This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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! Earlier this week, news broke that this year’s Shark Week was the network’s biggest yet, thanks in large part to the passionate fin-atic community who proved once again that sharks never really go out of style! And speaking of Shark Week, meet Sarah Spaniolo, one of our very own employees who works on the well-loved programming event. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:…

Discovery Channel and Animal Planet Nab Primetime Emmy Nominations

Yesterday morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards which will be presented on September 20th at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel nabbed several nominations including three for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program; Deadliest Catch, Naked and Afraid and Alaska: The Last Frontier. Additionally Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and Animal Planet’s Too Cute received nominations. In total, Discovery Communications’…

More Seasons and Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows Now Available on Hulu

July 1st doesn’t just mark the start of a new month – it marks the start of new series and new episodes of Discovery Communications’ programming being made available to Hulu subscribers! And with the long holiday weekend just ahead of us, there’s no better time to relive your favorite moments and catch up on your newest binge-worthy addictions. From MythBusters to Man Vs. Wild, Say Yes to the Dress and DC Cupcakes,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! A few exciting updates have come through since the last “Discovery Buzz” post about some recent births – including the birth and subsequent naming of Katie’s newborn calf from Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live. And on the TLC front, Derek Dillard also shared details on the birth of his and Jill’s new baby boy. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TLC Renews “My 600-lb Life” for Fourth…

‘Deadliest Catch’ is Back! Fan-Favorite Show Returns For Its 11th Season

The wait is nearly over! Deadliest Catch returns to Discovery Channel tomorrow night at 9pm ET/CT – complete with massive storms and a super typhoon – and once again proving that life is never dull on the Bering Sea. New government regulations that have increased the Bardi crab quota by 400 percent also shake up the new season: just as these changes mean potentially huge paydays for Captains and crew, they…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! The wait is almost over for Bering Sea Gold fans: the fourth season premiere airs tonight at 10pm ET/PT. Check out the video at the bottom of this post to catch a glimpse of what’s to come this season. Yesterday TLC announced a new series premiering this summer, All That Jazz, which follows the life of transgender teen Jazz Jennings. Speaking of upcoming series, fans can catch a sneak peek of the…

Ring in the New Year with Your Favorite Shows from Discovery Nets…Now on Hulu!

In December, Discovery Communications and Hulu announced a new deal bringing entertaining programming — from Deadliest Catch to Say Yes to the Dress — to Hulu’s Plus subscribers. And what better way to kick off 2015 than enjoying some of your favorite shows from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and more? Click on the links below to access programs from across Discovery’s TV portfolio now available to U.S. Hulu…

Discovery Channel Celebrates the Best of 2014 with Virtual Advent Calendar

Discovery Channel is celebrating the end of another action-packed year by looking back on its shows’ best moments, and fans are invited to join in on the fun! A virtual advent calendar is now live as a companion to the network’s “Best of Discovery 2014” programming. Marathons of well-loved series and specials – from Gold Rush to Shark Week – are airing now through January 1. By using the hashtag…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! As we kick off the weekend, we have a few big stories to share about our programming over the last week – including a big announcement from OWN. Catch up with the stories below, and then check out Animalist’s new show, CATastrophes! OWN to Air a Second Tyler Perry Drama ‘Deadliest Catch’ Keeps Reeling in the Viewers TestTube’s Latest Series Explores 3D Printed Guns