Need Some “Me Time”? Get Cozy With These Thanksgiving Specials

Turkey. Pies. Parades. Family. They’re all great on their own, but when grouped together, it’s sometimes hard not to get overwhelmed. Check out the programs below, mark your calendars and take a little time to yourself this Thanksgiving! Destination America’s Railroad Alaska: Real Time Train Ride Airing Thursday, November 27 beginning at 9/8c, this self-proclaimed “snoozefest” is a real-time journey of a train traversing Alaska’s 500-mile long railroad. No, it’s not…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Congratulations are in order for Discovery Digital Networks‘ Seeker Stories who, last week, took home a 2015 Cynopsis Model D Award in the Food/Travel/Lifestyle Web Series category. Nice work, team! Here is some other news you may have missed from this past week: When Did Eco Documentaries Get So Slick? (Bloomberg) Discovery Preps Conservation-Focused VR Experiences (Realscreen) Tesla’s Elon Musk Presses for Action on Climate Change at ‘Racing Extinction’ Screening (Video) (The Wrap)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you walked through our HQ this week you might have seen two things: Employees teaming up for our annual pro bono initiative, Creating Change Employees eating lunch on the roof for several consecutive days The first is completely normal and expected for this time of year. The second is not. And yet, we’ve all been practically jumping for joy these past few days – and not complaining! –…

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Happy Friday, and Happy (almost) Halloween! There are lots of creative and hilarious costumes floating around our HQ today as Halloween approaches, from NASA astronauts to the 2016 presidential candidates. Even Cookie Lyon made an appearance! The children of Discovery Kids Place (our in-house childcare center) also paraded around the building earlier, dressed as little doctors, fairies, flamingos and just about everything else in between. It was absolutely adorable. The 30 Most Influential…

Sharks, Cakes and Cars – Oh My! New Seasons Now Available on Hulu

I don’t usually like to get ahead of myself when it comes to the holiday season (this weekend I saw Christmas ornaments for sale and ran in the other direction), but today feels a bit like the holidays. There, I said it. But let me make my case. First, there are a BUNCH of new seasons of some of the most-well loved shows from Discovery, Science, Animal Planet, TLC and Investigation Discovery now…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Some big news coming out of this week for MythBusters fans: the well-loved series is coming to a close in 2016, with its final season premiering on January 9. Discovery’s longest running show, which premiered in 2003, has tested nearly 3,000 experiments over the course of 248 episodes. Fans can share their well wishes and farewells by using #MythYouGuys on social. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Several weeks ago, we announced that Discovery would premiere Racing Extinction to 220 countries and territories around the world on December 2. Beginning this week and leading up to its television debut, the film is playing in select cities across the country. Read what the New York Times had to say about the documentary (and head here to learn more about the film and its important message). We’ll be sharing lots more about Racing Extinction as…

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Happy Friday, everyone! A couple weeks ago, Discovery Channel announced plans to air the documentary Sherpa to international audiences in 2016. Sherpa tells the tragic story of the disastrous 2014 avalanche on Mount Everest: coincidentally, a team of filmmakers who was on the mountain at the time to film the climbing season from the local sherpas’ perspective ended up capturing the deadly disaster. The documentary is making its rounds at…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced our second quarter earnings, which included the announcement of an exciting mobile content partnership with Verizon.  We also ended the week with some big news, as we announced that Marjorie Kaplan would be heading up Discovery’s international content strategy.  Here’s some other news from our world that you may have missed this week: Investigation Discovery Network Can Get You Hooked on…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Earlier this week, our friends at the Dallas Zoo shared some incredibly tragic news: Kipenzi, the baby giraffe calf born to Katie on Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live in April passed away after a unexpected accident. The team here is quite heartbroken and of course, our thoughts are with the zoo and the folks who have cared for Katie and her baby. You can read Animal Planet’s full statement about the event here. Here is…