Tag Archives: Discovery Networks

Mondo TV inks deal with Dkids for distribution of content in the Middle East

Mondo TV has inked a three-year deal that sees the animated series Robot Trains airing in Arabic on Discoverys DKids channel in the Middle East. The first season of Robot Trains will premiere next month on DKids, while the second installment is slated for broadcast in February 2019. The show, which is produced by CJ E&M, is meant for [...]

Discovery Kids brings ‘Be-Be-Bears’ and ‘Paper Tales’ to MENA

Discovery Kids (DKids), the kids channel from Discovery in the Middle East North Africa, has recently acquired the latest Russian cartoons Be-Be-Bears and Paper Tales. The two shows are fully adapted into the Arabic language and this include dubbing and graphic of high quality. The channel is available through beIN, the pay-TV platform in Qatar, [...]

Discovery promotes Gibbons to executive VP for CEEMEA

Discovery Networks, the global entertainment company, has freshly appointed James Gibbons as the executive Vice President, head of product and business development for Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa regions. Previously being an executive VP & Country Manager, emerging business at Discovery, Gibbons will now be leading commercial and creative efforts, building [...]

Discovery Networks and Multichoice to launch Discovery Family

Discovery Networks announced the launch of a brand-new channel exclusively on DStv; Discovery Family. The new channel will showcase the best in fun, edutainment programming for the whole family.  The channel will launch on DStv channel 136 in South Africa on Thursday 31 March 2016, replacing Discovery World, which will no longer air on DStv [...]

Discovery Networks appoints Commercial Director for Africa

Discovery Networks Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has appointed Debbie Brady as its Commercial Director for Africa. In his new position, he will handle Discoverys operations in Africa and work towards strengthening relationships with existing partners. Brady will work in tandem with the functional heads in Discoverys offices in London and [...]

Discovery adds local content

Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) has added a series of new local programming on its Discovery Channel, TLC Entertainment and Animal Planet in 2015. The new shows include: Three new Bear Grylls series will be aired on Discovery Channel (The Island with Bear Grylls, Bear Grylls: Breaking Point and [...]