This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Another Friday, folks! Have you visited Discovery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram yet? If not, you should! The network was named the most socially-engaged TV broadcaster by BrandWatch – an exciting recognition for the team that (as I have personally witnessed) works extremely hard to pique fans’ curiosity with dynamic and thrilling content day in and day out. Here’s some other news you may have missed this week: TV Review: ‘Killer Instinct With…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here at Discovery, we’re welcoming the weekend with open arms after a long week of walking wires, announcing a new Chief Creative Officer for Discovery Networks International and Creating Change. Here are some other things that have happened this week, in case you missed it: TLC’s ‘Little Couple’ to Return in December (The Wrap) Inside 19 Kids & Counting Stars Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald’s Wedding (People) Discovery…

Are You Ready to Walk the Wire with Nik Wallenda in Discovery’s ‘Skyscraper Live’?

It’s getting down to the wire! In three days, the world will be watching as Nik Wallenda faces his most audacious challenge yet in Skyscraper Live. While the idea of walking hundreds of feet above the bustling streets of downtown Chicago on a wire ¾ of an inch wide – the approximate width of a human finger – would make most of us run for the hills (and solid ground!),…

SkyscraperLive.com Offers Viewers Worldwide an Immersive Online Experience

Are you ready? In just under a week and a half, Nik Wallenda will head to the “Windy City” of Chicago to perform what will surely be his most challenging tightrope walk yet. The thrilling event titled Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda will air globally in more than 220 countries on the Discovery Channel, beginning at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT on Sunday, November 2. For the first half of…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! We’re welcomed some cooler weather here at Discovery HQ this week, along with some exciting announcements about a little event we have coming up on November 2 (hint: Nik Wallenda is back!) Check out some of the week’s biggest news here at Discovery and then catch a sneak peek of the news season of Discovery’s Gold Rush, premiering on Friday, October 17 at 9/8c. HBO Head Richard Plepler:…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday Discovery! This week brought the start of a new season and some other changes here at Discovery.  Check out some of the happenings of the week and enjoy a Flashback Friday to Discovery’s Skywire Live in honor of Nik Wallenda’s upcoming Skyscraper Live. Cosgrove Named GM for Discovery Family (Broadcasting & Cable) Discovery, Liberty Global Complete Acquisition of U.K. Producer All3Media (The Hollywood Reporter)  Discovery’s New Show ‘Tethered’ Ties…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! It’s been a busy week here at Discovery, as we announced Nik Wallenda’s latest challenge and kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month. Check out some of this week’s happenings below and end your week with the Friskies award-winning best cat video of the year, starring Animalist’s Cole the Black Cat! Watch Dueling Senators Seek Shelter in Discovery’s ‘Rival Survival’ (The Hollywood Reporter)   Daredevil Nik Wallenda Prepares for Tightrope Walk…

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and HowStuffWorks Nominated for Webby Awards

Today, the prestigious Webby Awards’ Winners Gallery was announced, revealing its nominees and honorees across all categories and several Discovery projects were among them. Selected from more than 12,000 entrants from across the world, the projects below were chosen to represent the best of their field. Beginning today through April 24, fans can click the links below to vote for their favorite nominated projects to win a People’s Voice Award.…

Discovery Networks Wow at 2014-15 Upfront

With dynamic programming slates and some of the brightest talent, Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York had a lot of people talking (and you can read the announcements made in yesterday’s blog post). Take a peek at all the Upfront fun below and then head over to Facebook to see our full album. We’re looking forward to a great year ahead as we all…

This Week in Discovery Buzz…

“The world is just awesome.” As Nik Wallenda completed his record-breaking walk on Sunday night, the Discovery family rejoiced – celebrating the amazing feat Wallenda accomplished and the fortune we had to share it with the world. And, just two days later, we celebrated another company milestone: the release of A Curious Discovery: An Entrepreneur’s Story, a memoir by our founder and chairman, John Hendricks, that details how Discovery Communications came…