Tag Archives: Discovery

Discovery sees room for growth in the OTT space

Discovery CEO David Zaslav said the company could create OTT offers with its brand portfolio, as standalone service or in partnership with other players, to serve consumers who are not focused on sports or film and series platforms. According to the executive, the offerings for prices around USD 10 – USD 15 are Netflix, HBO, [...]

CEO de Discovery ve espacio para el crecimiento en el mundo OTT

El CEO de Discovery, David Zaslav, afirmó que la compañía podría crear ofertas OTT con su portfolio de marcas, de manera independiente o en asociación con otros players, para atender a consumidores que no están enfocados en deportes o en las plataformas de cine y series. De acuerdo con el directivo, cuando se observan las [...]

Naked and Afraid: Savage the African Adventure begins on Discovery

Matt Wright is back as the Discovery Channel has given him the hardest challenge theyve ever given a survivalist: to survive by himself for 40 days in Africa. And yes, hell be buck naked. The mini-episodes of the appropriately named Naked and Afraid: Savage will premiere exclusively on the Discovery GO app on Sundays during the [...]

Discovery completes acquisition of Scripps Networks

Discovery Communications announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, which owns Food Network, among others TV channels. The combined company will be officially known as Discovery, Inc. Today marks another critical milestone for Discovery, as we become a differentiated kind of media company with the most trusted portfolio of family-friendly [...]

Discovery completa la compra de Scripps

Discovery Communications anunció que ha completado la adquisición de Scripps Networks Interactive, dueña de canales como Food Network, entre otros. La nueva compañía combinada tendrá el nombre de Discovery, Inc. “Hoy se marca otro hito fundamental para Discovery, ya que nos convertimos en una compañía de medios diferenciada con el portfolio de marcas familiares más [...]

Discovery plans to launch OTT products after Scripps acquisition

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav said that the company will begin exploring the possibility to launch OTT products after it closes its acquisition of Scripps Networks. Recently, the U.S. Department of Justice approved the transaction. According to the executive, they will begin talking to customers about opportunities to bundle Discovery, Scripps and other programmers channels [...]

Discovery Networks brings Smighties to MENA

Discovery Networks secured the rights to animated childrens show Smighties in the Middle East and North Africa from Imira Entertainment. Smighties is a comedy-adventure coproduced by Herotainment and Toonz Media Group. The Discovery deal covers 25 Middle Eastern territories and includes English and Arabic versions of the show. The series, which launched on YouTube Kids [...]

Imira signs distribution deals for Latin America

Spanish company Imira announced that it has signed several distribution deals for Latin America, US and EMEA region, with SVOD platforms and TV channels like Discovery and Turner, among others. Imira and Signal Media created an alliance for the development of a new network in Latam and US Hispanic, for which they have acquired 12 [...]

Imira cierra acuerdos para Latinoamérica

Antes de su participación en Natpe, Imira anunció que concretó nuevos acuerdos para Latinoamérica, así como también para los Estados Unidos y regiones de EMEA, con plataformas SVOD y programadoras como Discovery y Turner, entre otras. Imira y Signal Media han formado una alianza para la creación de un nuevo canal en los territorios de [...]

Philo launches sports-free bundle for USD 16

Philo, the service backed by pay TV content providers, has launched a sports-free live TV bundle with 37 channels for USD 16 per month. The offer includes entertainment, lifestyle and educational content, according to TechCrunch. The programming features channels A&E, AMC, Animal Planet, BBC America, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, HISTORY, Investigation Discovery, [...]