‘Sister Wives’ Returns for a Second Season on TLC

After captivating audiences last fall with an inside look into a real-life polygamist family, TLC‘s Sister Wives picks back up with Kody Brown and his four wives — Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn — along with their 16 children.  Season two goes deeper into this unconventional family as they experience the ups and downs of living a plural lifestyle, from the Browns’ bold decision to “come out” as polygamists on national…

Discovery Communications Launches Facebook Comments Plugin Across Websites

Today, Discovery Communications launched Facebook’s updated Comments plugin across video clip pages for Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel, Investigation Discovery, Military Channel and Discovery Health, as well as more broadly across HowStuffWorks.com. This integration (which can be seen here, here and here, for example) provides a seamless opportunity for visitors to these sites to comment on content, and have friends comment on the content, right from their Facebook News…

Tuesdays on TLC Are a Lot More Fashionable Now with ‘What Not to Wear’

Fridays are soooo 2010… Tuesdays are the new fashionable nights on TLC, as What Not to Wear moves to a new home on Tuesdays at 9pm ET/PT starting tonight. And tonight’s episode looks like it will be a memorable one: So, tune in for more of Stacy and Clinton’s expert advice, as well as stunning transformations, as What Not to Wear moves to its new time on Tuesdays at 9pm.…

Black Friday Shopping Made Easy with the ‘Oddities Store’ on Facebook

While some of you may have already hit the stories today (with many of them opening in the wee hours), Discovery Channel is helping you shop from your own home. In addition to Black Friday deals from DiscoveryStore.com on toys, DVDs, fan gear and more, you can also find the perfectly unique gift for your Facebook friends with the Oddities Store on Facebook. Inspired by the Oddities series on Discovery…

Explore the World & Share a Pint with Discovery Channel’s ‘Brew Masters’

This Sunday, November 21, Discovery Channel will premiere Brew Masters, a new series that follows craft brewer Sam Calagione and the Dogfish Head Brewery team as they explore regions of the country and world in the search of inspiration for the perfect brew. Last Friday, we shared info about the launch of the new Brew Masters Facebook page and Meetup site… and now we’re excited to announce a new social…

Discovery Channel Invites Fans to ‘Meetup,’ Host ‘Brew Masters’ Parties

Next Sunday, November 21, Discovery Channel will debut a new series about a popular, historic and delicious subject — brewing beer. Brew Masters introduces viewers to this world through the eyes of Sam Calagione, the founder of Dogfish Head Brewery. Sam and the Dogfish Head team travel the world looking for exotic ingredients and discovering ancient techniques to produce beers of astounding originality. (Can I sign up?) To celebrate the…

Help Our ‘Storm Chasers’ Track Storms with ‘Tornado Reports’

Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers returned on Wednesday night to the delight of living room “chasers” and now you can join in on the action with Storm Chasers: Tornado Reports. The new website, developed by our very own Discovery Creative team, allows viewers across the U.S. to log in with Facebook to report tornado experiences, to rate photos, video & stories, to suggest new storms and more. Click on the map…

OWN Announces ‘Your OWN Show’ Hosts, Goes Social

Lots of news about OWN: The OprahWinfrey Network these days… First, the network announced today that Dr. Phil, Carson Kressley and Nancy O’Dell will help Oprah with Your OWN Show: Search for the Next TV Star, a competition reality show in search of the next daytime reality star. The show, produced by Mark Burnett and hosted by Kressley and O’Dell, will feature 10 contestants selected through online video submissions and…

Investigation Discovery Asks ‘Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?’

How well do you know your spouse? That’s the question Investigation Discovery asks in its new series Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?, airing Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT. The series explores stories of men and women who thought they were happily married until the day they uncovered a shocking secret about their spouse. From bank robbers to bigamists to spies, these compelling and sometimes startling characters will leave you wondering how…

‘The Colony’ Returns to Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel’s The Colony began its second season last week, exploring whether a group of colonists can survive and rebuild in a world without electricity, running water, government or outside communication. The series is not a competition, but rather a controlled experiment that places volunteers (ordinary people) in a simulated post-catastrophic environment as a test of their personal will and survival skills. This season, The Colony participants are placed in…