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

Happy Friday, everyone! There was no shortage of programming news from TLC this week, from announcing the return of Kate Plus 8, to debuting two new programs, My Big Fat Fabulous Life and Style By Jury, which will both air in early 2015. Some well-loved, fan-favorite programs got a little TLC (pun intended) this week, too! American Chopper made a special return as part of Discovery’s Mega Week. Equally as…

Pumpkins Get Their Wings Again in This Year’s Annual ‘Punkin Chunkin’

Ready and…launch! Much like the way the holidays seem to have come barreling towards us this year, pumpkin after pumpkin will be sent rocketing across the sky in Punkin Chunkin, airing Saturday November 29 at 8pm ET/CT on Science Channel and Discovery. Hosted by Mythbusters own Tory Belleci and Kari Byron, the annual pumpkin-throwing contest is not for the faint of heart; while catapults and slingshots may have been the…

Chompie Jr. Takes the DC Area By Fin

Here at Discovery, we’re getting ready to kick off everyone’s favorite summer celebration, Shark Week, beginning this Sunday at 8pm ET/PT. Chompie Jr. is also gearing up to welcome back the King of Summer. In celebration of all things Shark Week, Chompie Jr. will be making the rounds tomorrow in the DC area, surprising locals and tourists alike with his toothy grin. Follow the hashtag #ChompieAttack to keep tabs on Chompie…

Discovery Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America for Great Futures Campaign

Every day the ring of the final school bell at 3:00pm leaves 15 million kids in America with nowhere to go.  Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) wants to draw attention to critical issues facing America’s youth and the increased risk that comes with being unsupervised and unguided after school hours. In an effort to reverse negative trends such as obesity, drug use, and violence exacerbated by unstructured out-of-school time, today…

Discovery Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America for Great Futures Campaign

Every day the ring of the final school bell at 3:00pm leaves 15 million kids in America with nowhere to go.  Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) wants to draw attention to critical issues facing America’s youth and the increased risk that comes with being unsupervised and unguided after school hours. In an effort to reverse negative trends such as obesity, drug use, and violence exacerbated by unstructured out-of-school time, today…

Discovery Channel’s ‘Street Outlaws’ Debuts On-Air Facebook Polling

When Street Outlaws return to Discovery tonight at 9pm ET/PT, there will be no shortage of sparks in the OKC. Fans can get in on all the fast and furious action tonight, as live Facebook polling results to on-air questions will be featured throughout the episode, in addition to real-time Facebook posts. In a prime time TV first, viewers can post their answers anywhere within Facebook to vote. Tonight’s question will be:…

Join Richard and Aaron for ‘Fast N’ Live’ Tonight!

Tonight at 9/8c, Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman of Fast N’ Loud invite you to grab a few beers and settle down for Fast N’ Live, broadcast from Gas Monkey Bar and Grill in Dallas, TX. Beer in hand, Richard and Aaron will relive the build of the ’32 Cabriolet, giving live commentary throughout the night. The guys will also be answering fans’ questions from Twitter during the episode.  Have a…

This Week in…DiscoveryBuzz

Happy Friday, family! It’s been a really fun week for us, with an explosive new web series and a fiery premiere in London – lots to share! Check out the stories below and then catch Mythbusters’ Tory Belleci blowing up a car – no better way to release stress before the weekend, right? Firefighters Called to Bear Grylls TV Show Launch Stunt After Flames PROJECTED on side of Battersea Power…