TLC’s Fifth Annual ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ Kicks Off in New York City!

With warmer weather and more sunshine comes prom season, and you know what that means: TLC’s fifth annual Say Yes to the Prom is back! Kicking off in New York City yesterday, more than 50 students were treated to a full head-to-toe prom experience, with special guests Eden Duncan-Smith and Discovery Communications President and CEO David Zaslav personally attending to wish them well. The students also received a special video message…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Last weekend we bid adieu to one of our most beloved shows of all time, MythBusters. Though they are no longer filming new episodes, their many, many tests and experiments will continue to live on as lessons learned. (Exhibit A: 13 Myths You Believed That Are Totally Busted.) Here is some other MythBusters news that has made headlines this past week: TV Pick: ‘MythBusters’ Goes Out, Probably With a Bang (Los Angeles Times)…

Discovery Communications Celebrates World Wildlife Day, Launches ‘Stop The Traffic’ Campaign

The illegal wildlife trade claims the life of an elephant every 15 minutes. That’s nearly 100 elephants each day – over 35,000 each year. It’s a rate so threatening that experts fear wild elephants may cease to exist by 2025. And animal trafficking just doesn’t affect elephants. Rhinos, tigers and many other endangered animals around the world are threatened by this deadly, multi-billion dollar industry. Today, on World Wildlife Day, Discovery Communications has…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Another week in the books – can you believe it’s almost March?! Here’s some news you may have missed: Will The James Webb Space Telescope Find The Birth Of The Universe? (Fast Company) ‘Daredevil’ Actor Cast in Discovery Miniseries ‘Harley and the Davidsons’ (Variety) The Sit-Down: Peter Hutton, CEO, Eurosport (Sports Business Daily) ‘Deadliest Catch’ Season 12 Boasts Big Changes, Including a New Captain (Yahoo!) Duggar Family’s ‘Jill…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Spring is on its way here in Washington, DC – and it’s making its first appearance this weekend, with temps hovering around 60 degrees both days. The warmth is a welcome reprieve from the biting cold we had last weekend, that’s for sure! Been busy this week? So have we! Here is some news you may have missed: ‘Killing Fields’ Season Finale Clocks 2.5 Million Viewers On Discovery Channel…

Sink Your Teeth into Discovery’s ‘Venom Hunters’

Who can forget the relentless itch of a mosquito bite? At times, they can seem pretty unbearable. Now imagine you’re walking outdoors and instead of hearing the snappy hum of a mosquito in your ear, a snake lurches forward and bites you, sinking its fangs into your leg and delivering a powerful, dangerous venom to your bloodstream. Your only chance at staving off its debilitating effects – and possibly death – depends solely on…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! There’s a little more pep in everyone’s step this evening as we all peel off for the long weekend. Unfortunately it’s been pretty cold this week – and temperatures are expected to dip to the single digits in the next day or two – so a lot of folks are more apt to hibernate than get outdoors. Has the week flown by for you? Us too! Here is some news you might have missed:…

Your Day Just Got a Little Sweeter with TLC’s #CupcakeCam Live

Before you read this post, I should warn you: you will definitely, absolutely, 100% want a cupcake by the time you’re finished. OK, you’ve been warned. Here we go… We’ve got some pretty sweet news coming from TLC today! Fans of the network’s DC Cupcakes and the sugary confection alike can submerge themselves in sugary mayhem with the launch of #CupcakeCam Live. Offering behind-the-scenes access to the world-famous Georgetown Cupcake, #CupcakeCam Live takes viewers into the…

This Valentine’s Day, Find Your Perfect Monstrrr & Lament ‘The One That Got Away’ with Destination America

Nothing says “be mine” quite like the melodious snarl of a big, hairy monster. Your heart will beat a little faster. He’ll stop you in your tracks and likely leave you speechless. Dying to know who this dreamboat is, exactly? None other than the divine Bigfoot. As Destination America describes him, Bigfoot sounds like a catch! He’s exotic and mysterious; has a certain je ne sais quoi that’ll turn heads; and no signs of a receding hairline. Win/win/win! Fans of the network…

’20/20 on ID Presents Homicide’ Offers Never-Before-Heard Details of the Unabomber

For 18 years, Ted Kaczynski, commonly known as the Unabomber, led a nationwide bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others. Sending bombs through the mail to universities and airlines alike (the term “Unabomber” stands for “UNiversities and Airline BOMBer), Kaczynski caused terror throughout the U.S. for nearly two decades. His destructive actions were finally halted in 1996 when an unlikely source spoke out: Ted’s brother, David Kaczynski. A 35,000 word…