Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav had a lot of questions to field about international business this morning, not least because of the company's massive purchase (which it's still digesting) of SBS Nordic, part of a broader deal for international assets at the beginning of the year that came with
Well, that was fast—just as NBCU finished jettisoning G4's most valuable properties (when the company canceled Attack of the Show, you knew something was up), multiple sources said it would be reuniting with Hearst Corp.
Don't expect a lot of new content on the Discovery Channel until after Shark Week, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav told investors and journalists on the company's second quarter earnings call Tuesday morning.
Discovery tends to play it big for its upfront presentation, and 2012 was no exception. If you had to pick a star of the show, it would probably be Henry Schleiff, head of Investigation Discovery and now Destination America—the former unexpectedly a breakout hit with women in the dollar demo, the latter a bid to repurpose the unsuccessful Planet Green.