked next to the house in Lake Padgett Estates in Land O' Lakes .
Inside the Ring: North Korea's ICBM Warhead
North Korea may have the ability to strike Alaska, and the state is looking to bolster its military presence just in case. The U.S. has been considering a range of possible sanctions , economic measures and other steps in response to Pyongyang.