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…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

We’re back from the Thanksgiving holiday and while we had our fill of turkey, stuffing and Grandma’s jokes, we can’t get enough of what’s going on here at Discovery Communications. Just this week, TLC’s The Little Couple returned for its seventh season, audiences around the country enjoyed Animal Planet Live!’s Reindeer Cam, and Josh and Anna Duggar announced they’re expecting their fourth child! Additionally, Discovery Digital Networks’ TestTube launched ‘MANthropology’,…

Pumpkins Get Their Wings Again in This Year’s Annual ‘Punkin Chunkin’

Ready and…launch! Much like the way the holidays seem to have come barreling towards us this year, pumpkin after pumpkin will be sent rocketing across the sky in Punkin Chunkin, airing Saturday November 29 at 8pm ET/CT on Science Channel and Discovery. Hosted by Mythbusters own Tory Belleci and Kari Byron, the annual pumpkin-throwing contest is not for the faint of heart; while catapults and slingshots may have been the…

Five Discovery Networks Among Primetime Emmy Nominees

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, which will be presented on August 25 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science Channel and OWN all nabbed nominations, including Discovery’s MythBusters and TLC’s Who Do You Think You Are? for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, and Discovery’s Alaska: The Last Frontier and Deadliest Catch for Outstanding…

A Day of Innovation, Inspiration at the White House Science Fair

The White House, young superstar scientists and a MythBuster – what more could a Discovery kid (at heart) want? Today, I was given the incredible opportunity to to attend this year’s White House Science Fair to share this annual event, honoring national innovation in STEM, with our Discovery audiences on social media. Throughout the day, as I explored the Science Fair, I met amazing students who not only proved their…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Animal Planet & Science Channel Head to Austin for SXSW

It’s that time of year again…SXSW! While some folks have already touched down in Austin, many others (including myself) will be on our way shortly to the annual gathering of bright minds at SXSW Interactive, which is celebrating its 21st year. Last year, we had the pleasure of bringing the Captains from Discovery’s Deadliest Catch to Texas, and this year Animal Planet is returning in #meow fashion and Science Channel…

Celebrate Thanksgiving With ‘Punkin Chunkin’

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! Things around the office are starting to feel a little quieter as we inch towards time with family, friends, and of course, Punkin Chunkin. Every year, pumpkin-launching enthusiasts gather in Delaware for the World Championship Punkin Chunkin competition. Hosted by Mythbusters’ Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara, Punkin Chunkin is part awesome science experiment and part genuine Americana, adding up to the biggest, loudest, greatest pumpkin hurling competition…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery Family! As we count down to Turkey Day, we’re thankful for our Discovery family this week, which we celebrated with an exciting visit from Oprah and the start of holiday giving. Enjoy some of this week’s top stories below and then enjoy an “Aww” moment with a Too Cute! sneak peek below from  the TODAY show. ‘Challenger Disaster’ Ranks As Science Channels’ Most-Watched Program of 2013 ‘Mythbusters’ Adam…

This Week in…DiscoveryBuzz

Happy Friday, family! It’s been a really fun week for us, with an explosive new web series and a fiery premiere in London – lots to share! Check out the stories below and then catch Mythbusters’ Tory Belleci blowing up a car – no better way to release stress before the weekend, right? Firefighters Called to Bear Grylls TV Show Launch Stunt After Flames PROJECTED on side of Battersea Power…