That’s a Wrap! Discovery Communications’s Presentations at TCA Winter 2013

On Saturday, January 5, Discovery Communications presented some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA, including Animal Planet’s Rhino Wars, Science Channel’s Stuff You Should Know and Discovery Channel’s  The President’s Gatekeepers.  Kicking off the morning with a little bacon brittle, courtesy of Destination America’s United States of Bacon, the room took in some of Discovery’s upcoming shows, with topics ranging from alien hand…

‘The Woman Who Wasn’t There’: What if the Most Famous 9/11 Hero Wasn’t There at All?

After the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we heard many stories about heroic acts in the face of such horror: firefighters and police officers who selflessly helped others, putting their own safety in jeopardy; communities pulling together to provide support; and volunteers helping their neighbors search for their loved ones. Tania Head was one of those heroes. A survivor of the Twin Tower attacks, Tania told a brave and…

Investigation Discovery Takes on ‘Cropsey’ Urban Legend for Friday the 13th

What happens when an urban legend becomes reality? Tonight, Friday the 13th, at 9pm ET, Investigation Discovery premieres Cropsey: The Urban Legend — a spine-tingling ID Films documentary about one of New York’s most disturbing unsolved mysteries. When five children go missing on Staten Island, filmmakers Joshua Zeman and Barbara Brancaccio realize that the cautionary tales of their youth may have come true. In the documentary, Zeman and Brancaccio delve…