Discovery Studios Group

Betty founder leaving after 14 years

Liz Warner is leaving Discovery Communications-owned producer Betty 14 years after she founded the business. She exits in April and her CEO position will not be replaced, with senior management now reporting into creative director Neil Smith. A director of programmes will additionally be hired. Four years ago, Warner sold Betty to Discovery in what […]

Discovery seeks third-party Spanish content for distribution

Discovery Communications’s programme sales team is ramping up efforts to acquire Spanish-language content that it can distribute throughout Latin America. “We are actively setting out to acquire Spanish content,” said Elliot Wagner, vice president, international programme sales and North America partnerships at Discovery. “One challenge we face at Discovery is that the networks business drives the […]