Discovery Channel Soars to New Heights in ‘Life on a Wire’ Tonight

Discovery Channel takes viewers to death-defying heights tonight during the sneak peek of Life on a Wire at 10pm ET/PT. This limited series follows Nik Wallenda (a seventh-generation Wallenda) and his legendary acrobatic family, The Flying Wallendas, on their mission to bring their death-defying skills to a 21st century audience. Life on a Wire shows how Nik and his family create spectacular acts that cheat death through science, skill and…

Science Takes Us ‘Through the Wormhole,’ Debuts Morph

What happens when you match an iconic personality, thinker and voice with some of the world’s deepest mysteries? Science‘s Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, of course. Tonight, one of the network’s most popular series returns at 10pm ET/PT to pose questions that span space, science and the unknown. Freeman, who fell in love with science in his high school physics class, is intensely passionate about the series and brings…

’19 Kids & Counting’ Continues Tonight on TLC

When  you have a family of 21, there is always bound to be something exciting going on. Season 5 of TLC‘s 19 Kids & Counting continues tonight at 9pm ET/PT, and the Duggars’ lives, as always, are filled with activity and new developments. First, the Duggar family heads west for a ski adventure. Watch how the family packs for a nine-day trip: Plus, the already large family is about to get…

TLC Goes ‘Off the Rez’ on Saturday Night

This Saturday at 9pm ET/PT, TLC is proud to air the documentary film Off the Rez, which follows a Umatilla Indian family’s journey as they leave the reservation – and the only life they have ever known – to pursue an athletic scholarship. Off the Rez stars Shoni Schimmel, one of the best high school basketball players in the country, and her mother Ceci (who is also her coach) as they work…

Join Investigation Discovery for a Night of Real-Life Horror on Friday the 13th

If you’re looking for a good scare tomorrow night, but supernatural stories of ghosts and goblins aren’t your thing, Investigation Discovery is offering a lineup of real-life horror tales that will leave you gripping your seats…and locking your doors. Starting at 9pm ET/PT, ID will premiere the documentary Pig Farm,a chilling film that chronicles the life of Robert Pickton, Canada’s most prolific serial killer and the alleged murderer of as many as 49 women. Then, at…

Get a Sneak Peek of Discovery Channel’s ‘Swamp Brothers’ Tonight

From the depths of Florida’s swamps comes a new series from Discovery Channel featuring lots of exotic reptiles and two brothers from very different worlds. Swamp Brothers follows Robbie & Stephen Keszey, who run Glades Herp Farms, Florida’s largest reptile sanctuary. Their farm also houses Florida’s International Teaching Zoo, which is full of rare species from around the globe and brings in a constant stream of new and different animals each…

Animal Planet Travels to ‘Madagascar’ on Sunday Night

Many of us here at Discovery Communications woke up at an ungodly hour this morning to turn on TLC‘s coverage of the Royal Wedding. From the romantic dress to the pomp of Westminster Abbey, we were transported to another country and, it felt at times, another era. This Sunday, viewers won’t need to wake up early, but they can travel to an even more exotic location — Madagascar — on…

Discovery Channel Explores Japan’s ‘Nuclear Nightmare’

Last Sunday, Discovery Channel took a look at the recent earthquake in Japan, through new footage and first person accounts. MegaQuake: Hour That Shook Japan explored the mega-physics inside this latest Ring of Fire cataclysm that rocked the Earth on its axis. This Thursday, April 28, at 10pm ET/PT, Discovery Channel will look at another angle of last month’s disaster: the nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi. Nuclear Nightmare: Japan in…

‘American Chopper’ Returns to Discovery Channel Tonight

Fans of Discovery Channel‘s American Chopper know that what was once a family business making custom motorcycles is now a family feud. New episodes of American Chopper kick off tonight at 9pm ET/PT, with all new bike builds and even more drama between Senior and Junior. Meanwhile, Mikey’s art career takes off (sneak peek at the end of this post), while he desperately tries to pull the family back together. As…

You’re Cordially Invited to TLC’s ‘Royal Wedding Week’

We’re less than a week away from the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, and TLC is celebrating with a Royal Wedding Week beginning on Sunday, April 24. Check out a clip from Sunday night’s Charlies & Di: Once Upon a Time below and see the full schedule on TLC.com. While you’re watching all week, don’t forget to check in on GetGlue to earn stickers fit for a prince…