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This Week In…Discovery Buzz

July 11, 2014 | by akowalczyk

Discovery BuzzHappy Friday, Discovery! As we wrap up an exciting week of TCA and Emmy nominations, we have lots of news to share.  Check out our biggest stories of the week below, and then kick off the weekend singing with the mashup below, featuring some of our own Discovery Digital Networks talent at VidCon!

Heartbreakers to Pit Bulls: Discovery Wraps TCA 2014

July 10, 2014 | by akowalczyk

TCA LogoYesterday, several of Discovery’s networks unveiled upcoming programming at the Summer TCA Tour, and it was announced that Discovery Fit & Health will become Discovery Life in 2015 and Animal Planet’s Rick Holzman has been promoted to General Manager of the network. Below, are a few of the photo highlights from the morning, with more on the Discovery Communications’ Flickr.

A big thank you to all who attended, and we look forward to Winter TCA 2015!


Christopher Knight, Tracey Gold, Kevin Sorbo and Nicole Eggert of Investigation Discovery’s “Heartbreakers”

Naked and Afraid TCA 2014

Producers and Participants from Discovery’s “Naked and Afraid”

Animal Planet's "Pit Bulls and Parolees" stars with Executive Producer, Lisa Lucas

Animal Planet’s “Pit Bulls and Parolees” Panel with Tia Torres, an Affectionate Baker Red, Earl Moffett and Series Executive Producer Lisa Lucas

Destination America's "Hillbilly Blood" Talent and Executive Producer

Destination America’s “Hillbilly Blood” Crew (Spencer “Two Dogs” Bolejack, Eugene Runkis and Cowboy) with Executive Producer Sara Helman

American Heroes Channel's "Gunslingers" Talent, Editor and Creative Director

Actor Walt Willey, “True West” Editor Bob Boze Bell and Castle Pictures President & Creative Director Christopher Cassel on the American Heroes Channel’s “Gunslingers” Panel

All photos by Amanda Edwards of Getty Images for Discovery Communications

Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

July 10, 2014 | by aharris

Emmy AwardsThis morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program, OWN’s Running from Crazy for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special and Science’s Through the Wormhole in Outstanding Informational Series.

In total, Discovery Communications’ networks received 14 nominations:

Outstanding Cinematography for Reality Programming

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery)
  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special

  • Running from Crazy (OWN)

Outstanding Informational Series or Special

  • Through the Wormhole (Science)

Outstanding Narrator 

  • Too Cute! (Animal Planet)
  • Penguins: Waddle All the Way (Discovery)

Outstanding Picture Editing for Reality Programming

  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)
  • Naked and Afraid (Discovery)

Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special

  • Klondike (Discovery)

Outstanding Sound Mixing for Nonfiction Programming

  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Outstanding Structured Reality Program

  • MythBusters (Discovery)
  • Who Do You Think You Are? (TLC)

Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program

  • Alaska: The Last Frontier (Discovery)
  • Deadliest Catch (Discovery)

Congratulations to all the nominees, and stay tuned for the Awards announcements in August!

Discovery Networks Bring Powerful Lineup to TCA

July 9, 2014 | by akowalczyk

TCA LogoToday I have traded Silver Spring for Los Angeles, where I am for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. Journalists today will hear from several of Discovery’s networks, including American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery and you can follow the links below for more information on some of what’s planned.

For live updates from TCA, follow @DiscoveryComm on Twitter and make sure to check out the Discovery Communications’ Flickr account for photos from our panels as they happen.

American Heroes Channel

Animal Planet

Destination America

Discovery Channel

Discovery Life

Investigation Discovery

Science Channel


Discovery Channel Invites Viewers to Get ‘Naked’ – On-Air & Online

March 14, 2014 | by akowalczyk

Following Sunday’s long-awaited return of Discovery’s most stripped down series, Naked and Afraid at 9 PM ET/PT, comedian Josh Wolf will explore all things naked – including interviews with castaways, special celebrity guests, and exclusive behind-the- scenes footage from Naked and Afraid - on the new after show, Naked After Dark.

If you’re looking to get even more intimate with the show, we have plenty of ways for you to get in on the action – before, during and after the premiere!Get Naked and Afraid

  • Personal Survival Rating: Think you could do better than the castaways? Find out how you would stack up on Naked and Afraid by taking the personal survival rating test.
  • Join the Conversation Online and on TV: Tweet with the hashtag #NakedandAfraid and your Tweet could be featured live, on-air during Naked and Afraid and Naked After Dark.
  • Naked Madness:  Visit on Sunday, March 16 to fill out your March Madness bracket – Naked and Afraid style
  • Get Naked & Afraid: Download the free app for iPhone and Android & Google Play, and upload your photo to transform yourself into a naked castaway. You can share photos on Facebook, Twitter, and  Instagram .

We’ve shared a sneak peek below- join us Sunday for the season premiere of Naked and Afraid at 9pm ET and Naked After Dark at 10:30pm ET!



This Week in…Discovery Buzz

February 7, 2014 | by akowalczyk

Discovery BuzzHappy Friday, Discovery Family! We’ve hit February running, with a record-smashing Puppy Bowl, big programming announcements for this spring and an exciting new launch for Science Channel. Check out the stories below and then DNews’ Trace Dominguez for a bit of Olympic trivia!