Discovery Networks UK & Ireland

Discovery hedges against Brexit impact

US-listed Discovery Communications has said its programme of currency hedging will insulate it from the financial impact of last week’s Brexit. The value of sterling fell sharply in the wake of UK voter’s decision to take the country out of the European Union and huge global media companies including Discovery are hoping they have measures […]

Discovery orders 3D Wild West doc series

Discovery Networks UK & Ireland has ordered Tony Robinson’s Wild West in 3D, a 3x60mins doc series in which the titular presenter will use 3D stereoscopic photographs to unearth the untold story of the Wild West. Warner Bros. Television Production UK-owned prodco Renegade is making the three-parter. The series will examine iconic moments in the […]

Runner to cross Britain for Discovery

An endurance runner with traverse the length of Britain in a 1x60mins doc for Discovery Channel. Sean Conway: Running Britain will see the titular athlete running nearly 1,000 miles, from John O’Groats in northern Scotland to Land’s End in the southwest of England. Conway failed in a previous attempt at the feat last year after […]