Discovery Communications Lends Support to the Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center at American University

Cybersecurity is an issue of great importance – for individuals and organizations. In an effort to further support research, development and implementation of smart strategies and governance, Discovery Communications has made a donation to American University’s newly launched Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center and will offer its partnership as it endeavors to promote “good governance” in the preparation for, prevention and detection of, and response to cybersecurity threats. Discovery’s support of the Center will further enhance…

Discovery News, Seeker & TLCme Coming to Medium Audiences

Discovery Communications has a powerful portfolio of brands that not only are creating compelling video content for TV and digital audiences but also deeper content that extends across our websites, apps and partners online. Today we are excited to share that Discovery News, Seeker and TLCme now will have an additional home on Medium, a social platform that connects people with the thoughtful stories and ideas that matter most to…

Discovery Communications Hosts First Investor Day

Earlier today, Discovery Communications hosted its inaugural Investor Day in New York City, updating the investment community and media in attendance on the company’s global business. President & CEO David Zaslav was joined by Rich Ross, Henry Schleiff and Bob Scanlon for updates on Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery and Velocity/Turbo, respectively. Following the U.S. network updates, Discovery Networks International President JB Perrette provided an update on the non-U.S. business, joined…

Discovery Goes ‘360’ with Facebook

Earlier today, Facebook announced that users can now enjoy 360-degree videos on desktop and Android devices in their News Feed. Discovery Communications is delighted to be one of the first to share 360 video on Facebook, and you can check out our first spherical video on Facebook featuring the fan-favorite MythBusters and always jawsome sharks. Ever wanted to swim with a shiver of sharks? MythBuster Adam Savage takes you underwater…

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…

What’s it Like Being a Discovery INtern?

This week we said a reluctant goodbye to many of the friendly faces we’ve grown accustomed to seeing these past few months as the summer “semester” of Discovery’s INtern program winds down. It’s hard to reduce the passion and the enthusiasm our interns show down to a sentence or two, but suffice it to say that their talent and positive attitudes add something uniquely special to our company culture. Before our very own corporate communications intern, Monika, could leave us…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced our second quarter earnings, which included the announcement of an exciting mobile content partnership with Verizon.  We also ended the week with some big news, as we announced that Marjorie Kaplan would be heading up Discovery’s international content strategy.  Here’s some other news from our world that you may have missed this week: Investigation Discovery Network Can Get You Hooked on…

2018-2024 Olympic Games Are Coming to Discovery, Eurosport!

There’s big news out of Switzerland today…the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that all TV and multiplatform broadcast rights in Europe for the 2018-2024 Olympic Games have been awarded to Discovery Communications! Through the new long-term partnership, Eurosport will deliver more coverage than ever before to more than 700 million people across Europe — on screens of all sizes. Discovery and Eurosport have an average of ten channels in…

Join Leaders for a Special ‘My Brothers Keeper’ Twitter Town Hall Today at 5pm ET

On Sunday evening, Discovery Channel and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network premiered RISE: The Promise of My Brother’s Keeper, a film exploring explores the lives of boys and young men of color that participate in life changing programs. President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to tackle opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color in this country and to ensure all youth can achieve their full potential.…