Silver Spring, Md. – Unlocking 25 years worth of video
footage, Discovery Communications said on Thursday it has launched a new content
licensing business that for the first time will make content from the company’s
networks — such as the Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet — available
to outside producers. The business, to be known as Discovery Access, lets TV
and motion picture production companies search, preview and download
high-resolution footage from Discovery’s entire archive, with new content added
on a daily basis.