Another Friday for the books – and another weekend ahead to enjoy!
Since Rich Ross took over as President of Discovery Channel in January of this year, fans of the network have been eagerly waiting to hear how programming will take shape under his leadership. Earlier this week, Discovery Channel announced several new series and specials green-lighted under Ross, including: Treasure Quest, an adventure series about a team hunting for missing gold in Brazil; Lunar XPrize, a competition series in which 30 teams of engineers race to land a robot on the moon; Pacific Warriors, which follows Hawaiian commercial fisherman; and Cuban Chrome, a car series filmed in Havana. You can get the full scoop by clicking here.
Here are some other stories you may have missed:
- Investigation Discovery Debut Podcast Goes Deeper into the Mind of a Murderer (Digital Content Next)
- Trans Teen Jazz Jennings’ Beautiful Message About Being ‘Different’ (Huffington Post)
- It’s Jill (Duggar) Dillard’s Due Date! ‘I Am Planning on the Baby Coming Late,’ She Says (People)
- Leah Remini: It’s All Relative Gets Season 2 at TLC – All the Details on the New Season (US Magazine)
- Wendy Williams Has Some Killer ‘Gossip’ (NYPost)
- Discovery Orders ‘Naked & Afraid’ Spinoff, ‘Killing Fields’ Series (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter)
- ‘America’s Got Talent’s’ Willis Clan Gets TLC Reality Series (The Wrap)
Enjoy your weekend!