‘Shark Week’ Fun Chums the Waters Online

Despite the sweltering D.C. heat trying to tell me otherwise, I always know that it’s not truly summer until my favorite holiday is upon us — Shark Week! It’s hard to believe that this Sunday will be my third Shark Week since I have been working at Discovery. It seems like just yesterday I was meeting Chompie Jr. for the first time and enjoying all the toothy Shark Week fun around…

Viewers Around the Globe Reach New Heights with Skywire Live

If you were among the 13 million viewers who tuned in to last night’s Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda on Discovery Channel, you saw the seventh-generation daredevil become the first person to cross the Grand Canyon on a wire. The feat was a hand-wringing, finger-tapping event for viewers across the globe, as Nik walked across a wire 1,500 feet above the ground with no net or safety tether. Twitter lit…

Get ‘Wired In’ to ‘Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda’

On Sunday, June 23, daredevil Nik Wallenda will be walking a tightrope across the Grand Canyon – 1,500 feet above ground, live and untethered. As someone with a severe fear of heights, even thinking about this feat gives me some serious sweaty palms. The event, Skywire Live with Nik Wallenda, will be one you wont want to miss, with every step broadcast live to a global audience on Discovery Channel,…

Destination America’s Meat Week Sizzles on All Screens

In America, bacon is quite the celebrity. On an average day, there are 50,000 bacon-related tweets, and Americans proudly tweet about bacon more than any other nation. So it was only natural that Destination America would honor our nation’s favorite food this week with Meat Week, a week of sizzling new shows leading up to the season premiere of BBQ Pitmasters on Sunday, June 2  at 9 PM/ET. The programming, which include Epic…

Take ‘The Bait’: ‘Deadliest Catch’ Returns Tonight

The seas are charted, the crew is prepped – are you ready to head out for a new season of Deadliest Catch? Premiering tonight at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel, the ninth season of Deadliest Catch promises a whole new level of adventure, with higher stakes, greater danger and all-new ways for fans to join the crew. This season, the seven skippers and their crew are fighting through hell and back again…

Tweets & Sweets: Don’t Miss Tonight’s ‘Four Weddings’ on TLC

Happy BrideDay! If you’re looking for a relaxing and rewarding way to spend your Friday night, you’ll want to curl up on the couch with TLC tonight. The BrideDay lineup that has everyone wanting an invitation starts at 8pm ET/PT with Four Weddings — as four brides show off their personal style and judge each other’s weddings, hoping to win a five-star dream honeymoon. During tonight’s premiere, TLC will be…

‘Chopper Live’ Kicks Off Tonight on Discovery Channel!

The excitement is palpable here at Discovery’s broadcast center, where I just arrived to gear up for tonight’s kickoff to Chopper Live. When you’ve been prepping for a live event like tonight, the day always arrives with a mix of nervousness, excitement and a smidge of exhaustion. Tonight, fans will see Chopper Live: Road to Revenge, a two-hour special starting at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel, chronicling the four teams…

Investigation Discovery Asks, ‘Can You ID the Details?’

Have you ever watched an investigative show and thought, “I could have solved that?” Well, Investigation Discovery is giving ID Addicts the chance to test their skills in a special episode of Homicide Hunter tonight, December 4, at 9pm ET. As Lt. Joe Kenda unravels the case you’ll be presented with on-screen questions tied to the investigation. Take to Twitter to answer using the designated hashtags and the ID team…

TLC Adds a New Ingredient to Tonight’s Premiere of ‘Next Great Baker’

Fans of Cake Boss and Next Great Baker have something to be thankful for this post-Turkey Day Monday, as both series return with new episodes tonight on TLC. Next Great Bakerpremieres at 9pm ET/PT and, with 13 new contestants vying for the coveted title, there is already no shortage of drama. But tonight’s episode is baking in a new ingredient: a live Twitter ticker featuring Tweets from Buddy and YOU…