This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! There was no shortage of programming news from TLC this week, from announcing the return of Kate Plus 8, to debuting two new programs, My Big Fat Fabulous Life and Style By Jury, which will both air in early 2015. Some well-loved, fan-favorite programs got a little TLC (pun intended) this week, too! American Chopper made a special return as part of Discovery’s Mega Week. Equally as…

‘American Chopper’ Returns to Discovery Tonight in Shaq-Sized Special Episode

Fans of American Chopper can rejoice: the beloved Discovery show is back with a special episode tonight that is as tremendous as its guest star, Shaquille O’Neal. The 7’1” basketball legend has enlisted the help of Paul Teutel Sr. and the Orange County Chopper team to build him not just any ordinary bike, but a special Superman themed one. The custom chopper is the largest the team has ever built,…

‘Chopper Live’ Kicks Off Tonight on Discovery Channel!

The excitement is palpable here at Discovery’s broadcast center, where I just arrived to gear up for tonight’s kickoff to Chopper Live. When you’ve been prepping for a live event like tonight, the day always arrives with a mix of nervousness, excitement and a smidge of exhaustion. Tonight, fans will see Chopper Live: Road to Revenge, a two-hour special starting at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel, chronicling the four teams…

The Teutuls Return to ‘Letterman’ and Discovery Channel…Together

It’s been a rocky few years for Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Jr. — the talented American Chopperbike builders turned family rivals. On Monday, September 3 (at 9pm ET/PT), father and son will begin a new build, revisiting the first bike they teamed up on while working on their relationship (watch a preview below). And, tomorrow night, August 28 (check your local CBS listings for times), the two will join…

‘Moonshiners’ Comes to Discovery Channel This Week

If we told you that Discovery Channel is premiering a new show called Moonshiners tonight, you might think that it was taking you back to another era in a historical piece. Not a chance. Moonshining may be a tradition dating back hundreds of years, but this multi-million dollar industry is all too current. And it comes with its own risks (let’s just say it’s not legal everywhere). In Moonshiners, Discovery goes…

Whose Team Are You On? ‘American Chopper Live: The Build-Off’ Premieres Tonight

We’re used to seeing Paul Teutul Sr. and Paul Teutul Jr. battle it out to create the baddest bikes around…but what happens when we introduce another expert builder, Jesse James, into the mix? American Chopper fans are going to find out in less than an hour with the premiere of American Chopper Live: The Build-Off at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel. This two-night event pits Senior, Junior and Jesse against…

Join ‘American Chopper Live’ in Vegas on December 6

Next month, Jesse James (who made his TV debut on Discovery Channel) will return to the network for the first time since 2006 to take on American Chopper‘s Senior and Junior for the title of master bike builder. On December 5th and 6th at 9pm ET/PT, these three larger-than-life personalities will share the same stage for the first time. The competition and live results special will test the breaking points…

Hit the Road with New Eps of ‘American Chopper’ and a Sneak Peek of ‘Carfellas’

American Chopper is back on Discovery Channel on Mondays (at 9pm ET/PT) with new episodes, as the crews from Orange County Choppers and Paul Jr. Designs continue to deliver amazing bikes and Mikey’s art career starts to flourish. And, following Chopper tonight at 10pm ET/PT, you can also catch a sneak peek at a new Discovery series: Carfellas. The series introduces us to Mikey D. (yes, we have two Mikeys…

Celebrate the Fourth of July Weekend with Marathons of Your Favorite Shows

July 4th. Time for family, food, fireworks…and marathons! While most of us will spend time outside at the pool or in the backyard, you have to cool off sometime — and our networks have just what you need. Check out the schedule below and, most of all, have a happy and safe holiday weekend! Saturday, July 2 Discovery Channel’s Swamp Loggers: 9am – 12am ET/PT TLC’s My Big Fat Gypsy…

‘American Chopper’ Season Finale Marks Start of Charity Bike Auction

During last Monday’s kick-off of the two-part season finale of Discovery Channel‘s American Chopper, both Paul Sr. and Paul Jr. were challenged to design bikes inspired by Cadillac after a visit to their design center. Check out how Junior’s team tackled the project in this clip: Over the past week, fans have been casting their votes for Team Senior and Team Junior on the American Chopper Facebook page and, beginning tomorrow…