Entertaining global audiences
Discovery Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains.
Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.
Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens, including 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, digital-first and social content from Group Nine Media and a strategic alliance with the PGA Tour to create the Global Home of Golf.
A Bouquet of Channels
Globally, Discovery’s portfolio of premium brands are leaders in their categories. At the forefront is Discovery Channel, a network dedicated to creating the highest quality non-fiction content across genres including, science and technology, exploration, adventure and history with popular franchises including Gold Rush, Fast n’ Loud and Deadliest Catch.
Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC is available in 279 million households around the world, sharing everyday heart, humour, hope and human connection with programmes such as Cake Boss, Say Yes to the Dress and My 600lb Life.
In 2018, Discovery completed its acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive, including its popular lifestyle brands led by HGTV, a channel which delivers the superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun, thanks to breakthrough franchises such as Property Brothers, Flip or Flop and Fixer Upper.
Food Network, now part of the Discovery family is a unique lifestyle network that connects viewers to the power and joy of food with inspirational and entertaining shows like The Pioneer Woman, Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives and Chopped.
Other brands in the Discovery’s stable include Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the USA, Discovery Kids in Latin America and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe.
Discovery in MENA
In the Middle East and North Africa, Discovery is one of the leading international media companies in the region, having first launched its channels in the market over 20 years ago.
Following its acquisition of Dubai-based media company Takhayal Entertainment in 2012, Discovery has seen incredible growth in the Middle East and now boasts a competitive portfolio of 16 channels (15 pay TV and one free-to-air), led by Fatafeat, the number one cooking channel in the Arab world.
Reaching millions of households in 24 countries, Fatafeat indulges viewers in a world of quality entertainment with a uniquely regional perspective thanks to its popular celebrity chefs, including Manal Al Alem, Mohammed Orfali and May Yaqoubi and the more than 300 hours of new local content produced for the channel each year.
Alongside local content on Fatafeat, Discovery is committed to showcasing the unheard stories that exist across the region through its world-renowned documentary film-making, as exhibited in the recent Discovery Channel special, Wild Dubai.
More than just a linear broadcaster, Discovery also has a growing off-air presence in the Middle East, including an unrivalled digital offering for Fatafeat – reaching more than six million consumers throughout the region – and a successful network of live events and activations engaging with fans across all touch-points.
Discovery employs a talented team of over 40 staff located in its office in Dubai Studio City, managed under the guidance of Amanda Turnbull, Discovery’s Vice President and General Manager for the Middle East and Africa.
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