Discovery Studios, the in-house production arm of Discovery Communications, has sealed an overall deal with "Dirty Jobs" exec producer Eddie Barbini.
John Ford is out as the head of the Discovery Channel.
Discovery Networks is continuing to reverse the course set forth by former topper Angela Shapiro-Mathes, who moved programming in the direction of general entertainment.
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