Blockbuster Offers Discovery Titles for Sale24 Jun, 2008 By: Chris Tribbey
Blockbuster Inc. stores will soon carry more than three dozen DVD titles from Discovery Networks for sale, including non-fiction shows from Animal Planet, Discovery Kids, The Military Channel and Discovery Channel.
“Our agreement with Blockbuster will be a boon for customers who want greater access to the Discovery networks' award-winning and popular programs and series,” said Patrick Gates, president and general manager of Discovery Commerce, which includes Discovery's home video division. “We're now making all the great content on the Discovery Channel as close as the neighborhood Blockbuster store.”
“Meerkat Manor,” “Planet Earth,” “Man vs. Wild,” and “Dirty Jobs” are among the titles that will be offered.