30 Seconds with..Lt. Joe Kenda

If we gave you thirty seconds to share something about your world , what would you say? In our new online series 30 Seconds with.. we’ll introduce you to members of the Discovery family and let you see how they define themselves or what they’re working on in thirty seconds (give or take a few). We’re kicking off the series with Investigation Discovery‘s Homicide Hunter, Lt. Joe Kenda. Kenda, one…

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…

Discovery’s 2013-14 Upfront Lands in NYC

Later today, Discovery Communications will host its annual Upfront Presentation in New York City, giving clients and media a first-look at the new and returning series across our nets. As usual, we’ll have a diverse, star-studded lineup — from Kal Penn of Discovery Channel’s The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius and TLC’s June Shannon and Alana Thompson from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo to OWN’s Tyler Perry and Investigation Discovery’s Tamron…

Discovery Prepares to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness

Once again, Discovery Communications is honored to join forces with Austism Speaks to “Light It Up Blue” on April 2, World Autism Awareness Day. To start, One Discovery Place in Silver Spring, MD will turn blue tonight and tomorrow (joining the likes of the Empire State Building) to show our support. Additionally, viewers tuning into Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health, Military Channel and Velocity will see PSAs…

Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion Details Cases of Racial Profiling

Last February, the nation was gripped by the case of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, hooded-sweatshirt clad teenager who was killed by a self-appointed neighborhood watchmen in his Florida housing development. The details of the interaction remain hazy, but the call for justice was clear: the public wanted to know what happened, with speculation of racial motivations for this seemingly senseless killing. Tonight, on Investigation Discovery’s  Injustice Files: Hood of Suspicion,…

ID Brings Racial Equality Discussions to DC, New York

On Tuesday, Investigation Discovery debuted documentary film, ID Films: March to Justice, reflecting on our nation’s ongoing pursuit of racial equality. The event, held at The Newseum in Washington, D.C., also featured a panel discussion following the film’s premiere, with Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights and daughter of former U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler, First Amendment Center founder…

Redrum: Sometimes The End is Just The Beginning

As one of Investigation Discovery’s biggest addicts, I am convinced that, had I not pursued a career in communications, I would have been the world’s greatest detective – which is why I can’t wait for the premiere of Redrum on ID tonight at 10pm ET/PT. A murder investigation always starts at the end of a crime, when the body is found. Redrum will take armchair detectives like myself back through the twists and…

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…

Discovery Communications Brings New Programming to TCA

Today, Discovery Communications will unveil some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA. Television critics from across the country are preparing to hear the presentations from Discovery networks Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and OWN. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA13 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour.…

Investigation Discovery Asks, ‘Can You ID the Details?’

Have you ever watched an investigative show and thought, “I could have solved that?” Well, Investigation Discovery is giving ID Addicts the chance to test their skills in a special episode of Homicide Hunter tonight, December 4, at 9pm ET. As Lt. Joe Kenda unravels the case you’ll be presented with on-screen questions tied to the investigation. Take to Twitter to answer using the designated hashtags and the ID team…