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Discovery, AT&T close WarnerMedia deal

Discovery and AT&T have closed their transaction to combine the WarnerMedia business with Discovery. The new entity, Warner Bros Discovery, will begin trading on the Nasdaq with the start of trading on April 11th, under the new ticker symbol ‘WBD’. Warner Bros Discovery will create and distribute the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of […]

April 11, 2022By Colin Mann

EarthxTV bolsters leadership team

EarthX, the international environmental organisation dedicated to a more sustainable future, announced the appointment of key leadership roles to accelerate the growth and success in the areas of Content, Global Distribution, Marketing, Production, Finance, Ad Sales and Impact. The announcement expands the executive leadership team under Michael Fletcher, Co-Ceo of EarthX, the non-profit impact organisation […]

November 23, 2021

discovery+ on LG Smart TVs in US

Discovery and LG Electronics USA have announced that discovery+, the definitive non-fiction subscription streaming service, is now available on LG Smart TVs in the US including LG’s line-up of LG OLED TVs and LG QNED MiniLED TVs*. LG Smart TV owners can access discovery+ on the TV’s webOS platform by opening the discovery+ app using their […]

October 15, 2021

WildBear Entertainment establishes NZ office

WildBear Entertainment, one of Australia’s leading producers of factual programming, continues its expansion by establishing WildBear Aotearoa in New Zealand, its first office outside Australia, and recruiting experienced executive producer, director and writer Craig Meade as its general manager. Meade joins from NHNZ where he was head of production, responsible for its factual and documentary […]

March 30, 2021

Discovery, beIN extend MENA broadcast partnership

Discovery and beIN Media Group have announced that they will continue their longstanding partnership across the Middle East and North Africa. Since first partnering in 2016, Discovery’s agreement with beIN has seen viewer have access to Discovery content from HGTV, Food Network, Travel Channel and Fatafeat. The renewed agreement will also see the addition of […]

March 22, 2021

discovery+ launching in Jan

Multichannel programmer Discovery has revealed details of its SVoD service, discovery+. Declaring the day to be “very special and historic” for the company, President and CEO David Zaslav confirmed the global launch of what it calls a “definitive” non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service, debuting in the US on January 4th, 2021. The new service will […]

December 3, 2020By Colin Mann

Aykroyd narrates Hotel Paranormal for Travel Channel

Travel Channel’s new series, Hotel Paranormal, premiering in the US on July 11th, follows the terrifying true stories of those who have come face-to-face with otherworldly hotel guests. Acclaimed writer, actor, musician and filmmaker Dan Aykroyd, who is no stranger to the unexplained, narrates each episode featuring spine-tingling stories of paranormal encounters told from stays […]

June 16, 2020