Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (South Asia) has been named the best US company operating in India under the Media & Entertainment category at the Indo-American Corporate Excellence Awards 2012.

It was selected on the basis of its overall contribution to the Indo- US business and on other parameters like human capital management and corporate social responsibility. The award commends Discovery’s programming and production excellence and its stellar performance in the country.

The company broadcasts eight unique content channels in India – Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, TLC, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Science, Discovery HD World, Discovery Channel Tamil and Discovery Kids.

Rahul Johri, senior vice president and general manager – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said: “This award is a recognition of Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific’s commitment to engage and entertain Indian viewers with unique and credible programming. It exemplifies and values the positive contribution that the network brings in India through its innovative content."