Celebrating 10 Seasons of Deadliest Catch on Discovery

It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the launch of Discovery Channel’s iconic series, Deadliest Catch. For the past ten seasons, we have followed our favorite crab fishermen in the Bering Sea as they perform one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Tonight, the baddest men of the sea return to Discovery to kick off their tenth season, though this season will be anything but…

Captain Keith Shares ‘Deadliest Catch’ with Belgian Fans

While Deadliest Catch Captain Keith Colburn is usually found battling the seas, last week he explored Belgium on dry land to share his passion for Deadliest Catch with international fans and welcome the new “Deadliest Catch Experience” to SeaLife Blankenberge. Captain Keith’s trip began in Antwerp, where he met with many of Belgium’s magazines and newspapers, and was featured as the main guest on Belguim’s number one radio talk show,…

Howdy from SXSW!

Before I get flack for the headline, I must confirm that I’m an Okie (born and raised), so I still reserve the right to use an occasional “howdy” or “y’all” periodically…as in when I’ve just landed in Austin for SXSW Interactive! Saturday is Discovery Communications’ big day – with a panel, Animal Planet’s Cats Live Here! party with friends from the CatVidFest & our own Jackson Galaxy and The Captains’…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Captains Set Course for SXSW 2013

March is fast approaching, which means it’s almost time for SXSW! While I’ve attended before and HowStuffWorks’ Josh Clark & Chuck Bryant from Stuff You Should Know have podcasted from Interactive, this year’s going to be a bit different — as Captains Sig Hansen, Johnathan Hillstrand and Keith Colburn of Deadliest Catch will be making their SXSW debut. I have a feeling that Austin is the Captains’ type of town,…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Celebrates Season Premiere with Its 100th Episode

After 100 episodes chronicling the emotional and physical journeys of the men who risk their lives for one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, Deadliest Catch returns for a new season on Discovery Channel tonight. With their fishing quota slashed by almost half and some of the harshest conditions they have ever faced, the crews worry about their strategies on the sea and how they’ll make ends meet…

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…

Help Discovery, Discovery News & HowStuffWorks Get to SXSW Interactive 2012

Today, SXSW launched their PanelPicker voting for SXSW Interactive 2012. For those new to SXSW, the festival brings together the best of film, interactive and music in Austin, TX. The 19th annual SXSW Interactive Festival kicks off on March 9, 2012 and features the best of online, wireless, gaming and social media…and may include some of the Discovery family. Discovery Communications has proposed four panels covering social TV (featuring Deadliest…