Heartbreakers to Pit Bulls: Discovery Wraps TCA 2014

Yesterday, several of Discovery’s networks unveiled upcoming programming at the Summer TCA Tour, and it was announced that Discovery Fit & Health will become Discovery Life in 2015 and Animal Planet’s Rick Holzman has been promoted to General Manager of the network. Below, are a few of the photo highlights from the morning, with more on the Discovery Communications’ Flickr. A big thank you to all who attended, and we…

Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding…

Discovery Networks Bring Powerful Lineup to TCA

Today I have traded Silver Spring for Los Angeles, where I am for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. Journalists today will hear from several of Discovery’s networks, including American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery and you can follow the links below for more information on some of what’s planned. For live updates from TCA, follow @DiscoveryComm on Twitter and make sure to check…

A Day of Innovation, Inspiration at the White House Science Fair

The White House, young superstar scientists and a MythBuster – what more could a Discovery kid (at heart) want? Today, I was given the incredible opportunity to to attend this year’s White House Science Fair to share this annual event, honoring national innovation in STEM, with our Discovery audiences on social media. Throughout the day, as I explored the Science Fair, I met amazing students who not only proved their…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday!   What a week – from yesterday’s Kids Day 2014 to Say Yes to the Prom in Des Moines, it’s been a fun one for the Discovery family. Catch up on the news below and then kickstart your weekend awwwesomely with Animalist’s new show, Best Breed Ever! Discovery Channel to Air Documentary Honoring Avalanche Victims (Variety) Marjorie Kaplan Is Juggling 2 Discovery Networks Through the Upfront and Beyond (Adweek) Phil…

Celebrating 10 Seasons of Deadliest Catch on Discovery

It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the launch of Discovery Channel’s iconic series, Deadliest Catch. For the past ten seasons, we have followed our favorite crab fishermen in the Bering Sea as they perform one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Tonight, the baddest men of the sea return to Discovery to kick off their tenth season, though this season will be anything but…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It’s the weekend, capping off an exciting week here at Discovery! Thursday at our annual Upfront, we announced lots of exciting programming, and you can catch up with all of the big Discovery news below. After that, be sure to celebrate the arrival of spring (better late than never!) with the new Animal Planet L!VE Bunny Cam! Discovery’s Multi-Network Slate Covers a Lot of Turf (Adweek) One Man’s Quest to…

Discovery Networks Wow at 2014-15 Upfront

With dynamic programming slates and some of the brightest talent, Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York had a lot of people talking (and you can read the announcements made in yesterday’s blog post). Take a peek at all the Upfront fun below and then head over to Facebook to see our full album. We’re looking forward to a great year ahead as we all…

Keep On Discovering: Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront Today in New York

Today, Discovery’s networks will unveil their programming upcoming programming slate at the annual Upfront presentation in New York City. Clients and media will attend to get a sneak peek at the new shows that will be coming to our networks in the coming months. Of course, no Upfront presentation would be complete without our dynamic talent joining the event – from Joby Ogwyn of Discovery Channel’s Everest Jump Live to…

Discovery Channel Invites Viewers to Get ‘Naked’ – On-Air & Online

Following Sunday’s long-awaited return of Discovery’s most stripped down series, Naked and Afraid at 9 PM ET/PT, comedian Josh Wolf will explore all things naked – including interviews with castaways, special celebrity guests, and exclusive behind-the- scenes footage from Naked and Afraid – on the new after show, Naked After Dark. If you’re looking to get even more intimate with the show, we have plenty of ways for you to get in on the…