Get Into The Festive Spirit With The Hub’s Holiday Programming

If the barrage of Christmas music, sale emails, and holiday cards in your mailbox hasn’t been enough to get you in the holiday spirit, The Hub has a full schedule of holiday programming over the next week to get you in the mood. Here are some of the highlights: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic holiday episode, in which a Christmas pageant shows how a group of diverse creatures put…

‘Virgin Diaries’ Airs on TLC on Sunday Night

TLC enters uncharted territory on Sunday night with Virgin Diaries, a special about the lives of adult virgins who reveal the challenges, truths, and anticipations of losing their virginity. This show has a lot of people talking, from Ellen DeGeneres to The Huffington Post. The special airs Sunday night at 9pm ET/PT on TLC. Check out a sneak peek below, which includes what has to be the one of the most…

Celebrate Memorial Day with the Mechanical Madness of Science’s ‘Killer Robots’

Science Channel often introduces us to science through luminaries like Professor Brian Cox or Dr. Michio Kaku…but, there’s also a more raw form — from the backyard physicists of Punkin Chunkin to the ambitious teams in the latest edition of Sci Sports: Killer Robots. After a day at the beach, BBQ or pool, what better way to cap off your Memorial Day than with physics gone made with the robot…

Animal Planet Travels to ‘Madagascar’ on Sunday Night

Many of us here at Discovery Communications woke up at an ungodly hour this morning to turn on TLC‘s coverage of the Royal Wedding. From the romantic dress to the pomp of Westminster Abbey, we were transported to another country and, it felt at times, another era. This Sunday, viewers won’t need to wake up early, but they can travel to an even more exotic location — Madagascar — on…

TLC Celebrates the Royal Wedding

TLC is getting seriously excited for the upcoming Royal nuptials. First up, this Sunday, March 27 at 10pm ET/PT is William & Kate: Inside the Royal Wedding, a special that takes an in-depth look at the wedding and all of the planning going into it. Then, as William and Kate’s wedding day approaches, TLC will air a week-long event of programming starting Sunday, April 24. The special Royal lineup including Royal editions…

‘Extreme Couponing’ to Return to TLC as a Series

Do you like to save money? Do you like free stuff? Ok, who doesn’t? But some people take this desire to an extreme. Last month, TLC aired a one-hour special called Extreme Couponing, which profiled four shopaholics who use coupons to save thousands of dollars and amass huge stockpiles of goods. These shoppers go dumpster diving for coupons and spend hours a day searching the internet for great deals. Their reward? Shockingly…

Discovery Channel Debuts ‘Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story’ on Thursday

There’s nothing more compelling that real-life drama, which is exactly what Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story (premiering on Thursday, October 28 at 8pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel and at 9pm on Discovery en Español) delivers. The special will delve into how the dedication of man meshed with machine to save the lives of 33 men trapped below ground for 70 days. Rescued, also airing on Discovery en Español and on Discovery Channel…

Discovery Channel to Air Special About Chilean Miner Rescue

We watched the footage of the Chilean miner rescue yesterday and were riveted, like everyone else around the world tuning in. We also had a lot of questions about how the miners had lived underground and exactly how they were rescued. Discovery Channel announced today that it has gained exclusive access to coverage of the rescue, and will be airing a one-hour special, Rescued: The Chilean Mine Story (wt), on October 28 on Discovery…

Military Channel Explores PTSD Treatment In ‘Horse Sense and Soldiers’

On Sunday night at 10PM ET/PT, Military Channel will air a one-hour special called Horse Sense and Soldiers, which explores how award-winning horse trainer Monty Roberts works with veterans of the Iraq war to help them with the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) they’ve faced upon returning to the U.S.  Horse Sense and Soldiers introduces viewers to three veterans who are experiencing difficulties interacting with their families and going about their daily lives…

Discovery Health Airs ‘Stand Up To Cancer’ Special Tonight

Tonight at 8 PM ET, Discovery Health will join other networks to simultaneously devote one hour of commercial-free primetime airtime to raise funds for the fight against cancer. An extraordinary line-up of actors, musicians, athletes and journalists have banded together for Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), an initiative aimed at raising funds to accelerate innovative cancer research bringing new therapies to patients quickly. The special will be hosted Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer…