Curiosity Debuts with Special Cross-Network Simulcast Tonight

When Discovery Channel first hit the air in June 1985, our Founder and Chairman, John Hendricks, had a simple mission: satisfying our curiosity about the world around us through nonfiction television. Over the years, Discovery has grown to include over 130 networks in over 210 countries around the world, and today the company launches the first episode of Curiosity — the company’s largest multi-platform initiative to date. Curiosity is a…

Meet the Man Behind Discovery & Our Curiosity

This Sunday, August 7, at 8pm ET/PT, Discovery Channel will debut the first installment of Discovery Communications most ambitious multi-platform project ever: Curiosity. Tackling some of the biggest questions of our time as a part of Discovery’s mission to satisfy curiosity about the world around us, Curiosity was envisioned by our Founder and Chairman, John Hendricks. A cornerstone of the project, beyond the television series with big questions and big…

Discovery Nets Nominated for 11 News & Doc Emmys

On the heels of last week’s 10 Primetime Emmy nominations, Discovery Communications received 11 News & Documentary Emmy nods earlier this week — with Discovery Channel leading the way with seven. First Life with David Attenborough was nominated in three categories (Outstanding Nature Programming, Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction) and Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking was recognized with two nominations for Outstanding Science and Technology…