Senators Trade the Hill for the Wild in Discovery’s ‘Rival Survival’

In the DC area, one of the first questions you get in social situations usually involves what you do and/or where you work. I’m used to being the exception, when I share that I work for Discovery (a stark contrast to friends and acquaintances who work for the federal government, government contractors, lobbying firms, etc.). However, DC meets Discovery Channel in the network’s latest premiere, Rival Survival. Premiering tonight (October…

SkyscraperLive.com Offers Viewers Worldwide an Immersive Online Experience

Are you ready? In just under a week and a half, Nik Wallenda will head to the “Windy City” of Chicago to perform what will surely be his most challenging tightrope walk yet. The thrilling event titled Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda will air globally in more than 220 countries on the Discovery Channel, beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT on Sunday, November 2. For the first half of…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday from Discovery HQ! It’s been a week full of pet news – from Jackson Galaxy sharing how he uses his charisma to calm troubled cats to Animal Planet announcing it has picked up Disney’s “Howl-O-Ween” special, complete with 101 dogs in costume! Meanwhile, Shark Week’s record-breaking success this past summer was the focus of an article that discusses how millennials took part in the annual celebration. And speaking…

‘Gold Rush’ Returns to Discovery Channel Tomorrow

The wait is almost over! The fifth season of Gold Rush premieres tomorrow, October 17th on Discovery Channel at 9PM ET/PT. This season, the stakes are higher than ever. After braving the jungles of Guyana, South America, Todd Hoffman is back after losing his land, his crew and most of his money. Meanwhile, Parker Schnabel has set an outrageous goal for himself, looking to double the 1,000 ounces of gold…

It’s Official: Discovery Family Channel is Here!

Those who tuned into The Adventures of Chuck & Friends or My Little Pony Friendship is Magic earlier today might have noticed a change on-screen: The Hub Network has officially become Discovery Family Channel. The change will bring expanded programming that is “whole family” friendly, appealing to both children and adults alike. During the day, Discovery Family will continue to air all the best kid’s content, much of it from…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! We’re welcomed some cooler weather here at Discovery HQ this week, along with some exciting announcements about a little event we have coming up on November 2 (hint: Nik Wallenda is back!) Check out some of the week’s biggest news here at Discovery and then catch a sneak peek of the news season of Discovery’s Gold Rush, premiering on Friday, October 17 at 9/8c. HBO Head Richard Plepler:…

Senators Flake and Heinrich Discuss ‘Rival Survival’ at Washington, D.C. Event on Thursday

On Thursday, Sept. 18 at 8:30am at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., both Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) will publicly discuss for the very first time their upcoming Discovery Channel special, Rival Survival, a television event in which they allowed Discovery Channel to maroon them on an uninhabited island in August, which forced them to put their differences aside to survive for one week…

Discovery Channel Ranks #1 in Beta Research Cable Subscriber Study for 21 Years in a Row

The 2014 Beta Research Cable Subscriber Study released its results yesterday and Discovery Channel once again ranked #1 among total adults in importance to the enjoyment of cable, marking the 21st year in a row that Discovery Channel has nabbed this honor. Additionally, Discovery also tied for the #1 spot for both  its average perceived value among total adults and as a favorite channel among adults who would definitely switch cable providers if the channel was…

Dive Into Shark Week Online

Everyone’s favorite week of summer is back and this year there are even more ways to sink your teeth into all of the jawesome Shark Week fun online. Kicking off tonight at 8pm ET/PT, fans can see their Facebook posts features live, on-air throughout Shark Week. Sink your teeth into Shark Week online at SharkWeek.com and through: Supersized Shark Cams: Keep tabs on the stars of SHARK WEEK through the return of the…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! As we kick off the weekend, we have a few big stories to share about our programming over the last week – including a big announcement from OWN. Catch up with the stories below, and then check out Animalist’s new show, CATastrophes! OWN to Air a Second Tyler Perry Drama ‘Deadliest Catch’ Keeps Reeling in the Viewers TestTube’s Latest Series Explores 3D Printed Guns