Discovery is the global leader in real life entertainment, serving passionate fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year across deeply loved content genres.
Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens and services, from linear, free-to-air and pay–TV channels to digital products and streaming services, to social and mobile-first content and formats. Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe.
Discovery’s U.S. pay-TV networks include: Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, OWN, Travel Channel, Velocity, Animal Planet, Science Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, Discovery Family, American Heroes Channel, Destination America, Discovery Life, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia and Great American Country.
Discovery is the leader across deeply loved superfan genres in more than 220 countries and territories. Discovery Networks International comprises three regional operations covering all major cable and satellite markets, including: Asia-Pacific; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); and Latin America.
Discovery’s international business is led by global flagship channels including Discovery Channel, TLC, ID, automotive brand Turbo, Animal Planet and Science Channel, along with building the reach and relevancy of HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.
In addition to its global brands, Discovery has strong leadership of deeply loved content genres on a regional basis, including Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leader in locally relevant premium sports and Home of the Olympics in Europe.
Discovery also has a strong portfolio of free-to-air channels across Europe making it a leading broadcaster in a number of countries, including Norway, Sweden, Italy, Poland, Germany and the UK.
Discovery is a platform innovator evolving to become a direct-to-consumer leader to help superfans enjoy our brands across every screen, service and format, whenever and wherever they choose. Today the company reaches viewers across all screens through TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Spoon University and Genius Kitchen as well as Group Nine Media, which is home to brands including The Dodo, NowThis, Thrillist and Seeker.
Discovery Studios is a full-service production house that creates, develops and produces high-quality, innovative original series, specials and short-form content across multiple genres – from science and natural history to reality and lifestyle. Discovery Studios produces series and specials across all of Discovery’s domestic and international networks.
Lifestyle Digital Studios is an award-winning digital business division of Discovery, redefining the benchmarks for the future of entertainment and advertising in the lifestyle categories. This industry-leading group drives digital content innovation and advertising solutions through compelling products and experiences across multiple platforms. The Studios produces premium content to delight audiences and meet clients’ objectives through innovative content integrations with a focus on digital marketing, product strategy and global content production. The unit features a growing roster of diverse lifestyle experts, helping advertisers reach new audiences with original and authentic voices.
Discovery Global Enterprises
Discovery Global Enterprises, which includes Discovery Consumer Products, Location Based Entertainment, Program & Footage Sales, and Private Networks, extends the Discovery experience to consumers in unique and innovative ways. Discovery Consumer Products provides compelling on-brand products all inspired by programming found on Discovery’s portfolio of networks. Location Based Entertainment offers viewers the chance to have a hands-on experience with Discovery through a variety of unique and explorative programs like Discovery at Sea with Princess Cruises, Discovery Destinations and Discovery Adventures Park. Discovery Program Sales represents the television broadcasting rights for Discovery Communications’ networks in the global marketplace, and Discovery Private Networks is the non-threatric licensing division.