Tag Archives: David Zaslav

Discovery hits 18 million OTT subscribers and gets ready to launch Discovery+ in Latin America

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Discovery Inc reported that, gathering  all its streaming platforms, it features 18 million subscribers. The figure includes the entire portfolio of the company, including the international D2C products, and also Discovery+, which is about to arrive in Latin America. The platform was officially launched last January [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery to merge as ‘Warner Bros Discovery’

Discovery Inc. has officially announced this Tuesday, June 1st, that the new company that emerged from the merger between its assets and those of WarnerMedia will be called Warner Bros Discovery. As confirmed days ago, the leader of the new company will be David Zaslav, current President & CEO at Discovery. Warner Bros. Discovery will [...]

Discovery+ to start its international expansion in the US and plans to arrive at Latin America in 2021

As announced in September, and as reported on several specialized websites, Discovery has announced this Wednesday, December 2nd, that it will launch Discovery +, its new D2C OTT, in the US. As detailed, the SVOD OTT will be launched in the North American country on January 4th, and globally throughout 2021, including Latin American countries. [...]

Discovery to launch new OTT globally soon

David Zaslav, CEO at Discovery, has confirmed days ago that the company will join the OTT universe with a new platform, which will soon be launched globally, including Latin America. The executive made the announcement last week at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia shareholders conference. The company had already reported to be working on a new [...]

Discovery and BBC launch new OTT in 2020

Discovery and BBC Studios announced they will launch a new OTT SVOD worldwide, scheduled for 2020. Both business ran a 10 year-agreement valued at USD 400 million, in which Discovery acquired an extensive list of contents from the British company. The acquisition includes the BBCs franchise rights – such as Planet Earth and Blue Planet [...]