This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! A few exciting updates have come through since the last “Discovery Buzz” post about some recent births – including the birth and subsequent naming of Katie’s newborn calf from Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live. And on the TLC front, Derek Dillard also shared details on the birth of his and Jill’s new baby boy. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TLC Renews “My 600-lb Life” for Fourth…

Discovery Life’s ‘New Girls on the Block’ Offers Authentic Look into the Lives of Transgender Women

This Saturday, April 11, viewers will meet a highly inspirational and entertaining group of transgender women from Kansas City, MO in Discovery Life’s New Girls on the Block. The five-part series will follow the group as they confront issues with their relationships, their femininity, their families and their friendships. New Girls on the Block was first announced at the Television Critics Association this past January where stars including Macy Graham-Kimbrough, Sharon Granger,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Hi, everyone! There’s a larger-than-normal amount of news coming from us this week, as our TV networks announced their upcoming 2015-2016 programming slates: Discovery announced new scripted series Harley-Davidson as well as unscripted series/specials Naked & Afraid XL, Treasure Quest, Pacific Warriors, Lunar XPrize, Killing Fields and Cuban Chrome. To learn more, please read the official press release. TLC announced new family-focused series Long Lost Family, Hardly Royal, I Got You Babies…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Another week down, only one more left in the month! (If anyone has any idea where January went, can you please let me know?) This week, a couple of our networks announced even more shows fans can look froward to seeing in the new few months: TLC’s Style by Jury, which premieres February 20 at 9:30pm ET/CT, and Science Channel’s Chaos: Caught on Camera, which premieres in April. A couple new shows also premiered…

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,…

Welcome to the Family, Discovery Life Channel!

Today marks the official launch of Discovery Life Channel, a new network focused on celebrating all of life’s unexpected moments and the experiences that accompany them. The network is an evolution of Discovery Fit & Health, which launched in early 2011. Accompanying the change is a slate of new programming, which includes shows like: Outrageous Births: Tales from the Crib, which features first-person accounts by real mothers and fathers sharing…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! As we wrap up an exciting week of TCA and Emmy nominations, we have lots of news to share.  Check out our biggest stories of the week below, and then kick off the weekend singing with the mashup below, featuring some of our own Discovery Digital Networks talent at VidCon! Discovery Communications Receives 14 Primetime Emmy Nominations (Broadcasting & Cable) Discovery’s World: Naked Survivalists, Poetic Hillbillies, Vintage…