ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery have launched their joint German streaming platform Joyn, offering 55 TV channels as free live-streams.
Discovery has moved to give greater prominence to its own established channels following the completion of its deal with BBC Studios for control of part of the UKTV portfolio.
Discovery’s five FTA channels – Nove, Real Time, Dmax, Gallio and Motor Trend – have been seen by over one million unique connected TV devices in Italy in just a few months this year.
Anil Jhingan joins Discovery as Executive Vice President of Corporate Development, EMEA and APAC.
Discovery Deutschland has chosen the managed media and distribution services of MX1, a subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, to deliver its eight German TV channel, Home & Garden TV (HGTV), launching on June 6, 2019.
Discovery has acquired Golf Digest from Condé Nast.
Home & Garden TV (HGTV), which Discovery is launching as a free-to-air TV channel in Germany on June 6, 2019, will be available on Unitymedia’s cable network.
ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery will launch their joint German streaming platform in June 2019 under the name Joyn.
Discovery’s President and Chief Executive Officer says the network has made a solid start to the year.
Matthew Butler has been named the general manager of Travel Channel, effective immediately.