‘Deep Fried Masters’ Premiere Treats Fans to Sizzling Competition

Deep-fried Oreos, Twinkies, Cronuts – mouth watering yet? Mine is! In Destination America‘s new series, Deep Fried Masters, premiering Monday, August 5 at 10pm  ET/PT, viewers will be transported to the delicious world of state fair food competitions, where a revolving case of talented fry cooks will embark on a mission to prove, once and for all, that everything tastes better battered. Each episode features a local state fair competition, with…

Red, White and You – Destination America Brings Patriotic Celebrations to Deserving Communities

As most of America prepares for the patriotic weekend ahead with friends and family,  the Destination America team is headed to Union Beach, NJ and Fayettesville, NC, with lots of patriotic spirit in tow, to celebrate “Red, White and You.” In March, Destination America partnered with USA WEEKEND to find two deserving communities to honor with a Fourth of July celebration. After reviewing more than 3,500 entries, judges chose Union…

Destination America’s Meat Week Sizzles on All Screens

In America, bacon is quite the celebrity. On an average day, there are 50,000 bacon-related tweets, and Americans proudly tweet about bacon more than any other nation. So it was only natural that Destination America would honor our nation’s favorite food this week with Meat Week, a week of sizzling new shows leading up to the season premiere of BBQ Pitmasters on Sunday, June 2  at 9 PM/ET. The programming, which include Epic…

BBQ Pitmaster Welcomes New Book, New Restaurant and New Season at Smokin’ Party

Last night, Destination America’s King of BBQ, Myron Mixon, celebrated his new restaurant, book and season of BBQ Pitmasters as any BBQ King would – with a smokin’ party!  Last night, Myron hosted guests for a proper BBQ feast at his new Pride and Joy Barbecue in New York City. Guests were treated to two whole smoked hogs, ribs, pulled pork sliders, short ribs, and mac n cheese  – and to…

Upfront 2013: Rapping BBQ Masters, Ferocious Gators and Terrifying Tightropes

What do Honey Boo Boo, Oprah and Morgan Freeman have in common? They all stole the stage at Discovery Communications’ Upfront 2013-14. On April 4, hundreds gathered at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to get the first glimpse into the future of Discovery Communications programming. The show kicked off with daredevil Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk over the audience – a small feat compared to his upcoming walk…

Discovery’s 2013-14 Upfront Lands in NYC

Later today, Discovery Communications will host its annual Upfront Presentation in New York City, giving clients and media a first-look at the new and returning series across our nets. As usual, we’ll have a diverse, star-studded lineup — from Kal Penn of Discovery Channel’s The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius and TLC’s June Shannon and Alana Thompson from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo to OWN’s Tyler Perry and Investigation Discovery’s Tamron…

Discovery Communications & PS22 Chorus Get Behind National Forest Foundation’s ‘Treasured Landscapes’ Campaign

Having grown up in a family that traveled coast to coast via car for every vacation and family milestone, it’s clear to me that there is nothing that parallels the beauty of our land…except maybe the angelic voices of the Public School 22 (PS22) Chorus from Staten Island. With a commitment since 1991 to protect America’s forests and grasslands, the National Forest Foundation (NFF) has launched a new campaign encouraging…

America’s Best Bacon, Burgers and Steak Discovered in Destination America’s ‘United States of Food’

The Fourth of July has already come and gone, but just because our national holiday passed doesn’t mean we have to forget about one of the most uniting forces in America — food. And chef and restauranteur Todd Fisher searches the country high and low for the best bacon, burgers and steaks in Destination America‘s new series United States of Food. Chef Todd takes his food seriously, and visits eateries…

Turn Your TV to a New Destination This Memorial Day: Destination America

As we mark Memorial Day weekend here in the U.S., people are spending time at their favorite beaches, feasting on delicious foods and enjoying the holiday with friends and family. In fact, many of our prized memories and what make us proud to live in this country are based around people and places, something Discovery Communications will celebrate with the debut of Destination America on Monday, May 28. From American…

Discovery Networks Make News with 2012-13 Upfront in NYC

This afternoon, Discovery Communications will host its 2012-13 Upfront Presentation in New York City, unveiling new and returning series across our networks with the help of some familiar faces (more on that tomorrow). However, we have lots of news to share – from a new network, Destination America, to Animal Planet‘s Rhino Wars (wt) and an all-new series on Velocity from Grey’s Anatomy star and racing enthusiast Patrick Dempsey, so…