Reflecting Back, Looking Ahead

As an eventful 2016 comes to a close, we are excitedly looking toward 2017 on the horizon and reflecting on some of our biggest milestones of the year – from talented executive hires to memorable network specials – realizing that this year has certainly been one for the books. And we wouldn’t be who we are without the support of fans and audiences across the globe that continue to inspire…

Eurosport Broadcasts US Open Across Europe, Gives Fans Chance for Wake-Up Calls from Top Tennis Players

For the first time ever, Eurosport, Discovery’s pan-European sports network, is broadcasting all the action from the US Open – through both linear and non-linear channels. Not only is Eurosport airing the matches on televisions across Europe, but also on the popular Eurosport Player, where fans can view every game, set, and match whenever and wherever they are! Additionally, as part of the campaign to promote coverage of the grand…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It is heating up outside, but luckily there is plenty to keep us entertained indoors! Here’s what’s been going on in our world this week: TLC’s New Series Playhouse Masters Dreams Up Fantasy Kids’ Spaces for Steph Curry, Ali Landry and More (People) Eurosport and France Televisions Extend French Open Deal (Daily Mail)  YouTuber Marina Joyce Reassures Fans She Is Safe in New Interviews (TIME)  Deadliest Catch‘s Sig Hansen Reveals How He’s Changing…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, Discovery Communications received eight Emmy nominations for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, including four for Discovery’s Deadliest Catch. Congrats to all those involved on such well-deserved recognition! Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Naked and Afraid (The New Yorker) Thank You, Jazz Jennings, for Changing America (Advocate) What It’s Like Surviving Naked in the Wild for 40 Days (Marie Claire) Dave Navarro To Be Honored…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Vanishing Women’ Review: TV in Pursuit of Justice (The Wall Street Journal) Jazz Jennings Talks ‘Life as a (Transgender) Teen’ (USA Today) Idris Elba to Headline Discovery Racing Series (Exclusive Video) (The Wrap) Emmys: How ‘Deadliest Catch’ Editors Juggle 30,000 Hours of Footage (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Again Puts ‘Shark Week’ Building Design Up For A Vote (Bethesda Magazine) Eurosport…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! While Shark Week may still be a few weeks away, that doesn’t mean we can’t start talking about it now! Lauren, a writer on Ellen, dipped her toes in the national celebration by diving with Shark Week‘s biggest stars, which you can watch for yourself in this fun clip. Here’s what else had us buzzing this week: Greg Yaitanes Tapped As Showrunner of Discovery’s Unabomber Drama ‘Manifesto’ (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter)…

Roland Garros 2016: Eurosport Has You Covered

The French Open is officially in full swing — and Eurosport is bringing fans courtside with comprehensive, in-depth coverage throughout the tournament. John McEnroe, who last year proclaimed himself the ‘unofficial’ Commissioner of Tennis, is back on Eurosport for his second consecutive year. McEnroe lines up alongside former world number ones Chrissy Evert and Ilie Nastase. The three stars will bring the fans their expert insight and analysis during live…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week we announced a couple new additions to the Discovery Communications family: Nathan Brown has been named Senior Vice President, Development & Operations and Patrice Andrews has been named General Manager of Animal Planet. Welcome, Nathan and Patrice! Here is some other news you may have missed: Why Many TV Networks Are Scrapping Pricey Upfront Spectacles (Adweek) Discovery Reaches Olympic TV deal with YLE in Finland (USA Today) Oprah Winfrey’s…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s peak season for the cherry blossoms here in Washington, D.C. – a sure sign that spring has truly arrived. If you’re in the District and haven’t seen the beautiful trees in bloom, it’s worth braving the crowds and heading down to the Tidal Basin. (And if you’re curious about how Japanese cherry blossoms landed in the nation’s capital, head over to the National Park Service to learn about the trees’…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Another week in the books – can you believe it’s almost March?! Here’s some news you may have missed: Will The James Webb Space Telescope Find The Birth Of The Universe? (Fast Company) ‘Daredevil’ Actor Cast in Discovery Miniseries ‘Harley and the Davidsons’ (Variety) The Sit-Down: Peter Hutton, CEO, Eurosport (Sports Business Daily) ‘Deadliest Catch’ Season 12 Boasts Big Changes, Including a New Captain (Yahoo!) Duggar Family’s ‘Jill…