ONdigital adds Discovery nets

Kids, wings to bow Feb. 1

LONDON — ONdigital is adding two new channels from Discovery Networks Europe to its lineup — Discovery Kids and Discovery Wings.

The channels will launch on the digital pay TV platform Feb. 1.

ONdigital has been seeking high-profile brands to add value to its basic channel package. Rival SkyDigital, satcaster BSkyB’s platform, has had exclusive deals with several brand channels, including Discovery.

Discovery Kids will air from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Discovery Wings, focusing on subjects such as space and aviation, will take the 6 p.m. to midnight slot.

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