The SXSW 2017 PanelPicker is Now Open: Vote Today!

The next SXSW may not be until March 2017, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning for it now! The first step? Voting for which panels you’d like to see. Now through September 2, fans can vote for their favorite panels via the SXSW PanelPicker. Discovery has several panels in the running for SXSWEdu and SXSW Interactive – and we would love your help to bring ’em to Austin! Take a look at…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, Discovery was named the #2 company for best work-life balance by Indeed – a nice recognition that I can tell you is well-deserved! Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: In ‘Guns on Campus,’ Tamron Hall Examines a Polarizing Issue (New York Times) Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Renewed for Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere (Variety) EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Official Trailer for Discovery’s Motorcycle…

Don’t Miss TLC’s ‘Love at First Kiss,’ Premiering Tonight

Will one kiss lead to “happily ever after” or will it end up in a disaster? TLC’s newest series, ‘Love at First Kiss,’ takes singles out of their comfort zones by having them kiss total strangers, without introduction, and seeing if it leads to everlasting love. If all goes well, he or she can head to a two-minute speed date and even a date in the real world. Each episode will…

Summer 2016 TCA: Motorcycles, Duck Stamps and Chilling Wrongful Convictions

Dozens of Discovery Communications team members are in Beverly Hills this week for the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour, which gives cable, broadcast and digital networks the chance to share with journalists from across the country some of the exciting programs they have coming up in the next several months. Three of our networks – Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet and Discovery – held their portion of the event on Monday, August 1. Investigation Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It is heating up outside, but luckily there is plenty to keep us entertained indoors! Here’s what’s been going on in our world this week: TLC’s New Series Playhouse Masters Dreams Up Fantasy Kids’ Spaces for Steph Curry, Ali Landry and More (People) Eurosport and France Televisions Extend French Open Deal (Daily Mail)  YouTuber Marina Joyce Reassures Fans She Is Safe in New Interviews (TIME)  Deadliest Catch‘s Sig Hansen Reveals How He’s Changing…

Discovery and Toyota Collaborate to Create First-Ever Scripted Virtual Reality Miniseries

Taking the next step in virtual reality programming, Discovery has partnered with Toyota to release the car company’s first-ever scripted virtual reality short-form miniseries, entitled The Satchel. Dive head first into the mystery, as an unsuspecting man’s life gets turned upside down when he goes for a coffee date with a mysterious woman clutching a satchel that turns out to mean much more than what it at first appears. The…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘Southwest of Salem’ Documentary Scheduled for Fall Release (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety) Exclusive: Game of Thrones’ Michiel Huisman Rides Again in Harley and the Davidsons (GQ) ‘Too Close To Home’: Tyler Perry TLC Drama Series Gets Premiere Date (Deadline) Queen Sugar: See the First Trailer for Ava DuVernay’s New Series — Exclusive (EW) Cake Boss’ Talks Fate Of Wrigley Cake, Rosemont Restaurant Plans (Chicago…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, Discovery Communications received eight Emmy nominations for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, including four for Discovery’s Deadliest Catch. Congrats to all those involved on such well-deserved recognition! Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Naked and Afraid (The New Yorker) Thank You, Jazz Jennings, for Changing America (Advocate) What It’s Like Surviving Naked in the Wild for 40 Days (Marie Claire) Dave Navarro To Be Honored…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this past week: Why We’re Backing a Runner—Yes, a Runner—to Win ‘American Tarzan’ (Outside) EXCLUSIVE: Idris Elba Gets Into a Scary Crash on the Debut of His New Discovery Channel Series (Entertainment Tonight) Meet Jazz Jennings, The Transgender Teen Who Is Changing The World (The Huffington Post) Tamron Hall, of the ‘Today’ Show, Feathers Her Nest (The New York Times) ‘Secrets of America’s…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! With Shark Week wrapping this Sunday, July 3, we understand there might be some anxiety among fin-atics as they get ready to bid the jaw-some week adieu. While you’ll have to wait until next year for another full lineup of shark-themed programming, there are lots of ways you can fill your days with all things sharks. There’s even a really incredible opportunity to learn more about sharks – classifying them, understanding their behavior, learning about their evolution…