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Discovery-Scripps deal okay with European Commission

The European Commission has cleared Discovery Communications’ proposed US$14.6 billion buyout of Scripps Networks Interactive. The greenlight marks an important step towards completion of the deal, with Discovery stating it expects the acquisition to close later this quarter ­– subject to obtaining additional antitrust clearances and satisfying other customary closing conditions. The EC’s approval is […]

Scripps: ‘TVN deal makes us major global player’

Scripps Networks Interactive’s majority buyout of Polish broadcaster TVN is on track to close in the third quarter, allowing Scripps to expand its brands and footprint in the region. Speaking on Scripps’ earnings call last week, Scripps Networks president Burton Jablin (pictured) said that the TVN deal “really puts Scripps Networks on the map as […]