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Chip And Joanna Gaines, Discovery CEO David Zaslav Kick Off Collaboration: “We’ve Got A Little Bit Of A Bromance Going On”

Former Fixer Upper co-hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines, whose Waco-based Magnolia is a fast-rising lifestyle power, took the stage at Discovery’s upfront Wednesday evening to celebrate their newly minted joint venture.

Discovery CEO David Zaslav laid it on thick in his introduction, comparing the duo to Discovery partners…

Discovery Chief David Zaslav Calls Wildlife Titles ‘Planet Earth’ & ‘Blue Planet’ “Our Marvel” As It Eyes Expanded Universe

Discovery and the BBC are going to create spin-offs and sequels of brands including Planet Earth, Blue Planet and Frozen Planet in a move that Discovery chief David Zaslav called their Marvel universe.

Zaslav also called the BBC the Boston Red Sox to its own New York Yankees and that it would be "crazy" not to bring to…

Discovery Sets Cautionary Reminder ‘Liberation Heroes: Last Eyewitnesses’ For Holocaust Remembrance Day

Discovery Channel will air the documentary Liberation Heroes: The Last Eyewitnesses, on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 PM ET, to coincide with the nation’s Holocaust Remembrance Day.

The film draws on a collection of 55,000 testimonies of survivors and witnesses to the Holocaust and other genocidal events that is part of USC Sh

Chip & Joanna Gaines Eye Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Network Along With Linear Programming Via Discovery Deal

Chip and Joanna Gaines, the Waco, TX-based duo known for hosting HGTV’s Fixer Upper, will front a new direct-to-consumer streaming service, Discovery CEO David Zaslav indicated this morning on the company’s quarterly earnings call.

The offering will accompany the new linear TV partnership with Discovery that the couple

Discovery Chief David Zaslav On Scripps Integration, Sports Rights And Direct-To-Consumer Plans: “We’re Starting To Reposition Ourselves”

Discovery CEO David Zaslav continued to stump for the company’s $14.4 billion purchase of Scripps Networks Interactive, telling attendees at Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia conference that the acquisition “has delivered more than we thought it would.”

The deal, which closed in March, added the Food Network, HGTV and other…

Discovery Chief Says Cable Customer Sticker Shock Is “Good News” Given Company’s IP And “Full Optionality”

Discovery CEO David Zaslav said mounting consumer angst over ever-rising cable and streaming bills is “good news” for the company, given the trove of unscripted content it owns and the options it has for offering it directly to consumers.

During a conference call with Wall Street analysts after Discovery reported its s…

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