This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Have you seen The Last Alaskans? Animal Planet’s “quietly beautiful docuseries” has been named to the Washington Post‘s “Best Shows of 2015” list. The freshman series was renewed for a second season earlier this year, so between catching reruns on the network, stay tuned for a premiere date coming next year. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:  See The Animals That Have Already Died Off…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Did you catch Discovery’s Racing Extinction this week? If not, you can catch an encore presentation tomorrow, December 5, at 9/8c. Curious what the documentary is about? Read about it here. Here are some other things that have us buzzing this week: Discovery Launches TV Everywhere Service With One App Instead of 9 (Adweek) New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World (Wired) Oscars: Will Pop Music Take…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Congratulations are in order for Discovery Digital Networks‘ Seeker Stories who, last week, took home a 2015 Cynopsis Model D Award in the Food/Travel/Lifestyle Web Series category. Nice work, team! Here is some other news you may have missed from this past week: When Did Eco Documentaries Get So Slick? (Bloomberg) Discovery Preps Conservation-Focused VR Experiences (Realscreen) Tesla’s Elon Musk Presses for Action on Climate Change at ‘Racing Extinction’ Screening (Video) (The Wrap)…

Space Disasters, Murder and the Alaskan Wild: Fall Premiere Season is Not Over

New and returning series premieres may have kicked off in September, but here at Discovery Communications, they continue to roll out across networks fast and strong through the end of this month. Curious what’s in store? Read on! Science Channel’s Secret Space Escapes Space exploration can be thrilling, eye-opening and needless to say, a life-changing experience. But it can also be incredibly scary – and when things go wrong, they can go from bad to catastrophic…

Sharks, Cakes and Cars – Oh My! New Seasons Now Available on Hulu

I don’t usually like to get ahead of myself when it comes to the holiday season (this weekend I saw Christmas ornaments for sale and ran in the other direction), but today feels a bit like the holidays. There, I said it. But let me make my case. First, there are a BUNCH of new seasons of some of the most-well loved shows from Discovery, Science, Animal Planet, TLC and Investigation Discovery now…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Some big news coming out of this week for MythBusters fans: the well-loved series is coming to a close in 2016, with its final season premiering on January 9. Discovery’s longest running show, which premiered in 2003, has tested nearly 3,000 experiments over the course of 248 episodes. Fans can share their well wishes and farewells by using #MythYouGuys on social. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! DC was buzzing this week: the Pope was in town and we celebrated the first day of fall and the first day of Pumpkin Spice Latte season. Over here at Discovery, we’ve been buzzing too! Here’s some news you may have missed: Toronto: Move Over, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke – ‘Sherpa’ Spotlights Real Heroes of Everest (The Wrap) ‘Racing Extinction’ Review: Gripping Documentary Reveals How Humanity is Headed for the End (New…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Several weeks ago, we announced that Discovery would premiere Racing Extinction to 220 countries and territories around the world on December 2. Beginning this week and leading up to its television debut, the film is playing in select cities across the country. Read what the New York Times had to say about the documentary (and head here to learn more about the film and its important message). We’ll be sharing lots more about Racing Extinction as…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ Takes Home Three Creative Arts Emmys®

It’s been cable’s #1 non-sports telecast for every week this season among key demos – that’s 18 consecutive weeks! Now, Deadliest Catch has another reason to celebrate: this Saturday, the series won three awards at the 2015 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys®. The Discovery Channel show, which profiles men who risk everything for the dangerous job of crab fishing in the icy waters of Alaska’s Bering Sea, won for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program, Outstanding…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Some exciting news was shared this week, with two fan-favorite Discovery Communications talents making their return to television. Clinton Kelly of TLC’s What Not to Wear is returning to the network as co-host of Love at First Swipe, premiering October 2nd. Along with co-host Devyn Simone, Clinton will give people whose dating profiles need a little TLC (pun FULLY intended) a makeover, helping them best represent who they really are. And Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Steve Irwin…