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Discovery VR's "How to Survive in the Wild" with Survivorman's Les Stround

For more than 30 years, Discovery Communications has been connecting with audiences with the world around them and, as technology has evolved, so has how we bring stories and experiences to audiences. Today, I’m excited to be able to point all of you to the latest merging of content and technology at Discovery — Discovery VR! Some of the most innovative and creative minds across our company have been working…

What’s it Like Being a Discovery INtern?

This week we said a reluctant goodbye to many of the friendly faces we’ve grown accustomed to seeing these past few months as the summer “semester” of Discovery’s INtern program winds down. It’s hard to reduce the passion and the enthusiasm our interns show down to a sentence or two, but suffice it to say that their talent and positive attitudes add something uniquely special to our company culture. Before our very own corporate communications intern, Monika, could leave us…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced our second quarter earnings, which included the announcement of an exciting mobile content partnership with Verizon.  We also ended the week with some big news, as we announced that Marjorie Kaplan would be heading up Discovery’s international content strategy.  Here’s some other news from our world that you may have missed this week: Investigation Discovery Network Can Get You Hooked on…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Last week, we wrote about an employee of ours, Sarah, who shared with Self an inside look at what it’s like to work at Discovery. This week, we’re excited to share more good news about another one of our employees: Animal Planet’s own Jared Albert has been recognized in AdWeek’s “30 Under 30.” As the man behind some of the network’s biggest hits – Puppy Bowl, River Monsters and recent breakout The Last Alaskans – it’s a well-deserved honor. Congrats! There was…

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:…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Well, we have some good news and some bad news this morning. The bad news: Shark Week is officially over. The good news: Discovery’s first Shweekend (shark + weekend = shweekend…get it?) is coming your way this August featuring even more jawsome shark programming for the biggest fin-atics out there. Stay tuned for more information as the date approaches! In the meantime, here is some other news you may have missed from this…

It’s Finally Here! Get Ready for a Jawsome ‘Shark Week’ 2015!

The #MostWonderfulWeek is back, and you won’t want to miss a moment! With the return of many fan-favorite programs in addition to all-new, in-depth aftershows and on-the-ground live streams offering behind-the-scenes access, there’s something for every fin-atic! Shark Week kicks off on Sunday, July 5 at 8pm ET/CT with Shark Trek, where shark expert Greg Skomal and a team of engineers embark on a mission to find out why great white…

More Seasons and Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows Now Available on Hulu

July 1st doesn’t just mark the start of a new month – it marks the start of new series and new episodes of Discovery Communications’ programming being made available to Hulu subscribers! And with the long holiday weekend just ahead of us, there’s no better time to relive your favorite moments and catch up on your newest binge-worthy addictions. From MythBusters to Man Vs. Wild, Say Yes to the Dress and DC Cupcakes,…

In the D.C. Area? Tell Us Where You Work and You Could Win a #ChompieAttack!

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Everyone knows Shark Week is the most wonderful week of the year, and this year, the party is getting started on Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 5th at 8PM ET/PT. However, if you are in the Washington, D.C. area, you might know that Chompie Jr. looks to kick off the party even sooner! As he does every year, Chompie Jr. will be spreading Shark Week cheer around town, visiting local…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Hel-lo summer! This Sunday marks the official start of the season with the summer solstice, though here in Silver Spring, MD, temperatures have hovered in the mid-80s and 90s since early May. If that’s spring weather, I’m a little nervous to see what summer weather brings! While we focused quite a bit on our 30th birthday this past Wednesday (have you checked out the interactive timeline of our company’s history…