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discovery+ live in UK & Ireland

Audiences in the UK and Ireland can now stream content from the discovery+ web and app – featuring new, exclusive discovery+ Originals from the global multi-channel player. News of the rebranded service was unveiled last month. Customers can now enjoy unlimited access to content from Discovery UK’s seven pay-TV and six free-to-air brands as well […]

November 12, 2020

PURE ETCR secures coverage in Denmark with 6’eren and Dplay

PURE ETCR has secured its first major broadcast deal beyond the Eurosport network. In Denmark, 6’eren and Dplay will broadcast the series throughout the inaugural championship season in 2021. Launched in 2009, 6’eren is the primary male channel within Discovery Networks and has established itself as one of Denmark’s key sports channels with a particular […]

October 8, 2020

Italy: VoD close to overtaking linear TV

The increased time spent at home during the pandemic has led to a boom in demand for video streaming in Italy. On September 27th, the Digital Auditel (the ‘Total Audience’, which measures consumption through connected devices) set a new record, with 3.18 million hours of use. Research carried out by Samsung among Smart TV owners […]

October 5, 2020From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Magnite supports Discovery’s dplay

Magnite, the independent, omnichannel sell-side advertising platform, has announced its expanded relationship with Discovery in support of its streaming service, dplay, to maximise programmatic advertising capabilities. Magnite’s platform provides Discovery with control for ad podding, inventory hierarchy, targeting, and real-time reporting. Magnite will also develop custom solutions to support Discovery’s product range and roadmap, as […]

September 29, 2020

Clipsource global agreement with Discovery

Nordic media-tech platform Clipsource has signed a Global Framework Agreement with Discovery Networks. The Agreement makes it easier for the local Discovery businesses to sign up for, and implement, Clipsource’s solutions for media centres, marcomms CMS, and metadata sharing. The ultimate goal is to increase the awareness of Discovery’s programmes and to help consumers find […]

August 18, 2020

Discovery Italia highest audience growth in Italy

Discovery Italia has seen the highest growth in audience share over 24 hours (+8 per cent) among Italian broadcasters during the first six months of 2020. However, the Covid-19 health emergency impacted the group’s advertising sales, dropping by 14.6 per cent in the first four months of 2020 (-49 per cent in April alone). On […]

July 20, 2020

Italy: WWE content on Discovery

WWE and Discovery have announced a new multi-year agreement in Italy beginning July 1st that will make WWE’s weekly flagship programming available exclusively live and on-demand with original US commentary on DPlay PLUS, the OTT premium pay service of Discovery, along with versions featuring Italian commentary on DMAX. Every week, Dplay PLUS will exclusively air […]

June 24, 2020

Lockdown drives record audiences for Discovery UK

Discovery UK has reported that its share of adult audiences has grown by 16 per cent this year, from 4.2 per cent to 4.8 per cent, with its SOCI (share of commercial impacts) up by 15 per cent this year, from 7.1 per cent to 8.1 per cent. Growth was driven by strong performances across […]

June 8, 2020