Are You Ready to Walk the Wire with Nik Wallenda in Discovery’s ‘Skyscraper Live’?

It’s getting down to the wire! In three days, the world will be watching as Nik Wallenda faces his most audacious challenge yet in Skyscraper Live. While the idea of walking hundreds of feet above the bustling streets of downtown Chicago on a wire ¾ of an inch wide – the approximate width of a human finger – would make most of us run for the hills (and solid ground!),…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced Nik Wallenda’s latest challenge and kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month. Check out some of this week’s happenings below and end your week with the Friskies award-winning best cat video of the year, starring Animalist’s Cole the Black Cat! Watch Dueling Senators Seek Shelter in Discovery’s ‘Rival Survival’ (The Hollywood Reporter)   Daredevil Nik Wallenda Prepares for Tightrope Walk…

‘MythBusters’ Charms Chicago, Awaits Museum Goers

Today’s guest blog post is from David Tra, Social Media Specialist for Discovery Channel and our resident MythBusters expert. Last week, I was lucky enough to attend the world premiere of new MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The exhibit brings together one of my favorite shows, MythBusters, with an experience that allows guests to interact and experiment with myths from the show.…

OWN Documentary Club Debuts ‘Louder Than a Bomb’ Tonight

Tonight at 9pm ET/PT, OWN will debut the latest installment of the OWN Documentary Club — Louder Than a Bomb. The film tells the story of four Chicago high school poetry teams as they prepare for and compete in the world’s largest youth slam poetry contest. Named a 37th Annual HUMANITAS Prize finalist in the Documentary Category, the Boston Herald said that Louder Than a Bomb “packs a greater emotional…