TWC, Discovery long-term carriage deal
November 19, 2013
Time Warner Cable and Discovery Communications have confirmed the early renewal of their distribution agreement, which will allow Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks to continue delivery of Discovery’s networks to their subscribers without interruption.
The multi-platform agreement allows for continued carriage of Discovery’s channels and the VoD content from them, including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Hub Network, Military Channel, Discovery Fit & Health, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, Velocity and Destination America. The parties also expect Time Warner Cable customers to enjoy authenticated access to Discovery content in the near future.
“We’re pleased to have reached this long-term agreement with Discovery well in advance of our deadline,” said Andrew I. Rosenberg, Senior Vice President, Content Acquisition for Time Warner Cable. “Our customers will continue to enjoy Discovery’s networks, in addition to a robust VoD experience, and we look forward to continually working with Discovery to provide more expansive out of home access to their content.”