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2012-11-20 08:25:13

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ben Silverman's multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced that its global distribution arm, Electus International, has secured a multi-title, finished tape deal with Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) for four unscripted titles including AMERICAN DIGGER, FASHION STAR, FLIP MEN and MOB WIVES: CHICAGO. These series will broadcast across Discovery...

2012-11-15 08:23:17

ATLANTA, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother Nature Network and Discovery Communications today announced the completion of an agreement to merge their environmental websites, Mother Nature Network (www.mnn.com) and TreeHugger (www.treehugger.com) to form a new entity, jointly owned by MNN and Discovery Communications. The agreement brings together the two most visited websites in the world for environmental news and information, with more than seven million combined monthly...

2012-11-14 20:22:33

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Family gatherings at Thanksgiving can be dangerous, especially when the woman carving your turkey is a knife-wielding femme fatale. So scoop your cranberry sauce with caution, but pull up a chair and join other viewers of Investigation Discovery's annual ode to wicked women. First, FACING EVIL WITH CANDICE DELONG returns Friday, November 23 with back-to-back episodes at 8 & 8:30 PM E/P. Former FBI criminal profiler Candice DeLong goes...

2012-11-14 16:23:44

CULVER CITY, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of launching 3net Studios, the Sony - Discovery - IMAX joint venture 3net has revealed an initial slate of original 3D and 4K TV series and specials to be produced under its newly formed production arm. The announcement­--made today by 3net President/CEO Tom Cosgrove--breaks new ground for television, representing several global firsts in 3D and 4K programming. 3net Studios' diverse lineup includes live-action and animated...

2012-11-12 08:24:51

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the high heels of its successful first season, Investigation Discovery has greenlit real-life soap opera DEADLY AFFAIRS for season two. Hosted by daytime TV queen, Susan Lucci, DEADLY AFFAIRS became the 30th ID series to break the 1.0 benchmark in primetime, with the premiere episode (9/8/12) garnering a 1.22 HH rating and 3.5 million P2+, making it the second highest series debut in network history. The series will continue to deliver...

2012-11-08 08:27:25

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of Whale Wars Season 4 on DVD this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. Ride along with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as they risk their lives in the most brutal conditions to take on Japanese whaling vessels. Captain Paul Watson leads his team of crazy die-hards on another dangerous campaign to end...

2012-11-07 12:23:10

MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes continues to be a prevalent negative force within the Latino community, with Type 2 Diabetes ranking as the fourth leading cause of death among Hispanic women. This has led Discovery Familia to take action, and during the month of November, the channel will join in the fight against diabetes with different initiatives created to bring attention to the disease and its risk factors, such as obesity. Among these initiatives is the original...

2012-10-30 11:23:53

MIAMI, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Familia, the only Spanish-language network in the U.S. dedicated to Hispanic moms and their preschool kids, fills their children's programming block with new series that will take viewers to a world full of adventures and new discoveries. Through captivating characters and stories, "Ra Ra el leon", "Iconicos" and "Joe y Jack" will allow the children to identify with real life experiences while feeding their own natural curiosity. "Ra Ra el...

2012-10-16 15:22:02

CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 3net, the joint venture from Sony, Discovery and IMAX - has formed 3net Studios, a new global television program production and distribution division, it was announced today by Tom Cosgrove, President and CEO, 3net. 3net Studios - based at both Sony Pictures headquarters in Los Angeles, CA and Discovery Communications headquarters in Silver Spring, MD - employs a team of creative personnel, utilizing the world-class technology and production...

2012-10-05 02:20:17

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Channel and Lexus have joined together to give audiences the pinnacle in engaged viewing experiences with Winged Planet Plus, a highly immersive simultaneous viewing app for iPad and available online at Discovery.com/WingedPlanet. The app was custom-created for the astonishing two-hour programming event, WINGED PLANET, which lets viewers experience the breathtaking physical wonders of the world from a bird's eye view. WINGED PLANET...