This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Another week in the books – can you believe it’s almost March?! Here’s some news you may have missed: Will The James Webb Space Telescope Find The Birth Of The Universe? (Fast Company) ‘Daredevil’ Actor Cast in Discovery Miniseries ‘Harley and the Davidsons’ (Variety) The Sit-Down: Peter Hutton, CEO, Eurosport (Sports Business Daily) ‘Deadliest Catch’ Season 12 Boasts Big Changes, Including a New Captain (Yahoo!) Duggar Family’s ‘Jill…

Eurosport Scores a Hat Trick with Three Wins at Inaugural TV Sports Awards

Eurosport walked away with three wins yesterday evening at the inaugural TV Sports Awards, a new awards ceremony created to honor some of the biggest brands and most influential figures in the global sports media industry. The “hat trick” of wins was also worthy of celebration in and of itself, with Eurosport winning each category it was nominated for, including: “Best TV Rights Deal” awarded to Eurosport and Discovery for securing all TV and multiplatform…

Discovery Communications Hosts First Investor Day

Earlier today, Discovery Communications hosted its inaugural Investor Day in New York City, updating the investment community and media in attendance on the company’s global business. President & CEO David Zaslav was joined by Rich Ross, Henry Schleiff and Bob Scanlon for updates on Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery and Velocity/Turbo, respectively. Following the U.S. network updates, Discovery Networks International President JB Perrette provided an update on the non-U.S. business, joined…