Sony Signs Overseas Distribution Deal for Discovery Content24 Sep, 2015 By: John Latchem
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sept. 24 announced a multiyear physical home entertainment distribution agreement for Discovery Communications' catalog and future new-release slate, beginning this fall in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
"We look forward to leveraging our strong distribution channels throughout the EMEA for Discovery’s distinct slate of world-class product," said Man Jit Singh, president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Upcoming Discovery releases include the documentary Racing Extinction, as well as TV series "Bear Grylls: Breaking Point" and "Manhunt With Joel Lambert." Additional releases will include returning franchises such as "Through the Wormhole," "Deadliest Catch" and "How the Universe Works."
"Partnering with Sony allows our networks to offer viewers new opportunities to watch their favorite programs and specials long after premiere," said Nicolas Bonard, SVP of Consumer Products for Discovery Communications.