Fast Company drew luminaries including Cher for its second annual Innovation Festival in New York, while Hollywood bigwigs like Brian Grazer and Ron Howard celebrated the premiere of National Geographic […]
Discovery Communications will be interacting with U.S. buyers and advertisers during this year's upfront presentations as always, but the company has shifted to a global focus on its content.
As the country's enthusiasm for Netflix's Making a Murderer continues to grow, Investigation Discovery is jumping on the bandwagon, fast-tracking a special on Steven Avery, the man whose case is the focus of the riveting true-crime series.
It's happened to millions of TV viewers at some point: They stumble upon Investigation Discovery while channel surfing and are instantly pulled into one of the network's lurid, true-crime shows like Wives With Knives, Homicide Hunter, Nightmare Next Door or Happily Never After. Hours later, they're still glued to the screen. Resistance is futile for many viewers.
With the runaway success of WBEZ Chicago's true crime podcast Serial, it's been a race among entertainment networks to see who can turn out a homebrewed spin on the hit audio program—and it looks like crime network Investigation Discovery (ID) is the winner.
Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life,
In advance of this afternoon's upfront presentation, the Discovery networks, which include The Discovery Channel, TLC, OWN, Animal Planet, The Hub, Velocity, ID and several others, are all announcing programming deals. Keep checking this post throughout the day for updates. Okay, so (deep breath):
Discovery Communications missed the mark on its fourth-quarter earnings report today, off from analyst predictions by 8 cents (at an opening price of 82 cents a share), and missing predictions for revenue by $10 million.
Once again, nonfiction entertainment juggernaut Discovery Communications is realigning to boost its smaller networks for the upfront season.