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David Zaslav Says Pay-Streaming Service for Discovery Portfolio Coming ‘Very Soon’

David Zaslav Says Pay-Streaming Service for Discovery Portfolio Coming ‘Very Soon’

Discovery, Inc. chief David Zaslav said on Thursday that his company and bundle of channels including HGTV, Food Network and TLC is “very close” to launching its own global pay-streaming service — like a Disney+ for Mike Rowe, Bobby Flay and “90 Day Fiancé” fans.

“You’ll hear from us soon. I think one of the keys is getting partners to help,” Zaslav said this morning during a Goldman Sachs Communacopia interview. “So we’ve been very quietly over the last year working aggressively, getting all of our stuff together. We’re quite close.”

“The additional thing that’s happened is, people are getting very acclimated to this idea of subscribing. I think we’re at the very beginning of that cycle, and they’ve subscribed to a lot of stuff,” he continued. “For us, we’re going to be coming with a fresh library of content, a huge amount of

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