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

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! Curious what we’ve been up to this past week? Read on! Here is some news you may have missed: Discovery Channel Sets Premiere Date for Harley-Davidson Miniseries, Adds Three to Cast (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter) Investigation Discovery Reviving Missing Persons Series ‘Disappeared’ (EXCLUSIVE) (Variety) Deserving High School Students Gifted with Gorgeous Prom Gowns and Tuxes: ‘I Feel So Beautiful’ (People) ‘Last Alaskans’ Moves to Discovery Channel for Season…

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…

’20/20 on ID Presents Homicide’ Offers Never-Before-Heard Details of the Unabomber

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For 18 years, Ted Kaczynski, commonly known as the Unabomber, led a nationwide bombing campaign that killed three people and injured 23 others. Sending bombs through the mail to universities and airlines alike (the term “Unabomber” stands for “UNiversities and Airline BOMBer), Kaczynski caused terror throughout the U.S. for nearly two decades. His destructive actions were finally halted in 1996 when an unlikely source spoke out: Ted’s brother, David Kaczynski. A 35,000 word…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! This week has been a little chaotic coming off the heels of the TCAs, (you can read our recap of the event here), so needless to say, this weekend is especially sweet for some of us. The TCAs were buzzworthy, but they weren’t all-encompassing. Here is some other news from this past week you may have missed: Under New Leader, Discovery Channel’s Brand Reboot Shows Promise (The…

Murder Mysteries, Telescopes and Puppies: Welcome to TCA 2016

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 07: (L-R) Director Nathaniel Kahn, President, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA), Dr. Matt Mountain, Professor, Planetary Science & Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sara Seager, Astrophysicist/Space Telescope Science Institute, Dr. Jason Kalirai and Director, Special Assignment, Northrup Grumman Aerospace Systems, Dr. Blake Bullock of "Telescope" speak onstage during the Discovery Communications TCA Winter 2016 at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa on January 7, 2016 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images for Discovery Communications) *** Local Caption *** Nathaniel Kahn;Matt Mountain;Sara Seager;Jason Kalirai;Blake Bullock

Twice a year, reporters gather for CTAM’s (Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing) TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour. (That’s a lot of acronyms, I know. And parenthesis.) The event, held in Pasadena in January and in Beverly Hills in July, provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with those in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. (The Wrap has a good “who, what, why” of TCAs. You can…

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…

Need Some “Me Time”? Get Cozy With These Thanksgiving Specials

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Turkey. Pies. Parades. Family. They’re all great on their own, but when grouped together, it’s sometimes hard not to get overwhelmed. Check out the programs below, mark your calendars and take a little time to yourself this Thanksgiving! Destination America’s Railroad Alaska: Real Time Train Ride Airing Thursday, November 27 beginning at 9/8c, this self-proclaimed “snoozefest” is a real-time journey of a train traversing Alaska’s 500-mile long railroad. No, it’s not…

Space Disasters, Murder and the Alaskan Wild: Fall Premiere Season is Not Over

New and returning series premieres may have kicked off in September, but here at Discovery Communications, they continue to roll out across networks fast and strong through the end of this month. Curious what’s in store? Read on! Science Channel’s Secret Space Escapes Space exploration can be thrilling, eye-opening and needless to say, a life-changing experience. But it can also be incredibly scary – and when things go wrong, they can go from bad to catastrophic…