SXSW PanelPicker 2015 Is Open

It’s August, and that mean’s SXSW PanelPicker is again upon us! The SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and what’s to come tomorrow and Music explores the future of the music industry, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This year, we’ve…

Heartbreakers to Pit Bulls: Discovery Wraps TCA 2014

Yesterday, several of Discovery’s networks unveiled upcoming programming at the Summer TCA Tour, and it was announced that Discovery Fit & Health will become Discovery Life in 2015 and Animal Planet’s Rick Holzman has been promoted to General Manager of the network. Below, are a few of the photo highlights from the morning, with more on the Discovery Communications’ Flickr. A big thank you to all who attended, and we…

Discovery Networks Bring Powerful Lineup to TCA

Today I have traded Silver Spring for Los Angeles, where I am for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. Journalists today will hear from several of Discovery’s networks, including American Heroes Channel, Animal Planet, Destination America, Discovery Channel and Investigation Discovery and you can follow the links below for more information on some of what’s planned. For live updates from TCA, follow @DiscoveryComm on Twitter and make sure to check…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! As we celebrate warmer temperatures outside, we’ve also had the chance to celebrate some big Discovery announcements. From the addition of two new Discovery Digital Networks series, to a record-setting River Monsters premiere, there has been no shortage of exciting news! Catch up with what’s been going on with the stories below and then start this weekend off with a sneak peek of Boss Hog, Discovery Channel’s newest series premiering tonight at 10PM. Discovery…

Discovery Networks International Launches ID Xtra Across Europe

At MipDoc, an annual gathering of industry leaders in factual programming held in Cannes, Discovery Networks Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (CEEMEA) unveiled the launch of ID Xtra, an offshoot of Investigation Discovery. Glossy, contemporary and filled with stories of passion-crimes, ID Xtra launched on April 1 in several markets across the region: Russia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia. Within the next three months, as many as…

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…

Keep On Discovering: Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront Today in New York

Today, Discovery’s networks will unveil their programming upcoming programming slate at the annual Upfront presentation in New York City. Clients and media will attend to get a sneak peek at the new shows that will be coming to our networks in the coming months. Of course, no Upfront presentation would be complete without our dynamic talent joining the event – from Joby Ogwyn of Discovery Channel’s Everest Jump Live to…

Investigation Discovery’s Injustice Files Returns with ‘Sundown Towns’

On the latest installment of Investigation Discovery’s Injustice Files documentary filmmaker Keith Beuachamp explores “sundown towns” – communities in America that didn’t allow African American people to live there or even be present once the sun went down. Tonight at 8PM ET/PT on Injustice Files: Sundown Towns, Beauchamp will visit three historic sundown towns in Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio. Beauchamp explains that sundown towns are largely a northern phenomenon born…

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Discovery

Happy Valentine’s Day! With many parts of the country digging out from major winter storms, we’ve got you covered if your Valentine’s Day plans involve nothing more than staying warm and indoors. If you’re looking to celebrate with romance, TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day at 9PM ET/PT will feature a bride who takes the phrase “the big day” to a whole new level, sparing no expense for her…

Investigation Discovery ‘Celebrates’ Valentine’s Day with ‘Forget You Week’

As much of the world celebrates love next week, Investigation Discovery will share its own twist on the romantic holiday with its first-ever Forget You Week, which kicks off tonight at 8pm ET/PT. Anchored by daytime talk personality, Wendy Williams, Forget You Week features breakup tactics taken by real people spurned by lousy lovers. The week of love stories-gone-wrong culminates in Wendy Williams’ Valentine’s Day special, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, premiering…