Discovery NZ discusses exit of reality TV channel Bravo

Discovery NZ discusses exit of reality TV channel Bravo
Bravo features the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. (Image: Bravo)
Victoria Young
Challenger TV brand Bravo's financial statements say Discovery New Zealand wants out of a joint venture with NBC Universal, but the subsidiary claims it is still negotiating its future.The Warner Bros subsidiary, which has already dramatically exited its Newshub offering, is a half shareholder in Bravo. It bills itself as “the ultimate free-to-air and true crime destination”.A spokesperson for the Australia and NZ division of Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) said it is still negotiating, but the disclosure was necessary for the joint...

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