It’s a Family Feud on TLC’s ‘American Chopper’

Tonight, TLC brings back the ever-popular American Chopper for 13 new episodes that follow the feuding Teutuls — Paul Sr. and Paul Jr. — and their competing Orange County motorcycle shops. American Chopper: Senior vs. Junior, airing Thursdays at 9pm ET/PT, picks up where last season ended: with the father firing the son from Orange County Choppers (OCC). The series will capture the renewed rivalry as Paul Sr. continues to build world famous…

Animal Planet Launches Android App

Animal Planet has launched its first mobile app… and it’s for enthusiastic Android users! The free app features short-form videos from top-rated shows, including Whale Wars, Pit Boss, and River Monsters. Animal Planet fans can also browse photo galleries, TV schedules and take quizzes about their favorite Animal Planet talent and programming. Download the Animal Planet app from the Android Marketplace and enjoy your favorite Animal Planet content on the…

Science Channel Explores the ‘Wonders of the Solar System’

Tonight, Science Channel kicks off a fascinating series about some of the most interesting questions about our solar system in its newest series, Wonders of the Solar System. Could Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, be home to our closest alien neighbors? Are there lessons to be had about our own planet from new similarities between Earth and Mars? What about those space volcanoes that spew ice instead of lava and fire? Thanks to increasingly…

‘The Colony’ Returns to Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s The Colony began its second season last week, exploring whether a group of colonists can survive and rebuild in a world without electricity, running water, government or outside communication. The series is not a competition, but rather a controlled experiment that places volunteers (ordinary people) in a simulated post-catastrophic environment as a test of their personal will and survival skills. This season, The Colony participants are placed in…

Three U.S. Schools ‘Win a Wireless Lab’ from Discovery Education & CDW-G

Discovery Education is working to help upgrade the technology in America’s schools by partnering with Illinois-based CDW-G to provide “wireless labs” for three U.S. high schools. The eighth annual Win a Wireless Lab Contest received more than 118,000 entries, the highest number since the contest began in 2003, including nearly 7,000 Twitter entries. The three winning schools are: Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA Wolf Branch Middle School in Swansea, IL Wayland-Cohocton Central School…

‘Shark Week’ Photo Contest — Have You Entered?

As you may have heard, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returns on August 1 for one glorious, ferocious and toothy week.  We here in Silver Spring have happily welcomed back Chompie — the official mascot of Shark Week — to our headquarters. For those of you in the D.C. area, Discovery Channel has partnered with Express for a special Shark Week Photo Contest. Just take a photo of Chompie, come up…