Penguins ‘Waddle’ Their Way Onto Discovery This Saturday

I, like many, have a soft spot in my heart for penguins so I was personally thrilled to learn that this Saturday, Discovery Channel is fulfilling my wish of a life with more penguins (and, really, is that so much to ask?) with its new BBC co-production, Penguins: Waddle All The Way. Premiering Saturday, November 23 at 9PM ET/PT, Penguins: Waddle All the Way is a two-hour special event dedicated…

The Baby (Penguin) Needs a Name!

On March 9, the stars of Penguin Cam, an Animal Planet L!VE cam based at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans, welcomed some new family members. While William and Kate hold back on announcing the name of their little prince, Animal Planet L!VE and Audubon are putting the naming power of their penguin prince (in the shot below!) in the hands of the public. The contestants, and…

The Reviews Are In: Don’t Miss ‘Frozen Planet’ This Sunday

Some of my favorite projects from my almost ten years at Discovery are the iconic series we’ve partnered with the BBC to produce — from Planet Earth (I rallied employes to create a giant mosaic and recorded it as time-lapse video) to Life (where we welcomed guests to our Twitter account for expert commentary each Sunday). This Sunday, you’ll be blown away again with the premiere of Frozen Planet. If…

Penguins Just Got More Addictive: Play ‘Criminal Penguins’ Online

We’re just a week and a half away from the U.S. premiere of Frozen Planet (March 18 at 8pm ET/PT), and online people are buzzing about the series and the guilty pleasure that is Penguin Cam. If you can’t get enough penguins and you found yourself laughing at this clip from Frozen Planet, Discovery’s Criminal Penguins game is for you. Click on the image below to get started collecting rocks…

Penguin Spotting and Free Fro-Yo Coming to DC Area

We’ve been counting down to the premiere of Frozen Planet in the U.S. at Discovery for a while, and now we’re ready to take to the streets (and Metro) in the Washington, D.C. area to spread our excitement! If you’re riding the Metro on Friday afternoon (March 9), keep your eyes open for one of the tuxedoed stars of Frozen Planet. Feel free to challenge him to a dance off,…

Waddle on Over to ‘Penguin Cam’

There are a few basic truths in life that we can all agree upon, such as bad news comes in threes or, despite all efforts, you will turn into your mother. Another one of those truths is that the Internet paired with adorable animals is irresistible. You probably remember Panda Cam (live from the Smithsonian National Zoo) and Shark Cam (brought to you by Discovery Channel and the Georgia Aquarium)…now,…

Valentine’s Day Love from Across Discovery

Valentine’s Day is everywhere you look today — at the store, in the office, on TV, online and, of course, across social media. Here at Discovery, we celebrate the holiday in a wide range of ways (murderous spouses on Investigation Discovery and penguin love on TreeHugger.com). We’ve compiled a few links to give you Valentine’s Day fodder and wish you lots of love online (and off): The return of the…