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ClockEnd
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Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!


@martinjjennings wrote:
 I would like Eurosport to be available on Now TV in the sport section... ...Perhaps it is time that the sport rights had a cap on the cost so other channels are not lost.

I'd love Eurosport, Premier Sports and BT Sport, but they are never going to be part of a Sky Sports package.  Sky Sports MIx would be enoiugh right now.

 

Of course, it is worth remembering that the $1.3billion Eurosport paid for the Olympics is a reason Discovery wants more cash.

tzr
Scholar 2

Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

Hope i am wrong but my guess would be if Discovery leaves we do not get a replacement,as there is a bigger problem for Sky with what they can do with there own packages losing about 12 channels or more if you add the +1hr channels.

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awillo32
Expert 2

Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

Shame if it goes for good sky1 and Discovery only channels we watch so wouldn't renew pass when it runs outin july if discovery gone


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BicBasher
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Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

Discovery is staying on NOW TV after a last minute deal between Sky and Discovery.

 

 

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Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!


@BicBasher wrote:

Discovery is staying on NOW TV after a last minute deal between Sky and Discovery.


Really. Are you able to provide a source?


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Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

Nice one 🙂


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Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

I think Sky Sports Mix would be a good addition to the Now TV line up and it would be in there interest to increase Sky Sports subscribers. I know that Now TV is part of Sky TV but they could still provide rival sports channels like you can get Sky Sports Channels on Virgin and BT.
danielcrawford
Scholar 2

Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

Discovery is staying now they've made a new deal with sky... http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/sky-keep-discovery-eurosport-tv-9733601

Re: Discovery UK are removing Discovery channel!

I am pleased that Discovery Channel is staying on Now TV and PBS America and National Geographical Channel may also be on the way.
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