This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Fans of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress can get a behind-the-scenes look at the companion initiative, Say Yes to the Prom, in a video filmed by a local University of Maryland student who attended the event here at our Silver Spring headquarters. And speaking of working with inspiring young students, Discovery Education partnered with award-winning musician Jimmy Wayne and Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg a couple weeks ago, where Jimmy spoke to several hundred students…

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,…

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…

Television Critics Association Panels Propel Networks into Spring Season

Yesterday here in Pasadena, many of Discovery Communications’ networks previewed a selection of upcoming programming to journalists from around the country at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour. You can read more about the event, including which networks participated and what specific programs they presented here. Science Channel announced What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, where real-life friends Grant Reynolds and Kevin Moore work to decipher what went wrong…

Discovery Communications Unveils New Programming at 2015 Winter TCAs

Just in time to avoid the biting cold that is taking over the east coast, I’ve jumped ship – or plane, rather – to sunny Pasadena, CA for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. The semi-annual gathering brings in journalists from across the country and is a chance for networks to share with everyone in attendance some of the most exciting programming they have lined up for the upcoming…

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…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

We’re back from the Thanksgiving holiday and while we had our fill of turkey, stuffing and Grandma’s jokes, we can’t get enough of what’s going on here at Discovery Communications. Just this week, TLC’s The Little Couple returned for its seventh season, audiences around the country enjoyed Animal Planet Live!’s Reindeer Cam, and Josh and Anna Duggar announced they’re expecting their fourth child! Additionally, Discovery Digital Networks’ TestTube launched ‘MANthropology’,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

While it’s getting chilly here on the East Coast, winter programming is heating up! We’re wrapping up a busy week packed with exciting announcements and new programs across several networks. Just this week, several announcements made headlines, including Stacy London’s new TLC series Love, Lust, or Run, premiering January 23, as well as Destination America adding TNA Impact Wrestling to its lineup, also debuting in January. Additionally, Science Channel‘s upcoming All-American Makers was praised by…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here at Discovery, we’re welcoming the weekend with open arms after a long week of walking wires, announcing a new Chief Creative Officer for Discovery Networks International and Creating Change. Here are some other things that have happened this week, in case you missed it: TLC’s ‘Little Couple’ to Return in December (The Wrap) Inside 19 Kids & Counting Stars Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s Wedding (People) 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…