This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Shark Week is back, baby! Discovery announced earlier this week that the annual fin-tastic celebration will kick off on June 26 at 8/7c, so mark your calendars! We’ll have lots of updates between now and then on what fans can expect, but for now, go ahead and whet your appetite with Shark Week 2016’s first teaser. Here is some other news you might have missed: At Discovery, Joe Abruzzese Aims to Sell…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Some big news coming out of this week for MythBusters fans: the well-loved series is coming to a close in 2016, with its final season premiering on January 9. Discovery’s longest running show, which premiered in 2003, has tested nearly 3,000 experiments over the course of 248 episodes. Fans can share their well wishes and farewells by using #MythYouGuys on social. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: Discovery…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced our second quarter earnings, which included the announcement of an exciting mobile content partnership with Verizon.  We also ended the week with some big news, as we announced that Marjorie Kaplan would be heading up Discovery’s international content strategy.  Here’s some other news from our world that you may have missed this week: Investigation Discovery Network Can Get You Hooked on…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday!   What a week – from yesterday’s Kids Day 2014 to Say Yes to the Prom in Des Moines, it’s been a fun one for the Discovery family. Catch up on the news below and then kickstart your weekend awwwesomely with Animalist’s new show, Best Breed Ever! Discovery Channel to Air Documentary Honoring Avalanche Victims (Variety) Marjorie Kaplan Is Juggling 2 Discovery Networks Through the Upfront and Beyond (Adweek) Phil…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

It’s Friday, Discovery! As we wrap February, we’re looking forward to an exciting spring with the launch of American Heroes Channel and many show premieres. Check out the stories below to see how we closed the month and then take a look at Jen Arnold’s (of TLC’s The Little Couple), inspiring segment on Good Morning America. Discovery Expands Duties for O’Neil, Kaplan, Schleiff (Variety)  Military Channel becomes ‘American Heroes Channel,’…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

It’s Friday, friends! This week presented a great honor for our own Marjorie Kaplan as well as an exciting step for Velocity into the world of sports. Catch up with our stories below and then experience a whole new type of Discovery Buzz with our newest Animal Planet L!VE addition, the Honey Bee Cam! Discovery Communications’ Marjorie Kaplan Inducted into CableFax Hall of Fame Oprah’s Aha! Year: How the Network…

Animal Planet’s Marjorie Kaplan Tells ‘Redbook’ Readers What Their Bosses Really Hate

When she’s not busy keeping science cool and killing us with animal cuteness, Marjorie Kaplan, President of Animal Planet and Science is giving Redbook readers the inside scoop on what their bosses are really thinking. As the head of two cable networks, Kaplan clearly has learned quite a bit about office behavior and what works (as well as what doesn’t) when trying to impress your boss. In a piece in…

Discovery Leadership Among 2010 CableFAX 100

CableFAX recently announced its annual CableFAX 100, honoring the men and women driving the U.S. cable business. This year, eleven of Discovery’s leaders are included on the list, beginning with President & CEO David Zaslav and COO Peter Liguori. In addition to exploring their business wins and philosophies, CableFAX also uncovers lesser known information about each of them — from what’s on their iPads to the cable stars they’d like as…