Join ‘American Chopper Live’ in Vegas on December 6

Next month, Jesse James (who made his TV debut on Discovery Channel) will return to the network for the first time since 2006 to take on American Chopper‘s Senior and Junior for the title of master bike builder. On December 5th and 6th at 9pm ET/PT, these three larger-than-life personalities will share the same stage for the first time. The competition and live results special will test the breaking points…

Animal Planet Premieres ‘Saved’ Tonight at 8pm ET/PT

People with pets know that animals have the power to transform human lives. Tonight at 8pm ET/PT, Animal Planet premieres Saved, a series that features people facing their darkest hours who then find light and hope in the purest of forms — animals. Tonight’s episode explores a particularly poignant case: after Justin Rollins was killed in action in Iraq, his family made an unusual request: to have the puppy he was holding, hours before his…

‘All-American Muslim’ Debuts on TLC on Sunday Night

This Sunday night at 10 pm ET/PT, TLC premieres All-American Muslim, an eight-part series that goes inside the rarely-seen world of American Muslims to uncover a unique community struggling to balance faith and nationality in a post 9/11 world. All-American Muslim follows the daily lives of five families in Dearborn, Michigan, one of the most established and largest concentrations of American Muslims in the country and home to the largest mosque…

Successes Outweigh Hurdles for Discovery Employees Creating Change

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Cydney Cappello, Social Media Specialist for TLC and Discovery Fit & Health. Stay tuned to Discovery Blog for a few more updates on Creating Change 2011 in the coming days. The clock is ticking and the doors at the Discovery Communications headquarters are about to close, but there is still much to accomplish before tomorrow’s Creating Change presentations. From creating PR and…

‘Creating Change’ for DC Diaper Bank

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Nikki Lowe, Marketing Manager for our Licensing team. We’re getting close to the end of our creative marathon, but we’ll have a few more updates coming your way. Did you know that a person cannot use food stamps or any other government assistance to pay for diapers because they’re not technically a necessity? Did you know that in most cases a child…

‘Creating Change’ for Habitat for Humanity

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Heidi May, a new addition to the Discovery Communications family and publicist for Discovery Education. Stay tuned for more guest posts later today. Today, our team has been Creating Change for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County (HFH-MC). The mission of HFH-MC is to transform lives by building simple, decent homes for local families in need. Despite being one of the most…

‘Creating Change’ for Colorbars Network

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Kate Delmonico, Social Media Specialist for TLC. Stay tuned for more guest posts throughout the day. Fueled by lunch and (perhaps too much?) caffeine, the Creating Change volunteer groups are powering through the afternoon. I got the chance to sit down with one group working on a comprehensive communications plan for Colorbars Network, a nonprofit organization that helps all people of color…

Discovery Creates Change for Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART)

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Amy Enchelmeyer, Social Media Specialist for Science. Stay tuned for more guest posts throughout the day. Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART) is one of those uber-worthy organizations that makes Creating Change such an honor to be a part of.  Its mission? To train firefighters, police and first-responders in the care and resuscitation of animals in emergency situations. And now it’s our mission to help…

‘Creating Change’ Is Here!

This Creating Change post is from guest blogger Tim Redd, Manager, Internal Communications. Stay tuned for more guest posts throughout the day. Our Discovery Impact: Creating Change marathon is back for a second year. For the next 12 hours, over 200 of the best and brightest minds at Discovery will work on behalf of our nonprofit partner organizations to develop an array of creative projects. The teams and representative from…

Science, Ridley Scott Introduce Us to the ‘Prophets of Science Fiction’

Calling all sci-fi fans! On Wednesday night at 10pm ET/PT, Science debuts Prophets of Science Fiction, a series that explores the relationship between science fiction and the constantly-evolving worlds of science and technology. Executive Producer Ridley Scott, the creative genius behind Hollywood classics including Alien, Blade Runner and Gladiator and a student of science fiction explores how the dreams of storytellers like Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov, George Lucas and Phillip K.…