Discovery Channel Invites Viewers to Get ‘Naked’ – On-Air & Online

Following Sunday’s long-awaited return of Discovery’s most stripped down series, Naked and Afraid at 9 PM ET/PT, comedian Josh Wolf will explore all things naked – including interviews with castaways, special celebrity guests, and exclusive behind-the- scenes footage from Naked and Afraid – on the new after show, Naked After Dark. If you’re looking to get even more intimate with the show, we have plenty of ways for you to get in on the…

Congratulations to CableFax Digital & Tech Awards Winners

Today, CableFAX announced their 2014 Digital & Tech Awards Winners at a luncheon in New York City and numerous DCI brands and properties were named winners in their categories. Among the winners across these industry-wide awards are: Best Use of Twitter: OWN’s Oprah’s Lifeclass Best Online Community/Social Network: Discovery Education’s DEN (Discovery Educator Network) Best Blog: Investigation Discovery’s Crime Feed Best Content/Online Game: The Hub’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Racing is…

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…

Discovery to Lend Support to ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Initiative

Today, President Barack Obama will announce a new public and private partnership, My Brother’s Keeper, to address a U.S. crisis with regard to minority men and boys. Discovery Communications, as a part of its commitment to equality and education — regardless of color or economic circumstances, will join the President and other leaders in the business, philanthropic and non-profit sectors to develop an aggressive agenda targeted at narrowing and eliminating…

Cozy Up with Lil BUB Saturday Night on Animal Planet

Fresh off her appearance in Animal Planet’s record-breaking Puppy Bowl X, Internet cat-lebrity Lil BUB is returning to the network on Saturday in Lil BUB’s Special Special — joined by ‘bubbysitter” Amy Sedaris, Andrew W.K. and friends. We’re big fans of BUB here at Discovery (you may also know her from her Animalist talk show, Lil BUB’s Big Show) and we suspect many of you are, too. In Saturday’s Special…

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Welcomes Singapore’s Minister of Communications & Information

This week, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific (DNAP)’s Headquarters, based in Singapore, welcomed Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Singapore’s Minister of Communications & Information to its office to celebrate the official opening of Infinite Studios at Mediapolis@one-north, a dedicated media cluster in Singapore which serves as the new home of DNAP. Discovery is a pioneer in this location, and was among the first companies to relocate here in January 2013. Arjan Hoekstra, President and Managing…

Welcoming Oprah to Silver Spring

One of the perks of working at Discovery is getting to hear from and meet amazing guests — from Bear Grylls to the Duggars. However, in my 11+ years at the company, I’ve never witnessed the level of excitement One Discovery Place experienced today. The catalyst? OWN CEO Oprah Winfrey and network presidents Sheri Salata and Erik Logan. Joined by Discovery President & CEO David Zaslav, Winfrey spoke to a…

Guest Post: The Convergence of Social Media and TV

Today’s guest post on Discovery Blog is from Pam Pearce, Senior Director of Ad Sales Research, for Discovery Communications. TV watching has always been an inherently social experience. However, over the past few years, the rapid growth of social media platforms and the recognition of this by programmers has significantly changed the way many viewers watch television. According to Nielsen, nearly half of U.S. smartphone and tablet owners use their…

Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership’s ‘Inside Story’ Now Available Digitally

I’ve written a few times here about a passion project for many at Discovery and beyond: Inside Story. The film, produced by Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership and Quizzical Pictures, has been seen in African movie theaters and broadcast into homes across the continent, and now it’s available in the U.S. online through iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and other digital platforms. Inside Story will roll out across additional services through…