Discovery, Inc., formerly Discovery Communications, is an American multinational mass media company based in New York City. Established in 1985, the company primarily operates a group of factual and lifestyle television brands, such as the namesake Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel, and TLC. In 2018, the company acquired Scripps Networks Interactive, adding networks such as Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel to its portfolio. Since the purchase, Discovery has described itself as serving members of "passionate" audiences.
Discovery also owns or has interests in local versions of its channel brands in international markets, in addition to its other major regional operations such as Eurosport, GolfTV, Discovery Communications Nordic, TVN Group in Poland, and a portfolio of various free-to-air channels in Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom.