Eurosport Makes its Own Grand Slam at Roland Garros 2016

Eurosport superserved tennis superfans in 54 countries over the course of two weeks at the end of May and beginning of June, providing comprehensive, in-depth coverage of the 2016 French Open both on-air and online with Eurosport Player. Strong viewership figures were enjoyed by key markets across the continent. In Spain, the live broadcast average audience was up 86% versus 2015, and the Women’s final became the 2nd best performing…

Don’t Miss Investigation Discovery’s ‘The Vanishing Women,’ Premiering Tonight

Since May 2014, six women in Chillicothe, Ohio have gone missing or been found dead. These women, all in their 20s and 30s, are believed to have known each other and have connections to this small, mysterious town, leading the community to believe that there is a serial killer on the loose. Investigation Discovery’s The Vanishing Women takes viewers inside these strange disappearances, joining law enforcement, loved ones and the community…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Deadliest Catch’: How the Most Cinematic-Looking Season Yet Was Shot and Edited (Variety) John McEnroe a Coach? You Cannot Be Serious! (New York Times) What to Watch on Your VR Headset (Yahoo!) Jamie Lynn Spears Shares Story in TLC Special (CNN) ‘No Walled Gardens’: Discovery Embraces Platform Distribution (Digiday) Discovery, TLC Order ‘Cake Boss’ Season 9; Layer On 10 More Episodes…

Don’t Miss ‘Paranormal Lockdown’ and ‘Outrageous Acts of Science’ at Awesome Con!

In just a few days, Washington, D.C. will revel in Awesome Con, a convention embracing all aspects of geekdom and pop culture, with a huge collection of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art and cosplay – Discovery Communications is getting in on the fun! Kicking off on Friday, June 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the comic-con will have a series of interesting discussion panels, costume contests,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! While Shark Week may still be a few weeks away, that doesn’t mean we can’t start talking about it now! Lauren, a writer on Ellen, dipped her toes in the national celebration by diving with Shark Week‘s biggest stars, which you can watch for yourself in this fun clip. Here’s what else had us buzzing this week: Greg Yaitanes Tapped As Showrunner of Discovery’s Unabomber Drama ‘Manifesto’ (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter)…

‘Monster Week’: You Are What They Eat

  It’s finally here! No, not Memorial Day weekend (though I’m not one to complain about a long weekend!). Monster Week is back for its fifth year, kicking off tonight, May 26 at 10/9c with an all-new episode of River Monsters. Animal Planet’s most anticipated week of programming features everything from dangerous reptiles and an invasion of crocs to killer swarms, lions on the loose and bone-chilling 9-1-1 animal attack calls. There are a…

Roland Garros 2016: Eurosport Has You Covered

The French Open is officially in full swing — and Eurosport is bringing fans courtside with comprehensive, in-depth coverage throughout the tournament. John McEnroe, who last year proclaimed himself the ‘unofficial’ Commissioner of Tennis, is back on Eurosport for his second consecutive year. McEnroe lines up alongside former world number ones Chrissy Evert and Ilie Nastase. The three stars will bring the fans their expert insight and analysis during live…

New ‘Seeker’ Feeds Bright, Curious Minds Through Original Online Programming

There are more than 90 million millennials around the world, each with different passions, perspectives, beliefs and desires. The all-new Seeker is a digital network for this generation, designed to reach and engage these bright, curious minds with a variety of entertaining and insightful content offerings. Seeker was created for those who believe that wisdom is gained by experiencing, observing and exploring, and for those who are always looking for a way to apply their curiosity and…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this morning, we were thrilled to be able to offer up our Silver Spring HQ as a pit stop for Bike to Work Day here in the DC metro area. The circle outside our main entrance was transformed into a miniature entertainment hub, complete with a DJ, snacks, drinks and assorted swag. There was something for everyone – whether our building was a final destination or an opportunity to stop and refresh before moving…

TLC & Seeker Bring ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ to On Air & Online

At first glance, high school senior Kelly Acevedo is like many other students: she’s involved in a host of extracurricular activities, including a leadership council, ROTC and prom committee, and boasts one of the top GPAs of her class. But woven into her triumphs are obstacles few her age have been forced to face, including years of domestic instability and gang violence. Seeker’s Laura Ling sat down with Acevedo to…