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Discovery Shows Slated for Facebook's Watch Tab

Shows from Animal Planet, ID, TLC are lined up 8/31/2017 2:17 PM Eastern

Discovery Communications says it is making mid-form shows for Facebook’s Watch tab, which will feature original video programming.

The first Discovery show on Watch is Animal Planet’s Celebrity Animal Encounters (Facebook page), which launches next week.

Investigation Discovery’s Still a Mystery and a spinoff of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress will appear in the fall, with more to follow, the company said.

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Financial terms were not disclosed.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with Facebook because the new Watch platform shares our commitment to engage passionate fans and create communities through video," Paul Guyardo, chief commercial officer, Discovery Communications, said in a release. “This is also another example of our commitment to delivering compelling, original content to superfans across all platforms.”

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