The Polish broadcaster TVN has now started producing content for Discovery-owned channels in the US, according to Piotr Korycki, president of the board and executive director, TVN.
Discovery introduces its true crime brand ID. Investigation Discovery in Germany.
Karen Leever has been promoted to president of US digital products and marketing at Discovery.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has reached an agreement with Discovery regarding the distribution of Bundesliga channel Eurosport 2 HD Xtra, but this only covers the gastronomy sector.
German media company ProSiebenSat.1 has chosen UK-based subscription and billing solutions provider MPP Global to drive its joint OTT platform with Discovery Communications.
Discovery has announced it has signed a lease on a 60,000 sq. ft. space with Brookfield Properties’ Silver Spring Metro Plaza in Silver Spring to be the home for Discovery’s new Maryland Network Hub.
Discovery’s International Networks were the company’s star performer in the second quarter, posting revenues of $1,051 million.
Discovery has appointed Peter Faricyas the newly created role of CEO, Global Direct-to-Consumer, overseeing Discovery’s global digital and direct-to-consumer businesses.
DMAX, TLC and Eurosport 1 will in future also be available in HD quality on the DTH satellite version of Austrian TV platform simpliTV.
Discovery has extended the employment contract of its president and CEO David Zaslav until the end of 2023.