OWN Introduces Viewers to Stories ‘Beyond Belief’

We’ve all heard them. Spellbinding stories of the seemingly unexplained that have us asking, “How?” Beginning tonight at 10pm ET, OWN and host Wes Moore (himself a New York Times best-selling author and Army vet) introduce viewers to these stories in Beyond Belief. Each hour-long episode will explore stories of wonder, mysteries and miracles, such as that of a young woman born without arms who can now fly a plane…

Discovery Nets Unveil Upcoming Programming at Winter TCA Tour

Sunny Pasadena, California is the setting for the Winter 2012 Television Critics Association Press Tour, and today Discovery’s session will feature panels from several networks. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA12 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour. We’ll also be sharing photos from our panels — featuring Morgan Freeman, Niecy Nash and more, as they happen on…

Take a Front Row Seat for ‘America’s Money Class with Suze Orman’ on OWN

Suze Orman has become America’s personal finance advisor through her best-selling books and TV appearances…and now she’s coming to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network with a special six-episode class, America’s Money Class with Suze Orman, taking on your questions and teaching us all how to survive and thrive financially. Each week, Suze delivers a master class on money in front of a live studio audience, answering questions and sharing her no-nonsense…

OWN Documentary Club Debuts ‘Louder Than a Bomb’ Tonight

Tonight at 9pm ET/PT, OWN will debut the latest installment of the OWN Documentary Club — Louder Than a Bomb. The film tells the story of four Chicago high school poetry teams as they prepare for and compete in the world’s largest youth slam poetry contest. Named a 37th Annual HUMANITAS Prize finalist in the Documentary Category, the Boston Herald said that Louder Than a Bomb “packs a greater emotional…

‘The Rosie Show’ and ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’ to be Simulcast Across Five Discovery Nets Tonight

The premiere episodes of the new OWN series The Rosie Show and Oprah’s Lifeclass will air concurrently across five Discovery networks tonight at 7pm ET/PT and 8pm ET/PT, respectively. Joining OWN in airing the premieres will be TLC, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Fit & Health and Planet Green. The Rosie Show is a new daily talk show hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Rosie O’Donnell. Funny, high-energy and authentic, no…

Discovery Channel, OWN & Animal Planet Earn Primetime Emmy Nods

This morning, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominations for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, and the Discovery family came away with 10 nominations for Discovery Channel, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and Animal Planet. Congratulations to all the nominees: Outstanding Reality Program Deadliest Catch (Discovery Channel) MythBusters (Discovery Channel) Outstanding Nonfiction Special Becoming Chaz (OWN) Outstanding Cinematography for Nonfiction Programming Whale Wars (Animal Planet) Outstanding Cinematography…

Sarah Ferguson Opens Up in New OWN Docuseries, ‘Finding Sarah’

Sarah Ferguson, the former Duchess of York, has been in the news recently as perhaps the most notable omission from the guest list at the April wedding of William and Kate. But there’s much more to her story. This Sunday, June 12 at 9pm ET/PT, catch up with Sarah Ferguson on Finding Sarah, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network‘s candid and unprecedented six-part docuseries about her emotional struggle to rebuild her life.…

Stars Come Out for Discovery’s NY Upfront

It’s that time of year…the tulips are springing up, coats are left at home and talent from across Discovery Communications‘ networks gather in New York City for our annual Upfront Presentation. Yesterday, Discovery welcomed clients, media and other special guests to the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center and introduced upcoming programming from our networks. This year’s show featured musical numbers (including a showstopper from OWN’s Rosie…

Discovery’s 2011-12 Upfront Hits NYC

Later this afternoon, Discovery Communications will host its 2011-12 Upfront Presentation in New York City, unveiling new and returning faces across our networks…with a few surprises along the way (check back with Discovery Blog tomorrow for more on today’s events). For now, here’s a sampling of what’s coming later this year and next — from a turbocharged TV network and gypsy weddings to Penn & Teller and more Karl Pilkington.…

OWN Offers a Rare Glimpse at Oprah’s Life & Talk Show

This is the last season of The Oprah Winfrey Show, and Oprah is revealing new sides of her life before she signs off and heads over to OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network full-time. This Sunday, viewers will get an intimate look at Oprah, her life growing up and the farewell season of her daytime show. First, travel down under to Australia with Oprah and 300 audience members on Season 25: Oprah Behind…