Curl Up with ‘Hardcover Mysteries’ on Investigation Discovery

Tonight, Investigation Discovery is launching a new series, Hardcover Mysteries, that introduces viewers to eight New York Times best-selling authors who reveal the true-life crime stories that inspired their works. The premiere episode, airing October 11 at 9pm ET/PT, will take a look at a historical D.C. murder case that involved Washington elite, sex, politics and secrets, which also helped inspire David Baldacci’s first best-seller, Absolute Power. Baldacci will even be…

The Hub Arrives 10.10.10

We have been following the transformation of Discovery Kids into The Hub — Discovery’s kid- and family-focused network — with great excitement, and can hardly believe that the big day is finally here! Whether you have a pre-schooler curious about the world, a pre-teen looking to be inspired or a family looking to share entertaining shows, The Hub has a little bit of everything. This Sunday, October 10, viewers will…

Discovery Channel Fans Can ‘GetGlue,’ Check Into Premieres

Discovery Communications has teamed up with entertainment-focused social network GetGlue to offer Discovery Channel viewers the opportunity to check into the new seasons of MythBusters (returning October 6 at 9pm ET/PT)and Storm Chasers (returning October 13 at 10pm ET/PT), connecting with fellow fans and earning custom stickers as they tune in. Fans have been checking in by the thousands to Discovery Channel and these two series, and now they can…

TLC Debuts ‘Sister Wives’ on Sunday

This Sunday at 10pm ET/PT, TLC brings viewers inside the rarely-seen world of plural families with the premiere of Sister Wives, a seven-part series following Kody Brown, his three – soon to be four – wives and their many children. Sister Wives is about husband Kody, his three wives Meri, Janelle and Christine and their combined 13 children, and shows how they attempt to navigate life as a “normal” family…

Investigation Discovery Asks ‘Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?’

How well do you know your spouse? That’s the question Investigation Discovery asks in its new series Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry?, airing Wednesdays at 10pm ET/PT. The series explores stories of men and women who thought they were happily married until the day they uncovered a shocking secret about their spouse. From bank robbers to bigamists to spies, these compelling and sometimes startling characters will leave you wondering how…

Get Your Geek on at a Science Channel Meetup

Scientific fact: we have lots of passionate fans of our networks. Whether it’s Deadliest Catch fans who travel to Seattle for the annual Catch Con or Beekman Boys watchers who build Lego versions of the farm featured on Planet Green, we love them all. In order to bring together another group of dedicated viewers, Science Channel is hosting a Washington, D.C. meetup for the premiere of Sci Fi Science on…

Animal Planet Debuts Powerful New Miniseries, ‘Blood Dolphins’

As Animal Planet’s Whale Wars ends its second season tonight with a two-hour finale at 9pm ET/PT, the network will premiere a three-part series, Blood Dolphins, spotlighting renowned dolphin activist Ric O’Barry’s campaign to expose the plight of dolphins worldwide. With his son, filmmaker Lincoln O’Barry, Ric picks up where the Academy Award-winning film The Cove left off, exposing the world to the shocking slaughter of thousands of dolphins in…

Les Stroud’s Back in Discovery Channel’s ‘Beyond Survival’

After braving the wilderness on his own in Survivorman, award-winning filmmaker, author and outdoor adventurer/instructor Les Stroud (@reallesstroud on Twitter) is returning to Discovery Channel with Beyond Survival this Friday, August 27, at 10pm ET/PT. However, this time Les is journeying to some of the most remote places on the planet to meet indigenous tribes and take part in their rituals and ceremonies, discovering how their cultures have endured. Friday’s…

Science Channel Gets Kids Excited About Science with ‘Head Rush’

Science Channel has just the thing to lure kids away from their after-school texting and iPods — a new commercial-free programming block focused on science. Head Rush, which debuts on Monday, August 23 at 4pm ET/PT (and airs Monday through Friday, as well as Saturdays from 7-9am ET/PT), is geared toward middle school students, sharing the wonders of science and showing how it is a vital part of their everyday…

Sully Takes the Reins on Discovery Channel’s ‘Pitchmen’

Discovery Channel’s Pitchmen returns tonight at 9pm ET/PT for its second season — with one very notable difference.  The series follows Anthony “Sully” Sullivan as he attempts to pick up the pieces and continue making inventors’ dreams come true after the sudden death last summer of his longtime friend and pitch partner, Billy Mays.  This season, Sully scours the country seeking out inventions that provide simple solutions to common problems.  Each episode features…