This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week has been a week of “revivals,” so to speak – from the return of Kate Gosselin and her 8 children in Kate Plus 8, the television return of TNA Impact Wrestling, now on Destination America, and the evolution of Discovery Fit & Health to Discovery Life Channel. Speaking of Discovery Life Channel – are you curious what the new network has in store? Yahoo! spoke with Jane Latman,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Fridays are usually one of the more lively days in the office as the weekend looms near, but this Friday in particular is especially buzzy as we all head into some much-welcomed time off for the holidays. (It’s also possible that employees are literally buzzing from all of the cookies, cupcakes, fudge, buckeyes and other sugary treats that have been passed around the last few days!) This week we shared…

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement, allowing Suddenlink to continue delivery of Discovery’s unparalleled family of 13 U.S. networks.  The agreement supports both companies’ goal to deliver the highest-quality content across multiple platforms. As part of the new multi-year, multi-platform agreement, Suddenlink TV customers will have continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks and VOD content including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery,…

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…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! In this first week of September, we jumped into the fall with new series, expanded networks and an exciting cat celebration. Check out the stories below and then catch up with our feline friend, Lil BUB, who talks about her new movie, book and series! Discovery Kids Launches in Sri Lanka Tamron Hall Hosts New True-Crime Show in her Sister’s Memory Discovery Fit & Health: Changing It…

Discovery Prepares to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness

Once again, Discovery Communications is honored to join forces with Austism Speaks to “Light It Up Blue” on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day. To start, One Discovery Place in Silver Spring, MD will turn blue tonight and tomorrow (joining the likes of the Empire State Building) to show our support. Additionally, viewers tuning into Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health, Military Channel and Velocity will see PSAs…

Discovery Networks Make News with 2012-13 Upfront in NYC

This afternoon, Discovery Communications will host its 2012-13 Upfront Presentation in New York City, unveiling new and returning series across our networks with the help of some familiar faces (more on that tomorrow). However, we have lots of news to share – from a new network, Destination America, to Animal Planet‘s Rhino Wars (wt) and an all-new series on Velocity from Grey’s Anatomy star and racing enthusiast Patrick Dempsey, so…

Discovery Networks ‘Light It Up Blue’ & Raise Awareness for Autism

For the third consecutive year, Discovery Communications is joining Autism Speaks in marking World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 through the “Light It Up Blue” campaign. Animal Planet, Discovery Fit & Health, Investigation Discovery, The Hub, Military Channel and Velocity are joined by 23 other cable networks will run a 15-second PSAs about autism and will turn their logos and branding blue throughout the day. Discovery also raised awareness…

Discovery Fit & Health Takes a Look at Moms Who Are Obsessed

The mother-daughter relationship is never easy, especially during the teen years, but what if your mom’s obsession with shopping is putting your family into unending debt? My Mom is Obsessed on Discovery Fit & Health takes a look at the strain it puts on the relationship between teen girls and their moms when their moms take their obsessions too far. Each episode takes us into the lives of two teenage…

It’s Multiple Madness on Discovery Fit & Health’s ‘Baby Week’

While penguins are irresistible, Discovery Fit & Health is serving up another type of cute: babies. Yesterday, the network launched Baby Week, its annual celebration that has a focus this year on multiples. You can check out the full schedule online (tonight’s Quadruple the Fun, a look at the UK’s only set of identical quadruplets), and you can also work on your brackets in the Funniest Baby Face-Off. The first…