This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday – and more importantly, Happy First Day of Spring! Like much of the northeast and Tri-State area, DC got some snow this morning, though I’d like to think that it was just winter’s way of having one last dance before making a reappearance nine months from now. Here are some stories you may have missed this week: Sony’s PlayStation Vue Is Introduced in 3 Cities (New York Times)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week’s news seems to revolve largely around life’s most memorable moments – from weddings, to new homes to babies growing into strong-willed toddlers. Here are some other stories you may have missed this week: The Current State of Hate in America (Huffington Post) Judge and Jury: Louise Roe on Personal Style and Her New TLC Show (Forbes) TLC Sets March Airdate for “Bride by Design” (Realscreen) Discovery…

Investigation Discovery’s ‘Hate in America’ Pulls Back the Curtain on Modern Day Racism

With the daily news cycle seemingly saturated with stories of international discord, it’s sometimes easy to forget that the United States is not without its own internal conflicts. Investigation Discovery’s newest special, Hate in America, seeks to bring awareness to one type of these internal conflicts in particular: hate crimes. Hate in America is anchored by Tony Harris, an Emmy-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker, and Al Jazeera America anchor who, for…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Another week down, only one more left in the month! (If anyone has any idea where January went, can you please let me know?) This week, a couple of our networks announced even more shows fans can look froward to seeing in the new few months: TLC’s Style by Jury, which premieres February 20 at 9:30pm ET/CT, and Science Channel’s Chaos: Caught on Camera, which premieres in April. A couple new shows also premiered…

Television Critics Association Panels Propel Networks into Spring Season

Yesterday here in Pasadena, many of Discovery Communications’ networks previewed a selection of upcoming programming to journalists from around the country at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour. You can read more about the event, including which networks participated and what specific programs they presented here. Science Channel announced What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, where real-life friends Grant Reynolds and Kevin Moore work to decipher what went wrong…

Discovery Communications Unveils New Programming at 2015 Winter TCAs

Just in time to avoid the biting cold that is taking over the east coast, I’ve jumped ship – or plane, rather – to sunny Pasadena, CA for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. The semi-annual gathering brings in journalists from across the country and is a chance for networks to share with everyone in attendance some of the most exciting programming they have lined up for the upcoming…

Ring in the New Year with Your Favorite Shows from Discovery Nets…Now on Hulu!

In December, Discovery Communications and Hulu announced a new deal bringing entertaining programming — from Deadliest Catch to Say Yes to the Dress — to Hulu’s Plus subscribers. And what better way to kick off 2015 than enjoying some of your favorite shows from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and more? Click on the links below to access programs from across Discovery’s TV portfolio now available to U.S. Hulu…

Need a Last-Minute Gift? CrimeFeed.com Has You Covered!

Let the final countdown begin! Christmas Eve is exactly one week away, and if you’re still struggling to find the perfect gift for someone who seemingly has everything, CrimeFeed.com, an online destination that delves into the crimes of today and digital companion to Investigation Discovery (ID), has some suggestions that are, to put it mildly, unique. Some of the ideas are for the more mild-mannered armchair detectives, like a WiFi-enabled,…

Investigation Discovery Ranks #1 in Viewer Satisfaction for 5th Year in a Row

For the fifth consecutive year, Discovery Communications’ Investigation Discovery ranked #1 in percentage of viewers who are satisfied with the network in a Beta Research Digital Cable Subscriber Study. The study, which evaluated digital basic cable networks, also awarded Science Channel high marks, ranking it #1 for the second year in a row in percentage of viewers rating the channel as important. Other notable study results for Discovery Communications’ networks…

Investigation Discovery & Glamour Announce ‘Inspire a Difference’ Honorees

Investigation Discovery and Glamour announced this week that, through their Inspire a Difference campaign, they will again honor four outstanding women who have actively dedicated themselves to making a difference in the lives of others at an event later this year. The event is part of Investigation Discovery and Glamour’s Inspire a Difference initiative, which launched last year as a way to inspire  action against issues including domestic violence, civil rights,…