Celebrating 27 Years of Discovery

On this day in 1985, Discovery Channel launched to 156,000 subscribers in the United States with Iceberg Alley, a documentary examining the risks of oil drilling off the eastern coast of Canada. Today the network reaches 409 million subscribers globally and Discovery Communications‘ portfolio of networks reach 1.7 billion subscribers. Thanks to John Hendricks‘ vision, dedication and innovative spirit, Discovery has flourished as the leading nonfiction media company and a…