Don’t Miss ‘Paranormal Lockdown’ and ‘Outrageous Acts of Science’ at Awesome Con!

In just a few days, Washington, D.C. will revel in Awesome Con, a convention embracing all aspects of geekdom and pop culture, with a huge collection of comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art and cosplay – Discovery Communications is getting in on the fun! Kicking off on Friday, June 3 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the comic-con will have a series of interesting discussion panels, costume contests,…

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…

Science Channel Holds Second Annual STEM Diversity Symposium on Capitol Hill

Yesterday, Science Channel hosted its second annual STEM Diversity Symposium on Capitol Hill focused on the accomplishments women and minorities have made in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as the importance of encouraging more women and minorities to pursue STEM studies and careers. The symposium featured remarks by Congressional leaders Mark Takai (HI) and Donna Edwards (MD) on diversity in STEM, followed by a…

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…

Vote Discovery to SXSW 2014!

It’s that time of the year again…PanelPicker voting for SXSW Interactive and SXSWedu 2014. If you missed us at SXSW last year, SXSW Interactive Festival, held annually in Austin, brings together leaders in technology and digital creativity to showcase the best technologies of today and explore what’s to come tomorrow, while SXSWedu brings together leaders from the education landscape to collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. This…

Science Channel, Discovery Channel Bring Discovery Spirit to Comic-Con

This weekend, the Science Channel and Discovery Channel joined more than 130,000 comic book fans in San Diego for Comic-Con 2013, the largest international celebration of comics and popular art. With over 20,000 swag bags in tow, the Science Channel took San Diego by storm, presenting two prime-time panels that quickly became “standing room only,” while the Discovery Channel blanketed the city in a protest to “Save Snuffy.” On Friday,…