Science Channel to Take Viewers on a Thought-Provoking Journey with ‘An Idiot Abroad’

At TCA earlier this month, I was excited for Science Channel‘s presentation of An Idiot Abroad, a new series coming to the U.S. that provides a unique look at the world through the eyes of Karl Pilkington, friend to Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Of course, I expected big laughs from Ricky (two words: Golden Globes), but I was equally charmed by Karl (as were the critics who attended). Dubbed…

Social TV: Check-Ins, Stickers, Fan Rewards…Oh My!

Hi. My name is Amber, and I’m a TV junkie. (Let’s all say, “Hi, Amber.”) While I don’t think I’m in need of an intervention, as a fan of television and member of Discovery’s Social Media team, I have been spending more time talking TV on Facebook, Twitter and, more recently, on new social platforms that let us connect with fellow fans by checking into favorite shows (and much more).…

‘Gold Rush’ Returns to Discovery Channel with New Eps, GetGlue Stickers

Discovery Channel’s Gold Rush: Alaska has become a Friday night hit, and the series returns tonight with the first of seven all-new episodes following the Porcupine Creek miners as they brave the Alaskan wilderness in search of gold and a way to support their families. To coincide with the series’ return, we are also unveiling seven custom Gold Rush stickers on entertainment-focused social network GetGlue. Simply tune in and check…

Discovery Channel Rewards Fans on GetGlue with New Discounts

Last month, Discovery Channel unveiled custom stickers for fans who check into Discovery Channel, MythBusters and Storm Chasers on GetGlue, the popular entertainment-focused social network. And now, just in time for the holidays, Discovery Channel is announcing additional rewards through fan discounts at DiscoveryStore.com. To earn a sticker and discount, simply watch and check into MythBusters, Storm Chasers or another Discovery Channel show five times on GetGlue. Once you have,…

Discovery Channel Fans Can ‘GetGlue,’ Check Into Premieres

Discovery Communications has teamed up with entertainment-focused social network GetGlue to offer Discovery Channel viewers the opportunity to check into the new seasons of MythBusters (returning October 6 at 9pm ET/PT)and Storm Chasers (returning October 13 at 10pm ET/PT), connecting with fellow fans and earning custom stickers as they tune in. Fans have been checking in by the thousands to Discovery Channel and these two series, and now they can…