This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! With Shark Week wrapping this Sunday, July 3, we understand there might be some anxiety among fin-atics as they get ready to bid the jaw-some week adieu. While you’ll have to wait until next year for another full lineup of shark-themed programming, there are lots of ways you can fill your days with all things sharks. There’s even a really incredible opportunity to learn more about sharks – classifying them, understanding their behavior, learning about their evolution…

Excited for ‘Shark Week’? Here’s All The Different Ways You Can Celebrate

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It’s finally here! Shark Week, television’s longest-running and most anticipated summer event, kicked off on Sunday, June 26 with an all-new episode of Tiger Beach at 8/7c and will continue through Sunday, July 3. Expanding to more than 220 countries and territories this year, Shark Week is a pop culture event that transcends television – and is continually giving faithful fans and new viewers opportunities to experience Shark Week in exciting…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! This week Chompie Jr. was in full force as he made his way through Washington, D.C. to celebrate Shark Week with the local community. See what he was up to by checking out Discovery Communications’ Twitter and Instagram. Here’s what else has us buzzing this week: Discovery’s Shark Week Takes Its First Dive Into Virtual Reality (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Communications Reveals Shark Week Mural in Silver Spring (Bethesda Magazine)…

Chompie Jr. Makes His Triumphant Return Leading Into 28th Annual ‘Shark Week’

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Shark Week is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing: Chompie Jr. is BACK! The lovable Shark Week mascot will make his triumphant return to the Washington, D.C. area next week for a series of #ChompieGram visits to celebrate the upcoming jaw-some programming with local residents and fins – er, fans – alike. From Monday, June 20 through Friday, June 24, Chompie Jr. will be making his way…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: ‘The Vanishing Women’ Review: TV in Pursuit of Justice (The Wall Street Journal) Jazz Jennings Talks ‘Life as a (Transgender) Teen’ (USA Today) Idris Elba to Headline Discovery Racing Series (Exclusive Video) (The Wrap) Emmys: How ‘Deadliest Catch’ Editors Juggle 30,000 Hours of Footage (The Hollywood Reporter) Discovery Again Puts ‘Shark Week’ Building Design Up For A Vote (Bethesda Magazine) Eurosport…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Happy Friday! While Shark Week may still be a few weeks away, that doesn’t mean we can’t start talking about it now! Lauren, a writer on Ellen, dipped her toes in the national celebration by diving with Shark Week‘s biggest stars, which you can watch for yourself in this fun clip. Here’s what else had us buzzing this week: Greg Yaitanes Tapped As Showrunner of Discovery’s Unabomber Drama ‘Manifesto’ (Exclusive) (The Hollywood Reporter)…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Earlier this morning, we were thrilled to be able to offer up our Silver Spring HQ as a pit stop for Bike to Work Day here in the DC metro area. The circle outside our main entrance was transformed into a miniature entertainment hub, complete with a DJ, snacks, drinks and assorted swag. There was something for everyone – whether our building was a final destination or an opportunity to stop and refresh before moving…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Here’s what has us buzzing this week: Rachel McAdams Pushes to Stop Ocean Noise Pollution – for the Sake of Baby Whales and Other Sea Life (People) Czech Broadcaster Gets ’18-’20 Olympic Rights from Discovery (AP) 7-Eleven Is Releasing a Slurpee-Flavored Doughnut for Shark Week (Cosmopolitan) Mountain Dew Embraces Drone Racing With Discovery Channel Event (Variety) Discovery Takes Big Bite of Top Indian Food Net (Broadcasting & Cable) Deserving…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

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Happy Friday! Here’s what we’re buzzing about this week: Eli Roth Returns to Host Shark Week’s Late-Night Talk Show (Vanity Fair) Oprah Turns Over a New ‘Greenleaf’ with Acting Return (USA Today) Animal Planet Doc Shows Ecosystem Still in Turmoil Years after Chernobyl Disaster (Mashable) ‘Deadliest Catch’ Brings Viewers Aboard Fishing Vessels With Virtual Reality (The Hollywood Reporter) Naked and Afraid’s Matt Wright Proposes to His Girlfriend – and Yes, He’s…

This Week In…Discovery Buzz

Shark Week is back, baby! Discovery announced earlier this week that the annual fin-tastic celebration will kick off on June 26 at 8/7c, so mark your calendars! We’ll have lots of updates between now and then on what fans can expect, but for now, go ahead and whet your appetite with Shark Week 2016’s first teaser. Here is some other news you might have missed: At Discovery, Joe Abruzzese Aims to Sell…