Discovery Networks & OWN Take Stage at TCA

This afternoon, Discovery Communications and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network are presenting several panels to the Television Critics Association (TCA) as a part of the 2011 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, California. The programming coming to our networks is wide-ranging but offers something for every type of curious viewer. Click on the headlines below to read many of the announcements  made today and follow @DiscoveryComm for updates from TCA! Discovery Channel…

Planet Green’s ‘Operation Wild,’ ‘King Corn’ and ‘Big River’: A Weekend of World-Changing Television

If you’re in the mood for thought-provoking programming about people trying to make a positive difference in the world, then look no further than Planet Green this weekend. First , from wild crocodile attacks and run-ins with drunken sailors to life-or-death swamp rescues, there is no such thing as a typical day at the office for the men and women of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC). Fully armed…

‘Dean of Invention’ Explores New Technologies on Planet Green

From space-age robotics and artificial intelligence to biological breakthroughs, what was once science fiction legend is now reality on Planet Green’s Dean of Invention, which premieres tonight at 10pm ET/PT. Hosted by Dean Kamen, a globally renowned inventor with more than 400 patents to his name (including the Segway, the insulin pump and a robotic prosthetic “Luke Arm”), Dean of Invention follows Kamen’s trips around the world in search of the…

Discovery Channel and Planet Green Honored with News & Documentary Emmys

Congratulations are in order to Discovery Channel and Planet Green, who each took home statues on Monday at the 31st Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Discovery Channel’s Wild Pacific: Survivors, a special exploring the diversity of life in the pacific islands, was awarded Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Nature. (Check out a clip of Wild Pacific: Survivors at DiscoveryStore.com.) Planet Green’s environmental documentary series Reel Impact took home…

Discovery Communications Unveils Upcoming Programming at TCA

This morning, Discovery Communications is presenting several panels to the Television Critics Association (TCA) as a part of their 2010 Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. From a look at First Life by the legendary Sir David Attenborough to original and iconic series coming to The Hub on 10.10.10, there’s something to satisfy everyone’s curiosity. Click on the headlines below to read the announcements  made today and follow @DiscoveryComm for…

Get Your Discovery Fix Anytime with Our Mobile Websites

When you’re out and about looking for the latest in science and earth news, what’s on tonight on our networks, or even fun video clips, make sure to check out our mobile websites. All of the sites below have been updated with new features and lots of great content: Discovery Channel: m.discovery.com TLC: m.tlc.com Animal Planet: m.animalplanet.com TreeHugger: m.treehugger.com Planet Green: m.planetgreen.com HowStuffWorks: m.howstuffworks.com Petfinder: m.petfinder.com Discovery Health: m.discoveryhealth.com Bookmark your…

Discovery Channel, Animal Planet & Planet Green Nominated for News & Documentary Emmy Awards

This morning, the National Television Academy announced nominations for the 31st Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards — including seven for Discovery Communications! Discovery Channel earned two nominations, one for Discovery Atlas: Egypt Revealed (Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – News Coverage/Documentaries) and another for Wild Pacific: Survivors ( Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Nature). Animal Planet‘s Yellowstone: Battle for Life earned two nominations for…