Discovery Networks Western Europe


Discovery Networks Western Europe
Discovery Networks Western Europe
Type Cable television, Digital television
Founded 1989
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Number of locations Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Oslo, Stockholm
Area served

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guernsey, Holy See, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco,

Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Key people Dee Forbes
Parent Discovery Communications

Discovery Networks Western Europe is a branch of Discovery Networks International.

It holds the responsibility for overseeing Discovery Networks International channels in 30 different countries including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, France, the Netherlands and other territories, comprising 18 brands.[1]

Contents

History

It started out with the launch of the Discovery Channel in Europe in 1989 and was for a long time a part of Discovery Networks Europe (DNE). In mid 2007, DNE was split into two separate branches, Discovery Networks UK and Discovery Network EMEA, both headquartered in London.[2] Again in 2011, Discovery Networks Europe was split into to key branches Discovery Networks Western Europe (DNWE) and Discovery Networks CEEMEA (Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa). DNEW is located in London and DNCEMEA in Warsaw.

Rankings

  • The Discovery Channel has been the number one factual channel throughout its 20 year history in Europe. Discovery Networks Western Europe (DNWE) comprises of previous operations Discovery Networks UK, Discovery Networks Nordic, Discovery Networks Benelux, Discovery Networks Europe and Discovery Networks Deutschland.[3]
  • Discovery Channel has been the number one pay TV factual channel in the UK since its first International launch (April 1989). There are now thirteen channel brands in the UK.[3]
  • Discovery Channel is the number one International channel for men 25-40 in France, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Flanders.[3]

Regional

The network operates in eleven European languages: a pan-European English speaking channel and channels in Danish, Dutch, English for UK, Ireland and Iceland, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.

References

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