This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! This week has been a little chaotic coming off the heels of the TCAs, (you can read our recap of the event here), so needless to say, this weekend is especially sweet for some of us. The TCAs were buzzworthy, but they weren’t all-encompassing. Here is some other news from this past week you may have missed: Under New Leader, Discovery Channel’s Brand Reboot Shows Promise (The…

Murder Mysteries, Telescopes and Puppies: Welcome to TCA 2016

Twice a year, reporters gather for CTAM’s (Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing) TCA (Television Critics Association) press tour. (That’s a lot of acronyms, I know. And parenthesis.) The event, held in Pasadena in January and in Beverly Hills in July, provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with those in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. (The Wrap has a good “who, what, why” of TCAs. You can…

Discovery Communications’ Networks Showcase Upcoming Programming Slate at Summer 2015 TCAs

Several dozen Discovery Communications team members are in Beverly Hills this week for the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour. Held in January and July each year, the event provides cable, broadcast and digital networks the opportunity to share with press in attendance some of the most exciting upcoming programming news. Folks from American Heroes Channel, Discovery Family, Investigation Discovery, Velocity, Science Channel and Discovery gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel yesterday to host their panels. Here’s what each network announced: American Heroes Channel We know…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! We’ve had a few exciting internal news announcements come through this past week, including: our very own Sharon O’Sullivan, EVP of Advertising Sales, being named to Ad Age’s Women to Watch 2015 list; Hollywood veterans Tom Fontana and Barry Levinson signing on as executive producers for Discovery’s upcoming Killing Fields; and Discovery announcing that Eli Roth will host Shark Week‘s Shark After Dark. Here are some other stories you may…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Another Friday for the books – and another weekend ahead to enjoy! Since Rich Ross took over as President of Discovery Channel in January of this year, fans of the network have been eagerly waiting to hear how programming will take shape under his leadership. Earlier this week, Discovery Channel announced several new series and specials green-lighted under Ross, including: Treasure Quest, an adventure series about a team hunting for missing…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Halloween! We’re enjoying plenty of treats today to cap off a successful and zombie-filled week, and hope you are, too. It’s been a busy last week in October with lots of news, including: Welcoming Rich Ross as the new President of the Discovery Channel  Celebrating new highs for TLC’s 19 Kids & Counting and Discovery Networks international Counting down to Discovery’s Skyscraper Live with Nik Wallenda  Enjoy the weekend and we’ll be…