Get Your Discovery Fix Anytime with Our Mobile Websites

When you’re out and about looking for the latest in science and earth news, what’s on tonight on our networks, or even fun video clips, make sure to check out our mobile websites. All of the sites below have been updated with new features and lots of great content: Discovery Channel: m.discovery.com TLC: m.tlc.com Animal Planet: m.animalplanet.com TreeHugger: m.treehugger.com Planet Green: m.planetgreen.com HowStuffWorks: m.howstuffworks.com Petfinder: m.petfinder.com Discovery Health: m.discoveryhealth.com Bookmark your…

Science Channel Explores the ‘Wonders of the Solar System’

Tonight, Science Channel kicks off a fascinating series about some of the most interesting questions about our solar system in its newest series, Wonders of the Solar System. Could Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, be home to our closest alien neighbors? Are there lessons to be had about our own planet from new similarities between Earth and Mars? What about those space volcanoes that spew ice instead of lava and fire? Thanks to increasingly…

‘The Colony’ Returns to Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s The Colony began its second season last week, exploring whether a group of colonists can survive and rebuild in a world without electricity, running water, government or outside communication. The series is not a competition, but rather a controlled experiment that places volunteers (ordinary people) in a simulated post-catastrophic environment as a test of their personal will and survival skills. This season, The Colony participants are placed in…

Discovery Channel & Science Channel Take Comic-Con by Storm

Today’s post is from guest blogger David Tra, Digital Publicist for Discovery Channel & Science Channel, who just came back from San Diego to fill us (and you) in on all the mayhem at Comic-Con. What do Comic-Con International 2010 and Discovery Communications have in common? Discovery Channel and Science Channel both had a presence at the four-day event held in San Diego. Discovery Channel hosted panels for MythBusters and…

Three U.S. Schools ‘Win a Wireless Lab’ from Discovery Education & CDW-G

Discovery Education is working to help upgrade the technology in America’s schools by partnering with Illinois-based CDW-G to provide “wireless labs” for three U.S. high schools. The eighth annual Win a Wireless Lab Contest received more than 118,000 entries, the highest number since the contest began in 2003, including nearly 7,000 Twitter entries. The three winning schools are: Lee-Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA Wolf Branch Middle School in Swansea, IL Wayland-Cohocton Central School…

‘Shark Week’ Photo Contest — Have You Entered?

As you may have heard, Discovery Channel’s Shark Week returns on August 1 for one glorious, ferocious and toothy week.  We here in Silver Spring have happily welcomed back Chompie — the official mascot of Shark Week — to our headquarters. For those of you in the D.C. area, Discovery Channel has partnered with Express for a special Shark Week Photo Contest. Just take a photo of Chompie, come up…

‘My Discovery’ Continues Celebration of Fans & 25 Years of Discoveries

In conjunction with Discovery’s 25th anniversary in June, we launched a new campaign, My Discovery — helping fans explore their “Big D” and “little d” discoveries. As a part of Discovery Channel’s Anniversary Week, we even featured 120 discoveries on air in primetime! Since launching the site, we’ve seen everything from the recent discovery of an ancient ship on the site of the World Trade Center to new food &…

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet & Planet Green Nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards

This morning, the National Television Academy announced nominations for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards — including seven for Discovery Communications! Discovery Channel earned two nominations, one for Discovery Atlas: Egypt Revealed (Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – News Coverage/Documentaries) and another for Wild Pacific: Survivors ( Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Nature). Animal Planet‘s Yellowstone: Battle for Life earned two nominations for…

Discovery Channel & Animal Planet Nab 16 Primetime Emmy Nominations

What a morning for Discovery Communications! Following up on Discovery Channel’s two Daytime Emmys last month, we learned this morning that Discovery Channel has earned 14 Primetime Emmy nominations and that Animal Planet has added another two nominations to its accolades. Discovery Channel’s groundbreaking Life leads the pack with six nominations including Outstanding Nonfiction Series, for which Deadliest Catch is also nominated — for the fifth consecutive year. Catch received…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Cash Cab’ & Ben Bailey Pick Up Two Daytime Emmys

Last night Discovery Channel had Las Vegas seeing NYC taxi’s trademark yellow and black, as Cash Cab and host Ben Bailey nabbed two Emmys at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Bailey even took to the red carpet, quizzing soap stars (sans cab, of course) before the live telecast.Early in the evening, Cash Cab was named Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show, besting Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, The Price is Right and…