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Discovery, Atari team for game show

June 27, 2017

By Nik Roseveare

Discovery Communications and Atari have announced Atari: Codebreaker, a new game show that will be broadcast in autumn 2017. This TV show will be first broadcast in the UK and Poland, followed by a selection of other European countries on Discovery Science.

Created in 1972, Atari is a pioneer in the video game industry. It edited numerous worldwide successful games. It also creates arcades, game consoles and personal computers. Atari: Codebreaker is a quiz game imagined for the Atari generation and their families. Conceived for Discovery Science, the TV show will be themed around global sciences.

“We are very happy to announce the broadcasting of our new TV show Atari: Codebreaker this autumn, and we want to thank Discovery for their support” declared Frederic Chesnais, CEO of Atari. “Offering exclusive experiences to our players and attracting new ones is a key element to our strategy. We are therefore hugely excited to see viewers discover and engage with this new TV show”.

Viviane Paxinos, Vice President of International Ad Sales, Discovery Networks International, said “Discovery has a rich history spanning over 30 years in the content creation space. We are pleased to have worked with Atari on this project, showcasing the diverse and differentiated Discovery content capabilities. We are committed to super-serving our superfans across all genres and Atari: Codebreaker is a show that audiences will love.”

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