Discovery to Celebrate Fifth Annual ‘Discover Your Impact Day’

As a Discovery employee, one of my favorite days of the year is “Discover Your Impact Day,” an annual company-wide event that sends global employees into their communities to make a difference. Tomorrow, 4,000 employees in more than 50 offices and nearly 35 countries will be participating in over 200 projects throughout the world. Channeling their own personal passions and skills, employees will work on a variety of projects including…

New Cake Boss Bakeware Lets Everyone Be a Baking Boss

For years, TLC’s Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro, has shared his baking masterpieces with fans through his TLC shows and Cake Boss Cafe. Now, Buddy is inviting you to bring the magic of Carlo’s Bakery into your own kitchen with his Cake Boss Bakeware Collection, featuring everything you need to be a bakery boss in your own kitchen. With more than 200 “Buddy approved” baking items, the Bakeware collection offers something to…

Day Two: Rebuilding Atlantic City

New Jersey: Where only the strong survive. We’ve all seen the phrase plastered on shirts and stuck on bumpers, but today we all learned the true definition of “Jersey Strong.” As we began Day Two, with sore arms and bits fiberglass in our hair, excitement brewed – all of the volunteers (including me) were motivated by Day One’s progress and ready to see our families’ houses continue to return to…

Cake Boss Cafe Celebrates Official Grand Opening

New York City was treated to a sweet surprise this week with the official Grand Opening of the Cake Boss Cafe last week in New York’s Times Square. Throughout the week, Buddy Valastro, the Cake Boss himself, as well as family members, shared their passion for baking through events at the cafe. Our youngest Cake Boss fans enjoyed “How to fill a cannoli” and “How to decorate a cupcake” classes…

Who Will Bake It To The Top?

Next Great Baker fans: tonight is the night! In just a few hours, the finale begins, with the final three contestants competing for the coveted Carlo’s bakery spot.  Buddy will be broadcasting live from Lackawanna tonight, with some special guests, so tune into TLC at 8pm ET/PT to find out who will be the Next Great Baker! In the meantime, we want to know who you think will grab the ultimate title!…

Buddy Valastro Has the Perfect Recipe for Celebrating 20 Million Petfinder Adoptions

TLC‘s Buddy Valastro and his team at Carlo’s Bakery are masters at bringing confection magic to celebrations, so it was only natural that when Petfinder (also a part of the Discovery Communications family) was looking to celebrate enabling 20 million pet adoptions that the Cake Boss crew would have a paw (errr, hand) in it! Tonight’s premiere of Cake Boss (at 10:30pm ET/PT) shows the creation of a purr-fect cake…

TLC Adds a New Ingredient to Tonight’s Premiere of ‘Next Great Baker’

Fans of Cake Boss and Next Great Baker have something to be thankful for this post-Turkey Day Monday, as both series return with new episodes tonight on TLC. Next Great Bakerpremieres at 9pm ET/PT and, with 13 new contestants vying for the coveted title, there is already no shortage of drama. But tonight’s episode is baking in a new ingredient: a live Twitter ticker featuring Tweets from Buddy and YOU…

Petfinder Helps 20 Million Pets Find Their Fur-Ever Homes

Working with Petfinder, I often hear about the many pet adoptions faciliated by the site’s thousands of member shelters across the country, but until recently, I never realized just how many happy pet owners were alums of Petfinder.com. We are thrilled to announce that Petfinder.com has united 20 million pets with their fur-ever homes across the country! To celebrate 20 million happy pets and pet parents, the Petfinder family indulged…

Stars Come Out for Discovery Communications’ Upfront

Yesterday, Discovery Communications returned to Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to host its annual Upfront for an audience of advertisers and press. While I shared news yesterday here about new and returning series coming to our networks, we wanted to give you a glimpse at the action — on stage and backstage — through the photos below. I’ve been fortunate to attend several Upfront presentations and what…