This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this past week: Why We’re Backing a Runner—Yes, a Runner—to Win ‘American Tarzan’ (Outside) EXCLUSIVE: Idris Elba Gets Into a Scary Crash on the Debut of His New Discovery Channel Series (Entertainment Tonight) Meet Jazz Jennings, The Transgender Teen Who Is Changing The World (The Huffington Post) Tamron Hall, of the ‘Today’ Show, Feathers Her Nest (The New York Times) ‘Secrets of America’s…

Sharks, Cakes and Cars – Oh My! New Seasons Now Available on Hulu

I don’t usually like to get ahead of myself when it comes to the holiday season (this weekend I saw Christmas ornaments for sale and ran in the other direction), but today feels a bit like the holidays. There, I said it. But let me make my case. First, there are a BUNCH of new seasons of some of the most-well loved shows from Discovery, Science, Animal Planet, TLC and Investigation Discovery now…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week’s news seems to revolve largely around life’s most memorable moments – from weddings, to new homes to babies growing into strong-willed toddlers. Here are some other stories you may have missed this week: The Current State of Hate in America (Huffington Post) Judge and Jury: Louise Roe on Personal Style and Her New TLC Show (Forbes) TLC Sets March Airdate for “Bride by Design” (Realscreen) Discovery…

‘Gypsy Wedding’ Crosses the Atlantic as TLC Profiles American Gypsies

There are several TLC shows that are must-see TV for me, such as Toddlers & Tiaras. Another one of those series is My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, which gives us an insiders glimpse at gypsy and traveler culture in England and Ireland. Their dress and traditions seem unusual to most Americans but, you might be surprised to discover that in places like Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina and West Virginia, you’ll…

Discovery Nets Unveil Upcoming Programming at Winter TCA Tour

Sunny Pasadena, California is the setting for the Winter 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour, and today Discovery’s session will feature panels from several networks. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA12 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour. We’ll also be sharing photos from our panels — featuring Morgan Freeman, Niecy Nash and more, as they happen on…