Discovery Sets Its Eyes on SXSW Interactive with Five Panels: Vote Today!

It seems just as soon as SXSW Interactive wraps each March, planning for the next year begins. That’s certainly the case here at Discovery Communications, and we’re excited to have five panels/presentaions for your consideration in this year’s PanelPicker. From the captains of Discovery Channel‘s Deadliest Catch candidly discussing how they use social media to connect with their fans to a presentation from our own Beth Rockwood and Bluefin Labs…

Science’s ‘Through the Wormhole’ Returns Tonight, Adds Co-Viewing Experience

The return of “Wormhole Wednesday” is upon us, with the Season three premiere of Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman tonight at 10pm ET/PT. One of my favorite Science shows, Through the Wormhole uses science to tackle those “big questions” that have stumped humankind for generations with Morgan Freeman as your guide. (I was lucky enough to work on the show last year and got to sit in on an interview…

Science Debuts ‘Trek Nation,’ Miso Sideshow Experience

Science is celebrating the 45th anniversary of Star Trek by delving into the life of its creator, Gene Roddenberry, with Trek Nation. This two-hour tribute, Wednesday at 8pm ET/PT, follows Gene’s son, Rod, as he explores the deep impact of his father’s singular vision of the future. Through interviews with fans, including George Lucas, J.J. Abrams and Seth MacFarlane, Trek Nation chronicles a son’s journey to discover his father’s work…

Happy Shark Week!

For many, Shark Week is one week a year — a chance to get together with friends or family, relax and enjoy those gorgeous creatures of the deep. However, here at Discovery, we’ve been busy since last August planning for an even more jawesome (I now only use sharkified words) annual event. I have the pleasure of working with a team of ridiculously talented and passionate folks from across the…