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CTV and Discovery extend joint venture

CTV and Discovery Communications Inc. (DCI) announced the extension of their Discovery Canada joint venture, which includes English-language broadcast rights in Canada for programming from Discovery Channel, Discovery Science, Discovery Health, Discovery HD Theatre and Investigation Discovery. Under the agreement, Discovery Canada will be able to use Discovery-branded content on multiple platforms, including the Internet, on-demand and mobile. CTV will also have the English-language rights to launch new Discovery branded channels in Canada, excluding TLC, Military Channel and the OWN and Hub joint ventures.
April 6, 2010

CTV and Discovery Communications Inc. (DCI) announced the extension of their Discovery Canada joint venture, which includes English-language broadcast rights in Canada for programming from Discovery Channel, Discovery Science, Discovery Health, Discovery HD Theatre and Investigation Discovery. Under the agreement, Discovery Canada will be able to use Discovery-branded content on multiple platforms, including the Internet, on-demand and mobile. CTV will also have the English-language rights to launch new Discovery branded channels in Canada, excluding TLC, Military Channel and the OWN and Hub joint ventures.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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