This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! There’s a little more pep in everyone’s step this evening as we all peel off for the long weekend. Unfortunately it’s been pretty cold this week – and temperatures are expected to dip to the single digits in the next day or two – so a lot of folks are more apt to hibernate than get outdoors. Has the week flown by for you? Us too! Here is some news you might have missed:…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Hello, February! We’re celebrating all things Puppy Bowl XII this week – both here at our HQ and at our other domestic offices around the U.S. The icing on the cake was this afternoon: our fabulous Employee Engagement team organized games and treats for all, with some larger offices hosting coordinated visits with puppies from local shelters. It was the perfect opportunity to step away from your desk for a moment, spend time with colleagues…

The Ultimate ‘Puppy Bowl XII’ Game Day Guide

It’s that time of the year again! This year, 84 pawsitively adorable puppies from 44 rescues across the U.S. were drafted to represent “Team Ruff” and “Team Fluff.”  Puppy Bowl XII kicks off on Sunday, February 7 at 3PM ET/PT. To get you ready for game day, here is the ULTIMATE Puppy Bowl Game Day Guide! Check out Pedigree’s starting line-up! Here, you can see the cutest, sportiest puppies that will…

‘Panda Republic’: Inside the Fight to Save Wild Pandas

It’s hard not to melt a little when you see a panda. Just look at them. They’re like a goofy stuffed animal brought to life – slightly aloof yet laser-focused on what matters to them most. (Have you ever seen one go to town on a piece of bamboo? That stalk never stood a chance.) Yet as much as we love to ooh and aah over how adorable they are, there’s something much more…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! There’s snow-way this weekend won’t be one to remember, with a significant, possibly historic blizzard (Jonas, Snowzilla…it goes by many names) headed our way. In fact, it should begin snowing any minute now. To make sure all of our team members are home safe when the weather hits, our HQ in Silver Spring is closed today – something that I’m told rarely happens (and speaks to the expected severity of…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you’re looking to end your week on a high note, take a moment or two to check out the Puppy Bowl XII starting lineup and try not to “aww.” As per usual, the pups are beyond cute. Here is some other news you may have missed: Olympian Kellie Wells Appears on Episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’ (ESPN) Watch MythBusters Crew Film Their Final Scene Ever—Grenades…

Murder Mysteries, Telescopes and Puppies: Welcome to TCA 2016

Twice a year, reporters gather for CTAM’s (Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing) TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour. (That’s a lot of acronyms, I know. And parenthesis.) The event, held in Pasadena in January and in Beverly Hills in July, provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with those in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. (The Wrap has a good “who, what, why” of TCAs. You can…

The New Year Comes Bearing Gifts: New Shows on Hulu!

  Happy New Year! 2016 comes bearing gifts: even more of your favorite shows on Hulu. That’s right – new series and episodes from networks across Discovery Communications’ portfolio have been freshly-added to the streaming site. Not that you ever need an excuse to catch up on your favorite series, but this time of year certainly lends itself to some shameless binge watching. Here’s the complete list of new shows now…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Have you seen The Last Alaskans? Animal Planet’s “quietly beautiful docuseries” has been named to the Washington Post‘s “Best Shows of 2015” list. The freshman series was renewed for a second season earlier this year, so between catching reruns on the network, stay tuned for a premiere date coming next year. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:  See The Animals That Have Already Died Off…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Did you catch Discovery’s Racing Extinction this week? If not, you can catch an encore presentation tomorrow, December 5, at 9/8c. Curious what the documentary is about? Read about it here. Here are some other things that have us buzzing this week: Discovery Launches TV Everywhere Service With One App Instead of 9 (Adweek) New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World (Wired) Oscars: Will Pop Music Take…