Mark Hollinger

Sky, ex-Discovery Networks International boss buy into Sugar Films

European pay TV operator Sky and former Discovery Networks International CEO and president Mark Hollinger have bought stakes in UK production outfit Sugar Films. It is the first major industry news regarding Hollinger since he left Discovery’s international arm more than two years ago. He will become Sugar’s chairman as part of his investment into […]

Sullivan, Sapan and Hollinger top DTVE Euro 50 Awards 2014

Sky Deutschland CEO Brian Sullivan, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan and Discovery Networks International CEO Mark Hollinger were among the big winners at DTVE’s 2014 Euro 50 awards last night. Held this year at Amsterdam’s prestigious Hilton Hotel on the second day of Cable Congress, the prize ceremony saw Sky’s Sullivan fight off tough competition […]

JB Perrette to lead Discovery’s international business

JB Perrette has been named as Mark Hollinger’s successor as president of Discovery Networks International. Perrette takes over to lead Discovery Communications’ international channels and content business, which operates in 220 territories and has more than 190 worldwide television channels. All of Discovery’s regional and functional bosses will report into him. Perrette is succeeding Hollinger, […]

DTV CEE13 Video Interview – Discovery

Discovery Networks International’s Mark Hollinger talks to DTVE about his strategy for growth and the development of new services, and about new opportunities in the CEE region.

Consumers moving to on-demand but bundling still makes sense, says Discovery

Polish and other central and eastern European customers are increasingly looking to non-linear and advanced TV services, but bundled pay TV remains key to the success of content providers and guarantees continued investment in high value content, according to Mark Hollinger, president and CEO of Discovery Networks International.  Speaking at the Digital TV CEE conference […]

Discovery to become ‘broader media company’

Discovery Communications will become a broader based media company, moving beyond the factual content on which the business was built, according to its international boss Mark Hollinger. “We have made the decision that we can be more than a factual pay TV business,” Hollinger said. “You can see the company transforming itself into a bigger, […]