This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! This week, we were riding the tidal wave from Shark Week 2014 and celebrating some exciting Duggar baby news. Check out some of this week’s happenings below and ease your way into the weekend with Lil BUB’s Summertime Yule Log video below, featuring BUB herself lounging on a beach and soaking up those last drops of summer. Shark Week 2014 Earns Record Rating  Jill and Derrick Dillard…

SXSW PanelPicker 2015 Is Open

It’s August, and that mean’s SXSW PanelPicker is again upon us! The SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and what’s to come tomorrow and Music explores the future of the music industry, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This year, we’ve…

Dive Into Shark Week Online

Everyone’s favorite week of summer is back and this year there are even more ways to sink your teeth into all of the jawesome Shark Week fun online. Kicking off tonight at 8pm ET/PT, fans can see their Facebook posts features live, on-air throughout Shark Week. Sink your teeth into Shark Week online at SharkWeek.com and through: Supersized Shark Cams: Keep tabs on the stars of SHARK WEEK through the return of the…

Chompie Jr. Takes the DC Area By Fin

Here at Discovery, we’re getting ready to kick off everyone’s favorite summer celebration, Shark Week, beginning this Sunday at 8pm ET/PT. Chompie Jr. is also gearing up to welcome back the King of Summer. In celebration of all things Shark Week, Chompie Jr. will be making the rounds tomorrow in the DC area, surprising locals and tourists alike with his toothy grin. Follow the hashtag #ChompieAttack to keep tabs on Chompie…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we reported second quarter results and continue to count down to everyone’s favorite summer event, Shark Week. Check out some of the comings and goings of this past week and check out Rob Lowe absolutely owning the title of #KingOfSummer below. Rob Lowe Gets ‘Sharky’ in Hilarious Shark Week Promo  Discovery’s Profit Rises, Buoyed By Expansion The Duggars Return!…

Discovery Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America for Great Futures Campaign

Every day the ring of the final school bell at 3:00pm leaves 15 million kids in America with nowhere to go.  Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) wants to draw attention to critical issues facing America’s youth and the increased risk that comes with being unsupervised and unguided after school hours. In an effort to reverse negative trends such as obesity, drug use, and violence exacerbated by unstructured out-of-school time, today…

Lookin’ Good, TestTube, Revision3 & Animalist!

Discovery Digital Networks is looking a little bit better today, thanks to newly-launched site redesigns across Revision3, TestTube and Animalist. Not only are they much prettier (technically speaking, of course) the sites are now fully responsive across mobile, tablet and desktop and have made discovering content a breeze. Fans can also check out what’s hot with trending videos featured on the homepage and new content buckets allow for easier content sorting (I can…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Street Outlaws’ Debuts On-Air Facebook Polling

When Street Outlaws return to Discovery tonight at 9pm ET/PT, there will be no shortage of sparks in the OKC. Fans can get in on all the fast and furious action tonight, as live Facebook polling results to on-air questions will be featured throughout the episode, in addition to real-time Facebook posts. In a prime time TV first, viewers can post their answers anywhere within Facebook to vote. Tonight’s question will be:…

Animal Planet’s ‘Monster Week’ Kicks Off Sunday

In its third year, Animal Planet’s Monster Week returns Sunday, sure to kick off the summer with frightfully fun and over-the-top tales of the monsters that lurk below water and stalk on land. Animal Planet’s Showtime Eric Young will host the week of premieres, kicking off, aptly, on Sunday at 9PM ET/PT with River Monsters.  Sunday, May 25 at 9PM ET/PT marks the much-anticipated premiere of Blood Lake: Attack of…

Animal Planet, Stuff You Should Know and Stuff to Blow Your Mind Honored with Webby Awards

After more than 12,000 entries submitted and more than one million votes cast, the results are in! The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences Webby Awards winners were announced this morning and we are thrilled that a few Discovery Communications projects were among the winners. Congratulations to all the winners of the 18th annual Webby Awards! You can check out some of the work we were honored for below:…