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Jim Cramer's Stop Trading! Buy Discovery

Cramer loves the cable programmer.

Discovery Communications

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is Jim Cramer's "favorite cable play," he said Tuesday on

CNBC's

"Stop Trading!" segment.

Cramer said the programmer's CEO, David Zaslav, is "terrific" and applauded his efforts to focus the company on its core business of running properties like the Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel.

Cramer also said investors should buy into the so-called triple-play outfits, referring to the combination of broadband Internet, TV and phone service on one bill. Cramer likes

Verizon

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,

AT&T

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,

Comcast

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and

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Time Warner

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on that front.

Cramer lauded Time Warner chief Dick Parsons and said he believed Parsons "learned a lot" from his confrontation 18 months ago with activist investor Carl Icahn. Cramer said

Motorola

(MOT)

chief Ed Zander "could learn a lot" from Parsons, who invited Icahn into the Time Warner fold after initially resisting a big buyback push. Cramer called on Zander to do the same.

At the time of publication, Cramer had no positions in stocks mentioned.

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