This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Discovery Communications announced yesterday that Karen Leever has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, overseeing the company’s expansive digital brands and businesses in the United States – from fan-favorite Discovery Digital Networks (DDN) programming to the newly launched Discovery VR. It was also announced earlier this week that Darcy Tomlin has been named Vice President of Programming and Operations for Discovery Networks International, managing…

Discovery Channel Italia Celebrates Company’s 30th Birthday With Pop-Up ‘Discovery 30’ Channel

To celebrate Discovery Communications’ 30th birthday, Discovery Channel Italia is launching a special pop-up channel that will showcase some of the network’s most iconic programming. ‘Discovery 30’ will launch Wednesday, July 22 at 6:00 CEST on Sky (channel 402) and run through Sunday, August 2. During the event, fans can enjoy day-long marathons of fan-favorite programs, including: Bear Grylls: The Last Survivor The Gold Rush Dirty Jobs Dual Survival Deadliest Catch Shark Week MythBusters Fast ‘N Loud …

More Seasons and Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows Now Available on Hulu

July 1st doesn’t just mark the start of a new month – it marks the start of new series and new episodes of Discovery Communications’ programming being made available to Hulu subscribers! And with the long holiday weekend just ahead of us, there’s no better time to relive your favorite moments and catch up on your newest binge-worthy addictions. From MythBusters to Man Vs. Wild, Say Yes to the Dress and DC Cupcakes,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Hi, everyone! There’s a larger-than-normal amount of news coming from us this week, as our TV networks announced their upcoming 2015-2016 programming slates: Discovery announced new scripted series Harley-Davidson as well as unscripted series/specials Naked & Afraid XL, Treasure Quest, Pacific Warriors, Lunar XPrize, Killing Fields and Cuban Chrome. To learn more, please read the official press release. TLC announced new family-focused series Long Lost Family, Hardly Royal, I Got You Babies…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! The wait is almost over for Bering Sea Gold fans: the fourth season premiere airs tonight at 10pm ET/PT. Check out the video at the bottom of this post to catch a glimpse of what’s to come this season. Yesterday TLC announced a new series premiering this summer, All That Jazz, which follows the life of transgender teen Jazz Jennings. Speaking of upcoming series, fans can catch a sneak peek of the…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday the 13th! For the superstitious among us, check out this article from DNews of 13 things you shouldn’t do today. (The article is also with little known facts. Did you know that some traditions call for mirrors to be covered up around the sick and dying, or that salmon, in certain cultures, is the Fish Who Must Not Be Named?) While you’ve been busy taking your cat’s glamour…

Ring in the New Year with Your Favorite Shows from Discovery Nets…Now on Hulu!

In December, Discovery Communications and Hulu announced a new deal bringing entertaining programming — from Deadliest Catch to Say Yes to the Dress — to Hulu’s Plus subscribers. And what better way to kick off 2015 than enjoying some of your favorite shows from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and more? Click on the links below to access programs from across Discovery’s TV portfolio now available to U.S. Hulu…

Discovery Channel Celebrates the Best of 2014 with Virtual Advent Calendar

Discovery Channel is celebrating the end of another action-packed year by looking back on its shows’ best moments, and fans are invited to join in on the fun! A virtual advent calendar is now live as a companion to the network’s “Best of Discovery 2014” programming. Marathons of well-loved series and specials – from Gold Rush to Shark Week – are airing now through January 1. By using the hashtag…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

And just like that, another week has gone by! Gold Rush returned last Friday with a vengeance; the fifth season premiere was the most watched cable program that night. And another fan-favorite show made a splash as Derick and Jill Duggar Dillard announced that they are having a baby boy. Congrats to them both! Congratulations are also in order for one of our own, as Joe Abruzzese, President of Ad…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! We’re welcomed some cooler weather here at Discovery HQ this week, along with some exciting announcements about a little event we have coming up on November 2 (hint: Nik Wallenda is back!) Check out some of the week’s biggest news here at Discovery and then catch a sneak peek of the news season of Discovery’s Gold Rush, premiering on Friday, October 17 at 9/8c. HBO Head Richard Plepler:…