VIDEO. Discovery Communications has successfully completed the acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive. It has also announced that moving forward the combined company will be simply known as Discovery, Inc.
Discovery Communications has announced that the US Department of Justice (DoJ) has closed its investigation into the company’s proposed acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive.
Scripps Networks Interactive had consolidated revenues of $3.6 billion in 2017, or 4.7% more than a year earlier.
The European Commission (EC) has cleared the take-over of Scripps Networks Interactive by Discovery Communications.
M7 Group has failed to reach an agreement with Scripps Networks Interactive over the distribution of Travel Channel, Food Network HD and Fine Living HD.
Scripps Networks Interactive continued to operate solidly in the third quarter ahead of its take-over by Discovery Communications.
The owner of Bulgarian national commercial broadcaster Nova TV has assumed responsibility for selling airtime for the Scripps Networks Interactive channels Food Network, Travel Channel and Fine Living.
MX1, the technical services subsidiary of Astra satellite operator SES, will aggregate and delivers sports and entertainment channels for sports live streaming provider fuboTV.
The Polish broadcaster TVN has brushed off fears that it will be impacted by government plans to limit the levels of foreign ownership in media companies.
Greece’s Cosmote TV will add the Scripps Networks International channels Food Network and Fine Living to its line-up on October 1.