The SXSW 2017 PanelPicker is Now Open: Vote Today!

The next SXSW may not be until March 2017, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start planning for it now! The first step? Voting for which panels you’d like to see. Now through September 2, fans can vote for their favorite panels via the SXSW PanelPicker. Discovery has several panels in the running for SXSWEdu and SXSW Interactive – and we would love your help to bring ’em to Austin! Take a look at…

Seeker & SourceFed Head to Anaheim for VidCon 2016!

The conference for people who love online video, VidCon, descendeth upon Anaheim, California this week, with many of your favorite Discovery talent from Seeker, SourceFed and Nuclear Family – including Phil DeFranco, Will Haynes, Reina Scully, Sam Bashor, Matt Lieberman, Steve Zaragoza, Bree Essrig, Trace Dominguez and Maude Garrett – attending. Over the course of the three-day con, they’ll be moderating discussions, joining panels, answering questions and, most importantly, connecting with community (some…

Discovery Digital Networks, Laura Ling and ONE Shed Light on Africa’s Energy Crisis

Africa’s middle class is expanding more rapidly than anywhere else in the world, but one key element impedes their growth: access to reliable energy. In an effort to increase awareness about the issue, The ONE Campaign (ONE) has partnered with Discovery Digital Networks to launch a digital campaign to engage young people who believe in making the world a better place for future generations. Leading the charge is award-winning journalist…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Discovery Communications announced yesterday that Karen Leever has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, overseeing the company’s expansive digital brands and businesses in the United States – from fan-favorite Discovery Digital Networks (DDN) programming to the newly launched Discovery VR. It was also announced earlier this week that Darcy Tomlin has been named Vice President of Programming and Operations for Discovery Networks International, managing…

Don’t Miss Discovery Digital Networks at This Week’s VidCon!

In just a few days, thousands of online video talent, professionals and fans will descend upon Anaheim, CA for the sixth-annual VidCon. Kicking off on Thursday, July 23 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the event will celebrate the web video community with a series of panels, meet-and-greets, stage performances and events, and Discovery Digital Networks will be a big part of the celebrations. If you’ll be in Anaheim, don’t forget…

Introducing Seeker – A Digital Network Dedicated to the Spirit of Adventure

Adventure requires curiosity, and a seeker requires adventure. Helping fans around the world satisfy that curiosity is Seeker, the newest online network from Discovery Digital Networks dedicated to the spirit of adventure and the pursuit of wonder. Seeker’s web-native series feature adventurers, explorers and storytellers on journeys that celebrate the world around us, bringing viewers closer to unique cultures – from Idaho to Paris to Panama – and giving them…

Discovery Digital Networks Welcomes Steve Suptic to Team

YouTubers and gamers around the world know Steven Suptic (aka mlgHwnT) for his animated series and online antics, and today Discovery Digital Networks announced that he’s joining the team officially! It seems the LA team is already welcoming Steve with open arms…and hot peppers! And, if you’re not familiar with “To Save a YouTuber” and “To Kill a YouTuber,” check out an episode below!    

Award-Winning Journalist Laura Ling Joins Discovery Digital Networks

Discovery Digital Networks announced yesterday that award-winning journalist Laura Ling will join Discovery Digital Networks as Director of Development. In this role, Ling will join the senior team overseeing original program development for Discovery’s suite of digital networks, including TestTube, Animalist and Revision3. Prior to joining Discovery Digital Networks, Ling was most recently host and reporter for E! Investigates and Society X with Laura Ling, a documentary series airing on the…

SourceFed Takes Home a Streamy at the Fourth Annual Awards Show

Last night, the web video community gathered at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate the best of the industry, as Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig hosted the Fourth Annual Streamy Awards. The night honored the best of the web, and Discovery Digital Networks’ SourceFed joined the winner’s circle, taking home a Streamy in the Best News and Current Events (Channel, Show or Series) category. SourceFed competed amongst among an extremely accomplished…