Discovery Networks CEEMEA

Buyers Briefing: Nesta Owens, Discovery

Name: Nesta Owens Title: Programming director, Discovery Networks CEEMEA Nesta Owens oversees buying for Discovery Networks in what the firm describes as the ‘CEEMEA’ region – or central and eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The former BT Vision executive is overseeing a push into local commissioning, while Discovery remains a key regional acquirer […]

MIPTV 2014: Jerry Springer heads to Cannes with Discovery

Jerry Springer will be in Cannes for MIPDoc. The infamous US talkshow host will speak on the Sunday (April 6) of the documentary market and talk about his new show Tabloid. Unveiled this morning as part of the launch slate for new international Discovery channel ID Extra, Tabloid will see Springer probe bizarre true stories […]

Discovery goes Turbo in Turkey

Pay TV operator Discovery has launched new HD channels including a new brand – Discovery Turbo Xtra HD – in Central and Eastern Europe. Discovery Turbo Xtra HD launches today on the D-Smart platform in Turkey and Orange Romania’s recently launched TV service. The channel’s programming focuses on male-focused areas of interest including cars, engineering […]