This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We’ve had an exciting week, with a feline film festival, a commemorative ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the premiere of a very dreamy driver’s new show. Enjoy some of the highlights below before hitting up your next backyard BBQ! Discovery Bringing Facebook’s ‘I F***ing Love Science to Online Video and Science Channel (Variety) Tamron Hall Hosts New True-Crime Show in…

Velocity’s ‘Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans’ Dives Deep Into the Legendary Race

On tomorrow night’s premiere of Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans on Velocity, the actor-turned-driver takes viewers through the process of gearing up (no pun intended) for France’s famously grueling race. Held annually since 1923 near the French town of Le Mans, the 24-hour race is legendary in the motorsports world for pushing cars (and drivers) to the limit. Patrick Dempsey: Racing Le Mans follows the actor through his journey preparing…

Stars Come Out for Discovery Communications’ Upfront

Yesterday, Discovery Communications returned to Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City to host its annual Upfront for an audience of advertisers and press. While I shared news yesterday here about new and returning series coming to our networks, we wanted to give you a glimpse at the action — on stage and backstage — through the photos below. I’ve been fortunate to attend several Upfront presentations and what…

Discovery Networks Make News with 2012-13 Upfront in NYC

This afternoon, Discovery Communications will host its 2012-13 Upfront Presentation in New York City, unveiling new and returning series across our networks with the help of some familiar faces (more on that tomorrow). However, we have lots of news to share – from a new network, Destination America, to Animal Planet‘s Rhino Wars (wt) and an all-new series on Velocity from Grey’s Anatomy star and racing enthusiast Patrick Dempsey, so…