Image in deal with Discovery Commerce

Image in deal with Discovery Commerce 1DVD distributor Image Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday it signed a multi-year home video license deal with Discovery Commerce, the retail and licensing division of Discovery Communications Inc., for new and existing programming from numerous Discovery television networks, including the Discovery Channel.

The agreement gives Image distribution rights to all previously unreleased existing and new programming produced, or acquired for, and broadcast on the Discovery Channel, Discovery HD Theater, Science Channel, Travel Channel, Military Channel and Discovery Atlas.

“This new alliance with Image allows us to extend the breadth of programs in the consumer market and provides retailers a greater choice of television and special-interest programming,” Carol LeBlanc, vice president of licensing for Discovery Commerce, said in a statement.