A Curious Discovery

A Curious Discovery

An Entrepreneur's Story

By John S. Hendricks

HarperBusiness, Hardcover, 9780062128553, 373pp.

Publication Date: June 2013

The founder of Discovery Communications tells the story of how he built some of the most beloved channels on televisionNDiscovery, TLC, and Animal Planet, among othersNand ultimately grew one of the most successful media empires in the world.

About the Author
John S. Hendricks is the founder of Discovery Communications, the world's number one nonfiction media company, and serves as chairman of the Board of Directors. Hendricks has been the driving force behind the company's dramatic growth, including the expansion of Discovery Communications from its core property, Discovery Channel, to current global operations in more than 215 countries with 150 networks, among them TLC, Animal Planet, and Science. He lives in Maryland.