Altice USA and Discovery, Inc. Reach Distribution Agreement
February 23, 2021 at 14:28 PM EST
NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) and Discovery, Inc. today announced that the two companies have agreed on a mutually favorable distribution agreement that allows Altice USA's Optimum and Suddenlink subscribers to enjoy continued access to Discovery's unparalleled portfolio of networks, which ranks as the #1 most-watched pay-TV portfolio in the U.S.
The agreement, encompassing Discovery's full portfolio of award-winning networks including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, OWN, American Heroes Channel, MotorTrend, Destination America, Discovery Family Channel, Discovery Life Channel, Discovery en Español, Discovery Familia, ensures Altice USA's subscribers will have access to their favorite Discovery networks and shows.
Discovery continues to be a key part of the pay-TV ecosystem. In addition to ranking as the top pay-TV portfolio in the fourth quarter of 2020, as recently as the week of February 8, 2021, the Discovery portfolio had 66 telecasts (41 different programs) across five different networks (TLC, Discovery, HGTV, Food Network and ID) each average at least 1 million total viewers.
SOURCE Discovery, Inc.