Discovery’s Quest secures MotoGP highlights

Discovery-owned UK free-to-air channel Quest has struck a two-year agreement to screen exclusive free-to-air next-day highlights from every round of the MotoGP Championship, starting from the 2019 season.  The agreement also includes rights to broadcast highlights from the Moto2 and Moto3 championships. Quest will also deliver a digital offer with viewers able to access coverage […]

Discovery’s Quest launches on Freeview in HD

Discovery-owned factual channel Quest has launched in high definition on the UK’s Freeview free-to-view platform, featuring a range of shows and sports events. Quest will continue to be available in standard definition on the platform. Quest’s programming line-up includes English Football League (EFL) highlights on Saturday evenings from 21:00 along with a midweek show. EFL […]

Discovery to launch new QuestOD on-demand service

Discovery is set to launch QuestOD, a catch-up and live streaming service for its free-to-air factual entertainment brands Quest and Quest Red in the UK. The service will be available online and as an app for iOS and Android and will make Quest content – including Championship English Football League highlights – available on-demand alongside […]

Quest and Quest Red launch on Freesat

Discovery Networks International-owned free-to-air channels, Quest and Quest Red, have launched on the Freesat platform in the UK. Male-skewing factual channel Quest and female-focused Quest Red are available on channel numbers 167 and 168 respectively on the Freesat EPG. “We’re thrilled that these two great channels are coming to Freesat – our customers love entertainment, […]

Quest begins live streaming

Discovery’s Quest channel has started live streaming, the first time the channel operator has taken a linear service online in this way. The online Quest will be available in the UK and Ireland and this weekend will have live coverage of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Discovery largely owns all rights to shows on its […]

Quest goes on-demand on YouView

Free-to-air factual entertainment channel Quest has launched an on-demand player on the YouView platform in the UK. Quest programmes – such as Dangerous with Omid Djalili, Salvage Hunters and Robson Green: Extreme Fisherman – will be available through the Quest OD player and on YouView’s seven-day scroll back programming guide. Quest OD was built by […]

UPC expands Discovery offering

Irish pay TV operator UPC has added three more Discovery Networks-owned channels to its TV offering. Discovery Shed, Discovery Turbo and Quest go live on the UPC Ireland platform today on slots number 154, 155 and 156 of the EPG. UPC Ireland said it will now broadcast all 11 of Discovery Networks’ channel brands in […]