Discovery Says Yes to the Prom

One of the great advantages of working at a company like Discovery is being able to tap into our best resource – our awesome employees and on-air talent – for events like Say Yes to the Prom.  Yesterday, in conjunction with The Horizon Foundation, Discovery Communications invited 34 local girls to the Discovery offices in Silver Spring to choose a prom dress from over 300 dresses donated by Discovery employees…

Discovery Goes ‘One Day Without Shoes’

Today, Discovery employees bared their soles for TOMS’ One Day Without Shoes, a worldwide initiative to help raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life. Millions of children worldwide go without shoes every day, exposing them to infections and disease, in turn often preventing them from attending school. TOMS philosophy is “one for one” — when you purchase a pair of their shoes,…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Celebrates Season Premiere with Its 100th Episode

After 100 episodes chronicling the emotional and physical journeys of the men who risk their lives for one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, Deadliest Catch returns for a new season on Discovery Channel tonight. With their fishing quota slashed by almost half and some of the harshest conditions they have ever faced, the crews worry about their strategies on the sea and how they’ll make ends meet…

Proud to Be The ‘Mama’s Boys’ of TLC

I certainly have my moments of wistful longing for living under my parent’s roof (after eating my own cooking for a few years, I have come to extensively appreciate my mother’s culinary skills), but for TLC’s Mama’s Boys of the Bronx, things are so good at home, they’ve just never left. For Anthony, Frankie, Giovanni, Peter and Chip, living at home with their mothers means clean clothes, delicious meals and a…

‘Chasing Classic Cars’ with Velocity

Classic cars conjure the memory of times gone by so vividly, so it’s no wonder they have become such a hobby and collector’s item. If you are a car lover, you absolutely cannot miss the season premiere of Chasing Classic Cars on Velocity, tonight at 10pm ET/PT. Hosted by renowned car collector Wayne Carini, Chasing Classic Cars gives us a glimpse into the world of high-end car collection, as Wayne…

Jeremy Wade Goes in Search of ‘Catfish Big Enough to Swallow a Man’

While I am endlessly fascinated by the creatures Jeremy Wade finds in the water, I am equally completely terrified by their existence. But, like a good, scary movie, it’s hard for me to look away (even if I am squirming thinking about one of those monsters swishing past me in a lake). Sunday’s premiere of River Monsters at 9pm ET/PT on Animal Planet does not disappoint the side of me…

Discovery Fit & Health Takes a Look at Moms Who Are Obsessed

The mother-daughter relationship is never easy, especially during the teen years, but what if your mom’s obsession with shopping is putting your family into unending debt? My Mom is Obsessed on Discovery Fit & Health takes a look at the strain it puts on the relationship between teen girls and their moms when their moms take their obsessions too far. Each episode takes us into the lives of two teenage…

‘Long Island Medium’ Returns & ‘Leave It to Niecy’ Premieres This Sunday on TLC

“Spirit is important to me. Just as important as my hair and my nails.” Such is the life of Theresa Caputo, Long Island mom and psychic medium. Back for a second season of Long Island Medium on TLC, Theresa is still hard at work communicating with her clients’ loved ones, but many of her readings are unplanned, as spirits visit her at the market, nail salon and anywhere in between.…

TLC’s ‘The Little Couple’ Returns Tonight

Please join me in welcoming Kate Delmonico to Discovery Blog. Kate joins us from her most recent role working on TLC Social Media and will be contributing to the blog regularly. Naturally, having her tackle a TLC show first was fitting. -Amber I love Bill Klein and Jen Arnold. They are funny & smart and have such a genuine affection for each other that really comes across in The Little…