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.
Discovery Communications said that CEO David Zaslav signed a contract extension that will keep him at the helm of the top non-fiction cable programmer through December 2019.
Discovery Communications is finally launching TV Everywhere content, announcing a deal Monday with Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) that includes "authenticated access to Discovery content in the near future."
Comcast's NBCUniversal subsidiary said it has taken full ownership of preschool network Sprout, in a deal that will see it compete with Walt Disney Co.'s Disney Junior and Viacom's Nick Jr.
Discovery Communications said Thursday that carriage deals with fee increases for networks such as Discovery Channel and Animal Planet helped its U.S. Networks division grow distribution revenue by 10 percent to $329 million in the third quarter.
ESPN and Fox Sports may face new competition from Discovery Communications, which said it will soon launch a motorsports programming block on its Velocity network supplied by European all-sports network Eurosport.
The carriage deals that Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA) has with pay-TV distributors wouldn't block it from licensing content to virtual cable services like the one Intel (Nasdaq: INTC)...
Discovery Communications wants to charge cable subscribers "very small" subscription fees to watch online video from its cable networks, according to founder John Hendricks.
Discovery Communications and Revision3 today announced the launch of a joint venture, TestTube, a digital video network geared toward scientific audiences.
Discovery Communications wants to distribute its hit series through TV Everywhere online video portals and mobile video apps from cable affiliates, but hasn't been able to agree on a fair price for the content, CEO David Zaslav said Tuesday.