Ascent Media Group Sound Talent Receive Oscar Noms for “Bourne�

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SANTA MONICA, CALIF.--Creative talent from Ascent Media Group facilities received two nominations in the 80th Academy Awards announced today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Nominated for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing are Re-Recording Mixers Scott Millan and David Parker from Todd-AO for The Bourne Ultimatum (the nomination is shared with Production Mixer Kirk Francis). Nominated for Best Achievement in Sound Editing are Soundelux’ Supervising Sound Editors Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers also for The Bourne Ultimatum. Millan has previously won Oscars for Ray, Gladiator and Apollo 13. He has three other nominations. Parker previously won an Oscar for The English Patient. He has two other nominations. Hallberg previously won an Oscar for Braveheart. He has one other nomination. This is Baker Landers first Oscar nomination. “Ascent Media Group extends its congratulations and best wishes to Scott, David, Per and Karen,� said Robert C. Rosenthal, COO of Ascent Media’s Creative Sound Services Group. “Receiving an Oscar nomination is an outstanding achievement and it is recognition that these artists are operating at the very top of their craft. We are proud to be associated with these very talented and deserving professionals.� The 80th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. About Ascent Media Group Santa Monica, California-based Ascent Media Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Holding Company (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB), which, through its Creative Services and Network Services divisions, provides creative and technical media services to the media and entertainment industries. Through more than 75 facilities in California, New York, London, Singapore and other locations throughout the world, Ascent Media Group provides effective solutions for the creation, management and distribution of content to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels, advertising agencies and other companies that produce, own and/or distribute entertainment, news, sports, corporate, educational, industrial and advertising content. More information about Ascent Media Group is available at