Meow! Animal Planet Takes SXSW Interactive By Storm

Each March, creatives, techies, media and more descend on Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW Interactive conference. This year, Animal Planet was front and center for much of the action, celebrating the network’s superfans, working to place shelter animals in forever homes and breaking some big news about a one Lil BUB. On Saturday, Animal Planet teamed up with the ASPCA to host a Road to the Puppy Bowl adoption…

SXSW PanelPicker 2015 Is Open

It’s August, and that mean’s SXSW PanelPicker is again upon us! The SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and what’s to come tomorrow and Music explores the future of the music industry, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This year, we’ve…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Pi Day Friday, folks! With SXSW fun, leadership promotions and some exciting accolades, this week was a whirlwind. Check out the week’s batch of news below, and then jump on over to Science Channel to get a taste of Pi.  Discovery Makes Fortune’s List of World’s Most Admired Companies (Forbes) Science Has a Cultural Moment As ‘I…Love Science’ Heads to TV (Los Angeles Times)  Discovery Backing Web-Video Service Along…

Animal Planet, Science Channel Rock SXSW Interactive

Howdy! We’re back in Silver Spring, with lots of stories to share from our past few days at SXSW Interactive, the annual gathering of digital innovators in Austin. In the land of BBQ and boots, Discovery shared its passion for cats and science with curious fans through panels, parties and Meetups. On Saturday, Grace Suriel, Social Media Director at Animal Planet, appeared on the feline themed panel, ” Cat Cash: The Economy…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday from Austin, TX! Discovery is gearing up to take SXSW Interactive by storm this weekend. If you’re in Austin, make sure to catch some of our all-star panelists and Science Channel & Animal Planet’s events. We rang in March with an honor for our President and CEO, big ratings for the return of The Little Couple and the announcement of a new education partnership. Check out this week’s…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Vote Discovery to SXSW 2014!

It’s that time of the year again…PanelPicker voting for SXSW Interactive and SXSWedu 2014. If you missed us at SXSW last year, SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and explore what’s to come tomorrow, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This…

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,…