The Cable Show 2013

Every year, the movers and shakers of the cable world gather at The Cable Show to reflect upon the news of the year and collaborate on the future of the industry. This year, we welcomed the Show’s 10,000 attendees to our backyard of Washington, DC. At The Cable Show, executives from across the cable industry share experiences, ideas and inspirations from their own organizations, and many of Discovery’s leaders had…

Tyler Perry’s Newest Show Premieres Tonight on OWN

Tyler Perry fans don’t have to wait much longer to check out his newest project, as Love Thy Neighbor premieres on OWN tonight. The show chronicles the family dynamic of matriarch Hattie Mae, whose adult children and grandchildren have somehow found their way back to living with her…and she is not happy about it. The show details the laughs, love, and of course, the drama that accompanies these sometimes-complicated family…

La Toya Jackson Opens Up on ‘Life with La Toya’ on OWN

La Toya Jackson, the wild card of one of showbiz’s most famous families, is ready to open up her life to viewers with Life with LaToya on OWN, premiering Saturday, April 13, at 10:30pm ET/9:30pm CT. In the new series, La Toya invites the cameras along as she searches for a new house, builds new business ventures, contemplates parenthood – and jumps into the dating pool for the first time, ever. La…

Upfront 2013: Rapping BBQ Masters, Ferocious Gators and Terrifying Tightropes

What do Honey Boo Boo, Oprah and Morgan Freeman have in common? They all stole the stage at Discovery Communications’ Upfront 2013-14. On April 4, hundreds gathered at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to get the first glimpse into the future of Discovery Communications programming. The show kicked off with daredevil Nik Wallenda’s tightrope walk over the audience – a small feat compared to his upcoming walk…

Discovery’s 2013-14 Upfront Lands in NYC

Later today, Discovery Communications will host its annual Upfront Presentation in New York City, giving clients and media a first-look at the new and returning series across our nets. As usual, we’ll have a diverse, star-studded lineup — from Kal Penn of Discovery Channel’s The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius and TLC’s June Shannon and Alana Thompson from Here Comes Honey Boo Boo to OWN’s Tyler Perry and Investigation Discovery’s Tamron…

That’s a Wrap! Discovery Communications’s Presentations at TCA Winter 2013

On Saturday, January 5, Discovery Communications presented some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA, including Animal Planet’s Rhino Wars, Science Channel’s Stuff You Should Know and Discovery Channel’s  The President’s Gatekeepers.  Kicking off the morning with a little bacon brittle, courtesy of Destination America’s United States of Bacon, the room took in some of Discovery’s upcoming shows, with topics ranging from alien hand…

Discovery Communications Brings New Programming to TCA

Today, Discovery Communications will unveil some of its upcoming programming at the Television Critics Association Winter 2013 Press Tour in Pasadena, CA. Television critics from across the country are preparing to hear the presentations from Discovery networks Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and OWN. You can read all the news by clicking on the links below and follow @DiscoveryComm and #TCA13 on Twitter for live updates from the Tour.…

OWN Gets Six Times as Cute This Saturday with the McGhees

What happens when two high school sweethearts go from a quiet life as a couple to the heads of a family with six? America’s about to find out as OWN premieres Six Little McGhees this Saturday at 10pm ET/PT. The new series follows the inspirational lives of Mia and Ro McGhee, balancing sextuplet toddlers and a family business in Ohio. (Luckily they have a network of volunteers to help them…

Oprah & Justin Bieber Go Global With a New Special

OWN and Discovery Networks International have teamed up to bring Oprah’s Next Chapter: Justin Bieber – A Worldwide Special around the globe, with the special set to air in over 100 countries worldwide. The special will premiere first this Sunday, November 25 at 9pm ET/PT on OWN, as Oprah sits down with Justin Bieber for one of his most in-depth interviews to date. Bieber opens up to Oprah about his celebrity…

Saturday Nights on OWN Are Good for the Soul

On Saturday, Miss Robbie Montgomery is back with an all-new season of Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s on OWN! The ex-background singer for Ike and Tina Turner is working with her son to open up their third soul food restaurant and Murphy’s Law is in full effect, with everything from construction setbacks to family drama trying to get in their way. But on Saturday’s season premiere, Upper Crust is finally ready…