Discovery Networks International is a division of Discovery Communications, the #1 pay-TV programmer in the world. Discovery operates one of the most extensive international television businesses in the media industry, delivering quality content designed to inform, entertain and inspire the world. Reaching nearly 3 billion global cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery delivers global appeal and local relevance, connecting with diverse audiences by providing context for the ever-changing world.
Discovery Networks International distributes an average of 10 channels in every market, and employs an extensive localization strategy by offering customized schedules and programming in 45 languages worldwide via 352 distribution feeds.
Discovery’s organic international business has grown rapidly for the past several years, led by the expansion and performance of its global flagship channels including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, ID: Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo. Discovery also has strengthened its presence in key markets and across multiple content genres by gaining control of Eurosport International – Europe’s leading sports entertainment group as well as through the acquisitions of SBS in the Nordics, Switchover Media in Italy and Fatafeat in the Middle East.