Blast Off! Science Channel to Air Live Space Launch Today

Today, March 27, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian Cosmonaut Mikhail Komienko will launch into a one-year mission on the International Space Station – and Science Channel is providing fans all-inclusive access to the gravity-defying event via SCISpaceLive.com. The mission, which is twice as long as standard U.S. missions, is being made in an effort to better understand the medical, psychological and biomedical challenges faced by astronauts during long-duration space…

Science Channel and Discovery Education Launch ‘Support Our Science’ Initiative

Earlier today, Science Channel and Discovery Education launched “Support Our Science” (S.O.S.), a new initiative that’s part of a larger, on-going effort designed to ignite students’ curiosity while providing educators with the means to build skills and knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). In partnership with The Planetary Society, Girls Inc. and Maker Ed., S.O.S.’s first initiative will provide two high-need schools with professional development opportunities, hands-on…

Science Channel’s ‘Are We Alone?’ Week Returns Tonight

Out with the old, in with the…unknown? For many of us, February’s bow into March means that spring is only a few short weeks away, but for Science Channel, it’s not so much about green grass and daffodils and as it is about UFOs, space exploration and eerie, unexplained happenings. Science Channel’s Are We Alone? Week kicks off tonight, March 2 and runs through Friday, March 6. Now in it’s…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week’s news seems to revolve largely around life’s most memorable moments – from weddings, to new homes to babies growing into strong-willed toddlers. Here are some other stories you may have missed this week: The Current State of Hate in America (Huffington Post) Judge and Jury: Louise Roe on Personal Style and Her New TLC Show (Forbes) TLC Sets March Airdate for “Bride by Design” (Realscreen) Discovery…

Science Channel Asks, “What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” (Hint: A Lot.)

The limits of science are tested every day – sometimes by professionals with a working knowledge of what problem they’re trying to solve, and sometimes by Average Joes relying solely on the cyclical nature of trial and error. As you might imagine, the latter yields many different results: sometimes people find ways to pull absurd experiments off, and other times, they fail in the most hilarious and entertaining way possible.…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Here in Silver Spring, we’re still feeling all warm and fuzzy inside thanks to a celebratory Puppy Bowl Tailgate we had this afternoon. If we weren’t all ready to head full throttle into the Big Game (I’m talking about the pups, here!), we certainly are now. As much as we love our four-legged friends, there are lots of other things happening here at Discovery Communications! Here are some…

This Week in…Discovery Buzz

Another week down, only one more left in the month! (If anyone has any idea where January went, can you please let me know?) This week, a couple of our networks announced even more shows fans can look froward to seeing in the new few months: TLC’s Style by Jury, which premieres February 20 at 9:30pm ET/CT, and Science Channel’s Chaos: Caught on Camera, which premieres in April. A couple new shows also premiered…

Television Critics Association Panels Propel Networks into Spring Season

Yesterday here in Pasadena, many of Discovery Communications’ networks previewed a selection of upcoming programming to journalists from around the country at the Television Critics Association (TCA) winter press tour. You can read more about the event, including which networks participated and what specific programs they presented here. Science Channel announced What Could Possibly Go Wrong?, where real-life friends Grant Reynolds and Kevin Moore work to decipher what went wrong…

Discovery Communications Unveils New Programming at 2015 Winter TCAs

Just in time to avoid the biting cold that is taking over the east coast, I’ve jumped ship – or plane, rather – to sunny Pasadena, CA for the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. The semi-annual gathering brings in journalists from across the country and is a chance for networks to share with everyone in attendance some of the most exciting programming they have lined up for the upcoming…

Ring in the New Year with Your Favorite Shows from Discovery Nets…Now on Hulu!

In December, Discovery Communications and Hulu announced a new deal bringing entertaining programming — from Deadliest Catch to Say Yes to the Dress — to Hulu’s Plus subscribers. And what better way to kick off 2015 than enjoying some of your favorite shows from Discovery, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery and more? Click on the links below to access programs from across Discovery’s TV portfolio now available to U.S. Hulu…