Discovery’s Cosgrove To Head Up New 3D TV Joint Venture


Tom Cosgrove, a long-time Discovery Communications (NSDQ: DISCA) executive, will head up the new 24/7, 3D TV network the company is launching with Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) and IMAX Corp. The network — which was announced in January — is expected to launch sometime next year; it will feature “high-quality premium content from genres that are most appealing in 3D, including natural history, space, exploration, adventure, engineering, science and technology and motion pictures.” Cosgrove previously managed day-to-day operations for the Discovery Channel as the network’s EVP and chief operating officer. He has also served as GM of Discovery’s Science Channel and as an SVP of programming at the company. More details in the release.

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