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ID profiles Las Vegas D.A.

US cable channel Investigation Discovery has green-lit an unscripted series that goes behind the scenes of the Clark Country District Attorney’s office in Las Vegas. Las Vegas D.A. is being billed as “a real-life Law & Order experience”, which follows District Attorney Steve Wolfson and his team as they assess crime scenes and chase convictions […]

Discovery restructures US nets

Discovery Communications has placed Rich Ross into a networks group president role as it realigns its US channels structure. Ross, who joined Discovery at the turn of the year as president of Discovery Channel, is now group president of Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and Science Channel. Discovery has grouped the channels together as it believes […]

Fidel Castro doc set for Discovery

A documentary looking at the life of Cuban political leader Fidel Castro will launch in 220 Discovery Networks International territories and on American Heroes Channel in the US this fall. Castro: The World’s Most Watched Man is a joint project from Discovery Networks Latin America/US Hispanic from Pacha Films. The doc will look at the […]

Heroes net joins ranks as Military Channel gets marching orders

Discovery Communications is rebranding the Military Channel, which will become American Heroes Channel. The pay TV net, which reaches 62 million homes in the US, will focus on programming for the 25-54 male demographic with docs and series on American war and conflict heroes. Marketing exercises showcasing the new brand will begin over the next […]