This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Here at our HQ in Silver Spring, MD, we’ve been sh-sh-shivering to an unusual blast of cold this week that has pushed its way through – complete with a nice shower here and there. But even a cold rain has its positives! Yesterday evening, employees were treated to a pretty unique – and well-placed! – rainbow arcing across our building. Not the worst view in the world! Here’s what else…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Last weekend we bid adieu to one of our most beloved shows of all time, MythBusters. Though they are no longer filming new episodes, their many, many tests and experiments will continue to live on as lessons learned. (Exhibit A: 13 Myths You Believed That Are Totally Busted.) Here is some other MythBusters news that has made headlines this past week: TV Pick: ‘MythBusters’ Goes Out, Probably With a Bang (Los Angeles Times)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Spring is on its way here in Washington, DC – and it’s making its first appearance this weekend, with temps hovering around 60 degrees both days. The warmth is a welcome reprieve from the biting cold we had last weekend, that’s for sure! Been busy this week? So have we! Here is some news you may have missed: ‘Killing Fields’ Season Finale Clocks 2.5 Million Viewers On Discovery Channel…

The New Year Comes Bearing Gifts: New Shows on Hulu!

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  Happy New Year! 2016 comes bearing gifts: even more of your favorite shows on Hulu. That’s right – new series and episodes from networks across Discovery Communications’ portfolio have been freshly-added to the streaming site. Not that you ever need an excuse to catch up on your favorite series, but this time of year certainly lends itself to some shameless binge watching. Here’s the complete list of new shows now…

Go Big or Go Home with Discovery’s Mega Week

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Mega Week is back on Discovery – and the celebrations are as big as ever! The weeklong programming event celebrates all things Discovery – from super-sized, fan-favorite episodes to brand new specials. Running today, December 7 through Sunday, December 13, Mega Week kicks off with the two-hour season finale of Street Outlaws, with Big Chief and the 405 crew hosting the biggest Cash Days in history. Also in the pipeline: all-new episodes of Alaskan Bush…

Can You Dig It? ‘Gold Rush’ Returns for its Sixth Season with Two Hour Premiere

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The crew is back! Discovery’s Gold Rush returns for its sixth season tonight, Friday, October 16 at 9/8c, with pre-show The Dirt airing at 8/9c. Fans of the show watched last season as Todd Hoffman brought his crew back from the brink of bankruptcy, hitting the proverbial (and slightly literal) pot of gold. This season, he’s ready to keep his lucky streak alive – but with lofty ambitions, he risks the chance of…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Discovery Communications announced yesterday that Karen Leever has joined the company as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, overseeing the company’s expansive digital brands and businesses in the United States – from fan-favorite Discovery Digital Networks (DDN) programming to the newly launched Discovery VR. It was also announced earlier this week that Darcy Tomlin has been named Vice President of Programming and Operations for Discovery Networks International, managing…

More Seasons and Episodes of Fan-Favorite Shows Now Available on Hulu

July 1st doesn’t just mark the start of a new month – it marks the start of new series and new episodes of Discovery Communications’ programming being made available to Hulu subscribers! And with the long holiday weekend just ahead of us, there’s no better time to relive your favorite moments and catch up on your newest binge-worthy addictions. From MythBusters to Man Vs. Wild, Say Yes to the Dress and DC Cupcakes,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! The wait is almost over for Bering Sea Gold fans: the fourth season premiere airs tonight at 10pm ET/PT. Check out the video at the bottom of this post to catch a glimpse of what’s to come this season. Yesterday TLC announced a new series premiering this summer, All That Jazz, which follows the life of transgender teen Jazz Jennings. Speaking of upcoming series, fans can catch a sneak peek of the…

Discovery Channel Celebrates the Best of 2014 with Virtual Advent Calendar

Discovery Channel is celebrating the end of another action-packed year by looking back on its shows’ best moments, and fans are invited to join in on the fun! A virtual advent calendar is now live as a companion to the network’s “Best of Discovery 2014” programming. Marathons of well-loved series and specials – from Gold Rush to Shark Week – are airing now through January 1. By using the hashtag…