Mediacom, Discovery Reach Carriage Renewal

Deal Includes TV Everywhere Rights
Mediacom 450x345.jpg

Mediacom Communications and Discovery Communications today said they have reached a renewal of their long-term carriage agreement, including TV Everywhere rights that will allow Mediacom customers to enjoy authenticated continued access to the programmer’s portfolio of 13 U.S. networks across multiple platforms.

“We are pleased to announce the renewal of our agreement with Discovery,” said Mediacom executive vice president of programming and human resourcesI talia Commisso Weinand in a statement. “In addition to continued access to Discovery’s linear and on demand content, our customers will now be able to use Mediacom’s TV Everywhere platform to access their favorite Discovery programs on the go.”

The agreement encompasses Discovery’s entire family of U.S. networks including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, American Heroes Channel, Velocity, Destination America, Discovery Family Channel, Discovery Life Channel, Discovery en Español and Discovery Familia.
“Discovery’s commitment to investing in compelling content over the last three decades has created a powerful portfolio of brands,” said Discovery Communications senior vice president for distribution Elisa Freeman in a statement. “This renewed agreement with Mediacom demonstrates the quality of our portfolio and viewers' strong affinity for our networks and programming. We are proud to continue our long-standing partnership with Mediacom and to bring their subscribers Discovery's unmatched original content.”