nimal Planet reached approximately 212 million subscribers in international markets. Animal Planet immerses viewers in the range of life in the animal kingdom with deep content through multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging entertainment, information and enrichment. Content on Animal Planet includes Puppy Bowl, River Monsters, Treehouse Masters, Pit Bulls & Parolees and The Last Alaskans. Target viewers are adults ages 25-54. Animal Planet is simulcast in HD in the U.S. and certain international markets. ID ID reached approximately 85 million subscribers in the U.S. and 1 million subscribers through a licensing arrangement with partners in Canada included in the U.S. Networks segment as of December 31, 2015. ID reached approximately 107 million subscribers in international markets. ID is a primary mystery-and-suspense network. From harrowing crimes and salacious scandals to the in-depth investigation and heart-breaking mysteries that result, ID challenges the company’s everyday understanding of culture, society and the human condition. Content on ID includes Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall, On The Case With Paula Zahn, Injustice Files, Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda and Wives With Knives. Target viewers are adults ages 25-54, particularly women. ID is simulcast in HD in the U.S. and certain international markets. Science Channel Science Channel reached approximately 72 million subscribers in the U.S. and 2 million subscribers through a licensing arrangement with partners in Canada included in the U.S. Networks segment as of December 31, 2015. Science Channel reached approximately 91 million subscribers in international markets. Science Channel is home for the thought provocateur and features programming willing to go beyond imagination to explore the unknown. Guided by curiosity, Science Channel looks at innovation in mysterious new worlds, as well as in the company’s own backyards. Content on Science Channel includes Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, Oddities, NASA's Unexplained Files and How It's Made. Target viewers are adults ages 25-54. Science Channel is simulcast in HD in the U.S. and certain international markets. Velocity Velocity reached approximately 66 million subscribers in the U.S. as of December 31, 2015. Velocity reached approximately 71 million combined subscribers and viewers in international markets, where the brand is known as Turbo. Velocity engages viewers with various high-octane, action-packed, intelligent programming. In addition to series and specials exemplifying the finest of the automotive, sports and leisure, adventure and travel genres, the network broadcasts hundreds of hours of live event coverage every year. Content on Velocity includes Wheeler Dealers, Chasing Classic Cars, Overhaulin' and Inside West Coast Customs. Target viewers are adults ages 25-54, particularly men. Segments The company classifies its operations in two segments, U.S. Networks, consisting principally of domestic television networks and Websites; and International Networks, consisting primarily of international television networks and Websites, as well as two combined operating segments referred to as Education and Other, consisting principally of curriculum-based product and service offerings and production studios. U.S. Networks segment This segment principally consists of national television networks. This segment owns and operates 10 national television networks, including fully distributed television networks, such as Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. In addition, this segment holds an equity method interest in OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). This segment generates revenues from fees charged to distributors of the company’s television networks’ first run content, which include cable, direct-to-home satellite and telecommunication service providers, referred to as affiliate fees; fees from digital distributors for licensed content that was previously distributed on the company’s television networks, referred to as digital distribution revenue; fees
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