Put Yourself at the Center of the Action with ‘Discovery VR’

For more than 30 years, Discovery Communications has been connecting with audiences with the world around them and, as technology has evolved, so has how we bring stories and experiences to audiences. Today, I’m excited to be able to point all of you to the latest merging of content and technology at Discovery — Discovery VR! Some of the most innovative and creative minds across our company have been working…

Discovery Communications’ Networks Showcase Upcoming Programming Slate at Summer 2015 TCAs

Several dozen Discovery Communications team members are in Beverly Hills this week for the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour. Held in January and July each year, the event provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with press in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. Folks from American Heroes Channel, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and Discovery gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel yesterday to host their panels. Here’s what each network announced: American Heroes Channel We know…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Last week, we wrote about an employee of ours, Sarah, who shared with Self an inside look at what it’s like to work at Discovery. This week, we’re excited to share more good news about another one of our employees: Animal Planet’s own Jared Albert has been recognized in AdWeek’s “30 Under 30.” As the man behind some of the network’s biggest hits – Puppy Bowl, River Monsters and recent breakout The Last Alaskans – it’s a well-deserved honor. Congrats! There was…

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’…

Cuban Chrome Poised to Make History With Tonight’s Premiere

The cars on Discovery‘s Cuban Chrome may be antiques, but the show itself is wasting no time moving steadfastly into the future as the first American TV series filmed entirely in Cuba. American-made cars went from being just another mode of transportation to a valuable commodity after the U.S. placed an embargo on Cuba following the Cuban Revolution in 1959. Since then, the men and women of the country have worked tirelessly…

Discovery Channel and Oceana Ask You to “Change the Tide”

Two thirds of the world’s fisheries are fully exploited, and one third is overexploited, depleted, or recovering from depletion. That’s why Discovery Channel is setting out to make waves and build support for the conservation, preservation, and restoration of our planet’s oceans by partnering with Oceana to launch Change The Tide. Change The Tide connects organizations and individuals with a common mission: to preserve and restore our oceans. Because, simply…

It’s Finally Here! Get Ready for a Jawsome ‘Shark Week’ 2015!

The #MostWonderfulWeek is back, and you won’t want to miss a moment! With the return of many fan-favorite programs in addition to all-new, in-depth aftershows and on-the-ground live streams offering behind-the-scenes access, there’s something for every fin-atic! Shark Week kicks off on Sunday, July 5 at 8pm ET/CT with Shark Trek, where shark expert Greg Skomal and a team of engineers embark on a mission to find out why great white…

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,…

In the D.C. Area? Tell Us Where You Work and You Could Win a #ChompieAttack!

Everyone knows Shark Week is the most wonderful week of the year, and this year, the party is getting started on Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 5th at 8PM ET/PT. However, if you are in the Washington, D.C. area, you might know that Chompie Jr. looks to kick off the party even sooner! As he does every year, Chompie Jr. will be spreading Shark Week cheer around town, visiting local…