This Week in Discovery Buzz…

Here at Discovery it’s been an exciting week. We welcomed wildly popular YouTube host and producer Phil DeFranco to the Discovery family, saw record-breaking ratings and even enjoyed a true taste of summer, finally! Below, we’ve shared some updates, and scroll down for Friday fun: Revision3 Lands Philip DeFranco’s Content Animal Planet’s Mermaid Hoax Special Draws Record Ratings TLC’s ‘Bakery Boss’ Premiere: Buddy Valastro Helps Struggling Business Owners (VIDEO) Tyler…

Tonight Marks the Start of ‘Monster Week’ on Animal Planet

River Monsters has made a splash with Animal Planet viewers (the best-performing series in network history), so it’s only natural that it would inspire something a bit bigger, a bit creepier. So, beginning tonight at 8pm ET/PT, Animal Planet will bring you Monster Week — a full week of River Monsters, new episodes of Call of the Wildman and Finding Bigfoot, and a the two-hour CGI special, Mermaids: The Body…