‘My Discovery’ Continues Celebration of Fans & 25 Years of Discoveries

In conjunction with Discovery’s 25th anniversary in June, we launched a new campaign, My Discovery — helping fans explore their “Big D” and “little d” discoveries. As a part of Discovery Channel’s Anniversary Week, we even featured 120 discoveries on air in primetime! Since launching the site, we’ve seen everything from the recent discovery of an ancient ship on the site of the World Trade Center to new food &…

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet & Planet Green Nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards

This morning, the National Television Academy announced nominations for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards — including seven for Discovery Communications! Discovery Channel earned two nominations, one for Discovery Atlas: Egypt Revealed (Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – News Coverage/Documentaries) and another for Wild Pacific: Survivors ( Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Nature). Animal Planet‘s Yellowstone: Battle for Life earned two nominations for…

Discovery Channel & Animal Planet Nab 16 Primetime Emmy Nominations

What a morning for Discovery Communications! Following up on Discovery Channel’s two Daytime Emmys last month, we learned this morning that Discovery Channel has earned 14 Primetime Emmy nominations and that Animal Planet has added another two nominations to its accolades. Discovery Channel’s groundbreaking Life leads the pack with six nominations including Outstanding Nonfiction Series, for which Deadliest Catch is also nominated — for the fifth consecutive year. Catch received…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Cash Cab’ & Ben Bailey Pick Up Two Daytime Emmys

Last night Discovery Channel had Las Vegas seeing NYC taxi’s trademark yellow and black, as Cash Cab and host Ben Bailey nabbed two Emmys at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Bailey even took to the red carpet, quizzing soap stars (sans cab, of course) before the live telecast.Early in the evening, Cash Cab was named Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show, besting Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, The Price is Right and…