This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, Discovery Communications received eight Emmy nominations for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, including four for Discovery’s Deadliest Catch. Congrats to all those involved on such well-deserved recognition! Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Naked and Afraid (The New Yorker) Thank You, Jazz Jennings, for Changing America (Advocate) What It’s Like Surviving Naked in the Wild for 40 Days (Marie Claire) Dave Navarro To Be Honored…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this past week: Why We’re Backing a Runner—Yes, a Runner—to Win ‘American Tarzan’ (Outside) EXCLUSIVE: Idris Elba Gets Into a Scary Crash on the Debut of His New Discovery Channel Series (Entertainment Tonight) Meet Jazz Jennings, The Transgender Teen Who Is Changing The World (The Huffington Post) Tamron Hall, of the ‘Today’ Show, Feathers Her Nest (The New York Times) ‘Secrets of America’s…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! With Shark Week wrapping this Sunday, July 3, we understand there might be some anxiety among fin-atics as they get ready to bid the jaw-some week adieu. While you’ll have to wait until next year for another full lineup of shark-themed programming, there are lots of ways you can fill your days with all things sharks. There’s even a really incredible opportunity to learn more about sharks – classifying them, understanding their behavior, learning about their evolution…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week Chompie Jr. was in full force as he made his way through Washington, D.C. to celebrate Shark Week with the local community. See what he was up to by checking out Discovery Communications’ Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Discovery’s Shark Week Takes Its First Dive Into Virtual Reality (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Communications Reveals Shark Week Mural in Silver Spring (Bethesda Magazine)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week we announced the new cast of Naked & Afraid XL, which premieres July 10 at 10/9c. Check them out, then tune in to see if they were able to survive for 40 days in the wilderness! Here’s what else we’ve been buzzing about this week: Trans Teen Activist Jazz Jennings: “Let Me Pee in Peace” (Cosmopolitan) Winfrey’s “Greenleaf” Delves into Family Drama in Megachurch (AP) Discovery, Austrian Broadcaster Sign Olympics Deal (Multichannel)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Vanishing Women’ Review: TV in Pursuit of Justice (The Wall Street Journal) Jazz Jennings Talks ‘Life as a (Transgender) Teen’ (USA Today) Idris Elba to Headline Discovery Racing Series (Exclusive Video) (The Wrap) Emmys: How ‘Deadliest Catch’ Editors Juggle 30,000 Hours of Footage (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Again Puts ‘Shark Week’ Building Design Up For A Vote (Bethesda Magazine) Eurosport…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Deadliest Catch’: How the Most Cinematic-Looking Season Yet Was Shot and Edited (Variety) John McEnroe a Coach? You Cannot Be Serious! (New York Times) What to Watch on Your VR Headset (Yahoo!) Jamie Lynn Spears Shares Story in TLC Special (CNN) ‘No Walled Gardens’: Discovery Embraces Platform Distribution (Digiday) Discovery, TLC Order ‘Cake Boss’ Season 9; Layer On 10 More Episodes…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! While Shark Week may still be a few weeks away, that doesn’t mean we can’t start talking about it now! Lauren, a writer on Ellen, dipped her toes in the national celebration by diving with Shark Week‘s biggest stars, which you can watch for yourself in this fun clip. Here’s what else had us buzzing this week: Greg Yaitanes Tapped As Showrunner of Discovery’s Unabomber Drama ‘Manifesto’ (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this morning, we were thrilled to be able to offer up our Silver Spring HQ as a pit stop for Bike to Work Day here in the DC metro area. The circle outside our main entrance was transformed into a miniature entertainment hub, complete with a DJ, snacks, drinks and assorted swag. There was something for everyone – whether our building was a final destination or an opportunity to stop and refresh before moving…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: Rachel McAdams Pushes to Stop Ocean Noise Pollution – for the Sake of Baby Whales and Other Sea Life (People) Czech Broadcaster Gets ’18-’20 Olympic Rights from Discovery (AP) 7-Eleven Is Releasing a Slurpee-Flavored Doughnut for Shark Week (Cosmopolitan) Mountain Dew Embraces Drone Racing With Discovery Channel Event (Variety) Discovery Takes Big Bite of Top Indian Food Net (Broadcasting & Cable) Deserving…