This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Some exciting news was shared this week, with two fan-favorite Discovery Communications talents making their return to television. Clinton Kelly of TLC’s What Not to Wear is returning to the network as co-host of Love at First Swipe, premiering October 2nd. Along with co-host Devyn Simone, Clinton will give people whose dating profiles need a little TLC (pun FULLY intended) a makeover, helping them best represent who they really are. And Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Steve Irwin…

Put Yourself at the Center of the Action with ‘Discovery VR’

Discovery VR's "How to Survive in the Wild" with Survivorman's Les Stround

For more than 30 years, Discovery Communications has been connecting with audiences with the world around them and, as technology has evolved, so has how we bring stories and experiences to audiences. Today, I’m excited to be able to point all of you to the latest merging of content and technology at Discovery — Discovery VR! Some of the most innovative and creative minds across our company have been working…

Zach and Tori Say ‘I Do’ in Tonight’s ‘Little People, Big World’ Wedding Special

Zach and Tori's Wedding

Here comes the bride! On July 25, Zach Roloff of TLC’s Little People, Big World exchanged “I dos” with his girlfriend of several years, Tori Patton, on his family’s farm in Oregon. Now one month later (exactly!), fans can witness the joyous occasion for themselves in a two hour wedding special, airing tonight at 8/9c on TLC. Fans can sign this digital guest book to send their well wishes to the newlyweds, and join the conversation online by using #storyofzachandtori. Take a…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Another Friday, folks! Have you visited Discovery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram yet? If not, you should! The network was named the most socially-engaged TV broadcaster by BrandWatch – an exciting recognition for the team that (as I have personally witnessed) works extremely hard to pique fans’ curiosity with dynamic and thrilling content day in and day out. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TV Review: ‘Killer Instinct With…

What’s it Like Being a Discovery INtern?

This week we said a reluctant goodbye to many of the friendly faces we’ve grown accustomed to seeing these past few months as the summer “semester” of Discovery’s INtern program winds down. It’s hard to reduce the passion and the enthusiasm our interns show down to a sentence or two, but suffice it to say that their talent and positive attitudes add something uniquely special to our company culture. Before our very own corporate communications intern, Monika, could leave us…

My, My, My! “Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda” Returns to Investigation Discovery Tonight

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Lieutenant Joe Kenda is back, re-opening his “murder books” and sharing details of some of the most disturbing cases that still haunt him today in all-new episodes of Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda, kicking off tonight at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery. Now in it’s fifth season, it’s no surprise the series has continued to grip ID addicts: with his slow drawl and no-nonsense demeanor, the 25-year veteran of Colorado’s homicide investigation doesn’t just provide a thrilling narrative –…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week we announced some shifts in our executive leadership, with Marjorie Kaplan being named President of Content for Discovery Networks International, leading international content strategy for Discovery Communications. With that, our U.S. network portfolio shifted a bit, with Rich Ross being named Group President, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Animal Planet and Discovery Life Channel integrating itself into TLC. You can read all the details here. Here is some other news…

Discovery Education Named as Finalist for US Chamber of Commerce Corporate Citizen Awards – Plus, Bill Goodwyn on Technology’s Influence on Education

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Congratulations to Discovery Education (DE), who on August 11th was named a 2015 finalist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Awards in the category of Best Corporate Steward – Small and Middle-Market Business. The annual awards, now in their 16th year, demonstrate the positive impacts that businesses around the world have had on individuals and communities – solving today’s greatest challenges through innovation, expertise, efficiency, capital and collaboration. Spanning eight categories, other finalists…

What Could Possibly Be More Right? ‘What Could Possibly Go Wrong?’ Returns to Science Channel Tonight!

Hosts Kevin Moore and Grant Reynolds.

If there’s one thing the internet affords us, it’s no shortage of “oops!” and “oh no!” videos. It may have only taken moments to capture on film, but you can rest assured it’ll live forever online. Science Channel‘s What Could Possibly Go Wrong? is back for its second season, where co-hosts Kevin and Grant take these very videos, apply a bit of science and logic, and recreate the past failures with the hope that this time around, the…

SXSW 2016 PanelPicker: Vote Today!

SXSW 2016

It’s that time of year again! While it seems like we’re still soaking in some of the great learnings from SXSW 2015, it’s already time to pick panels for the annual event, coming up in March of 2016. PanelPicker voting opens today, and Discovery has a slew of great panels in the running across SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive. Check out the links below to take a look at the proposed panels…