This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It’s hard to believe summer is already coming to a close and kids are headed back to school! Time flies when you’re having fun! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery. Here’s a look at what you might have missed: Abused Toucan Missing Beak Inspires Animal Welfare Movement (People)  Idris Elba Will Train to Become a (Real) Pro Kickboxer on Discovery’s ‘Fighter’ (The Wrap)  We’re on Baby Panda Watch! Zoo Atlanta Cub…

You Be the Detective.

Once again, Investigation Discovery is here to fuel your crime show addiction with an exciting Wednesday night lineup – with the premiere of all-new series ‘Betrayed’ followed by fan-favorite ‘Homicide Hunter’. ‘Betrayed,’ which revisits heart-pounding cases of deception that ended in murder at the hands of a trusted family member, co-worker, lover, or friend, turns viewers into confidants and investigators, guiding you through the victims’ relationships and raising suspicions about…

Get Ready for TLC’s First Scripted Series, ‘Too Close to Home’ – Premiering Tonight!

Political scandal, drama and suspense abound in TLC’s first-ever scripted series ‘Too Close to Home,’ which tells the story of a young woman named Anna from a modest upbringing in Alabama, who discovers she might have a future in Washington, D.C.’s fast-paced political scene. That is, until the real Anna is exposed when she causes a major political scandal and makes national headlines for her part in an affair with one…

3…2…1… Liftoff!

Discovery Education Joins Forces with Lockheed Martin on Space Initiative to Ignite Interest in STEM Careers   Going to Mars is not just science fiction or an award-winning (and pretty awesome) Matt Damon movie. NASA is already building the rockets to take the adventurers on their mission. Today, Discovery Education, a division of Discovery Communications, announced a new multi-year partnership with Lockheed Martin to launch a school-to-home education initiative designed to excite today’s middle school students and their families about STEM, specifically deep space…

Don’t Miss Investigation Discovery’s Controversial Documentary ‘Dream Killer’ This Sunday, August 14

Imagine being convicted of murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison based on the testimony of a friend claiming to witness the murder in a dream. Bizarrely enough, that’s what happened in 2005, when Ryan Ferguson was convicted of the murder of sports news editor Kent Heitholt and sentenced to 40 years in prison based on his friend Charles Erickson’s testimony, who claimed to witness the horrible murder in…

Don’t Miss TLC’s ‘Love at First Kiss,’ Premiering Tonight

Will one kiss lead to “happily ever after” or will it end up in a disaster? TLC’s newest series, ‘Love at First Kiss,’ takes singles out of their comfort zones by having them kiss total strangers, without introduction, and seeing if it leads to everlasting love. If all goes well, he or she can head to a two-minute speed date and even a date in the real world. Each episode will…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It is heating up outside, but luckily there is plenty to keep us entertained indoors! Here’s what’s been going on in our world this week: TLC’s New Series Playhouse Masters Dreams Up Fantasy Kids’ Spaces for Steph Curry, Ali Landry and More (People) Eurosport and France Televisions Extend French Open Deal (Daily Mail)  YouTuber Marina Joyce Reassures Fans She Is Safe in New Interviews (TIME)  Deadliest Catch‘s Sig Hansen Reveals How He’s Changing…

Discovery and Toyota Collaborate to Create First-Ever Scripted Virtual Reality Miniseries

Taking the next step in virtual reality programming, Discovery has partnered with Toyota to release the car company’s first-ever scripted virtual reality short-form miniseries, entitled The Satchel. Dive head first into the mystery, as an unsuspecting man’s life gets turned upside down when he goes for a coffee date with a mysterious woman clutching a satchel that turns out to mean much more than what it at first appears. The…

The New Month Comes with New Shows on Hulu!

With the start of the new month, Hulu just announced its list of upcoming releases for July 2016, and there are a TON of new seasons of some of the most well-loved shows from Discovery, Animal Planet, Science Channel, TLC, Discovery Life and Investigation Discovery now available for streaming. With the long holiday weekend ahead, there’s no better time to catch up on your binge-worthy addictions and relive some of…

TLC & Seeker Bring ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ to On Air & Online

At first glance, high school senior Kelly Acevedo is like many other students: she’s involved in a host of extracurricular activities, including a leadership council, ROTC and prom committee, and boasts one of the top GPAs of her class. But woven into her triumphs are obstacles few her age have been forced to face, including years of domestic instability and gang violence. Seeker’s Laura Ling sat down with Acevedo to…