discovery+ Picks Up 250-Plus Hours from All3Media International


discovery+ has inked a high-volume, multi-territory SVOD deal with All3Media International for more than 250 hours of non-scripted content.

Included in the deal are both seasons of Studio Lambert’s Race Across the World, with SVOD rights signed for North America, India, Italy and Spain. Both seasons are now streaming on discovery+. All four seasons of the dating series Naked Attraction, also from Studio Lambert, will be available on discovery+ later this year in North America, and are currently available across multiple international markets, including Norway, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Poland and the Netherlands, with additional territories to come. Original, local versions of the format also premiered in Italy and Finland, with another set to launch in Norway on discovery+.

SVOD rights to 11 seasons of Betty’s The Undateables have been signed for North America, launching later in 2021 on discovery+.

The deal also covers North American SVOD rights to 100-plus hours of content from All3Media International’s Gordon Ramsay portfolio. Titles include Culinary Genius (U.K.) and five seasons of The F Word (U.K.), as well as six seasons of Kitchen Nightmares, two seasons of Gordon Ramsay’s Great Escape and three documentaries: Gordon Ramsay Behind Bars, Gordon Ramsay: Shark Bait and Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine. All titles are now streaming on discovery+, with the exception of Gordon Ramsay on Cocaine, which is set to launch later this year.

Story Films’ Generation Porn, Maverick Television’s The Elephant Hospital and North One’s Ski A&E, plus 60-minute specials Extreme Everest (Parable) and The Parachute Murder Plot (Optomen), have also been signed by discovery+ for North America. All titles are now streaming on discovery+, with the exception of Generation Porn, which is set to launch later this year.

Lisa Holme, group senior VP of content and commercial strategy at Discovery, Inc., said: “Discovery is uniquely positioned to mobilize international streaming growth and provide a global platform for All3’s beloved series, which pair perfectly with our massive library of local-language originals. We know our fans will love these projects and we’re thrilled to continue to grow our business with All3.”

Sally Habbershaw, executive VP of Americas at All3Media International, commented: “As the way we consume all genres of content continues to evolve, the roll-out of discovery+ around the world represents a fantastic opportunity to bring premium non-scripted content to a brand-new audience. People have never been more fascinated by real-life stories, whether we tell them via globe-trotting adventures, innovative dating shows or intense culinary battles—so we’re very pleased that this diverse selection of titles will be available in multiple territories and forges our partnership with discovery+.”