This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! If you’re looking to end your week on a high note, take a moment or two to check out the Puppy Bowl XII starting lineup and try not to “aww.” As per usual, the pups are beyond cute. Here is some other news you may have missed: Olympian Kellie Wells Appears on Episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’ (ESPN) Watch MythBusters Crew Film Their Final Scene Ever—Grenades…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you’re a MythBusters fan, you know how outrageous the guys can be. Our friends over at Buzzfeed compiled a list of 11 times Adam and Jamie took their experiments a little too seriously (only 11?!). Check it out – it’s definitely worth the read! We’ll certainly miss them when they sign off the air next year. Here’s some other news you may have missed from this past…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! Fans of MythBusters who follow co-hosts Adam and Jamie on Twitter (you can find them here and here, respectively) might have caught the two guys sharing moments from their final scenes on the well-loved Discovery show this past week. (It was announced last month that the next season of MythBusters, which premieres in January of next year, will be the series’ last.) You can check out what the duo was up to in…

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

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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! 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…

Discovery Goes ‘360’ with Facebook

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Earlier today, Facebook announced that users can now enjoy 360-degree videos on desktop and Android devices in their News Feed. Discovery Communications is delighted to be one of the first to share 360 video on Facebook, and you can check out our first spherical video on Facebook featuring the fan-favorite MythBusters and always jawsome sharks. Ever wanted to swim with a shiver of sharks? MythBuster Adam Savage takes you underwater…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Several weeks ago, we announced that Discovery would premiere Racing Extinction to 220 countries and territories around the world on December 2. Beginning this week and leading up to its television debut, the film is playing in select cities across the country. Read what the New York Times had to say about the documentary (and head here to learn more about the film and its important message). We’ll be sharing lots more about Racing Extinction as…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! A couple weeks ago, Discovery Channel announced plans to air the documentary Sherpa to international audiences in 2016. Sherpa tells the tragic story of the disastrous 2014 avalanche on Mount Everest: coincidentally, a team of filmmakers who was on the mountain at the time to film the climbing season from the local sherpas’ perspective ended up capturing the deadly disaster. The documentary is making its rounds at…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Some exciting news was shared this week, with two fan-favorite Discovery Communications talents making their return to television. Clinton Kelly of TLC’s What Not to Wear is returning to the network as co-host of Love at First Swipe, premiering October 2nd. Along with co-host Devyn Simone, Clinton will give people whose dating profiles need a little TLC (pun FULLY intended) a makeover, helping them best represent who they really are. And Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Steve Irwin…

Put Yourself at the Center of the Action with ‘Discovery VR’

Discovery VR's "How to Survive in the Wild" with Survivorman's Les Stround

For more than 30 years, Discovery Communications has been connecting with audiences with the world around them and, as technology has evolved, so has how we bring stories and experiences to audiences. Today, I’m excited to be able to point all of you to the latest merging of content and technology at Discovery — Discovery VR! Some of the most innovative and creative minds across our company have been working…