Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding…

This Week In…DiscoveryBuzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! We’re wrapping up an exciting week here, with a big leadership honor for our President and CEO, David Zaslav, and multiple programming awards. Catch up with the stories below, and then celebrate National Donut Day with the Cake Boss‘ little ones, Carlos and Marco! Discovery’s David Zaslav Feted at Mirror Awards Presentation (Deadline) “Skywire Live,” “Deadliest Catch” Triumph at 2014 Realscreen Awards (Realscreen) Discovery’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ Still…

Celebrating 10 Seasons of Deadliest Catch on Discovery

It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the launch of Discovery Channel’s iconic series, Deadliest Catch. For the past ten seasons, we have followed our favorite crab fishermen in the Bering Sea as they perform one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Tonight, the baddest men of the sea return to Discovery to kick off their tenth season, though this season will be anything but…

Captain Keith Shares ‘Deadliest Catch’ with Belgian Fans

While Deadliest Catch Captain Keith Colburn is usually found battling the seas, last week he explored Belgium on dry land to share his passion for Deadliest Catch with international fans and welcome the new “Deadliest Catch Experience” to SeaLife Blankenberge. Captain Keith’s trip began in Antwerp, where he met with many of Belgium’s magazines and newspapers, and was featured as the main guest on Belguim’s number one radio talk show,…

Take ‘The Bait’: ‘Deadliest Catch’ Returns Tonight

The seas are charted, the crew is prepped – are you ready to head out for a new season of Deadliest Catch? Premiering tonight at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel, the ninth season of Deadliest Catch promises a whole new level of adventure, with higher stakes, greater danger and all-new ways for fans to join the crew. This season, the seven skippers and their crew are fighting through hell and back again…

Howdy from SXSW!

Before I get flack for the headline, I must confirm that I’m an Okie (born and raised), so I still reserve the right to use an occasional “howdy” or “y’all” periodically…as in when I’ve just landed in Austin for SXSW Interactive! Saturday is Discovery Communications’ big day – with a panel, Animal Planet’s Cats Live Here! party with friends from the CatVidFest & our own Jackson Galaxy and The Captains’…

‘Deadliest Catch’ Captains Set Course for SXSW 2013

March is fast approaching, which means it’s almost time for SXSW! While I’ve attended before and HowStuffWorks’ Josh Clark & Chuck Bryant from Stuff You Should Know have podcasted from Interactive, this year’s going to be a bit different — as Captains Sig Hansen, Johnathan Hillstrand and Keith Colburn of Deadliest Catch will be making their SXSW debut. I have a feeling that Austin is the Captains’ type of town,…

‘Booze’ and Mike Rowe. Need We Say More?

Mike Rowe has completed 300 dirty jobs for Dirty Jobs. It’s about time someone got the man a drink (aside from the Captains of Deadliest Catch). One of Discovery Channel‘s most well-known personalities and voices is hosting a new three-part series, How Booze Built America, beginning tomorrow night at 10pm ET/PT. The special will look at America’s history with liquor — from Johnny Appleseed’s tie to hard cider to the…

‘Frozen Planet’ & ‘Deadliest Catch’ Take Home Creative Arts Emmy Awards

This past weekend The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences held its annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor the key technical disciplines and behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production, such as sound editing, cinematography and more, and we are thrilled to announce that Discovery Channel won honors for both Frozen Planet and Deadliest Catch. See the full list of Discovery Channel winners below and congratulations to all! Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) Outstanding Picture…

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…