Silver Spring company offers on-demand educational films

CuriosityStream’s latest original program debuts Monday. Graphic courtesy CuriosityStream. If the Trump administration makes good on its threat to cut funding for public television, there’s a Silver Spring-based company ready to provide viewers with on-demand educational programming. CuriosityStream, a two-year-old firm started and owned by Discovery’s founder and former chairman John Hendricks, offers more than 1,500 (and counting) documentaries and other nonfiction programming via most streaming devices. “It really is carrying the same original mission of our founder,” said Peter North, the company’s chief operating officer. “He’s always been looking for programming that will help enlighten everyone who watches...

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