Variety reports: “Cable pioneer John Hendricks, founder of Discovery Communications, made a fortune from pay TV. Now he’s betting big on internet-delivered TV, a la Netflix and Hulu — investing nearly $100 million in his two-and-a-half-year-old subscription streaming-video venture, CuriosityStream, which offers a bouquet of Discovery-like documentaries and nonfiction science, nature, history and technology programming.”

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