Tag Archives: Discovery

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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Discovery Kids launched an educational mobile app in Latin America

Discovery Communications lunched a paid mobile application in Latin America through which kids can learn English by having fun with Doki, one of the most popular characters of its channel for children, Discovery Kids. It is available in Spanish and Portuguese. The app, called Fun English With Doki, is available for iOS and Adroid. This [...]

Corus and Discovery announce new venture to produce kids content

Corus Entertainments Nelvana and Discovery Communications announced the formation of a new venture to produce a new pipeline of content for the kids market in Canada, Latin America, and around the world. Based in Canada, the yet-to-be named venture is dedicated to the production of premium childrens content across linear and digital platforms. It combines [...]

Pay TV networks to launch online skinny bundle in the U.S

A+E Networks, Viacom, Discovery, Scripps and AMC Networks are teaming up to launch a new streaming bundle with linear channels that will not include sports content. Subscription will cost less than USD 20 a month, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The new package will be called Philo, like the [...]

Little Dot closes deal with Discovery and expands in Latin America

Little Dot Studios, one of the main premium content distributors on YouTube, announced a new deal with Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic (DLA/USH) to create, add and increase the presence of the companys content portfolio on YouTube and Facebook. In order to achieve this, Little Dot will open a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina. [...]

Discovery launches new digital series

Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic (DLA / USH) announced the launch of “Fanáticos del asombro”, a new digital series that will be exclusively available on the Facebook page and the YouTube channel of Discovery every Tuesday, starting August 8. For this project, Discovery partnered with the renowned Venezuelan producer and presenter Jason Silva and with [...]

Oi launches broadband offer with video content

Brazilian telecommunications company Oi has launched a new product – called Oi Total Play – that allows broadband customers to access the content of the digital platforms of Discovery, ESPN, FOX Networks Group Brazil (FNG), HBO, Sony and Viacom. The bundle also includes fixed telephony. The product is oriented to a new segment of broadband customers [...]