This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Welcome back! For those in the U.S., hope everyone had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. For those in the UK, hope you had an equally enjoyable holiday yesterday! Here is some news you may have missed last week – including a few great reviews that came through for new Animal Planet and Velocity shows: ‘The Last Alaskans’: A Reality Show with a Heart as Big as its Subject (The Washington Post)…

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! Fans of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress can get a behind-the-scenes look at the companion initiative, Say Yes to the Prom, in a video filmed by a local University of Maryland student who attended the event here at our Silver Spring headquarters. And speaking of working with inspiring young students, Discovery Education partnered with award-winning musician Jimmy Wayne and Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg a couple weeks ago, where Jimmy spoke to several hundred students…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! There are some pretty stunning (and exciting!) programs coming down the pipeline that that all revolve around exploring the lesser known pockets of the world. It begins with Discovery’s Dolphins: Spy in the Pod airing tomorrow, March 7 at 8 pm ET/PT. The one-hour special will provide viewers with unprecedented access to bottlenose and spinner dolphin pods, thanks to the use of robotic fish who are outfitted with cameras.…

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications Announce Long-Term Distribution Agreement

Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement, allowing Suddenlink to continue delivery of Discovery’s unparalleled family of 13 U.S. networks.  The agreement supports both companies’ goal to deliver the highest-quality content across multiple platforms. As part of the new multi-year, multi-platform agreement, Suddenlink TV customers will have continued access to Discovery’s U.S. networks and VOD content including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery,…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! As we kick off the weekend, we have a few big stories to share about our programming over the last week – including a big announcement from OWN. Catch up with the stories below, and then check out Animalist’s new show, CATastrophes! OWN to Air a Second Tyler Perry Drama ‘Deadliest Catch’ Keeps Reeling in the Viewers TestTube’s Latest Series Explores 3D Printed Guns

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…

Discovery and Mediacom Bring ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ to Des Moines

Yesterday, Discovery worked alongside affiliate partner Mediacom to bring its “Say Yes to the Prom” initiative to a deserving group of high school girls in Des Moines, Iowa. The event, the second of three to occur this year as part of the program’s national expansion, brought 30 girls from Roosevelt High School to La’ James International College for a full day of mentoring, prom dress shopping and makeovers. The event…

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…

Keep On Discovering: Discovery’s 2014-15 Upfront Today in New York

Today, Discovery’s networks will unveil their programming upcoming programming slate at the annual Upfront presentation in New York City. Clients and media will attend to get a sneak peek at the new shows that will be coming to our networks in the coming months. Of course, no Upfront presentation would be complete without our dynamic talent joining the event – from Joby Ogwyn of Discovery Channel’s Everest Jump Live to…