Locked content Piotr Korycki to head Discovery and TVN in Poland

Piotr Korycki became the president of the board and MD of Discovery and TVN in Poland after acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive by Discovery had been completed. He will report to Katarzyna Kieli, head of Discovery EMEA. Korycki has been with TVN Group for 15 years and was recently the VP of ...

Locked content EU conditionally approves Scripps takeover by Discovery

The EU antitrust regulators approved Discovery Communications $14.6 billion takeover for US-based Scripps Network Interactive. The European Commission, however, had some concerns regarding how this transaction might affect the Polish market. According to it the planned concentration could lead to an...

Locked content Discovery buys TV station from Agora

WSE-listed media group Agora will sell its remaining 51.06 percent stake in its terrestrial TV station Metro for PLN 19.5 million to Discovery Polska. After the transaction, Discovery will hold a 100 percent stake in Green Content, the company which owns the station. Agora expects that the transacti...

Locked content Discovery buys Scripps for $14.6 bln. Becomes TVN owner

US media holding Discovery will buy its peer Scripps Networks Interactive for $14.6 billion. Back in 2015, Scripps acquired a 53 percent of the private broadcaster TVN, increasing its stake to 100 percent in the following months. Channels in Discovery portfolio have some 3 billion viewers worldwide,...