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Corus, Discovery Kids pact on new prodco

Based in Canada, the new venture will produce linear and digital children’s content for global delivery.

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Discovery to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for $14.6B

Combined brands in the deal include Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, Food Network and others.

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Discovery, IMAX ink doc distribution deal

The partnership is the first time IMAX has signed a TV distribution agreement for original content.

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Proper begins production on Hardcore Heroes

The six-part series, for History in Canada, Military Channel in the U.S., and Discovery Channel in parts of Europe, the Middle East and Africa, is filming across North America.

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Discovery Enterprises International ups Wagner

Elliot Wagner, promoted to VP of program sales and Canadian partnerships, is tasked with finding growth opportunities in the Canadian market, including new channel launches, among other duties.

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Shaftesbury’s ReGenesis headed to U.S. Science channel

Discovery Communications has acquired the first season of the Peter Outerbridge and Ellen Page-starring sci-fi series.

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Banff adds to keynote speaker lineup

Margaret Loesch, head of a new kids and family entertainment channel from Discovery Communications and toy maker Hasbro, is to deliver a keynote speech at the upcoming Banff World Media Festival.