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From the Oprah Winfrey network to of course talking about the discovery channel's.
Growing what is a pretty established -- how do you do that right now on how do you make sure that with all the other choices out there.
About hundreds of distributors here -- -- Face to Facebook -- you're facing everything else Netflix YouTube how do you get people to watch discovery channel's.
We have thirteen channels here we have discovery.
TLC Animal Planet Science Channel we just talked about -- we have made -- that -- all.
We have the fastest growing cable network and remarkable investigation discovery so we have we have these thirteen -- And the sort of she decides to our company.
The left side is how do we make those channels -- -- the brand stronger.
And figure out how to put quality programming on the year so we can build our market -- the prisons last year Capel was about flat.
And the company we were up 8% that means more people were spending more time -- So we need to do that in the US and that we have on average five channels and over 200.
And we take -- -- -- brands around the world so that's the cable news and everything that's 95% of our company were almost the -- people.
But we can't ignore the fact that people started to consume content differently and so we need to we need to figure out how to we put our content on every platform.
How -- we.
Build market share on line on the iPad.
On the Xbox.
On Netflix if so -- those platforms.
From our perspective is constantly.
It's probably has probably never been a better time to -- -- the content of this is that every one of those platform presents an opportunity.
For us to someone else that was -- by our content.
And want to hold your programming initially all the Time Warner Cable out.
You're not the only one fox did it initially Viacom is still in a battle over this comes as many eyeballs possible.
What we didn't pull our content.
-- if it's a dispute in this business.
And Time Warner is today is a company we have a great relationship with and we've.
We've resolved any discipline that we -- that this agreement is going to be that we spend almost a billion dollars a year on our content.
We have been putting your library we -- normal school so our focus is how do we get that -- all platforms and get real value.
But so there's a push -- -- with any of the distributors or any of the new player.
It's how do we get fair value for our content we -- our content on all platforms will be to make sure that it's measured.
So that we can get paid for it and we need to make sure that we get fair value.
You have as you said did very big on owning your own content.
The pitch process when people come -- -- and say and I know what goes through many different levels but they go into the -- without a great idea for a show.
It must be very hard to have that Midas touch that -- what is really going to be the next hot.
It is hard but we're in the nonfiction business which is a little bit easier than general entertainment.
And each of our brand stands for something you know the people that watch discovery.
Who they are what they like the people who watch TLC Animal Planet investigation discovery -- a little -- we're not trying to appeal to every.
And so when you know -- development process it's a little bit easier but it's still it's it's almost like baseball we -- -- shows and to what we have a war.
That's going to be good for us so it but that's true of almost everybody in the business.
Box I have athletes doing great ball -- With the did you have any idea it would.
Were captured the imagination so many people -- interest.
You try to develop shows have good stories and great characters but ultimately.
There's something about some characters that really breakthrough you know buddy the last throw this whole family -- Kate -- You know they just they come through the screen -- really relate to them.
And if they sort of get in the culture and when that happens you just gotta gotta be excited about it and you applaud work but it's like to play it.
Great time discoveries -- great company in the world operate content and I -- now about hopefuls.
About thirty to 40% of my time outside the US -- more than a third of our operating cash flow comes from outside you.
Back I hear one of your channels on discovery is Vladimir Putin's favorite sound your your verdict I don't -- -- Discovery enterprise good luck Steve I thank you so that's great to see -- analyst David that ball I think young president of discovery.
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