Two Discovery Nets Go to the Movies

Forkan, Jim
October 2000
Multichannel News;10/16/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p44
Reports the entry of the Animal Planet cable network into the motion picture industry in the United States. Expansion of the Animal Planet outside the cable industry; Releases of specials from the Discovery Communications Inc.; Promotion of an off-channel museum road show by the Discovery channel.


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