This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, news broke that this year’s Shark Week was the network’s biggest yet, thanks in large part to the passionate fin-atic community who proved once again that sharks never really go out of style! And speaking of Shark Week, meet Sarah Spaniolo, one of our very own employees who works on the well-loved programming event. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:…

Discovery Channel and Animal Planet Nab Primetime Emmy Nominations

Yesterday morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards which will be presented on September 20th at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel nabbed several nominations including three for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program; Deadliest Catch, Naked and Afraid and Alaska: The Last Frontier. Additionally Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and Animal Planet’s Too Cute received nominations. In total, Discovery Communications’…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! In case you missed it, Discovery Channel made headlines yesterday for something a little less conventional for the network: hockey. (We’ll let news speak for itself. Here’s an article from The New York Post.) On another note, the winner of Discovery Education and Toyota’s TeenDrive365 video challenge has been announced. Congrats to Chicago’s Elijah Wilborn! Here are some other stories you may have missed: Lessons From a Leadership Perspective…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! TLC programs generated a lot of buzz this week – from the new Labor Games to the announcement of new series Dare to Wear and Brides Gone Styled (you can learn more in the links below). Here is some other news you may have missed: ‘Labor Games’: Dilating for Dollars (Yahoo! TV) TLC Gets in Style With New Fashion Shows (NY Daily News) Jill (Duggar) Dillard Celebrates Baby Dilly’s 1-Month Birthday on Instagram…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! A few exciting updates have come through since the last “Discovery Buzz” post about some recent births – including the birth and subsequent naming of Katie’s newborn calf from Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live. And on the TLC front, Derek Dillard also shared details on the birth of his and Jill’s new baby boy. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TLC Renews “My 600-lb Life” for Fourth…

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)…

Discovery Channel Kicks Off Mega Week With “Eaten Alive”

Kicking off on Sunday, December 7, Discovery Channel is bringing viewers a week of jam-packed, super-sized programming with Mega Week. The epic week will kick off on Sunday at 8PM ET/PT when James Franco and Seth Rogen attempt to survive 21 days Naked and Awkward. The 21-day survival challenge, complete with nightly spooning to keep warm, is a Naked and Afraid not to be missed. Later, viewers will finally get to…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

While it’s getting chilly here on the East Coast, winter programming is heating up! We’re wrapping up a busy week packed with exciting announcements and new programs across several networks. Just this week, several announcements made headlines, including Stacy London’s new TLC series Love, Lust, or Run, premiering January 23, as well as Destination America adding TNA Impact Wrestling to its lineup, also debuting in January. Additionally, Science Channel‘s upcoming All-American Makers was praised by…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy 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! Discovery Communications Receives 14 Primetime Emmy Nominations (Broadcasting & Cable) Discovery’s World: Naked Survivalists, Poetic Hillbillies, Vintage…

Heartbreakers to Pit Bulls: Discovery Wraps TCA 2014

Yesterday, 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…