Discovery Communications’ Networks Showcase Upcoming Programming Slate at Summer 2015 TCAs

Several dozen Discovery Communications team members are in Beverly Hills this week for the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour. Held in January and July each year, the event provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with press in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. Folks from American Heroes Channel, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and Discovery gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel yesterday to host their panels. Here’s what each network announced: American Heroes Channel We know…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Welcome back! For those in the U.S., hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. For those in the UK, hope you had an equally enjoyable holiday yesterday! Here is some news you may have missed last week – including a few great reviews that came through for new Animal Planet and Velocity shows: ‘The Last Alaskans’: A Reality Show with a Heart as Big as its Subject (The Washington Post)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Hi, everyone! There’s a larger-than-normal amount of news coming from us this week, as our TV networks announced their upcoming 2015-2016 programming slates: Discovery announced new scripted series Harley-Davidson as well as unscripted series/specials Naked & Afraid XL, Treasure Quest, Pacific Warriors, Lunar XPrize, Killing Fields and Cuban Chrome. To learn more, please read the official press release. TLC announced new family-focused series Long Lost Family, Hardly Royal, I Got You Babies…

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement, allowing Suddenlink to continue delivery of Discovery’s unparalleled family of 13 U.S. networks.  The agreement supports both companies’ goal to deliver the highest-quality content across multiple platforms. As part of the new multi-year, multi-platform agreement, Suddenlink TV customers will have continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks and VOD content including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery,…

Toyota and Discovery Education Announce Finalists for Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge

Today, Toyota and Discovery Education announced the top ten finalists in the annual Toyota Teen Driver Video Challenge, the nation’s premier teen safe driving program. Beginning today and continuing for the next two weeks, these top ten inspirational videos will appear online for public voting to not only determine the grand prize winner, but to also send a national reminder about the importance of safe teen driving. Now in its…

Keep On Discovering: Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront Today in New York

Today, Discovery’s networks will unveil their programming upcoming programming slate at the annual Upfront presentation in New York City. Clients and media will attend to get a sneak peek at the new shows that will be coming to our networks in the coming months. Of course, no Upfront presentation would be complete without our dynamic talent joining the event – from Joby Ogwyn of Discovery Channel’s Everest Jump Live to…

‘AmeriCARna’ Premieres Tonight on Velocity

Tonight, Velocity will take automobile enthusiasts on a wild ride through American car history with new series, AmeriCARna, premiering at 8PM ET/PT. With three-time NASCAR champion Ray Evernham at the wheel, Velocity will lead viewers on a cross-country trek, chasing down the cars that had a profound impact on shaping America’s national identity. From the inception of American racing at the turn of 20th century, to the Woody wagons that defined California…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy weekend! With CES and TCA colliding this week, we were a busy team, with lots of announcements from our networks. Learn all about our week’s events below and then see below for a hunky interview about Discovery’s miniseries, Klondike, with Richard Madden. TCA: Investigation Discovery Announces ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,’ ‘Secret lives of Stepford Wives’ TCA: Military Channel Rebrands to American Heroes Channel OWN Sets Lindsay Lohan…

Discovery Lands at TCA Winter 2014

Today kicks off the first day of the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, where Discovery will unveil some of its upcoming programming. Discovery Communications will be presenting panels from Discovery networks Animal Planet,  Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, Military Channel, Velocity, OWN. You can read all the news by clicking the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA14 for live updates from the Tour. We’ll also be sharing photos from our panels as they happen on Discovery…

Velocity Takes Over SEMA 2013

This week, Velocity descended upon Las Vegas for SEMA, the premiere automotive specialty products trade event in the world. Headlining the SEMA rollout was Velocity LIVE, a fan experience incorporating network talent, never-before-seen content, and one-of-a-kind brand activation. A powerhouse panel of Chip Foose (Overhaulin’), Wayne Carini (Chasing Classic Cars), Ray Evernham (AmeriCARna), Mike Brewer and Edd China (Wheeler Dealers), and Jesse Combs (All Girls Garage), moderated by Chris Jacobs…