Discovery Networks UK & Ireland

Discovery Networks UK & Ireland

Discovery is a leading commercial broadcaster in the UK, reaching 23 million viewers every month under the leadership of Susanna Dinnage, EVP and MD, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland.

The company began broadcasting in the UK in 1989 and today has 13 TV channel brands including Discovery Channel (Broadcast’s Best Factual Channel, 2015), TLC, Quest, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet and now British Eurosport and British Eurosport 2.

Discovery is a major contributor to the UK’s thriving creative industries, employing more than 1,300 people in London.

Discovery owns award winning production companies Betty and Raw. It also owns All3Media under a 50:50 joint venture with Liberty Global.

In 2014, Discovery worked with 78 independent TV production companies, giving UK producers a window to the world through its global network. 

Through the National Film and Television School, Discovery sponsors the Factual Development and Production Diploma and awards four scholarships annually to support exceptional talent and diversity in media.

Discovery is a patron of the RTS, a member of the Media Trust and supporter of the Community Channel.

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