Documentaries on Discovery 2016

Sky Media and Discovery Networks are excited to offer the sponsorship of ‘Documentaries on Discovery’

Documentaries on Discovery

The Opportunity

Discovery Networks enjoys a world-class reputation for inspirational and ground-breaking documentaries; successfully combining compelling characters and strong narratives, offering a local view point on global perspectives. This immersive, topical and award winning content attracts upmarket viewers and aims to bring the complex topics of the day to a wider audience. Our Documentaries package offers the unique opportunity to sponsor over 200 hours of content per month across four of our most prestigious channels: Discovery Channel (Factual Channel of the Year 2015), Discovery Science, Discovery History and our free-to-air channel, Quest.


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  • I Am Johnny Cash – UK premiere
  • Strip the Cosmos – Returning Series
  • Sherpa – UK premiere
  • Life of Dogs – UK premiere
  • The Last Alaskans – UK premiere
  • Shark Week 2016 – Returning special
Digital Opportunities


  • Bespoke branded hub
  • Native video content
  • Social competitions and polls


  • Interactive video advertising
  • Homepage takeovers
  • Rich media display
Social Activation
  • Facebook and Twitter promotion
  • Short-form video sponsorship
  • Extended audience promotion
Scheduling & Accreditation
  • Discovery (80 hours)
  • Discovery Science (50 hours)
  • Discovery History (50 hours)
  • Quest (30 hours)
  • 8 idents an hour
Audience Insight
  • 89% of Discovery, Discovery Science, Discovery History and Quest viewers agree that it is important to continue learning new things throughout your life
  • Discovery viewers are 64% more likely to make a purchase after watching a TV advert
Contact Details
Wesleigh Lewis | Content Partnership Controller | 020 7032 6611
Michael Thomas | Content Partnership Manager | 020 7032 6483
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