Discovery Communications, Inc.
Discovery Communications, Inc. is a global media company that provides content across multiple distribution platforms, including digital distribution arrangements, throughout the world. The company operates its business through three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks and Education. The U.S. Networks segment wholly owns and operates nine national television networks, including fully distributed television networks such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and Science. Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. The International Networks segment consisting primarily of international television networks and websites. The Education segment consist curriculum-based product and service offerings. Discovery Communications was founded by John S. Hendricks on September 17, 2008 and is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD.