This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, Discovery Communications received eight Emmy nominations for the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards, including four for Discovery’s Deadliest Catch. Congrats to all those involved on such well-deserved recognition! Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Naked and Afraid (The New Yorker) Thank You, Jazz Jennings, for Changing America (Advocate) What It’s Like Surviving Naked in the Wild for 40 Days (Marie Claire) Dave Navarro To Be Honored…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Vanishing Women’ Review: TV in Pursuit of Justice (The Wall Street Journal) Jazz Jennings Talks ‘Life as a (Transgender) Teen’ (USA Today) Idris Elba to Headline Discovery Racing Series (Exclusive Video) (The Wrap) Emmys: How ‘Deadliest Catch’ Editors Juggle 30,000 Hours of Footage (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Again Puts ‘Shark Week’ Building Design Up For A Vote (Bethesda Magazine) Eurosport…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Earlier this morning, we were thrilled to be able to offer up our Silver Spring HQ as a pit stop for Bike to Work Day here in the DC metro area. The circle outside our main entrance was transformed into a miniature entertainment hub, complete with a DJ, snacks, drinks and assorted swag. There was something for everyone – whether our building was a final destination or an opportunity to stop and refresh before moving…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Earlier this week, news broke that this year’s Shark Week was the network’s biggest yet, thanks in large part to the passionate fin-atic community who proved once again that sharks never really go out of style! And speaking of Shark Week, meet Sarah Spaniolo, one of our very own employees who works on the well-loved programming event. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:…

Discovery Channel and Animal Planet Nab Primetime Emmy Nominations

Yesterday morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards which will be presented on September 20th at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel nabbed several nominations including three for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program; Deadliest Catch, Naked and Afraid and Alaska: The Last Frontier. Additionally Discovery Channel’s MythBusters and Animal Planet’s Too Cute received nominations. In total, Discovery Communications’…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! In case you missed it, Discovery Channel made headlines yesterday for something a little less conventional for the network: hockey. (We’ll let news speak for itself. Here’s an article from The New York Post.) On another note, the winner of Discovery Education and Toyota’s TeenDrive365 video challenge has been announced. Congrats to Chicago’s Elijah Wilborn! Here are some other stories you may have missed: Lessons From a Leadership Perspective…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! TLC programs generated a lot of buzz this week – from the new Labor Games to the announcement of new series Dare to Wear and Brides Gone Styled (you can learn more in the links below). Here is some other news you may have missed: ‘Labor Games’: Dilating for Dollars (Yahoo! TV) TLC Gets in Style With New Fashion Shows (NY Daily News) Jill (Duggar) Dillard Celebrates Baby Dilly’s 1-Month Birthday on Instagram…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! A few exciting updates have come through since the last “Discovery Buzz” post about some recent births – including the birth and subsequent naming of Katie’s newborn calf from Animal Planet’s Giraffe Birth Live. And on the TLC front, Derek Dillard also shared details on the birth of his and Jill’s new baby boy. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TLC Renews “My 600-lb Life” for Fourth…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday – and more importantly, Happy First Day of Spring! Like much of the northeast and Tri-State area, DC got some snow this morning, though I’d like to think that it was just winter’s way of having one last dance before making a reappearance nine months from now. Here are some stories you may have missed this week: Sony’s PlayStation Vue Is Introduced in 3 Cities (New York Times)…

Discovery Channel Kicks Off Mega Week With “Eaten Alive”

Kicking off on Sunday, December 7, Discovery Channel is bringing viewers a week of jam-packed, super-sized programming with Mega Week. The epic week will kick off on Sunday at 8PM ET/PT when James Franco and Seth Rogen attempt to survive 21 days Naked and Awkward. The 21-day survival challenge, complete with nightly spooning to keep warm, is a Naked and Afraid not to be missed. Later, viewers will finally get to…