Discovery restructures leadership team at U.S. networks

Discovery Communications is realigning the leadership team at its U.S. networks division, announcing that Eileen O'Neill will oversee Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity Channel.

O'Neill, a former head of TLC, Discovery Health and Discovery's Planet Green, was named group VP.

Discovery also announced that TLC and Animal Planet will be run by Group VP Marjorie Kaplan. Former Court TV President Henry Schiff, who has been running its Investigation Discovery channel, will add Discovery Fit & Health to his portfolio, Discovery said.

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