This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! In case you missed it, Discovery Channel made headlines yesterday for something a little less conventional for the network: hockey. (We’ll let news speak for itself. Here’s an article from The New York Post.) On another note, the winner of Discovery Education and Toyota’s TeenDrive365 video challenge has been announced. Congrats to Chicago’s Elijah Wilborn! Here are some other stories you may have missed: Lessons From a Leadership Perspective…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy weekend! We had some – shall we say – smashing news this week, announcing that Billy Corgan has joined TNA wrestling as a senior producer. Here is some other news you may have missed: And the Dallas Zoo Baby Giraffe’s Name Is…(Plus: See an Adorable New Pic!) (People) Dale Jr. Builds a Treehouse in his Yard (WCNC) ‘Return to Amish,’ ‘Gypsy Sisters’ Renewed by TLC (The Wrap) Melissa Etheridge Uncovers Scandalous Family History (ABC News) Bruce…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Discovery Education had a busy week, hosting on Thursday, April 23 both a live My Brother’s Keeper panel discussion, and a virtual field trip with Nutrients for Life celebrating the role STEM plays in agriculture. My Brother’s Keeper is a national initiative aimed at improving the life outcomes of boys and young men of color; the live panel featured local and national leaders discussing the important efforts being taken…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! A few exciting updates have come through since the last “Discovery Buzz” post about some recent births – including the birth and subsequent naming of Katie’s newborn calf from Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live. And on the TLC front, Derek Dillard also shared details on the birth of his and Jill’s new baby boy. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TLC Renews “My 600-lb Life” for Fourth…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Fans of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress can get a behind-the-scenes look at the companion initiative, Say Yes to the Prom, in a video filmed by a local University of Maryland student who attended the event here at our Silver Spring headquarters. And speaking of working with inspiring young students, Discovery Education partnered with award-winning musician Jimmy Wayne and Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg a couple weeks ago, where Jimmy spoke to several hundred students…

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! This week’s news seems to revolve largely around life’s most memorable moments – from weddings, to new homes to babies growing into strong-willed toddlers. Here are some other stories you may have missed this week: The Current State of Hate in America (Huffington Post) Judge and Jury: Louise Roe on Personal Style and Her New TLC Show (Forbes) TLC Sets March Airdate for “Bride by Design” (Realscreen) Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Though I can’t really speak for everyone here at our Silver Spring headquarters, I feel pretty comfortable saying that most – if not all – of us have been less than thrilled with the brutally cold weather that’s come through. While it may not be nearly as cold down here as it is in other parts of the country (it’s all relative, of course), the balmy 5 degree…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

We’re back from the Thanksgiving holiday and while we had our fill of turkey, stuffing and Grandma’s jokes, we can’t get enough of what’s going on here at Discovery Communications. Just this week, TLC’s The Little Couple returned for its seventh season, audiences around the country enjoyed Animal Planet Live!’s Reindeer Cam, and Josh and Anna Duggar announced they’re expecting their fourth child! Additionally, Discovery Digital Networks’ TestTube launched ‘MANthropology’,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here at Discovery, we’re welcoming the weekend with open arms after a long week of walking wires, announcing a new Chief Creative Officer for Discovery Networks International and Creating Change. Here are some other things that have happened this week, in case you missed it: TLC’s ‘Little Couple’ to Return in December (The Wrap) Inside 19 Kids & Counting Stars Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s Wedding (People) Discovery…