Discovery Channel and Animal Planet Nab Primetime Emmy Nominations

Yesterday morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards which will be presented on September 20th at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel nabbed several nominations including three for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program; Deadliest Catch, Naked and Afraid and Alaska: The Last Frontier. Additionally Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and Animal Planet’s Too Cute received nominations. In total, Discovery Communications’…

Are You Ready to Walk the Wire with Nik Wallenda in Discovery’s ‘Skyscraper Live’?

It’s getting down to the wire! In three days, the world will be watching as Nik Wallenda faces his most audacious challenge yet in Skyscraper Live. While the idea of walking hundreds of feet above the bustling streets of downtown Chicago on a wire ¾ of an inch wide – the approximate width of a human finger – would make most of us run for the hills (and solid ground!),…

Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

You’ve made it… it’s Friday! This week, we announced our first quarter earnings, celebrated Mama June’s wedding and enjoyed a new EP from Pit Boss star, Shorty Rossi (rock out with Shorty’s video below) and more: Discovery Communications 1st-Quarter Net Up 4.5% on Stronger International Revenue  Animal Planet’s ‘Pit Boss’ stars release EP for the Dogs (Video) Bill Goodwyn Recognized as Member of 2013 Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame  ‘Cat Daddy’ Jackson…

‘Frozen Planet’ & ‘Deadliest Catch’ Take Home Creative Arts Emmy Awards

This past weekend The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences held its annual Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The Creative Arts Emmy Awards honor the key technical disciplines and behind-the-scenes crafts essential to television production, such as sound editing, cinematography and more, and we are thrilled to announce that Discovery Channel won honors for both Frozen Planet and Deadliest Catch. See the full list of Discovery Channel winners below and congratulations to all! Frozen Planet (Discovery Channel) Outstanding Picture…

Discovery Channel, OWN & Animal Planet Earn Primetime Emmy Nods

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and the Discovery family came away with 10 nominations for Discovery Channel, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Animal Planet. Congratulations to all the nominees: Outstanding Reality Program Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel) MythBusters (Discovery Channel) Outstanding Nonfiction Special Becoming Chaz (OWN) Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming Whale Wars (Animal Planet) Outstanding Cinematography…