Animal Planet L!VE Makes On-Air Debut in Saturday’s ‘Too Cute!’

How do you make Animal Planet’s Too Cute! even cuter? Try adding adoptable kittens LIVE from Washington Animal Rescue League during the show. This Saturday at 9pm ET, fans of paws and purrs will be in for a treat as the Animal Planet team interrupts your regularly scheduled programming several times to see what the Kitten Cam stars from Animal Planet L!VE are up to. Will they be playful sliding…

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…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

I can’t help but laugh when my friends who work in other fields talk about the summer slowdown, as that’s not the case at Discovery! It’s the eve of Shark Week but there was much more in the news this week, including: An Aha Moment: Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Is Finally Profitable (Bloomberg Businessweek) First Photos: Richard Madden as ‘Klondike’ Explorer — EXCLUSIVE (Entertainment Weekly) A Lil Bub Talk Show Will…

Discovery and Revision3 Bring Bite to VidCon

With Shark Week just around the corner, Discovery Communications and Revision3 are bringing some of your favorite personalities and a bit of toothy fun to this year’s VidCon in Anaheim, CA.  The annual conference, now in its fourth year, attracts the world’s top online video creators, and many of them will come face to face with Shark Week’s mechanical megalodon, Sharkzilla, which will be chomping items in his gigantic jaws…

An Entrepreneur’s Story of Discovery

There are people you have the fortune of crossing paths with that leave a lasting impression. Perhaps it’s their gravitas, their intelligence, their compassion…in some cases, it’s all of the above. I’ve had the fortune of being a part of the Discovery Communications family for 11 years and that would never have been the case without one man: John Hendricks. Before Discovery was the international media company it is today,…

Making #OurImpact on the World

On Friday, while those of us in the States were sleeping, Discover Your Impact Day began in Discovery offices around the world. Fighting the elements in many cases, more than 4,000 Discovery employees (including our newest team members from SBS Nordic) set out to give back to their communities. From cleaning parks and kennels at a local pet rescue to bringing cheer to children in hospitals, we made an impact…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

This week began on a solemn note, with the untimely losses of three members of the extended Discovery family – Tim Samaras, Paul Samaras and Carl Young. They left their mark on the weather community and the world, working to learn more about tornadoes and how to improve our understanding of them to save lives. Personally, I had the chance to work with Tim while overseeing social media for Discovery…

Military Channel’s ‘Commander in Chief’ Visits JFK’s Oval Office

To most of the world, life inside the Oval Office is a mystery. Military Channel’s new series Commander in Chief: Inside the Oval Office, however, invites viewers to take a seat in the West Wing and, with never-before-seen footage, newly released presidential documents and exclusive interviews, experience how the Commander in Chief makes a life or death decision. The first two installments visited the White House’s of President Obama and George…

TLC Launches in the UK and Ireland

Today we are raising our tea cups to the newest addition to the Discovery Communications family — TLC UK! That’s right…the world’s biggest female entertainment channel will makes its debut in the United Kingdom and Ireland shortly at 8pm BST tonight with Your Style in His Hands, followed by Breaking Amish and Undercover Mums. Our International colleagues are celebrating TLC’s latest launch in style, of course. Last Thursday, industry leaders and celebrities, as…