Discovery Channel has launched with a localised version on both analogue and digital tiers of the Telenet cable network in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium.
The Belgian commercial broadcaster Vitaya has said it will sell commercial airtime on the new Flemish version of the Discovery Channel, which will start broadcasting on October 1 on the Telenet cable network.
Discovery Channel has named Dee Forbes as the new MD and executive vice president of its UK business.
Discovery Networks EMEA has announced the appointment of Caleb Weinstein to the position of senior VP and general manager, Emerging Markets and of Nicolas Bonard as senior VP of Discovery Enterprises International.
Animal Planet HD will make its debut in Poland on September 9, when it becomes available on the Polish new generation DTH platform n.