Seeker & SourceFed Head to Anaheim for VidCon 2016!

The conference for people who love online video, VidCon, descendeth upon Anaheim, California this week, with many of your favorite Discovery talent from Seeker, SourceFed and Nuclear Family – including Phil DeFranco, Will Haynes, Reina Scully, Sam Bashor, Matt Lieberman, Steve Zaragoza, Bree Essrig, Trace Dominguez and Maude Garrett – attending. Over the course of the three-day con, they’ll be moderating discussions, joining panels, answering questions and, most importantly, connecting with community (some…

SourceFed and Phil DeFranco to Descend on NYC & YouTube LIVE This Friday

Brace yourself, NYC! Phil DeFranco and the SourceFed gang are headed your way this week for a special SourceFed & PhillyD LIVE event at YouTube Space NY. They’ll be up to their usual antics — sketches, musical numbers, exclusive videos, Q&A and maybe a special surprise or two, and you don’t have to be in the Big Apple to join in on the fun. The event takes place on Friday,…

Discovery Digital Networks Takes VidCon 2015 by Storm

If you had any doubt if YouTube, Vine and online video in general is a “thing,” go ahead and mark your calendar for VidCon 2016! Just a few short days ago, about 20,000 attendees converged on Anaheim, California for the sixth annual VidCon, a three-day conference that brings together top YouTube creators, online video leaders and, most importantly, the community of fans that make the interwebs so great. This was…

Don’t Miss Discovery Digital Networks at This Week’s VidCon!

In just a few days, thousands of online video talent, professionals and fans will descend upon Anaheim, CA for the sixth-annual VidCon. Kicking off on Thursday, July 23 at the Anaheim Convention Center, the event will celebrate the web video community with a series of panels, meet-and-greets, stage performances and events, and Discovery Digital Networks will be a big part of the celebrations. If you’ll be in Anaheim, don’t forget…

Discovery Communications Hosts Inaugural NewFront Presentation

5:50am. While folks up and down the coast were just waking up — rubbing their eyes, struggling to their feet and sipping fresh cups of coffee, a Discovery Communications team (me included) was bright-eyed and bushy-tailed at Urbo in New York City. Just over three hours later, Discovery kicked off its first-ever NewFront presentation. The Digital Content NewFronts, hosted by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), put the spotlight on online…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, Discovery! This week Little People, Big World brought record-breaking ratings to TLC, Animal Planet L!VE’s Kitten Cam got some serious #Catitude and more. Check out some of this week’s top buzz below and then cap off your week with a sneak peek of Discovery Channel’s Tethered, premiering Sunday at 10pm ET/PT. Diller’s Vimeo Lures YouTube Acts to On-Demand Network (Bloomberg)  Eurosport’s Age of Discovery (Sports Pro)  This Teen’s Trying…

SourceFed Takes Home a Streamy at the Fourth Annual Awards Show

Last night, the web video community gathered at the Beverly Hilton to celebrate the best of the industry, as Hannah Hart and Grace Helbig hosted the Fourth Annual Streamy Awards. The night honored the best of the web, and Discovery Digital Networks’ SourceFed joined the winner’s circle, taking home a Streamy in the Best News and Current Events (Channel, Show or Series) category. SourceFed competed amongst among an extremely accomplished…

Discovery Digital Networks Takes to VidCon

When most people hear “Anaheim,” they think of Disneyland. For me, Anaheim is synonymous with VidCon, the annual gathering of online video creators, leaders and viewers that’s now in it’s fifth year. Tomorrow I’ll join our San Francisco- and Los Angeles-based Discovery Digital Networks teams and talent for three packed days — from meetups and signings to panels and one epic game of Ninja led by Phil DeFranco. It’s been…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday!   What a week – from yesterday’s Kids Day 2014 to Say Yes to the Prom in Des Moines, it’s been a fun one for the Discovery family. Catch up on the news below and then kickstart your weekend awwwesomely with Animalist’s new show, Best Breed Ever! Discovery Channel to Air Documentary Honoring Avalanche Victims (Variety) Marjorie Kaplan Is Juggling 2 Discovery Networks Through the Upfront and Beyond (Adweek) Phil…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Happy Saturday, Discovery family! We’re tearfully wrapping up the summer with some big announcements and an exciting milestone for a member of the Discovery family. Take a peek at the stories below, and enjoy the weekend! Discovery Launches $500K Development Fund ‘North and South’ Miniseries in the Works at Discovery Emmys: Morgan Freeman on ‘Through the Wormhole,’ His Nominated Doc Series Emmys: ‘Oprah’s Lifeclass’ Among Juried Interactive Award Winners ‘On…