Animal Planet, Stuff You Should Know and Stuff to Blow Your Mind Honored with Webby Awards

After more than 12,000 entries submitted and more than one million votes cast, the results are in! The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences Webby Awards winners were announced this morning and we are thrilled that a few Discovery Communications projects were among the winners. Congratulations to all the winners of the 18th annual Webby Awards! You can check out some of the work we were honored for below:…

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and HowStuffWorks Nominated for Webby Awards

Today, the prestigious Webby Awards’ Winners Gallery was announced, revealing its nominees and honorees across all categories and several Discovery projects were among them. Selected from more than 12,000 entrants from across the world, the projects below were chosen to represent the best of their field. Beginning today through April 24, fans can click the links below to vote for their favorite nominated projects to win a People’s Voice Award.…

Karl Pilkington, Warwick Davis and Josh & Chuck = Science Channel Saturdays

Ever want to know more about alien hand syndrome? Teleportation? Weather modification? Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant have developed a cult following through their podcast, Stuff You Should Know, which covers topics just like these, and this Saturday their show by the same name comes to Science Channel. I have had the pleasure of getting to know Josh and Chuck through the last few months (both in real life and podcast…

That’s a Wrap! Discovery Communications’s Presentations at TCA Winter 2013

On Saturday, January 5, Discovery Communications presented some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA, including Animal Planet’s Rhino Wars, Science Channel’s Stuff You Should Know and Discovery Channel’s  The President’s Gatekeepers.  Kicking off the morning with a little bacon brittle, courtesy of Destination America’s United States of Bacon, the room took in some of Discovery’s upcoming shows, with topics ranging from alien hand…

Discovery Communications Brings New Programming to TCA

Today, Discovery Communications will unveil some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA. Television critics from across the country are preparing to hear the presentations from Discovery networks Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and OWN. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA13 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour.…

Feed Your Curiosity with the New HowStuffWorks App for Windows 8

This morning, Microsoft Corp. unveiled its new OS, Windows 8, and fans of HowStuffWorks now have a new way to easily access the articles and podcasts that keep curiosity-seekers in the know about the world around them. From Stuff You Should Know to Stuff You Missed in History Class, the new HowStuffWorks app makes sure your favorite HowStuffWorks personalities and need-to-know content are at your fingertips with a quick, free…

Discovery Sets Its Eyes on SXSW Interactive with Five Panels: Vote Today!

It seems just as soon as SXSW Interactive wraps each March, planning for the next year begins. That’s certainly the case here at Discovery Communications, and we’re excited to have five panels/presentaions for your consideration in this year’s PanelPicker. From the captains of Discovery Channel‘s Deadliest Catch candidly discussing how they use social media to connect with their fans to a presentation from our own Beth Rockwood and Bluefin Labs…

Discovery Communicatons Takes On Comic-Con 2012

As a Comic-Con newbie, I was unsure of what to expect when I packed my bags last week. If you’ve never been to San Diego Comic-Con, it’s some parts magic, some parts mayhem, and all parts awesome. The magnitude of the event cannot be overstated, as 130,000 people pack the San Diego Convention Center dressed in costume, waiting in line for hours to see their favorite panels. It’s definitely a…

Discovery Communications Prepares for Comic-Con

Comic-Con. The event conjures up different images and feelings depending on where your fandom lies. At Discovery Communications, teams are prepping to bring a variety of panels and events to the annual San Diego event this year — from the MythBusters (Comic-Con royalty) to a slew of Science goodness, including a special 10th anniversary Firefly reunion. While I’ve helped from afar, this year will mark my first year attending and…