Discovery broadcasts June line-up for OTT service

Discovery Inc-owned video streaming service, discovery+, has introduced a brand new slate of originals for June, together with docuseries Ananth Anaadih Vadnagar, wildlife present A Yr On Planet Earth, and crime present The Curious Case of Natalia Grace.

In June 2021, the factual leisure broadcaster had mentioned it was increasing its play past infotainment to genres like children, sports activities and leisure programming. After that, over 100 new reveals together with children and library content material from American broadcast community A+E Networks have been added to the slate of discovery+. The service now covers genres like actuality, sports activities, children, studying, meals, journey and historical past throughout seven languages – English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali.

Worldwide media firms AT&T Inc. and Discovery, Inc. in June 2021 introduced a definitive settlement to mix WarnerMedia’s leisure, sports activities and information belongings with Discovery’s non-fiction and worldwide leisure and sports activities companies to create a standalone international leisure firm. Media consultants mentioned the mixed entity might be a strong competitor within the Indian internet streaming phase, difficult the may of incumbents like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ Hotstar, if it invests sufficient in native content material. Whereas Warner’s streaming service HBO Max is at present unavailable in India, discovery+ launched solely in 2020 right here and is but to completely discover its ft.

Earlier, the platform had introduced a brand new slate of originals together with the second season of its movie star meals present Star vs Meals, Cash Mafia, an unique that ventured into the world of white-collar crime like cyber fraud, Ponzi schemes and inventory market manipulation, the Indian remake of American actuality collection Say Sure To The Gown, amongst others.

AT&T-owned WarnerMedia and Discovery community mentioned that within the new international leisure firm, Warner will personal inventory representing 71% of the brand new entity, and Discovery 29%.

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Up to date: 09 Jun 2023, 12:35 PM IST