Paul Welling

Welling exits Discovery for Scripps

Discovery Communications veteran Paul Welling has joined Scripps Networks Interactive to lead content efforts in the UK and EMEA. Welling has been with Discovery for nearly two decades, most recently as senior VP, international brand and franchise development for Discovery Networks International. He has also run channel portfolios in the UK, and Central and Eastern […]

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 launching mystery and suspense channel

Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) is set to launch a new female-skewing mystery and suspense channel in the second quarter of 2014. Discovery ID Xtra is due to roll out in as many as 105 markets across CEEMEA in 2014, according to Discovery Networks CEEMEA’s senior VP, head of […]

Discovery buys Dominic Monaghan’s Wild Things

ITV Studios General Entertainment has shopped Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan to Discovery, which has acquired the travel-adventure series for its European networks. The show will air on Discovery nets across the continent, starting with Animal Planet in the Nordic region on February 7 and followed later in the month by Animal Planet Russia and […]