Discovery Communications

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Invasion to Sex, Love & Goop: the seven best shows to stream this week
Aliens are coming … plus more American Horror Story, Robin Hood vigilantes and sex advice from Gwyneth Paltrow’s top team

Phil Harrison

15, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Can the BBC stay with the pace in the fight for Olympic viewing rights?
Tokyo was the Games at which the corporation’s tradition of wall-to-wall coverage ended, and that trend is set to continue

Mark Sweney

07, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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GSK’s late entry to the vaccine race will help protect it from aggressive investors | Nils Pratley
Whatever Elliott Management’s intentions, the UK-based pharmaceutical firm will now be seen as a national asset

Nils Pratley

17, May, 2021 @7:02 PM

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AT&T agrees deal to combine WarnerMedia with Discovery
New company aims to ‘compete with world’s largest streamers’ such as Netflix and Disney+

Mark Sweney

17, May, 2021 @12:56 PM

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BBC to take control of UKTV in £180m deal with Discovery
Corporation will also license natural history shows such as Blue Planet to US pay-TV giant

Mark Sweney

01, Apr, 2019 @4:10 PM

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UKTV CEO quits as BBC prepares to take full control of broadcaster
Darren Childs linked with football and rugby union roles while BBC plans deal

Mark Sweney

07, Feb, 2019 @10:07 AM

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Sky warns Disney and Discovery of no-deal Brexit blackout
Broadcasters would need new licences for Sky to carry them on UK and Ireland service

Mark Sweney

18, Oct, 2018 @5:08 PM

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UK Netflix rival looms as BBC and Discovery eye UKTV breakup
Splitting channels between them would have big impact on Britain’s TV industry

Mark Sweney

16, Sep, 2018 @12:44 PM

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Discovery to shut European TV hub as it mulls post-Brexit plan
Bear Grylls broadcaster may move from London to Poland or Netherlands if EU-wide TV deal not struck

Mark Sweney

28, May, 2018 @4:39 PM

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John Malone, the ‘swamp alligator’ chewing up the UK’s media market
The global ambitions of Malone, owner of Discovery, have brought him repeatedly into conflict with his rival Rupert Murdoch

Mark Sweney

05, Aug, 2017 @3:00 PM

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Discovery Communications to buy Scripps Networks for close to $12bn
The owner of Animal Planet will buy the owner of Food Network, tying together two powerful stables of TV shows

Mark Sweney and Dominic Rushe

31, Jul, 2017 @1:42 PM

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The Lad Bible strikes deal with Discovery for TV show clips
Digital rights deal covers shows including Bear Grylls: Born Survivor, World’s Most Expensive Rides and Death Machines

Mark Sweney

14, Oct, 2016 @2:43 PM

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