Discovery Channel Introduces First Time Filmmakers Japan to Press in Tokyo

On Wednesday, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific hosted a press event in Tokyo to announce the upcoming premiere of Super Japan – a five-part Discovery Channel series featuring documentaries by winners of the First Time Filmmakers (FTFM) Japan initiative. Super Japan documents the country’s progressions and obsessions and pays tribute to highlights of the Japanese culture – including a look at the world’s biggest pop group, the national obsession with ramen, incredibly…

First Sharks, Then Penguins and Now Kittens. Animal Planet’s ‘Kitten Cam’ Is Here!

Here at Discovery, we’ve been buzzing for a while about the company’s next live animal cam, after great success with Discovery Channel’s Shark Cam and Penguin Cam. Well, brace yourself for something that can only be described by two words: Too Cute! Animal Planet’s Kitten Cam is live now on AnimalPlanet.com…and just what you needed to prepare for the return of Too Cute!face on Saturday, October 13 at 8pm ET/PT…

Discovery News Gets to the Bottom of the ‘Dancing Squid’

We’ve all seen them. Wacky videos that friends share on Facebook or bring up from YouTube on their phones. And often we’re left to ask: “Is that for real?” At the same time, the Discovery News team is always bringing us the latest fascinating science news — from archaeology to technology. They’re also the perfect folks to uncover the truth behind some of the wacky stories that you hear online.…

Discovery Channel Explores Japan’s ‘Nuclear Nightmare’

Last Sunday, Discovery Channel took a look at the recent earthquake in Japan, through new footage and first person accounts. MegaQuake: Hour That Shook Japan explored the mega-physics inside this latest Ring of Fire cataclysm that rocked the Earth on its axis. This Thursday, April 28, at 10pm ET/PT, Discovery Channel will look at another angle of last month’s disaster: the nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi. Nuclear Nightmare: Japan in…