This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday – and more importantly, Happy First Day of Spring! Like much of the northeast and Tri-State area, DC got some snow this morning, though I’d like to think that it was just winter’s way of having one last dance before making a reappearance nine months from now. Here are some stories you may have missed this week: Sony’s PlayStation Vue Is Introduced in 3 Cities (New York Times)…

Meow! Animal Planet Takes SXSW Interactive By Storm

Each March, creatives, techies, media and more descend on Austin, Texas for the annual SXSW Interactive conference. This year, Animal Planet was front and center for much of the action, celebrating the network’s superfans, working to place shelter animals in forever homes and breaking some big news about a one Lil BUB. On Saturday, Animal Planet teamed up with the ASPCA to host a Road to the Puppy Bowl adoption…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! This week, we were riding the tidal wave from Shark Week 2014 and celebrating some exciting Duggar baby news. Check out some of this week’s happenings below and ease your way into the weekend with Lil BUB’s Summertime Yule Log video below, featuring BUB herself lounging on a beach and soaking up those last drops of summer. Shark Week 2014 Earns Record Rating  Jill and Derrick Dillard…

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…

Comedian Cats Take the Stage with Animalist’s ‘CATastrophes’

Here come the cats! Today, Animalist, Discovery Digital Networks’ destination for all things animal, launched CATastrophes, a weekly comedy show putting cats in the spotlight. In each episode, cats, many of whom are local Chicago rescues available for adoption, and human hosts, Alana Grelyak,of CatInTheFridge.com, and comedian Kris Flanagan,  share the best viewer-submitted cat stories and scripted content featuring cats in unexpected situations. In CATastrophes’ first episode, celebrity cat Lil…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Cozy Up with Lil BUB Saturday Night on Animal Planet

Fresh off her appearance in Animal Planet’s record-breaking Puppy Bowl X, Internet cat-lebrity Lil BUB is returning to the network on Saturday in Lil BUB’s Special Special — joined by ‘bubbysitter” Amy Sedaris, Andrew W.K. and friends. We’re big fans of BUB here at Discovery (you may also know her from her Animalist talk show, Lil BUB’s Big Show) and we suspect many of you are, too. In Saturday’s Special…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy 2014, Discovery Family! We’re excited to kick off the new year with some big announcements and many more to come. Take a peek at the stories below and then get some ideas for breakfast tomorrow with DIY Tryin’s Hangover Donuts! In 2013, Discovery Channel Delivers Highest Viewership in 12 Years  2013: A Big Year for Bigfoot  Animal Planet to Document Levison Wood’s Nile Walk  Puppy Bowl Books Keyboard Cat…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! In this first week of September, we jumped into the fall with new series, expanded networks and an exciting cat celebration. Check out the stories below and then catch up with our feline friend, Lil BUB, who talks about her new movie, book and series! Discovery Kids Launches in Sri Lanka Tamron Hall Hosts New True-Crime Show in her Sister’s Memory Discovery Fit & Health: Changing It…