Tag Archives: Discovery

Fatafeat relaunches its Genius Kitchen cooking app, with new name and all-new features

The leading Arabic cooking channel Fatafeat today announces the relaunch of its famous world-first Arabic cooking course app, Genius Kitchen, into an updated, elevated version of the platform the Fatafeat App. Following the success of the mobile application in its first year and building upon Fatafeats mission of making the much-loved brand [...]

Pope Francis documentary to be available in UAE

A documentary about Pope Francis will make its MENA debut on Starzplay on April 1, ahead of Easter. In January, Francesco was acquired globally by discovery+. Francesco, a film by Oscar-nominated director and producer Evgeny Afineevsky, gives audiences an intimate look at the head of the Catholic church and global leader. Topics that will be addressed include climate change, [...]

Discovery and beIN extend long-standing MENA broadcast partnership

Discovery Inc., the global leader in real-life entertainment, and beIN Media Group, the global sports and entertainment broadcaster, today announced that they will continue their longstanding partnership across the Middle East and North Africa. Since first partnering in 2016, Discoverys agreement with beIN has seen factual entertainment fans enjoy Discoverys much-loved content from HGTV, Food [...]

Fatafeat bolsters broadcast sector with commitment to local content production in MENA

Fatafeat, the home of Arabic cooking, today reaffirmed its commitment to local content with the announcement of production plans for 2021. From its award-winning production facility in Dubai Production City, Fatafeat already has more than 270 episodes of linear content scheduled for production in 2021, with more to be added to the roster in future [...]

Discovery and Saudi Telecom Company enter a new long-term strategic partnership for discovery+ in MENA

stcs media arm, Intigral, will provide its Jawwy TV subscribers access to discovery+ content in a branded area and will also offer the full discovery+ service for 12 months when signing up for an a la carte add-on subscription. Discovery+s offering will include 4,000 hours of on-demand content featuring original and global shows such as [...]

BluTV and Discovery sealed new strategic partnership

Discovery has agreed to invest in BluTV, largest local subscription video-on-demand service which is available to all Turkish and Arabic speaking viewers. Since its launch in 2016, BluTV showed a strong growth all because of its focused on original content and technology. The strategic partnership will make BluTV the home of all content from Discovery [...]

Discovery+ launched on StarzPlay in MENA

Discovery Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with StarzPlay to launch its SVOD service, Discovery+ across the MENA territories where StarzPlay subscribers can now have exclusive access to Discovery+ content across all StarzPlay platforms. These include lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and [...]

Discovery and DStv brings HGTV channel to South Africa

Discovery, the global leader in real-life entertainment and DStv is bringing the internationally renowned HGTV to South African screens. Launching on 15 July 2019 exclusively on DStv (ch 177), HGTV is the global authority on everything home, with engaging on-screen superstar experts, fascinating families, compelling renovations and stunning transformations that make all things home fun. [...]

Discover Dataxis’ latest TV and Telco insights at Nextv CEO Africa from 14th to 16th May

 According to Dataxis latest research, 102 million households in the sub-Saharan region have access to television among the 225 million households constituting the region for the year 2018. Even though, the penetration is progressing, reaching 42% in 2018 compared to 40% in 2017, television has not yet fully penetrated into sub-Saharan African homes. Households receiving [...]

Discovery offers ‘Real Time’ And ‘Discovery Family’ To StarTimes subscribers across Africa

Discovery, Inc. rolls out channel Real Time across Africa. Since 15 April 2019, the female general entertainment channel is available on StarTimes, alongside Discovery Family which has been accessible on the StarTimes platform since December 2018. The statement follows Discoverys recent renewal with StarTimes earlier this year, which involved the launch of ST Real Time and Discovery [...]