See Just How Fabulous Whitney Thore is in TLC’s ‘My Big Fat Fabulous Life’

TV’s newest inspiration is here, and she goes by the name of Whitney Thore. Whitney first rose to prominence last January when her video, “A Fat Girl Dancing,” became an overnight sensation. In an interview with New York Daily News, Whitney said about the video: “I definitely loved the title…To juxtapose the word ‘fat,’ which is the dirtiest word and has so many negative connotations, with the images of a body…

Television Critics Association Panels Propel Networks into Spring Season

Yesterday here in Pasadena, many of Discovery Communications’ networks previewed a selection of upcoming programming to journalists from around the country at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour. You can read more about the event, including which networks participated and what specific programs they presented here. Science Channel announced What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, where real-life friends Grant Reynolds and Kevin Moore work to decipher what went wrong…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy New Year! Whether or not our resolutions have withstood the first few days of 2015, there is plenty to look forward to in the upcoming months and lots of exciting news from 2014 to reflect upon. At Discovery HQ in Silver Spring, MD, we welcomed U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on Thursday as well as students, educators and Danica McKellar (who we love for her math smarts and…

Discovery Communications Unveils New Programming at 2015 Winter TCAs

Just in time to avoid the biting cold that is taking over the east coast, I’ve jumped ship – or plane, rather – to sunny Pasadena, CA for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. The semi-annual gathering brings in journalists from across the country and is a chance for networks to share with everyone in attendance some of the most exciting programming they have lined up for the upcoming…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! There was no shortage of programming news from TLC this week, from announcing the return of Kate Plus 8, to debuting two new programs, My Big Fat Fabulous Life and Style By Jury, which will both air in early 2015. Some well-loved, fan-favorite programs got a little TLC (pun intended) this week, too! American Chopper made a special return as part of Discovery’s Mega Week. Equally as…