This Week in Discovery Buzz…

“The world is just awesome.” As Nik Wallenda completed his record-breaking walk on Sunday night, the Discovery family rejoiced – celebrating the amazing feat Wallenda accomplished and the fortune we had to share it with the world. And, just two days later, we celebrated another company milestone: the release of A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur’s Story, a memoir by our founder and chairman, John Hendricks, that details how Discovery Communications came…

Captain Keith Shares ‘Deadliest Catch’ with Belgian Fans

While Deadliest Catch Captain Keith Colburn is usually found battling the seas, last week he explored Belgium on dry land to share his passion for Deadliest Catch with international fans and welcome the new “Deadliest Catch Experience” to SeaLife Blankenberge. Captain Keith’s trip began in Antwerp, where he met with many of Belgium’s magazines and newspapers, and was featured as the main guest on Belguim’s number one radio talk show,…

Discovery at E3 2013

Last week, Los Angeles welcomed leaders of the video game industry for E3 2013, the world’s premiere gaming trade show. The Revision3 gang and TechStuff‘s Jonathan Strickland reported on the event, sharing their industry insights with audiences around the world. In fact, Revision3 produced a total of 110 episodes surrounding E3, reporting on the news and insights coming out of this mega-gathering for the gaming industry. If you weren’t able…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

The sun is finally out, and it feels like summer at One Discovery Place in Silver Spring! This week, our family was kept busy at the Cable Show in Washington, DC and preparing for Discovery Channel’s Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda, with the big walk just days away now. We’ve shared some highlights below as well as an Expert Guide to Summertime Fishing, from Eric Young, host of Animal Planet’s…

30 Seconds with..Lt. Joe Kenda

If we gave you thirty seconds to share something about your world , what would you say? In our new online series 30 Seconds with.. we’ll introduce you to members of the Discovery family and let you see how they define themselves or what they’re working on in thirty seconds (give or take a few). We’re kicking off the series with Investigation Discovery‘s Homicide Hunter, Lt. Joe Kenda. Kenda, one…

The Cable Show 2013

Every year, the movers and shakers of the cable world gather at The Cable Show to reflect upon the news of the year and collaborate on the future of the industry. This year, we welcomed the Show’s 10,000 attendees to our backyard of Washington, DC. At The Cable Show, executives from across the cable industry share experiences, ideas and inspirations from their own organizations, and many of Discovery’s leaders had…

More Than 4,000 Discovery Employees Volunteer to Make an Impact Around the Globe

Tomorrow, Discovery employees across the world will step away from their desks  and roll up their sleeves to make a lasting impact on their communities for the fourth annual Discover Your Impact Day. This year, a record-breaking 4,000 employees in more than 40 offices and 30 countries will work together on 170 projects. The projects touch all aspects of the community, from education to environmental conservation to poverty, and honor…

Boston Teacher Awarded Funds to Create Healthy Community

Today, students at William E. Russell Elementary school were treated to a healthy surprise in honor of their physical education teacher and wellness leader, Elizabeth Reynolds Lupo. Lupo was named the grand prize winner of the Find Your Balance Challenge, a joint program by the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation and Discovery Education. New England Patriots CEO and Chairman, Robert Kraft, further supported the school by matching the final prize. William…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

Here at Discovery it’s been an exciting week. We welcomed wildly popular YouTube host and producer Phil DeFranco to the Discovery family, saw record-breaking ratings and even enjoyed a true taste of summer, finally! Below, we’ve shared some updates, and scroll down for Friday fun: Revision3 Lands Philip DeFranco’s Content Animal Planet’s Mermaid Hoax Special Draws Record Ratings TLC’s ‘Bakery Boss’ Premiere: Buddy Valastro Helps Struggling Business Owners (VIDEO) Tyler…

Destination America’s Meat Week Sizzles on All Screens

In America, bacon is quite the celebrity. On an average day, there are 50,000 bacon-related tweets, and Americans proudly tweet about bacon more than any other nation. So it was only natural that Destination America would honor our nation’s favorite food this week with Meat Week, a week of sizzling new shows leading up to the season premiere of BBQ Pitmasters on Sunday, June 2  at 9 PM/ET. The programming, which include Epic…