Last Call: Enter American Heroes Channel’s “My Hero Is…” Contest

Don’t miss out! This Sunday, October 19 is the last day to submit entries to the “My Hero Is…” contest. First announced on September 22, the program was created together by American Heroes Channel, Discovery Education and the National Military Family Association as a way to recognize those brave and honorable individuals serving our country. If you know someone who is either a current or veteran military hero or a…

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement, allowing Suddenlink to continue delivery of Discovery’s unparalleled family of 13 U.S. networks.  The agreement supports both companies’ goal to deliver the highest-quality content across multiple platforms. As part of the new multi-year, multi-platform agreement, Suddenlink TV customers will have continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks and VOD content including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery,…

Heartbreakers to Pit Bulls: Discovery Wraps TCA 2014

Yesterday, several of Discovery’s networks unveiled upcoming programming at the Summer TCA Tour, and it was announced that Discovery Fit & Health will become Discovery Life in 2015 and Animal Planet’s Rick Holzman has been promoted to General Manager of the network. Below, are a few of the photo highlights from the morning, with more on the Discovery Communications’ Flickr. A big thank you to all who attended, and we…

Discovery Networks Bring Powerful Lineup to TCA

Today I have traded Silver Spring for Los Angeles, where I am for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. Journalists today will hear from several of Discovery’s networks, including American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery and you can follow the links below for more information on some of what’s planned. For live updates from TCA, follow @DiscoveryComm on Twitter and make sure to check…

Discovery Networks Wow at 2014-15 Upfront

With dynamic programming slates and some of the brightest talent, Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York had a lot of people talking (and you can read the announcements made in yesterday’s blog post). Take a peek at all the Upfront fun below and then head over to Facebook to see our full album. We’re looking forward to a great year ahead as we all…

Keep On Discovering: Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront Today in New York

Today, Discovery’s networks will unveil their programming upcoming programming slate at the annual Upfront presentation in New York City. Clients and media will attend to get a sneak peek at the new shows that will be coming to our networks in the coming months. Of course, no Upfront presentation would be complete without our dynamic talent joining the event – from Joby Ogwyn of Discovery Channel’s Everest Jump Live to…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It’s Friday, Discovery! As we wrap February, we’re looking forward to an exciting spring with the launch of American Heroes Channel and many show premieres. Check out the stories below to see how we closed the month and then take a look at Jen Arnold’s (of TLC’s The Little Couple), inspiring segment on Good Morning America. Discovery Expands Duties for O’Neil, Kaplan, Schleiff (Variety)  Military Channel becomes ‘American Heroes Channel,’…

American Heroes Channel Premieres ‘Against the Odds’ at Newseum Event

With American Heroes Channel, formerly the Military Channel, officially rolling out on Monday, March 3, the network rallied its troops at the Newseum Tuesday night to celebrate the occasion and honor the bold veterans featured in its launch series, Against the Odds, premiering Monday, March 3 at 10PM ET. Multiple generations of military veterans and their families came together from across the country to attend the special event. The evening was…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy weekend! With CES and TCA colliding this week, we were a busy team, with lots of announcements from our networks. Learn all about our week’s events below and then see below for a hunky interview about Discovery’s miniseries, Klondike, with Richard Madden. TCA: Investigation Discovery Announces ’50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,’ ‘Secret lives of Stepford Wives’ TCA: Military Channel Rebrands to American Heroes Channel OWN Sets Lindsay Lohan…