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Discovery Communications' CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Discovery Communications (DISCA)

Q3 2011 Earnings Call

November 01, 2011 4:30 pm ET

Executives

Craig Felenstein - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations

Peter Liguori - Chief Operating Officer and Senior Executive Vice President

Bradley E. Singer - Chief Financial Officer, Senior Executive Vice President and Treasurer

David Zaslav - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee

Analysts

Tuna N. Amobi - S&P Equity Research

Benjamin Swinburne - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Richard Greenfield - BTIG, LLC, Research Division

Jessica Reif Cohen - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

David Bank - RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Research Division

Spencer Wang - Crédit Suisse AG, Research Division

John Janedis - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division

Jason B. Bazinet - Citigroup Inc, Research Division

Anthony J. DiClemente - Barclays Capital, Research Division

Michael C. Morris - Davenport & Company, LLC, Research Division

Alan S. Gould - Evercore Partners Inc., Research Division

Michael Nathanson - Nomura Securities Co. Ltd., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Third Quarter 2011 Discovery Communications, Inc. Earnings Conference Call. My name is Brian, and I will be your operator for today's event. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this call is being recorded for replay purposes. I would like to now turn the call over to Mr. Craig Felenstein, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations. Please proceed, sir.

Craig Felenstein

Thank you, Brian. Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to Discovery Communications Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Call. Joining me today is David Zaslav, our President and Chief Executive Officer; Peter Liguori, our Chief Operating Officer; and Brad Singer, our Chief Financial Officer.

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