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Topic: Investigation Discovery

Discovery Is Fast-Tracking Its Own Spin on Serial

Pulpy podcast is being readied for crime network ID

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…

Discovery's Fit & Health to Rebrand as Discovery Life

The network to tackle life events to broaden its audience

Discovery Communications has announced that it plans to transform its fitness-oriented network, Discovery Fit & Health, into Discovery Life, AP reports. The new network, which will focus on life events…

Discovery's Multi-Network Slate Covers a Lot of Turf

Pre-upftont news offers Wallendas, whales, wheels and the West

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…

Michelle Trachtenberg Is Well Prepared for Her Role as Marina Oswald

Steady diet of Investigation Discovery

Specs Who Michelle Trachtenberg Age 28 Accomplishments Plays Marina Oswald in the National Geographic Channel movie Killing Kennedy (Nov. 10, 8 p.m.); former star of Gossip Girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Harriet…

Discovery CEO Zaslav Declares OWN Cash-Flow Positive

Earnings are down overall, but ad revenue is up

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…

Discovery Communications Green-lights New Series on All Networks

Company beefs up Science, Destination America

Once again, nonfiction entertainment juggernaut Discovery Communications is realigning to boost its smaller networks for the upfront season. Along with previously announced scripted green-lights Klondike (on Discovery) and 73 Seconds (on…

Discovery Promotes Duo to EVP Under Abruzzese

O’Sullivan, Felenstein to split oversight of national ad sales teams

Discovery Communications has split its ad sales portfolio into twin divisions, with Scott Felenstein overseeing Discovery Channel, Science, Velocity, Military Channel, and Destination America while Sharon O’Sullivan will take control…

Discovery Communications Acquires Nearly $2 Billion Worth of International Assets

Purchase of SBS Nordic is biggest in firm's history

As more and more countries lay in fiber-optic pipe, cable conglomerates have discovered an increasing sideline in international programming and distribution. Nowhere has that been true as much as it…

Discovery Communications Parties With James Woods, Robots, Oprah at Upfront

Cable company unveils a slew of green lights

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,…

Discovery Communications Replaces Planet Green With Destination America

New cabler launches May 28, will feature show devoted to meat

Discovery Communications is giving up on the planet and focusing on the great continent of America. Well, sort of. The cable network conglomerate is rebranding its unsuccessful Planet Green network,…

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