This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you’re a MythBusters fan, you know how outrageous the guys can be. Our friends over at Buzzfeed compiled a list of 11 times Adam and Jamie took their experiments a little too seriously (only 11?!). Check it out – it’s definitely worth the read! We’ll certainly miss them when they sign off the air next year. Here’s some other news you may have missed from this past…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Have you seen The Last Alaskans? Animal Planet’s “quietly beautiful docuseries” has been named to the Washington Post‘s “Best Shows of 2015” list. The freshman series was renewed for a second season earlier this year, so between catching reruns on the network, stay tuned for a premiere date coming next year. Here is some other news you may have missed this week:  See The Animals That Have Already Died Off…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! Did you catch Discovery’s Racing Extinction this week? If not, you can catch an encore presentation tomorrow, December 5, at 9/8c. Curious what the documentary is about? Read about it here. Here are some other things that have us buzzing this week: Discovery Launches TV Everywhere Service With One App Instead of 9 (Adweek) New Documentary Racing Extinction Explores How Humanity Is Killing the World (Wired) Oscars: Will Pop Music Take…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Congratulations are in order for Discovery Digital Networks‘ Seeker Stories who, last week, took home a 2015 Cynopsis Model D Award in the Food/Travel/Lifestyle Web Series category. Nice work, team! Here is some other news you may have missed from this past week: When Did Eco Documentaries Get So Slick? (Bloomberg) Discovery Preps Conservation-Focused VR Experiences (Realscreen) Tesla’s Elon Musk Presses for Action on Climate Change at ‘Racing Extinction’ Screening (Video) (The Wrap)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday, everyone! Fans of MythBusters who follow co-hosts Adam and Jamie on Twitter (you can find them here and here, respectively) might have caught the two guys sharing moments from their final scenes on the well-loved Discovery show this past week. (It was announced last month that the next season of MythBusters, which premieres in January of next year, will be the series’ last.) You can check out what the duo was up to in…

Space Disasters, Murder and the Alaskan Wild: Fall Premiere Season is Not Over

New and returning series premieres may have kicked off in September, but here at Discovery Communications, they continue to roll out across networks fast and strong through the end of this month. Curious what’s in store? Read on! Science Channel’s Secret Space Escapes Space exploration can be thrilling, eye-opening and needless to say, a life-changing experience. But it can also be incredibly scary – and when things go wrong, they can go from bad to catastrophic…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! If you walked through our HQ this week you might have seen two things: Employees teaming up for our annual pro bono initiative, Creating Change Employees eating lunch on the roof for several consecutive days The first is completely normal and expected for this time of year. The second is not. And yet, we’ve all been practically jumping for joy these past few days – and not complaining! –…

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…