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WBD to keep Discovery+ platform?

Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) global streaming plans has taken a new twist with reports that the company is planning on keeping Discovery+ as a stand-alone streaming platform. It appears customer surveys have indicated a lot would resist moving ‘up’ to a mega bundler including HBO Max. The plan appeared to have been that WBD would […]

February 9, 2023

Warner Bros Discovery UK commissions Inside The Heist

Warner Bros Discovery UK has announced the commission of a new crime documentary, Inside The Heist (w/t). The 6×60 series, produced by Twenty Six 03, will examine some of the most brazen and intricately planned heists of the past 25 years, including Dunbar Security Job, Millennium Dome, Hatton Garden, Antwerp Diamond, Stockholm Helicopter, and Rio […]

June 28, 2022

discovery+ orders Estonia sequel

discovery+ has confirmed that a two-part sequel to the international award-winning series Estonia – The find that changes everything will drop exclusively on the global streaming service on 19 June. The internationally renowned discovery+ documentary, commissioned in Sweden in September 2020 and produced by Monster, sparked global headlines and debate as it unearthed a previously […]

June 10, 2022

Warner Bros Discovery celebrates Pride Month

Warner Bros Discovery will celebrate Pride Month this June with a range of new commissions, on-air and social activities as 2022 marks 50 years of Pride in the UK. A dedicated content collection celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community is available now via discovery+ in the UK & Ireland. The collection includes four discovery+ Originals; Trixie Motel, […]

June 1, 2022

Food Network serves up new and returning shows

Food Network has announced a slate of new and returning cooking shows in the UK, inviting viewers to join famous chefs in kitchens across the globe. New series include John Torode’s Ireland, a foodie voyage of discovery in one of the most stunning countries in the world. From home cooks to Michelin-starred chefs, the popular […]

May 12, 2022

Discovery selects EDO as behavioural measurement partner

Discovery and EDO, the data, measurement and analytics company, have announced a partnership that they say will “employ the core competencies of both organisations to emphasise the power of TV advertising in achieving clients’ business objectives”. By utilising EDO’s Ad EnGage offering, Discovery can measure consumer interest and intent with proprietary data measurement tools that […]

April 6, 2022

discovery+ India Legends Of The Ramayana with Amish

Legends of the Ramayana with Amish premieres April 7th on discovery+ India. The series revisits the sacred geography of one of the greatest stories in the world, narrated by bestselling award-winning writer and diplomat, Amish Tripathi – renowned for penning down the Shiva Trilogy and the Ram Chandra Series. The three-part show traverses 5000 kilometres, […]

April 1, 2022

Discovery UK orders more Faking It

True crime series, Faking It, will return this year as Discovery UK commissions a new line-up of specials along with the sixth season produced by Merseyside-based Shearwater Media. Faking It follows experts in body language, linguistics and forensic psychology as they examine footage and interviews of individuals connected to some of the most high-profile crimes, […]

March 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

discovery+ on LG Smart TVs in Europe

Discovery and LG Electronics have announced that discovery+ streaming service is now available on LG Smart TVs in Europe, including LG’s line-up of LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs. The partnership further expands the reach of discovery+ broad portfolio of unscripted stories in Europe, stretching across the UK, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, […]

March 21, 2022

Data: HBO Max, Discovery+ attract similar audiences

Following news that the HBO Max and Discovery+ apps will combine following the WarnerMedia/Discovery merger, Helixa looked at what crossover audiences these audiences have. In short, they both have a high affinity for the other despite some age differences. In fact, 31.35 per cent of Discovery+’s audience are also fans of HBO Max. Helixa, an […]

March 16, 2022