‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Returns to TLC with New Stars & Family Histories

While I don’t have as much time to contribute to the blog as I’d like to (although you’re in very good hands with my fellow team members), I am always the first to volunteer to post when a new season of Who Do You Think You Are? is coming up…and that’s the case this time around, with the show returning to TLC tonight, April 3, at 9pm ET/PT. As someone…

Tweets & Sweets: Don’t Miss Tonight’s ‘Four Weddings’ on TLC

Happy BrideDay! If you’re looking for a relaxing and rewarding way to spend your Friday night, you’ll want to curl up on the couch with TLC tonight. The BrideDay lineup that has everyone wanting an invitation starts at 8pm ET/PT with Four Weddings — as four brides show off their personal style and judge each other’s weddings, hoping to win a five-star dream honeymoon. During tonight’s premiere, TLC will be…

Doodle 4 Google With Discovery Education

Who doesn’t love the Google Doodle? One minute, you’re searching for movie listings in your neighborhood, the next minute you’re learning that it is the 374th birthday of Nicolas Steno, the father of geology. The logo remix of the search engine’s homepage is always a fun intersection of quirky historical facts, pop culture moments, well-known events and global holidays and celebrations. On Friday, Discovery Education is teaming up with Google…

Chompie Descends on Silver Spring, Discovery Plans Local ‘Shark Week’ Activities

After a cross-country trip, our beloved Chompie has returned to Silver Spring and this weekend crews will help him take his rightful place — on our company’s headquarters, One Discovery Place, in Silver Spring. In conjunction with his return and in anticipation of the 25th annual Shark Week (premiering on Sunday, August 12 on Discovery Channel), we have several ways for our neighbors in the D.C. area to celebrate the most…

Defining Success for Brands Through Social Media

Today’s guest blog post is from David Ernst, Kerry O’Brien and Pam Pearce on Discovery Communications’ Ad Sales Research team, with special thanks to the Discovery Research and Social Media teams. You can also read about the study detailed below in MediaPost’s coverage. While brands of all sizes grapple to determine the payout of social investments – from human capital to advertising, new research conducted by Discovery Communications (download the…

Penguin Spotting and Free Fro-Yo Coming to DC Area

We’ve been counting down to the premiere of Frozen Planet in the U.S. at Discovery for a while, and now we’re ready to take to the streets (and Metro) in the Washington, D.C. area to spread our excitement! If you’re riding the Metro on Friday afternoon (March 9), keep your eyes open for one of the tuxedoed stars of Frozen Planet. Feel free to challenge him to a dance off,…

Valentine’s Day Love from Across Discovery

Valentine’s Day is everywhere you look today — at the store, in the office, on TV, online and, of course, across social media. Here at Discovery, we celebrate the holiday in a wide range of ways (murderous spouses on Investigation Discovery and penguin love on TreeHugger.com). We’ve compiled a few links to give you Valentine’s Day fodder and wish you lots of love online (and off): The return of the…