Discovery Networks Wow at 2014-15 Upfront

With dynamic programming slates and some of the brightest talent, Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York had a lot of people talking (and you can read the announcements made in yesterday’s blog post). Take a peek at all the Upfront fun below and then head over to Facebook to see our full album. We’re looking forward to a great year ahead as we all…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery Family! This week kicked off with Veterans Day ceremonies and benefit events and included celebrations of some recent honors, as well as lots of hard work to bring two historic television events to you this weekend. Check out the stories below and then kick off the weekend laughing with the Here Comes Honey Boo Boo crew on Steve Harvey. Most Powerful Women in Cable 2013 Variety’s 2013…

Vote Discovery to SXSW 2014!

It’s that time of the year again…PanelPicker voting for SXSW Interactive and SXSWedu 2014. If you missed us at SXSW last year, SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and explore what’s to come tomorrow, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

Happy Friday, Discovery family! Here in Silver Spring, it’s been a hot one – both on and off air. With temperatures breaking 100, the start of Comic-Con, a batch of fuzzy visitors, and Honey Boo Boo‘s season premiere, we’ve barely had a chance to breathe! Here’s a roundup of what’s kept been buzzing this week: Comic-Con: Science Channel Investigating the Unexplained Watch n’ Sniff a Hit for Honey Boo Boo…

Watch ‘N’ Sniff with ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ Tonight

Last week, I joined Discovery employees in celebrating the new season of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo with an exclusive internal screening of the first episode, followed by a meet & greet (featuring lots of laughs) with the family. With this event, we also snagged a part of history – the first audience to join in on a scratch ‘n’ sniff viewing. While I won’t reveal any secrets, I can…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

After great Independence Day celebrations in Union Beach, NJ and Fayettesville, NC, we returned to the office this week, excited to host some of our southern family members – the Shannon/Thompson family! Amid the excitement for the return of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,  other members of the Discovery family celebrated big Shark Week announcements and Jackson Galaxy voiced his commitment to rescue pets. We shared a few stories below, as…

Mama June Teaches “How to Honey Boo Boo” in New Book – Win Your Copy!

Can you redneckognize a “forklift foot” from a “neck crust?” Do you know how to cook some good sketti, grill roadkill barbecue or make a maranaise sandwich? Ever go mud boggin, build a Redneck Mudslide or check out a local food auction? If you’re a Redneck rookie like most of us, no need to fear – Mama June has you covered. In How to Honey Boo Boo: The Complete Guide…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

“The world is just awesome.” As Nik Wallenda completed his record-breaking walk on Sunday night, the Discovery family rejoiced – celebrating the amazing feat Wallenda accomplished and the fortune we had to share it with the world. And, just two days later, we celebrated another company milestone: the release of A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur’s Story, a memoir by our founder and chairman, John Hendricks, that details how Discovery Communications came…

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…

Upfront 2013: Rapping BBQ Masters, Ferocious Gators and Terrifying Tightropes

What do Honey Boo Boo, Oprah and Morgan Freeman have in common? They all stole the stage at Discovery Communications’ Upfront 2013-14. On April 4, hundreds gathered at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to get the first glimpse into the future of Discovery Communications programming. The show kicked off with daredevil Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk over the audience – a small feat compared to his upcoming walk…