Investigation Discovery Partners with ‘Glamour’ to Honor Women Making a Difference

On Monday night, Investigation Discovery partnered with Glamour magazine to honor three philanthropic women as a part of their new public affairs initiative, Inspire a Difference. At this inaugural Inspire a Difference event, held at the Edison Ballroom in New York City, ID honored Emily Deschanel, Kristin Chenoweth and Brittany Snow for their work with the following charities: Five Acres: Emily Deschanel is a supporter of Five Acres, which works…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We’ve had an exciting week, with a feline film festival, a commemorative ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the premiere of a very dreamy driver’s new show. Enjoy some of the highlights below before hitting up your next backyard BBQ! Discovery Bringing Facebook’s ‘I F***ing Love Science to Online Video and Science Channel (Variety) Tamron Hall Hosts New True-Crime Show in…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Saturday, Discovery family! We’re tearfully wrapping up the summer with some big announcements and an exciting milestone for a member of the Discovery family. Take a peek at the stories below, and enjoy the weekend! Discovery Launches $500K Development Fund ‘North and South’ Miniseries in the Works at Discovery Emmys: Morgan Freeman on ‘Through the Wormhole,’ His Nominated Doc Series Emmys: ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’ Among Juried Interactive Award Winners ‘On…

Investigation Discovery Offers Free Self-Defense Classes in New York

In Investigation Discovery’s new show Surviving Evil, premiering August 28, audiences will meet victims who faced vicious attacks, and, against amazing odds, survived. In hopes of empowering fans and inspiring survival stories like those featured on the show, ID is partnering with New York Sports Clubs to offer free self-defense seminars in New York City. Taught by former WWE Diva Champion turned self-defense expert, Eve Torres, the class will teach…

30 Seconds with..Lt. Joe Kenda

If we gave you thirty seconds to share something about your world , what would you say? In our new online series 30 Seconds with.. we’ll introduce you to members of the Discovery family and let you see how they define themselves or what they’re working on in thirty seconds (give or take a few). We’re kicking off the series with Investigation Discovery‘s Homicide Hunter, Lt. Joe Kenda. Kenda, one…

Upfront 2013: Rapping BBQ Masters, Ferocious Gators and Terrifying Tightropes

What do Honey Boo Boo, Oprah and Morgan Freeman have in common? They all stole the stage at Discovery Communications’ Upfront 2013-14. On April 4, hundreds gathered at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to get the first glimpse into the future of Discovery Communications programming. The show kicked off with daredevil Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk over the audience – a small feat compared to his upcoming walk…

Discovery’s 2013-14 Upfront Lands in NYC

Later today, Discovery Communications will host its annual Upfront Presentation in New York City, giving clients and media a first-look at the new and returning series across our nets. As usual, we’ll have a diverse, star-studded lineup — from Kal Penn of Discovery Channel’s The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius and TLC’s June Shannon and Alana Thompson from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo to OWN’s Tyler Perry and Investigation Discovery’s Tamron…

Discovery Prepares to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness

Once again, Discovery Communications is honored to join forces with Austism Speaks to “Light It Up Blue” on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day. To start, One Discovery Place in Silver Spring, MD will turn blue tonight and tomorrow (joining the likes of the Empire State Building) to show our support. Additionally, viewers tuning into Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health, Military Channel and Velocity will see PSAs…

Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion Details Cases of Racial Profiling

Last February, the nation was gripped by the case of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, hooded-sweatshirt clad teenager who was killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watchmen in his Florida housing development. The details of the interaction remain hazy, but the call for justice was clear: the public wanted to know what happened, with speculation of racial motivations for this seemingly senseless killing. Tonight, on Investigation Discovery’s  Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion,…

ID Brings Racial Equality Discussions to DC, New York

On Tuesday, Investigation Discovery debuted documentary film, ID Films: March to Justice, reflecting on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of racial equality. The event, held at The Newseum in Washington, D.C., also featured a panel discussion following the film’s premiere, with Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and daughter of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler, First Amendment Center founder…