Discovery, Cablevision renew distribution deal

DetailsMichelle Clancy | 12 February 2015

Discovery Communications and Cablevision Systems have renewed their US distribution agreement.

The new multi-platform deal allows Cablevision subscribers to have continued access to Discovery's family of 13 US networks, and incorporates TV everywhere rights through subscriber authentication.

The deal covers Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, American Heroes Channel, Velocity, Destination America, Discovery Family Channel, Discovery Life Channel, Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia.

"Investing in world-class content that satisfies viewers' curiosity has always been Discovery's top priority," said Eric Phillips, president of domestic distribution for Discovery Communications. "This renewed agreement speaks to the value of that investment, as well as the track record of success and continued strength of Discovery's brands. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with Cablevision and to bringing their subscribers the high quality, original content they've come to expect from our portfolio of networks."