Eileen O’Neill
Title: Group President, Discovery, TLC and Discovery Fit & Health
Number of Years in Cable: 23
Education: BA, Communications, Notre Dame; MA, Popular Culture, Bowling Green State University
Henry Schleiff
Title: President/GM, Investigation Discovery, Destination America, Military Channel

Why Them? Discovery’s portfolio is diverse, and these high-energy leaders split duties presiding over some of its most notable networks. O’Neill has polished Discovery’s roster to now include five of the top 10 unscripted shows among men 25-54, including “Gold Rush,” “Moonshiners” and “Amish Mafia.” Sister show “Breaking Amish” and that special little slice of Americana, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” are shining on TLC. Schleiff juggles a breadth of programming expertise overseeing his three-ring network group. His domain includes red-hot ID, which he’s grown into a top 10 network for both total day and women, and Destination America, whose ratings are currently up 30% since its debut in May 2012. ?

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