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Discovery Networks Intl. has been granted licenses for five new networks in Canada by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission.

DNI will partner with Netstar to bow Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Discovery Civilization and People + Arts next year. It is linking with Corus Entertainment on Discovery Kids.

DNI is the global programming and network distrib arm of Discovery Communications, whose networks reach 150 countries worldwide.

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