The AOL On Network, Discovery Comm. Announce Licensing Deal
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) today announced a strategic partnership with Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA), the world's number one nonfiction media company. The partnership brings short-form videos from Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science Channel, Military Channel to The AOL On Network's library of more than 470,000 premium videos.
Content from Discovery's award-winning networks will be programmed into The AOL On Network's 14 channels and shared across the AOL On video hub, AOL's owned and operated properties and publisher partners, bolstering the company's science, technology, lifestyle and history offerings. Now fans on these sites will be able to enjoy excerpts from their favorite shows and series, like Discovery Channel's MythBusters and annual Shark Week to TLC's Say Yes to the Dress and Animal Planet's River Monsters as well as other titles from Discovery's rich programming library. Additionally, The AOL On Network and Discovery will offer content from Discovery and Revision3's recently launched online video series, DNews.
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